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Monday, October 9, 2017

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

Lord Jesus, gather us to you so that we may know and love you more. 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.


  • 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

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.

Join the DeLaSalle Parent Association Tonight 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.

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.

Students in 9th, 10th, and 11th grades will participate in All School Testing on Wednesday, October 11, while 12th grade students are excused from school and are strongly encouraged to use the day for college visits. Students will dismiss at 12:10pm and afternoon transportation routes will leave DeLaSalle at 12:20pm. To learn more about the day, including what students need to bring, continue reading

DeLaSalle students who receive need-based financial aid must schedule and complete 10 hours of work-service each year in return for their grant. There is a particular need for work-service students this week to assist in preparing for our all-school Gala. To schedule work service, please contact Mr. Brooks Shelstad at 612.676.7614.
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

Current sophomores and juniors can apply for a Global Advantage student exchange. Tenth and eleventh graders will receive an email today with a link to the application. Students can learn more here about the exchanges in Argentina, Bolivia, Costa Rica, Germany, and Italy. Interviews for exchange students will begin next week.

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.