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Wednesday August 24, 2016

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

God, you are the source of all knowledge. Fill us with wisdom so that we may draw closer to you. Amen

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

Daily Digest



Lifetouch photographers will be on campus tomorrow to take pictures of all students, including seniors, and staff for the current school ID card. Students must be dressed in school uniform. Parents may review,  select, and pay for a photo package through the Lifetouch website. Parents will have up to 48 hours after Picture Day to complete their online order. Please refer to DeLaSalle’s Picture Day ID MI196041Y0

Students will receive their school ID card after they have their picture taken.

Did you know that, as part of our new building project, there are new hallways that connect the A and the B buildings? You can find these hallways near the Main Gym or through Albers Atrium. The hallways offer a quick, easy way to get from a class on the 1st floor of the A building, for example, to the 3rd floor of the B building.

The DeLaSalle Guidance office will host a Junior College Planning Night tomorrow in the Florance Center. The event is from 6:30-7:30pm. Guidance staff will cover specific goals for juniors and families in their college planning efforts. Visit the Guidance office for more information.

Auditions for the fall theatre shows are today and tomorrow from 3:30-6:00pm.

This year we have a fall play and a fall musical. Choose either day to audition. Break a leg.

Students and their families may apply for free and reduced lunch benefits. An English version of the application is available here. A Spanish version of the application is available here. You may return completed forms to Mrs. Pam Beckman in the DeLaSalle Cafe.

Students must apply for the lunch benefits each year, even if they qualified for the program in the previous school year. The deadline to apply is October 3.

A student or parent may deposit cash or check payment into a student’s cafeteria account in the Main Office at the school during normal business hours. If you are depositing money via check, please include the student’s last name and ID number in the check memo.

Families may also deposit electronically. Click here for more information and to get started.

Seniors who did not apply for a position as a retreat team leader have until Thursday, September 1 to do so. Please click here for the application. The training for those students who have been accepted as retreat team leaders will be held on Saturday, September 17 from 3:00-6:00pm.

DeLaSalle has implemented a new system as part of our new building project that will better manage access to and within the school. Please note that, if you arrive to school after 8:30am, you may enter the first set of doors to the main entrance in the Albers Atrium but must buzz in to enter the school. As a reminder, students are not permitted to prop or open doors for outside visitors during the school day.

Seniors – If you created a website for History Day last year and would like to save your website, you need to convert it from a NHD Weebly website to regular Weebly website.

To do this, sign in to your account on  You will see a “Convert” button – click on this button to save your website to the regular weebly site. That’s all you need to do!  After September 1, all websites that remain on the NHD Weebly site will be deleted!

Students may now register for the September driver’s education class, which will be taught by Ray Kroll ‘60 at DeLaSalle Sept. 6-9, 12-16, and 19 from 3:30-6:50pm. There is a mandatory parent meeting on Sept. 6 from 7:00-8:30pm. Click here for a registration form; completed forms are accepted in the Administration Office until the class is filled. Classroom instruction costs $110 and behind-the-wheel instruction costs $330; students who register for both the class and behind-the-wheel instruction will pay $399.