Friday April 28, 2017 – Founder’s Week
Let us remember that we are in the holy presence of God.
Almighty God, we come to you today and give thanks for all our teachers. Thank you for the way in which they give of themselves each day in the classroom. Fill them with your joy, so that the passion they have for their subject may become an infectious passion that spreads. Amen
Saint John Baptist de La Salle…pray for us.
Live Jesus in our hearts…forever!
On today’s calendar…
- 3:30pm: Boys’ JV golf vs. St. Anthony @ Columbia Golf Course
- 4:00pm: Boys’ JV tennis @ Columbia Heights
- 4:00pm: Boys’ varsity tennis @ Columbia Heights
- 4:15pm: C softball vs. Columbia Heights @ Bryn Mawr
- 4:15pm: Varsity softball vs. Columbia Heights @ Bryn Mawr
- 4:30pm: C baseball @ Anoka
- 4:30pm: JV baseball @ Anoka
- 5:30pm: Boys’ varsity lacrosse vs. St. Paul Central @ McMurray Field
- 7:00pm: Varsity baseball @ Anoka
In today’s news…
Monday, April 24 Faith in the Presence of God
Tuesday, April 25: Respect for All Persons
Wednesday, April 26: Inclusive Community
Thursday, April 27: Concern for the Poor and Social Justice
Friday, April 28: Quality Education
In honor of the legacy of the Christian Brothers, the faculty and staff have been invited to wear a special T-shirt. The shirt is black with a white collar or “rebat”. The rebat is the collar worn by the brothers in their traditional robes. The back reads, “Together and By Association”
Islanders are invited to Founder’s Fest after school with activities on and near the Athletic Field. Seniors will face the staff in a kickball game at 3:30pm. You can also play lawn games and purchase food from the Alimama’s Mediterranean Grill and K-Town Street Food trucks.
Saturday, April 29: FOUNDER’S DAY 5k
There’s still time for you to sign up to participate. Click here for more information. Students can even try to Beat the Principal by running faster than Mr. Benson.
Class Representative nomination forms are now available in the Main Office and in B302. They are due on Monday, May 8. (You must also attend a mandatory meeting if you plan to run for Student Council on either Tuesday, May 2 at 7:45am or Wednesday, May 3 at 3:15pm in B302)
The next driver’s ed class will be taught in late July and early August. The class is scheduled July 31-August 4 and Aug. 7-11, from 9:00am-12:20pm. There is a mandatory parent meeting on July 31 from 1:00-2:30pm. Click here for an application. Please note, the classroom only option is no longer offered. Applicants must now sign up for both classroom and behind-the-wheel instruction, which costs $399.
Parents interested in volunteering may sign up here. Volunteer opportunities include transportation/bus chaperones, volunteers with medical experience for the First Aid station, and other party chaperones. Please contact Anne Geddes (mother of Cassidy) or Mary Kane (mother of Emma) with questions.
Thank you so much for considering a donation of your time, money, or goods! All donations can be dropped off in the Main Office at school during normal business hours.
FOOD: We have a BIG need for food items:
Fruit, Granola bars, Candy, fun-size Candy Bars.
Costco gifts cards to help offset food expenses
Any and all donations are welcome!
Please contact Laurie Blais (mother of Sophia) with questions
PRIZES: Part of the fun for our seniors includes a raffle throughout the night. For prize donation ideas, think 18 year olds! Gift cards/entertainment packages including:
Chipotle, Jimmy Johns, Punch, Kane’s, Panera Bread, Subway, Target, Macy’s, iTunes, Best Buy, Movie theaters, Go Karting, Bowling, dorm room accessories, headphones, speakers, and so much more.
Please contact Jennifer Phillips (mother of Max Fleming) with questions
Party invitations and registration forms will be handed out in 12th grade English classes. Completed forms and the $75 registration form are due before May 5. Financial assistance is available. Please see Mrs. Halbach with questions.