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Thursday, December 7, 2017

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

Dear Lord Jesus,
You gave St. Nicholas a heart of charity and generosity. Give me too a desire to share what I have with others. Amen.

Saint John Baptist de La Salle…pray for us.

Live Jesus in our hearts…forever!

On today’s calendar…



  • 5:30pm Wrestling: All Triangular Minnehaha/DeLaSalle vs. Fridley High School @ Fridley High School
  • 5:30pm Wrestling: Varsity Meet Minnehaha/DeLaSalle vs. Fridley High School @ Fridley High School
  • 7:00pm Hockey: Girls Varsity Game Academy of Holy Angels vs. Minnehaha Co-op @ Minnehaha Academy Ice Arena – South Campus

In today’s news…

Want to start your week out well with a short 15 minute prayer?  All are welcome to come to the Chapel above the Campus Ministry office for “In the Upper Room” morning prayer most Thursdays at 7:50 a.m.

TableTop games Club will meet on Thursday at 3:15 in B307. Can you guide your monster to become the King of Tokyo? Watch Wil Wheaton’s TableTop episode for a rules introduction.

On Friday, we will gather as a school community to celebrate Mass for the Feast of the Immaculate Conception. This is a day we commemorate Mary, the blessed Mother of Jesus, who was conceived without original sin. Our celebrant for Mass is our chaplain Fr. Joe Kuharski.

There will be a Double Dash Tournament on Friday after school. Please email Brother Ryan to sign up. This tournament is FREE; If you are able to bring a snack or pop to share, please let Brother Ryan know in your email.

As we begin the Advent season December 3, we reflect on how prepared we are to celebrate the birth of Christ on Christmas Day. DeLaSalle students may receive the Sacrament of Reconciliation or meet with a priest during their Theology class on either Wednesday, December 6 or Monday, December 11. School chaplain, Fr. Joe Kuharski, will be present and DeLaSalle will also welcome other visiting priests to the Island.

An instructor will be here to teach American Sign Language to interested students Tuesday Dec. 12, from 7:30-8:20 a.m. in room B215. You will be learning sign language to The First Noel and will perform at our Christmas Prayer Service on Thursday, Dec. 14. Anyone is welcome to participate. Please send an e-mail to Ms. Hodapp if you have any questions.

Interested in coding and learning to build an app? Join the DeLaSalle coding club. Informational meeting Wednesday Dec 13th in the Thies Creative Lab. Come and find out more information and join a fun group of students interested in developing apps. For more information, please contact Ms. Roggow or Mr. Pearson.

DeLaSalle students are invited to travel to Chicago for a weekend retreat focused on Social Justice and advocacy. The dates are January 19-21, 2018 If you are interested in participating, please indicate your interest by complete this on-line form. Christian Service Hours are awarded. Space is limited so, sign up now. More information on the trip is found on the form.

If you would like to help serve the evening meal at Sharing and Caring Hands next Monday Dec. 11, please email Miss Barry. You will need to be able to miss the last 20 minutes of your 8th hour class.

Any interested students, staff and parents are cordially invited to go Christmas Caroling at Catholic Eldercare on Monday, Dec. 12 from 4:00-5:00.  Please sign up here to participate.

Enjoy hot chocolate, snacks, and holiday music while gift wrapping with Avenues for Homeless Youth at Brookdale Covenant Church, 5139 Brooklyn Blvd, Brooklyn Center on Saturday, Dec. 9, from 8:00 a.m. to 4 p.m. We are also in need of gift wrapping supplies! (wrapping paper, tape, bows, bags, and tissue paper) Contact Craig Freeman for more details at or 612-844-2005.