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Wednesday September 28, 2016

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

Lord, help us to live this day well by loving you and our neighbors. Amen

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

Daily Digest


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.

-1:00-2:00pm: Marquette University

-10:15-11:15am: Loyola College Chicago
-12:00-1:00pm: Dartmouth College

  • 4:30pm: Boys’ B soccer vs. Hiawatha Collegiate @ Ft. Snelling
  • 5:00pm: Boys’ C soccer @ Benilde-St. Margaret’s


Come cheer on the junior and senior ladies in their Powderpuff football game! The game will take place tonight at 7:00pm on the athletic field!

Lasallian Ministry will host its first “Game Day” of the semester tomorrow! Come over to the Lasallian Ministry office during your lunch to play some of your favorite games. Bring a friend, or two, or five, the more the merrier! Remember for every Lasallian Ministry event you attend this semester, you will get a raffle ticket to be entered in a drawing at our Christmas Party. We hope to see you there!

Interested in Quiz Bowl? Come to an informational meeting tomorrow from 3:10-3:30pm in room B305. Practice begins the week of October 3. Any questions or concerns contact Mr. Marrin in B305.

Applications for free and reduced lunch benefits are due Monday for the 2016-17 school year. If a student has not applied for free or reduced lunch benefits by then, they must pay regular price for breakfast and lunch.

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.

DeLaSalle welcomes Darmouth College for a presentation on application and attendance at the New Hampshire-based school. The citywide visit is Thursday from 7:00-9:00pm in D104. Students interested in applying to Dartmouth or any other highly selective college should attend this presentation to gain an understanding of what is needed to apply.

Attention 12th graders: Please remember that all 60 of your Christian Service hours must be documented no later than January 22, 2017.  This is less than four months away.  Now is the time to figure out your plan.  Stop by Lasallian Ministry to see Mr. Hallman for tips, forms and information about Christian Service.

Over the summer, Canvas and TurnItIn made some adjustments to their systems, and with that, the way in which students submit work via TurnItIn has changed. Click here for detailed instructions for submitting work through the browser. When using the Canvas mobile app, it’s important to follow the prompts on the screen for each assignment.

Join thousands of students from the Twin Cities looking for a Mass with GREAT music and a message that is geared to them. It happens at the NET Lifeline Mass this Saturday. A bus will leave from the De parking lot at 4:40pm with a pick-up at the St. Mark’s Catholic Church parking lot at 5:00pm. After Mass, we will go out for pizza and should be done about 9:30pm. If you want to go, please sign up with this Google form. You must also fill out and return this permission slip.

Do you like to argue?  Do you like to think on your feet, or play a character role?  There are many roles and opportunities to “argue” and present a case in court in Mock Trial!  An organizational meeting will be held next Tuesday at 3:15pm in room D207 West.  Come ask questions, learn what Mock Trial is all about, and sign-up if you are interested.  Contact Ms. Hank if you have any questions.  See you there!

The Lord of the Rings Book Club starts up again later in October. If you are interested, please come to a SHORT info meeting after school on Friday, October 7 in Mrs. Wojda’s room, B211. We will choose which day of the week to meet, and discuss our reading plan. And of course, It wouldn’t be a LOTR book club meeting without food!

Diversity Week is coming up October 24-28.  Are you aware of any multicultural performance groups that may be willing to perform at our celebration event or do you perform?   If so, please see Ms. Hodapp in the Lasallian Ministry office soon.

The Midwest District of the Christian Brothers is sponsoring a video contest with $5,000 in prizes that would go toward our school. It needs to be designed and created by students only.  If you are interested in working on this project and would like more details, please email Ms. Hodapp for more information.