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Tuesday October 11, 2016

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

Lord, we ask a blessing on all those who guide us in the right way.  Help us to give good example to others.  Amen.

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

Daily Digest

We will follow this adjusted class schedule today because of mentor meetings:

  • Period 1: 8:30-9:08
  • Mentor Meetings: 9:13-10:17
  • Period 2: 10:25-11:00
  • Period 3: 11:05-11:40
  • Period 4: 11:45-12:20
  • Period 5: 12:25-1:00
  • Period 6: 1:05-1:40
  • Period 7: 1:45-2:20
  • Period 8: 2:25-3:00


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.

-10:30-11:30am: College of the Holy Cross
-11:45am-12:45pm: College of Wooster
-1:05-2:05pm: Loyola College – New Orleans

-12:00-1:00pm: Spring Arbor University
-1:00-2:00pm: St. Norbert’s College

-10:55-11:55am: Washington University

  • 4:30pm: JV volleyball @ Columbia Heights
  • 4:30pm: C volleyball @ Columbia Heights
  • 5:30pm: Girls’ varsity and JV swimming & diving vs. Columbia Heights @ St. Anthony
  • 6:00pm: Varsity volleyball @ Columbia Heights


All students will meet with their academic mentor after 1st hour. Please bring class work to complete while your mentor meets individually with other students.

You must turn off automatic downloads on your device. Follow these instructions on how to turn it off. Go to Settings < iTunes and App Store < Turn off automatic downloads for Apps. Please do this on all devices associated with your Apple ID.

Sign-up is underway for winter sports. At least one parent in each household received an email from the Student Activities office with a link to sign up. Registration is as simple as opening the email and selecting which winter sport your son or daughter would like to participate in. Registration does not have any fees associated, and it is not binding. However, we do ask that all interested families sign up if you are interested in playing a winter sport.

Tomorrow will be the first agency-sponsored out of uniform day. If you would like to come to school out of uniform you must purchase a wristband for $1 in the Florance Center today. If you forget to purchase your wristband and still wish to come to school out of uniform, wristbands will be on sale before school tomorrow in Albers Atrium for $2.

Lasallian Ministry is sponsoring this out of uniform day. For every out of uniform day a portion of the proceeds are sent to our twin school in Kenya, Mwangaza College, and are used to provide building and technology upgrades, books, and other needed school supplies. Make sure you buy your pass, come to school out of uniform and support Lasallian Ministry programming and our twin school in Kenya.

On Thursday, Lasallian Ministry will be sponsoring a service fair during lunches.  Several service agencies will be available at booths in the hallway by the Florance Center and Atrium to share information on how you can get involved.  Please make the most of this great opportunity.

Join the award-winning DeLaSalle Theatre cast and crew – and meet an eclectic group of six-graders who arrive at the 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, each eager to win for very different reasons. In hilarious, touching, and catchy songs, each speller reveals his/her hopes, struggles, and passions as they make their way through the competition. Performances of “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” are this Friday and Saturday and again Oct. 28-29 at 7:30pm in the Florance Center. Click here to buy your ticket today: The show is free for De students with a current school ID.

Students applying for the Horatio Alger Scholarship are invited an information session with DeLaSalle alum Chico rowland ’96, himself a state and national Horatio Alger scholarship recipient. (Chico offered the reflection at our Homecoming Pepfest in 2015). Sign up via Naviance. The session is today from 9:30-9:45am in B102 (the Guidance office).

Call the Dr. Peppered by questions on writing your essay or completing your application? Let the Dr. quench your thirst for completing your essay or application. If you’re just starting or just need the final touches, join our workshop Friday at 3:10pm in the Guidance office. Staff & experts will be on hand to review essays and assist with applications.

Our next Mock Trial meeting is today at 3:15pm in D207. We will be reviewing the case file from last year’s trial and watching some video clips of a Mock Trial.  Also, if you are interested in Mock Trial, make sure you email Ms. Hank. Further communications about Mock Trial practices and try-outs will be sent through email.

Lasallian Ministry meets this Thursday at 7:30am in D117. Hope to see you there!

There will be a brief softball meeting on Thursday during the last 15 minutes of lunches in D117 for anyone who is interested in playing softball this spring. Please fill out this form either before or during the meeting. If you cannot attend, please email Coach Heinecke at or stop by the IT Office, D217

Fans can help the DeLaSalle volleyball program “go gold” for childhood cancer research and awareness at the last regular season home game, Thursday at 7:00pm, against Visitation. You may purchase “Go Gold” t-shirts for $10 or bracelets and cups for $1 each. Buy a raffle ticket for a chance to win gift cards from local businesses. Or donate $1 for three chances to serve a volleyball through a hula hoop to win prizes.

Interested in discussing books with friends? Join the Women of Words (W.O.W.) book club. Click here to sign up.

Congratulations to the following students who have been elected as 9th grade class representatives on Student Council: Parker Adams, Maria Alvarado, Jacoby Andrews, Miles Camery, & Hannah Omodt

courageous heARTS hosts a drop-in, donation-based open studio Mondays-Thursdays from 3:30-6:00pm for youth ages 10-18. We have every kind of art supply you could imagine, plus couches if you just want to hang out or do homework and we encourage youth to bring their friends! Click here for a permission slip. Stop in to learn more! No one is turned away for inability to pay.