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Thursday, May 3, 2018

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

God, we give thanks today for the gift of music. Bless all who sing, play, or use their musical talents. Amen

Saint John Baptist de La Salle…pray for us.

Live Jesus in our hearts…forever!

On today’s calendar…



Schedule subject to change, please check the Activities Calendar for updates.

  • 3:00pm Golf: Boys Varsity Match vs. Academy of Holy Angels @ Columbia Golf Course
  • 3:20pm Golf: Girls Varsity Match vs. Academy of Holy Angels @ Highland National GC
  • 3:30pm Golf: Boys JV Match vs. Academy of Holy Angels @ Columbia Golf Course
  • 3:30pm Track & Field: Boys All Invitational @ St. Thomas Academy
  • 4:15pm Softball: JV Game vs. Fridley High School @ Bryn Mawr
  • 4:15pm Softball: Varsity Game vs. Fridley High School @ Bryn Mawr
  • 4:30pm Baseball: C Game vs. St. Anthony Village @ St. Anthony Village HS
  • 4:30pm Baseball: JV Game vs. St. Anthony Village @ St. Anthony Village HS
  • 4:30pm Lacrosse: Girls JV Game Minnehaha/DeLaSalle vs. SPA/Visitation @ Visitation High School
  • 4:30pm Lacrosse: Boys JV Game Providence Academy vs. Minnehaha Co-op @ Minnehaha Academy South Campus
  • 5:00pm Baseball: Varsity Game  vs. Bloomington Jefferson @ Dred Scott Fields
  • 6:00pm Lacrosse: Girls Varsity Game Minnehaha/DeLaSalle vs. SPA/Visitation @ Visitation High School
  • 6:00pm Lacrosse: Boys Varsity Game Providence Academy vs. Minnehaha Co-op @ Minnehaha Academy South Campus

In today’s news…

Candidates were invited to share a short video about themselves and why they are running. Click on a candidate’s name to view their video.

There will not be videos for president and vice president, as they will deliver speeches during lunches on Friday.

President/Vice President:

  • Julia Brand/Aidan Scott
  • Zichen (Cardiff) Jiang/Christine Ohenzuwa


Public Relations:


Are you interested in representing next year’s sophomore, junior, or senior class on Student Council? If so, stop by Mr. Sczepanski’s room or the main office and pick up a form! Interested students must attend an informational meeting on May 1st and complete all other requirements on the form to have their name on the ballot. All required materials must be turned in to Mr. Sczepanski by Tuesday, May 8th, by 3:15pm. Class Representative Elections will be held on Wednesday, May 16th in designated classes for each grade. Please contact Mr. Sczepanski if you have any questions.

Our speaker who was scheduled for April 19th will be here today during all lunches in room D104. This meeting is mandatory. Lunch will be provided in order to maximize our time with the speaker so, please come directly to the room at the BEGINNING of your lunch period. Thank you!

Join the Ultimate Frisbee Club by signing up at the Activity Office this week! This club will not be for a league, but rather recreational. We will meet in the Gym on Wednesdays for the rest of the school year and then go to Boom Island to play a pick-up game. Ms. Barry will be the moderator for this club and it should be a ton of fun. If you are interested, please sign your name and email on the sign up sheet on the Activity Office door. The first game is next Wednesday, May 9.

The TableTop Games Club will be playing Pandemic this Thursday, in B307. Come play this cooperative board game where you are CDC workers fighting multiple diseases across the globe. Watch Wil Wheaton’s TableTop for an introduction to the rules.

A Research Analyst from Craig-Hallum Capital Group will be joining us Friday morning to talk about careers in finance and investing. Please join the Investment Club for this discussion if you are interested in a career in finance. Friday, May 4th – D-104 at 7:30 a.m.

Congratulations to senior midfielder, Ansley Atkinson ’18, who has been named DeLaSalle’s Athena Award winner. She will be honored at a luncheon May 4. The Athena Award is given to a senior female athlete and is based on excellence in individual sports or for participation and accomplishments in team sports. Continue reading.

On Saturday, May 5 we will be hosting our 18th annual Starry Night prom for people with disabilities. 1,400+ guests from all over the greater Twin Cities area will be enjoying an evening of music, fun, and dancing. Over 200 DeLaSalle students have been involved in the planning, preparation and training that is required for such an event. This is entirely volunteer, no Christian Service hours are awarded for participation – so these students deserve to be applauded. Due to the importance of the training and preparation, only those students who have participated on the committee are allowed to attend.

If you have participated in the CPR/AED blended learning class, please set up a time to test out with Mr. C. You will need to pay $5 to Ms. Smith in the business office and bring your certificate of completion to Mr. C. You can either email Mr. C or come to his office during your lunch to set up an appointment to test out. Please set an appointment by Friday this week. Testing will begin this Thursday and continue into next week. Thank you and have a great day.

On Saturday, May 5, from 9:00am-12:00pm DeLaSalle offers Honors Mastery Exams in Spanish, French, Mandarin, Geometry, Algebra II and Physical Science. These exams are required for any student who wishes Honors or advanced course placement as a 9th grader. All students may choose to take the exams simply to verify placement for fall. Each exam lasts up to 55 minutes. Contact Mike O’Keefe for more information.

Students who park in the Nicollet Island Pavilion overflow parking lot (just south of the Hennepin Avenue bridge) should note the parking lot will be unavailable May 15 because the Nicollet Island Pavilion needs the parking for a scheduled event. Students are strongly encouraged to carpool, get a ride to and from school, or use public transportation that day. Thank you for your cooperation.

Volunteer to help at the Lundstrum Performing Arts Gala.

  • When: Saturday May 19, 2018
  • Where: Lundstrum Performing Arts- 1617 N 2nd St, Minneapolis, MN 55411
  • Parking: Free in two surrounding lots and on the streets surrounding Lundstrum
  • Time of Volunteers needed: 5:00-8:30 or 5:00-10:00 pm Volunteer Duties will include: Food service and bussing, greeting and escorting guests, assisting with event logistics.
  • Time of Event: 6:00-10:00pm
  • Other things to know: Please wear black pants and a white shirt with no writing. Dinner will be provided.

If interested, please contact Nora Kreml at

This would be a summer program for students (16+) that have an interest in helping the families staying in our shelter. Time commitments would be a minimum of 2-4 hours per week volunteering in our early childhood classrooms. If you are interested, contact Tom Golembeck via email.

The Lasallian Ministry office is still seeking participants for the trip to the Blackfeet Indian Reservation this summer. We need at least 10 to make it happen. If you would like more information and to sign up, please follow this link.

Join the hundreds of students who build their skills and have fun learning new activities during one of nine Camp Islander camps offered through DeLaSalle this June and July. Registration is underway for Camp Islander 2018, with camps for boys’ and girls’ basketball, cheer, football, boys’ and girls’ soccer, tennis, theatre, and volleyball. Click here for more information and to register.