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Monday May 15, 2017

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

God, we pray in thanksgiving for the mothers in our lives. We are grateful for the many sacrifices they made and make on our behalf. We pray that you bless and honor them each day. Amen

Saint John Baptist de La Salle…pray for us.

Live Jesus in our hearts…forever!

On today’s calendar…



  • 12:00pm: Girls’ varsity golf conference tournament @ Goodrich Golf Course
  • 2:00pm: Boys’ varsity golf conference tournament @ River Oaks Golf Course
  • 4:15pm: JV softball vs. Edina @ Pamela Park
  • 4:15pm: Varsity softball vs. Edina @ Pamela Park
  • 4:30pm: C baseball vs. St. Agnes @ West Mini
  • 4:30pm: JV baseball @ Andover
  • 4:30pm: Varsity baseball vs. St. Agnes @ Barnes Field
  • 7:00pm: Boys’ varsity lacrosse vs. Hastings @ Todd Field

In today’s news…

Founder’s Park is now open during lunches. Students must wait for an announcement from the lunch supervisors before they can head outside. If a student is found in Founder’s Park before the announcement is made they will be issued a Minor Violation for Off Limits.

There will be a short prayer service in the Upper Room school chapel on Monday at 7:45am. All are welcome. The chapel is located on the 2nd floor of Christian Brothers’ Hall, and you can get to it from the Lasallian Ministry office.

DeLaSalle has invited more than 200 guests to a Lasallian Luncheon tomorrow to thank these benefactors for their generous contributions of time, talent, and treasure to DeLaSalle.

A large portion of the main school parking lot will be reserved for guests and unavailable for student parking. Parking staff will be on site before school tomorrow to provide parking directions for those students who drive to school. Students should strongly consider riding their regular school bus route, carpooling, biking, or using public transportation to get to and from school tomorrow.

This Wednesday, DeLaSalle will celebrate and bless the end of high school years at the Baccalaureate Mass and Senior Recognition Ceremony. We welcome Father Kevin Kenney ‘78, pastor of Divine Mercy Catholic Church in Fairbault and DeLaSalle Trustee, as our Mass celebrant. The evening also includes Senior Awards and recognition of each senior and a reception hosted by our Alumni Association. Seniors must line up in the Florance Center by 6:15pm,  dressed in their “Sunday best” clothes.

On Thursday, the Class of 2017 will graduate from DeLaSalle at 6:45pm at the Basilica of Saint Mary. DeLaSalle welcomes Brother Konrad Diebold ‘55, past president and principal of Saint Patrick’s High School in Chicago and 1993 DeLaSalle Hall of Fame inductee, as our Commencement speaker. Congratulations to our 192 graduates!

The Investment Club starts in the fall! Do you like money? Do you like to discuss current events Do you like to learn about financial markets and investing? Do you want to try a new club? The DeLaSalle Investment Club might be right for you!

The Investment Club will start next fall! Please take this short SURVEY to help us prepare.

St. Mary’s University, Minnesota is hosting the 2017 Lasallian Youth Gathering during the week of June 25-29. This is a week-long immersion experience centered on the Lasallian components of Faith, Service and Community. Students are encouraged to use their talents and are challenged to make an impact in their local communities. The time in Winona will feature several service opportunities; times to gather in prayer and reflection; and social outings. Students receive 30 Christian Service Hours upon completion of this week. Any current 9th, 10th or 11th grade student at DeLaSalle is invited to participate.

The cost for this trip is $350 plus travel (TBD) Please complete this form if you are interested and see Mr. CJ Hallman if you need more information.

The June driver’s education class is full. Thank you to those who have registered.

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.