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Tuesday May 10, 2016

Let us remember that we are in the holy presence of God.

Bless all women who have made a significant difference in our lives. Amen

Saint John Baptist de La Salle…pray for us. Live Jesus in our hearts…forever!

Daily Digest


  • 4:00pm: Boys’ varsity tennis @ Providence Academy
  • 4:30pm: Varsity baseball @ Brooklyn Center
  • 5:30pm: Boys’ JV tennis @ Providence Academy


Today, Archbishop Bernard Hebda visits DeLaSalle. The Archbishop will tour the school and our new construction project. He will also celebrate Mass and lunch with the state champion boys’ basketball team. Please show your warm Islander generosity if you meet Archbishop Hebda in the hallway today and thank him for visiting De.

Here is the latest about AP testing today.

TODAY’S AP TEST: AP US Government began at 8:30am in the LL Gray Gym. Testers who have lunch period 4 and 5 will be eating lunch during period 5 and students who have period 6 lunch will attend period 5 class and eat during period 6 as usual.

HALLWAY CLOSING: The hallway between the Main Gym and the LL Grey Gym will be closed during AP testing to maintain a quiet testing area for students, please plan accordingly and fill your water bottles before school or after 1:00pm. Please be respectful of our testers.

TOMORROW’S TEST: AP English Language & Composition, 8:30 in the LL Grey.

Seniors will take their final exams Thursday and Friday. Seniors will have exams in periods 1-4 on Thursday and periods 5-8 on Friday. Seniors are excused from classes periods 1-4 on Friday.

Seniors, please start to clean out your school locker. You will have time to fully clean out your locker toward the end of the school day on Thursday.

Senior Shannon Hart needs your help in the completion of a service project! She is doing for her gold award project for Girl Scouts focusing on literacy in her community! You can help by bringing gently used books tomorrow. Students will be at the doors of both entryways collecting books starting at 7:45am. If you bring in 5 or more books, you will get a treat.  You can also help by signing up to volunteer to sort through the books and help complete the project! If you would like more information on how you can help email Shannon.

A freshman student wants to capture life at DeLaSalle in 2015-16 to be included in a time capsule that would be opened years from now. If you would like something included in the time capsule, please e-mail Dejahnae Smith. The first six responses from each grade will be accepted.

The last Art Club meeting of the year is after school tomorrow. See you there!

Come for a night of fun with your classmates and friends! The End of Year Bonfire is Friday from 7:00-10:00pm and includes s’mores, bag toss, and concessions like soda, water, etc. Join us on Brothers’ Plaza. Yearbooks will be also be distributed for those who bought one.

Applications for Student Council class representative are available now and due by 3pm this Friday to Mr. Zavitz.

Help volunteer by handing out race packets and registering runners on Thursday from 4:30-8:30pm near the Mills City Ruins.  If you are interested in helping out, see Mr Pearson.

Penny Wars have been extended through Friday! Help us support disaster relief in Ecuador following earthquakes there. Put money in class jars during lunches. The class with the least amount in their jar wins ice cream at Friday’s bonfire.

Thanks to all who participated in the Staff vs. Seniors kickball game last week. The staff won 14-13. We also raised $135 to support relief efforts following the earthquakes in Ecuador. The money from the Penny Wars will be counted soon and we’ll let you know which class will earn free ice cream at Friday’s Farewell Bonfire.

Congratulations to ​senior Evie Samuelson for winning the yearbook drawing. Please see Ms Beckman in the LTC to collect your $10 gift card.

Remember, anyone who has ordered a yearbook will be entered into a weekly drawing for a $10 gift card. Yearbooks are $57 and there are only 20 left. Order forms are in the LTC and Attendance Office. Please turn-in a completed form with payment to Ms. Beckman in the LTC or Mr. Lemon in the attendance office.​

Please be aware that guidance office staff are helping proctor AP exams this week and next. Students, you should check with your teacher before going to the guidance office – and you should only go to the guidance office if you have an emotional need, an appointment, or need help with college advising.

Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors!! Are you still looking for something to do over the summer? The Center for Language Studies at Beloit College offers students the opportunity to make significant strides in the study of Arabic, Chinese, Japanese, or Russian and earn up to a year’s worth of college credit.

In its 33rd year, the Center for Language Studies takes an immersive approach to language learning that integrates cultural events on and off campus and daily language lunches with classroom activities. Students studying the same language live together, and they agree to adhere to our Dawn ‘til Dusk Target Language Policy. Their language programs are taught by excellent faculty members from all over the country, who live alongside the students on campus. Small class sizes ensure that students receive individualized instruction, and faculty members have office hours each evening to provide additional support.

This year, the program will take place June 11-August 5. It is open to anyone age 16 and older, and they are still accepting applications through May 20. Scholarships are available!! Click here for more information.

Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life is hosting Camp Joshua Minnesota : Pro-Life Leadership Camp – a four day camp for high school students. The training will include workshops, games, activities and more covering assisted suicide, the death penalty, abortion and other right-to-life issues.  Camp Joshua is part of a nationwide network of pro-life camps working in conjunction with National Right to Life and their 50 state affiliates.  If you are interested in participating or want more information, see Ms. Hodapp in Lasallian Ministry.