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Friday, October 6, 2017

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

Heavenly Father, every good thing we have comes to us from your merciful hand.  Help us to be grateful always.  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.


  • Univ of Wisconsin – Madison: 10:15am – 11:15am
  • Iowa State University: 11am – 12pm
  • University Of Chicago: 2:20pm – 3:20pm

Next Week


  • Adelphi University: 1pm – 2pm


  • Colby College: 11:45am – 12:45pm
  • College of the Holy Cross: 1:45pm – 2:45pm
  • University of Miami: 1:45pm – 2:45pm


  • Macalester College: 9:20am – 10:20am
  • Gustavus Adolphus: 11am – 12pm


  • University of Southern California: 12pm – 1pm

  • 4:30pm Soccer: Girls Varsity Game vs. St. Anthony @ St. Anthony Village HS
  • 6:30pm Soccer: Boys Varsity Game vs. St. Anthony @ St. Anthony Village HS
  • 7:00pm Football: Varsity Game vs. Park Center @ DeLaSalle High School

In today’s news…

Yearbook is looking for any student photographers to take photos at DLS events such as theatre performances, sporting events, etc. Please contact Ms. Bryson-Tucker at or stop by the IT Office for more information.

11th graders will be gathering Today for their class retreat. This is a full day event where they will have the opportunity to meet with classmates, build class unity and share. Attendance is mandatory for all class retreats. If you miss a retreat day, you are required to make up your absence through the guidance of the Lasallian Ministry department. Students must be in uniform on retreat day. Please leave all books, bags, headphones, cell phones, iPads, etc. at home or school. These items are not allowed on retreat. Bring a bag lunch, one beverage will be provided. The retreat will run during the school day only. You will check in to first hour for attendance and will move to the Albers Atrium to board buses, which will bring you to the retreat site. Please come with an open and positive attitude and you will have fun. Please see Ms. Hodapp in Lasallian Ministry with any questions.

October is College Knowledge Month in Minnesota. DeLaSalle’s Guidance and College Planning office holds multiple event during the month to assist students with their college applications. Chill & Dill (pickle) Night is Friday, October 6. Let the power of the dill pickle pucker inspire your essay or application. If you’re just starting or just need the final touches, join our workshop. College Prep Work Day with staff & experts on hand to review essays and assist with applications. Other events are scheduled for October 13 and 27.

DeLaSalle will operate a free shuttle for fans attending the Friday, October 6 home football game versus Park Center. Free overflow parking will be available in the parking lot at 301 on Main. Shuttle service will begin approximately 45 minutes before kickoff and again after the game. Continue reading

Join the DeLaSalle Parent Association on Monday, October 9 at 6:30pm in D104 for a conversation with local psychologist, Dr. Theresa Boatman, who will speak about “The care and keeping of your introvert, extrovert, and (Lord Help Us) perfectionist teen.” Discuss introversion, extroversion and perfectionism and how today’s culture fits these personality characteristics. Special emphasis will be given on how to parent and support introverts and perfectionists in a world where these characteristics can be a challenge. By virtue of your enrollment at DeLaSalle, you are already a member of the Association, and we welcome your involvement and help.

DeLaSalle Theatre debuts its first performance of the 2017-18 season, with the fall musical “Xanadu.” Performances are September 29 and 30, and October 6 and 7, at 7:30pm in the Florance Center. Clio, the precocious Greek muse decides to put on some rollerskates, legwarmers and an Australian accent in order to help Sonny Malone, a chalk artist with half a brain and a heart of gold, rediscover his own creativity. With both help and hindrance from the other muses,Sonny and Clio work to rebuild their “apex of the arts”: a roller disco. Tickets are $15 for reserved seats; $10 for general admission; $8 for non-DeLaSalle students and seniors; and free for De students with current school ID.  Reserve your seat today!

Do you know someone grades K-12 or have you yourself done some impactful work in the area of service? They/you might be eligible for a Give Award. The Kid Advisory Board of Simon Says Give is seeking nominations for “Superheroes” Check out their website here and nominate someone today. The award ceremony will take place on January 13 but nominations are due by October 6.

Join your classmates from De and a thousand teens from across the Twin Cities at the next NET Lifeline Mass on Saturday, October 7. This is for you if you are looking for a Mass with GREAT music and a message geared to you. Please sign up here to let us know you are coming. We will stay for the talk after Mass, which means that we will be at Davanni’s for pizza by about 9:15 and wrap up about 10:00pm. De provides transportation so meet in the De parking lot at 4:30pm or in the St. Mark’s Catholic Church parking lot in St. Paul about 4:50pm. Or just meet us at the NET Center in West St. Paul by 5:30pm.

The next academic mentor meeting is Tuesday, October 10, after 1st period. Your mentor will check in with you to see how you are doing as we near Parent-Student-Teacher conferences. Please bring materials to work on while you are not meeting with your mentor.

9th Grade students don’t forget to sign up to Kayak the Mississippi next Wednesday after all school testing. We will have a pizza lunch before heading to the Bohemian Flats Park where we will meet Above the Falls Sports, who will be our guides on the river. We will kayak up the Lower Saint Anthony Lock where we lock up to the Mill City area. After learning the history of the area, we will kayak back down to the Bohemian Flats. We will be on the river about 2 hours.

The cost for this day will total $35. if you have questions, please see Miss Barry or Mr. Sczepanski. This trip is limited to 36 students.

Jesuit colleges and universities from the United States will bring their Jesuit Excellence Tour (JET) to DeLaSalle on Friday, October 13, from 9:00-11:00am in D104. Twelve of the 28 Jesuit schools will be represented at DeLaSalle. Interested students should sign up to attend through their Naviance account and also complete an Anticipated Absence form. Continue reading

The Global Advantage Program will have an information meeting for families interested in hosting international exchange students on Tuesday, October 24th from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. in D104. DeLaSalle will be welcoming students from Argentina, Bolivia, Costa Rica, Germany and Italy in the coming school year. These students go through an extensive application process and are chosen by their schools for their academics, behavior, and interest in experiencing America.

If you have lost an item this year, please stop by the Dean’s Office B-209 to check the lost and found. All unclaimed lost and found items will donated at the mid-semester point on October 19th.

WE Day Minnesota will take place Wednesday, November 08 at the Xcel Energy Center from 9:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. If you are interested in attending, please email Mr. C.J. Hallman to be added to the raffle. There are only 28 spots/Tickets for WE Day this year.

Reminder that the following are due on or before October 6, 2017:

  • 85 day fitness log
  • Paper about the fitness experience
  • 30 day fitness log
  • Fitness club assignment (don’t forget the page response)

Thank you and have a great year. Mr. C