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Monday, September 11, 2017

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

Today, we remember the heroism of the many that lost their lives in saving others. We remember all those who suffered and died, we grieve for them still, friends and strangers alike. Lord, help us return not only to our hurt but to Your help, and let us go on to help others because of what we have been through together. Bring forth faith, hope, and courage and let us find security in Your arms. Amen.

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

On today’s calendar…



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.  The Guidance office will give students passes back to class if the visit does not take the whole period.


  • 10:15am – 11:15am Georgetown University
  • 11:50am – 12:50pm College of St Johns/St Bens


  • 11:40am – 12:40pm Villanova University
  • 7pm – 9pm Notre Dame City-wide Visit


  • 10:15am – 11:15am Northern Michigan University

  • 4:00pm Tennis: Girls Varsity Match vs. Trinity School at River Ridge  @ Kenwood Park Tennis Courts
  • 4:15pm Soccer: Boys B Game vs. Mahtomedi  @ Fort Snelling
  • 4:15pm Soccer: Boys JV Game vs. Columbia Heights High School  @ Fort Snelling
  • 4:30pm Soccer: Girls JV Game vs. Columbia Heights High School  @ Columbia Heights High School Stadium
  • 5:30pm Volleyball: C Match vs. Rockford  @ Rockford High School
  • 5:30pm Volleyball: JV Match vs. Rockford  @ Rockford High School
  • 6:00pm Soccer: Girls Varsity Game vs. Columbia Heights High School  @ Columbia Heights High School Stadium
  • 7:00pm Soccer: Boys Varsity Game vs. Columbia Heights High School  @ DeLaSalle High School
  • 7:00pm Volleyball: Varsity Match vs. Rockford  @ Rockford High School

In today’s news…

Homecoming is a chance for us to celebrate our tradition and history at DeLaSalle and acknowledge the thousands of alumni who have come before us.

  • Today’s Out of Uniform:Patriot Day
    Dress in your favorite patriotic gear! De students will help honor the memory of September 11th by wearing red, white, and blue or USA themed apparel..
  • Homecoming Activity: Movie Night, 7:00-9:00pm, LL Gray Gym
    We’ll be watching “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” Concessions and free popcorn will be available. Stay in your PJ’s and bring a cozy blanket to keep warm.
  • Tomorrow’s Out of Uniform: Blackout Day
    All black everything. De students should dress head to toe in black, one of our school colors.

Click here to find more Homecoming Week information.

If you are interested in participating on the retreat team this school year, please complete this survey no later than Wednesday, September 13.

Thank you,

Ms. Hodapp and Brother Ryan

Yearbooks and Senior Ads are now on sale for the 2017-2018 school year. You can order online at or order forms can be found in the main office and outside of the IT and Activities offices.

UNITE’s Arrive Alive Tour® program visits DeLaSalle on Saturday, September 16 from 9:00am-3:00pm. The event will be located in the north parking lot (immediately behind the press box). The program uses a high-tech simulator, impact video, and a number of other resources to educate the public about the dangers of texting while driving and intoxicated driving. The simulator allows participants to experience the potential consequences of impaired and distracted driving in a controlled environment. Continue reading

Do you love musical theatre productions? Would you like to attend the upcoming season on Hennepin Avenue at the Orpheum and State Theatres? Would you like to learn how to write a professional play review and other aspects of theatre in workshops? Then Critical Review is for you! Use this link to learn more and apply online. Deadline is September 18th! For more information contact Ms. Zawislak in B214.

A photographer from David Bank Studios will be at DeLaSalle during lunches on Wednesday, September 13 in the Thies Lab – Creative side, to take free senior pictures for those who have not had their picture taken at the studio. All seniors must have a senior picture taken by David Bank Studios to be included in the 2017-18 yearbook and the class composite picture that hangs in the hallways of DeLaSalle. Students who do not get their senior picture taken September 13 must get a senior picture taken at the studio by October 31. Seniors and parents should look for details in a separate email. Please contact with questions.  Other yearbook information can be found online at

Diversity Week is coming up October 23-27. 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 Campus Ministry office soon or send her an e-mail with more information.

On Wednesday, September 20, DeLaSalle students and chaperones will be going to the Target Field to pack food for Feed My Starving Children (Pack at the Park). We will be departing at 5:00 p.m. and will return by 9:00 p.m. Please complete this form if you would like to participate. Only serious volunteers should apply. You must have transportation home from DeLaSalle after the event. 3 Christian Service Hours will be awarded.

Holy Name Catholic Church in Mpls. (3637 11th Ave South) are having their annual Fall Festival on October 8, 2017 from 10:30 – 4:30 and are looking for student volunteers who may want to earn some service hours.  The volunteers would be primarily working at the food booth (called Eat Street) and helping with serving food, desserts and cleanup. They also need help with children’s games.  If students are interested, please contact Monica Miles at or 651-451-8303.

Leaves do fall. Improve your health while helping a senior citizen remain independent in their home! You choose the date and time to rake and clean up the yard. Perfect for individuals, groups, and families. Seasonal: starting mid-October (depending upon the weather). This is a one-time fun unpaid activity available weekdays and weekends. Feel free to sign up multiple times!

Elders are located in Minneapolis and suburban Hennepin County, raking depends upon where the senior citizen resides. Ongoing unpaid volunteer opportunities are also available. Please contact the Household & Outside Maintenance for Elderly (HOME) Program’s Volunteer Coordinator at or call 952-767-7894 for more information.

The HOME Program number is 952-746-4046 or , if a senior age 60+ needs raking or other services in Hennepin County. Senior Community Services is a nonprofit organization with five programs serving elders and caregivers statewide. For more information please visit or call 952-541-1019. Seniors outside of Hennepin County should contact the Senior Linkage Line at 1-800-333-2433 for information about services in their area. Thank you!

DeLaSalle has signed up to cover the lunch volunteer duties for the Special Olympics Minnesota Flag Football tournament on Saturday, Sept. 23 from 10:30 to 1:30 in South St. Paul.  A bus will be leaving DeLaSalle at 10:00, returning at 2:00.  We need at least 10-12 students to sign up!  Please email Ms. Hank ( if you’d like to volunteer!

There are other positions available during the weekend as well – those are listed below.  Please note that if you are interested in volunteering for any of these positions you need to contact Special Olympics Minnesota directly, please email Kaylee Shieldsat at As a reminder, if you use your school email the Organization cannot email you back (use a personal email address if you need to hear back from her).

Volunteer Shifts: Saturday, September 23rd

  • Areas 12/13 Unified Flag Football
  • Where: West St. Paul Sports Center
  • Scorer/Timer (10): 8:30am-11:30am
  • Referee *Must have general football knowledge (10): 8:30am-11:30am
  • Individual Skills Assistant (8): 8:30am-10:30am
  • Lunch Server (8): 10:30am-1:30pm
  • Scorer/Timer (10): 11:30am-2:30pm
  • Referee *Must have general football knowledge (10): 11:30am-2:30pm
  • Awards Assistant (6): 10:30am-3:00pm

Volunteer Shifts: Sunday, September 24th

  • Areas 7/11 Unified Flag Football
  • Where: St. Anthony Village High School
  • Scorer/Timer (4): 8:30am-11:00pm
  • Referee *Must have general football knowledge (12): 8:30am-1:00pm
  • Individual Skills Assistant (7): 8:30am-11:30am
  • Lunch Server (8): 10:30am-1:30pm
  • Scorer/Timer (11): 12:30pm-5:00pm
  • Referee *Must have general football knowledge (12): 12:30pm-5:00pm
  • Awards Assistant (5): 1:30pm-5:00pm