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Tuesday May 17, 2016

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

Lord, I believe. Help my unbelief. Amen

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

Daily Digest


  • 3:30pm: Boys’ varsity golf vs. Minnehaha Academy @ Columbia Golf Course
  • 3:30pm: Boys’ JV golf vs. Minnehaha Academy @ Columbia Golf Course
  • 4:00pm: Girls’ JV lacrosse vs. Columbia Heights @ Minnehaha Academy (North Campus)
  • 4:15pm: C softball vs. Central @ Denning Field
  • 4:15pm: Varsity softball vs. Minneapolis South @ Bryn Mawr
  • 4:15pm: JV softball vs. Minneapolis South @ Bryn Mawr
  • 4:30pm: Varsity baseball @ Blake
  • 4:30pm: C baseball @ Blake
  • 4:45pm: JV baseball @ Hopkins (North Junior High)
  • 5:30pm: Girls’ varsity lacrosse vs. Columbia Heights @ Minnehaha Academy (North Campus)


DeLaSalle hosts a Lasallian Luncheon today for invited guests to recognize school donors and supporters. A large portion of the main school parking lot will be reserved for those guests and unavailable for student parking. Parking staff will be on site before school to provide parking directions for those students who drive to school. Students may wish to consider riding their regular school bus route, carpooling, biking, or using public transportation to get to and from school tomorrow. Thank you in advance for your cooperation.

Temporary day Passes for the DeLaSalle parking lots will NOT be available until further notice.

Congratulations to the following students, who will serve as the Student Council Executive Board for 2016-17:

  • President: Miller Balley
  • Vice President: Nathan Brand
  • Secretary: Ricardo Vaquero-Santos
  • Treasurer: Jazmine Panora
  • Public Relations: Emma Kane

Good luck to all the candidates running for class representative in the election on Monday, May 23.

The retreat team application date has been extended. Please complete the essay and send it to Ms. Hodapp no later than Tuesday, May 24. Click here to find the application.

Seniors and their families will join the school tomorrow in celebrating the end of high school at a Baccalaureate Mass. The Mass begins at 6:30pm in the Main Gym. The Senior Awards ceremony and Alumni Association-hosted induction ceremony follows.

The lunch menu for the rest of the school year, including this week and the two regular school days next week, will be chef’s choice. Remember, lunch will not be served on final exam days. The DeLaSalle Cafe will be open for breakfast before finals.

Anyone interested in playing girls’ soccer next fall should plan on meeting during lunches on Wednesday. The location is to be determined.

Anyone interested in running as part of Cross Country this fall should meet Thursday at 8:00am in Coach Pearson’s room, A202.

Hearts and Hammers is a non-profit organization which provides exterior house painting and light repairs of needy elderly and people with disabilities allowing them to continue to live in their home and improve the communities they live in. Volunteer Teams are needed to support the work on program day. Eight to 10 students are needed to volunteer on Saturday June 4 from 8am to 12:00pm. Please contact Ms. Cindy Schlafmann by Thursday if you can help.

St. Kate’s is hosting their first Encuentro, an exciting opportunity for young women in high school from diverse backgrounds to engage in intercultural dialogue, communal prayer, theological coursework, reflection and local service projects. This FREE weeklong camp is July 24-31 for young women entering 10th, 11th or 12th grade. 

During the week, students will have the experience of living on a college campus – dorms, campus dining, meeting new people. DeLaSalle students can earn up to 30 Christian Service Hours for their participation. Please see Ms. Hodapp in Campus Ministry for more information.

Students and Parents! What better time to start thinking about colleges than during the summer! Minnesota Private Colleges Week is June 20-24 and includes introductory campus tours and informational meetings at the 17 private college campuses across the state. In order to maximize the number of visits you can attend, sessions are held twice daily, from from 9:00-11:45am and again from 1:45-4:30pm. Click here to register and find more information.

Iowa Private Colleges Week is August 1-5. Iowa has 25 private colleges available for you to tour, visit with coaches and professors, chat with current students and learn all about their academic and social opportunities. These colleges also synchronize schedules so you can tour at least 2 campuses a day! Sessions are at 9am and 1:30pm. Click here for more information and to register!