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Thursday September 29, 2016

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

Lord, we thank you for your holy angels that watch over us day and night. 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.

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

  • 4:00pm: Girls’ varsity tennis @ Brooklyn Center
  • 4:15pm: Girls’ B soccer vs. Southwest @ Armatage Park
  • 4:15pm: Boys’ C soccer vs. Academy of Holy Angels @ Ft. Snelling
  • 4:15pm: Boys’ B soccer vs. Academy of Holy Angels @ Ft. Snelling
  • 4:15pm: Boys’ JV soccer vs. Academy of Holy Angels @ Ft. Snelling
  • 4:15pm: C volleyball vs. Brooklyn Center @ DeLaSalle
  • 4:30pm: 9A football @ Spring Lake Park
  • 5:30pm: Girls’ JV soccer @ Academy of Holy Angels
  • 5:30pm: Girls’ varsity and JV swimming and diving vs. South @ St. Anthony
  • 5:30pm: JV volleyball vs. Brooklyn Center @ DeLaSalle
  • 7:00pm: Boys’ varsity soccer vs. Academy of Holy Angels @ DeLaSalle
  • 7:00pm: Varsity volleyball vs. Brooklyn Center @ DeLaSalle
  • 7:30pm: Girls’ varsity soccer @ Academy of Holy Angels


Student Council is now taking applications for 9th Grade Class Representatives! If you would like to apply, you may get an application in the Main Office or from Mr. Sczepanski. Completed applications must be submitted to Mr. Sczepanski by 4:00pm on Wednesday, October 5. Once a completed application has been submitted, students may begin putting up posters, which must be approved by Ms. Gillund or Mr.. Lemon. The 9th grade election will be held in 9th grade physical education/social studies classes on Friday, October 7.

DeLaSalle welcomes Darmouth College for a presentation on application and attendance at the New Hampshire-based school. The citywide visit is tonight 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.

Lasallian Ministry will host its first “Game Day” of the semester today! 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 today from 3:10-3:30pm in room B305. Practice begins the week of October 3. Any questions or concerns contact Mr. Marrin in B305.

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.

Lasallian Ministry is offering a great way to start your week.  Join us most Monday mornings at 7:45am in the chapel for 15-minute prayers.  October is National Respect for Life Month so, this month our prayers will be focused on the theme of respecting life in all forms from womb to tomb.  Fr. Joe will offer Mass on Monday, October 10 and Monday, October 24.

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.

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.

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!

Our chaplain, Fr. Joe Kuharski, is planning to be at DeLaSalle most Mondays, starting Monday October 10. He will be in the Florance Center at the start of lunch and invite students to come to Lasallian Ministry for card games and free cookies.  Please come by to hang out with Fr. Joe.  There will be a different theme each week so watch The Source for details.

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.

The Archdiocesan Youth Day is happening again this year on Saturday, October 29th from 1:30-9:00pm at Roy Wilkens Auditorium.  Archbishop Hebda will offer Mass and Fr. Agustino Torres will be the keynote speaker.  Everything is free, including food and swag.  If you are interested in participating, please e-mail Ms. Ortiz.