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Tuesday September 13, 2016

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

Lord, thank you for those who teach us the faith.  We ask for the grace to give good example always.  Amen.

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

Daily Digest


  • 4:00pm: Boys’ JV soccer @ Columbia Heights
  • 4:00pm: Girls’ JV tennis vs. Academy of Holy Angels @ Christian Park (Richfield)
  • 4:00pm: Girls’ varsity tennis vs. Academy of Holy Angels @ Valley View Park
  • 4:15pm: Boys’ B soccer vs. South @ Ft. Snelling
  • 4:15pm: Girls’ JV soccer vs. Washburn @ Ft. Snelling
  • 4:15pm: 9 gold volleyball vs. Academy of Holy Angels @ DeLaSalle
  • 5:30pm: Girls’ varsity and JV swimming and diving vs. Hill Murray @ St. Anthony
  • 5:30pm: JV volleyball vs. Academy of Holy Angels @ DeLaSalle
  • 5:30pm: C volleyball vs. Academy of Holy Angels @ DeLaSalle
  • 6:00pm: Boys’ varsity soccer @ Columbia Heights
  • 7:00pm: Girls’ varsity soccer vs. Columbia Heights @ DeLaSalle
  • 7:00pm: Varsity volleyball vs. Academy of Holy Angels @ DeLaSalle

All college visits take place in the Guidance office B102), unless otherwise noted. In order to meet with a college rep, you must register for the visit through your Naviance account and notify your teacher at least one day before the visit. You may show your teacher your iPad with the registration on Naviance as your pass. Remember, you are responsible for any work you miss during your visit with the college rep.

-10:15-11:15am: St. John’s University
-1:00-2:00pm: University of Nebraska-Lincoln

-11:00am-12:00pm: University of Minnesota-Twin Cities

-11:00am-12:00pm: St. Mary’s University

-11:00am-12:00pm: Benedictine College

-8:00am-3:00pm: University of Minnesota Multicultural Open House (Ted Mann Concert Hall)


Apple will be releasing a software update next week for the iPad called iOS 10. Students should NOT update their iPad with the new iOS 10 operating system until DeLaSalle’s technology team has tested school apps for iOS 10 compatibility and functionality in the school environment so we can transition smoothly to the new software. Please ignore any iOS 10 software update notifications or prompts that appear on your iPad until further notice from DeLaSalle. Students who update to iOS 10 before given permission will have restrictions placed on their device and all personal apps will be deleted for the remainder of the semester.

In addition to all-school liturgies, students in each grade will gather as a class this fall to celebrate Mass. School chaplain, Fr. Joe Kuharski, the parochial vicar at St. Stephen’s in Anoka, will celebrate each Mass at nearby Our Lady of Lourdes. Tenth graders will have class Mass after 1st period today. Students should put their belongings in their lockers after 1st hour and report to the Florance Center. The other class Masses are September 27 for 11th grade, and October 4 for 12th grade.

Please welcome our new after school supervisor, Aaron Fimon ’10, back to the island. He is the new after school supervisor in the Islander Commons D104.

Remember, the Library is open after school until 6:00pm Monday-Thursday and until 5:00pm on Friday.

Homecoming starts in one week! Homecoming t-shirts are now on sale for $10; click here to order yours online before 10:00pm on Wednesday.

The shirts should be delivered to DeLaSalle by September 21 and will be available for pick-up during lunches. You must have your confirmation invoice, which is emailed to you as a confirmation of your order, in order to pick up your shirt.

Ever wonder what it takes to put the yearbook together? Come find out. Yearbook club will meet on Tuesdays in the Thies Lab from 3:00-4:15pm starting today. We will be picking a theme and getting set up with Balfour Accounts.

If you are interested in joining Yearbook Club this year, please fill out this form. If you are in a fall sport and cannot make the meeting, but still want to be involved, please fill out the form and email Ms. Bryson-Tucker to let her know you are interested.

DeLaSalle Theatre Club, the student-led club designed to help students connect and support all the DeLaSalle Theatre events, is meeting tomorrow at 3:15pm by the stage door (the orange wall in the D building). Do you want to get involved in the productions, but not sure where to start? This is a great way to meet the other students and learn more about the fall productions. For more information contact Mr. Buffington.

Art Club starts this Wednesday after school at 3:15 in in room B110. All Islanders are welcome.

National Art Honor Society (NAHS) holds its first meeting Thursday for Juniors and seniors in room B110.

The Lasallian Ministry staff would like to welcome everyone to our first gathering of the school year on Thursday, September 15 from 7:30-8:20am in room D104. We would like everyone to attend this meeting, even if you are already involved in Lasallian Ministry as we will be sharing information on several new opportunities, projects and programs being offered this year through Lasallian Ministry. If your bus drops you off at 8:10, you are still welcome to stop in at that time. If you cannot make the morning meeting but are still interested in participating, please stop by the Lasallian Ministry office for more information.

WE Day is happening on Tuesday, September 20 at the Xxcel Energy Center with headliners including Paula Abdul, Omi, George Takei and more. If you would like to participate in WE Day, please email Mr. Hallman. We are looking for students who have performed exemplary service.

Seniors: Are you stuck on your college essay or looking for a fresh and unique approach from a professional writer to make YOUR college essay memorable? Writer Laurie Lindeen will help you make your college essay certain to stand out to admission counselors. Join her on Friday, September 16 at 3:15 in A102.

The Lasallian Minstry team invites you all to join us in hearing Matt Birk, former NFL football player, share his ‘All-Pro Wisdom.’ This event will take place on Sunday, October 2 at 5:45pm at Nativity of Our Lord Church. We will drive students to the event from DeLaSalle at 5:00pm. The event is free with a light dinner included. If you are interested in attending or have any questions please email Ms. Ortiz by September 26th.

Apply today to the Hennepin Theatre Trust if are interested in attending Broadway musical theatre and writing critical reviews, sharing your opinion of the production for the public to read. You will attend workshops and this season’s touring productions at the Orpheum and State theaters (Lineup includes Fun Home, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, The King and I, The Bodyguard, Matilda The Musical, Wicked, Cabaret, Motown The Musical, Rent, Mamma Mia! and Sweeney Todd) with high school students from metro area schools. You will be guided through the writing process and post your review on the Hennepin Theatre Trust website.

If you are interested, apply by this Friday by clicking here. See Ms. Zawislak in B214 with questions.