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Tuesday, April 17, 2018

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

Dear God,
Thank you for today,
yesterday, and tomorrow;
my family, my joys, my sorrows;
for all that made me stronger.

Saint John Baptist de La Salle…pray for us.

Live Jesus in our hearts…forever!

On today’s calendar…



In today’s news…

UPDATE: The senior graduation meetings scheduled for Monday will be rescheduled for today.

Seniors must attend a graduation meeting in D117 during their lunch period Today to learn important information regarding graduation, Baccalaureate, and other end of high school plans. This meeting will provide students an opportunity to share the proper pronunciation for their name as it is read at graduation, select which faculty or staff will read at graduation, and help select which students will be honored with DeLaSalle and Islander Awards.

UPDATE: The CPR/AED training scheduled for Monday will be rescheduled for today.

Students should meet in D104 south side during their lunch period. Mr. C will also send a reminder email to the students that signed up.

DeLaSalle has rescheduled the postponed April 14 ACT exam for Saturday, April 21. Registered students may arrive at DeLaSalle and begin checking in at 7:30am. Testing will begin at 8:00am and conclude by about 12:30pm. Click here for more information about rescheduled ACT exams.

All tenth grade students will have their vision screened at DeLaSalle on Wednesday. Students who have a prescription for corrective lenses should wear or bring them to the screening.

Attention twelfth grade students: On Wednesday, you will be gathering for your class retreat. This is a full day event where you will have the opportunity to meet with your classmates, build class unity, and share. Here are some details regarding your retreat:

  • Attendance is mandatory. If a student misses a retreat day they are required to make up their absence through the guidance of the campus ministry department.
  • Uniform is required.
  • Bring a bag lunch; one beverage will be provided.
  • All books, bags, purses, headphones, cell phones, etc. need to be left at home or school. These items are not allowed on retreat.
  • The retreat will run during the school day only. You will check in to first hour for attendance and announcements and will move to the Albers Atrium to board busses.
  • Please come with an open and positive attitude and you will have fun.
  • Any questions or concerns should be directed to Ms. Hodapp in the Campus Ministry office during your lunch period.

All students taking AP exams are REQUIRED to attend a preadministration session in the LL Gray Gym during their lunch period on Thursday. AP students who will buy lunch at DeLaSalle may go through the line first and may bring their lunch to the gym. Students should also bring a sharpened #2 pencil.

On Friday, this Parent Association sponsored group will meet to lift up the school community in prayer from 1:45-2:45pm in the Florance Center. All parents are welcome. Students, staff, and families may place prayer requests in prayer boxes in the Lasallian Ministry office, Main Office, or Theology classroom. Prayer requests may remain anonymous.

All incoming 9th graders and at least one parent or guardian must attend a required Enrollment Orientation at DeLaSalle on Saturday, April 21. Almost all students will take an Algebra mastery exam at 9:00am. During the exam, parents are invited to at least two presentations that will help orient you to DeLaSalle. Then, starting at 10:30am, we will offer a Student Activity Fair in which coaches and moderators from ALL of our many Student Activities will be available to provide general information. At the same time, key personnel from various offices – including business, transportation, and food service – will be available to answer your questions.

It’s time we find the strongest voices in technology. SHE day is a young women (in high school) focused IT education event designed to give tomorrow’s women in technology hands-on, fluff free insight on ideating, designing, and developing real world technologies. At SHE day, you’ll develop your own idea and use real world prototyping tools to bring them to life. Within 7 hours, you’ll be talkin’ and walkin’ tech and be one step closer to leaving your mark on tomorrow.

This flyer provides additional information.  Please fill out this form to register.

Don’t miss the chance to hang with your Sisters in Tech………You definitely want to SHE there!

Help the DeLaSalle Parent Association celebrate our terrific staff on the annual Staff Appreciation Day! All teachers, administrators, and support staff are recognized on this day. Plans call for a Welcome and Continental Breakfast for the staff when they arrive for the day, as well as a tasty lunch. Each staff member also receives a thank you gift. A committee of current parents — including Parent Association co-chairs, Jackie Schluter Johnson and Luann Mishler, –has been organizing the event. Now, we extend a call for other parents to help with the event.

TO VOLUNTEER OR DONATE: Click here to access an online form where you can indicate how you may wish to volunteer or contribute to the day. Many parents enjoy spending part of the day with each other – and all for a good cause! If you have questions, please contact Parent Association co-chairs, Jackie Schluter Johnson or Luann Mishler. If you prefer to make a cash donation toward the cost of meals and treats for the staff, please send your donation to Parent Association staff liaison, Mike O’Keefe, at DeLaSalle.

Juniors may register now for a four-week ACT prep class that DeLaSalle will offer in June in partnership with ACT Ready. The class – to be held on MondayTuesday and Wednesday mornings during the weeks of June 11, 18, 25, and July 9 – will help juniors achieve their best possible scores on the July ACT exam. The class costs $200; the cost is $40 for students who qualify for free or reduced lunch benefits. Interested juniors may read more here and are invited to complete and submit an application by May 1. Class size is limited and may be filled before May 1. Questions? Please contact Ms. Barbara McAdams in the DeLaSalle Guidance office at 612-676-7621 or Mary Ann Dorsher with ACT Ready at 612-250-8122.

Ticket sales continue for the April 28 Junior-Senior Prom. The theme for this year’s Prom is “Bright Lights, Big City-Hollywood” and you can gain “red carpet” access for $75 before Wednesday, April 18; prices rise to $85 after that date and ticket sales end on April 25. You can purchase tickets online or from Ms. Smith in the Business Office with cash or check payment (please make checks payable to DeLaSalle High School, with “Prom” listed in the check memo).

The Child Learning Center at Mt. Olivet Lutheran Church (in Plymouth) is in need of volunteers to watch the kids from 5:00-8:00 PM on April 26th. They will provide pizza for dinner. The main job would be supervising and playing with the kids, serving them dinner, and putting a movie on for them to watch. Please contact Laura at, if you are interested.