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Tuesday, May 15, 2018

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

How happy I am, O my God,
to find You always present
wherever I may go or wherever I may be.
Awaken me to Your presence;
waken me to Your indwelling;
waken me to inward sight of You,
and speech with You,
and strength from You.
May my spirit leap up to You
all day and in all ways.

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.

  • 3:10pm Golf: Boys Varsity Match vs. Fridley High School @ Majestic Oaks Golf Club
  • 3:30pm Golf: Girls JV Match vs. Fridley High School @ Columbia Golf Course
  • 3:30pm Golf: Girls Varsity Match vs. Fridley High School @ Columbia Golf Course
  • 4:15pm Baseball: C Game vs. Minnehaha/DeLaSalle @ Fort Snelling
  • 4:15pm Baseball: JV Game vs. Minnehaha/DeLaSalle @ Fort Snelling
  • 4:30pm Baseball: Varsity Game vs. Fridley High School @ Fridley High School
  • 4:30pm Softball: JV Game vs. Bloomington Kennedy @ Kelly Fields
  • 4:30pm Softball: Varsity Game vs. Bloomington Kennedy @ Kelly Fields­­­

Please click here for a complete schedule, including exam times and what time you should eat lunch, if you have an exam scheduled. As always, you should get a good night’s sleep before the exam, eat a good breakfast, arrive early, and bring two sharpened #2 pencils and two pens.


  • 8:30am: AP Calculus AB, Calculus BC (LL Gray Gym)


  • 8:30am: AP English Language and Composition ((LL Gray Gym)


  • 12:00pm: AP European History ((LL Gray Gym)
    Students excused to eat lunch 4th period. Please note late end time (3:45pm) –students are responsible for communicating with moderators of activities and plan transportation and after school activities accordingly.

In today’s news…

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 today 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.

The GREEN Team is partnering with Friends of the Mississippi River to remove invasive garlic mustard plants (which choke out native plant species) as part of an island restoration project. Meet in B311 at 3:10PM today. We will head outside on what appears to be a beautiful day to weed out garlic mustard! We should be done by 5PM.

Again, those details:

  • What: Nicollet Island Restoration Project – Garlic Mustard Removal
  • When: Tuesday, May 15th from 3:10PM to 5PM
  • Where: Meet in B311 at 3:10PM; we will then head outside to locations around the island.
  • Why: Make the island a better place, have fun with friends, and/or earn Christian Services Hours.

Questions? Contact Mr. Lynch.

I​f you are able to join us, please complete the FMR waiver​ ​and bring it with you.​ Please also wear long pants, long sleeve shirt and shoes that are appropriate for​ ​​outdoor​ work.

  • Senior Final Exams: Seniors will complete final exams and assessments Thursday and Friday. Final assessments are scheduled in periods 1-4 on Thursday and periods 5-8 on Friday. Seniors are excused from periods 1-4 on Friday.
  • Senior iPads: Seniors will return their iPads on Friday, after their last final.
  • Senior Locker Clean-out: Seniors should begin cleaning out their lockers in preparation for the official locker clean-out on Thursday during 7th period. Please use trash and recycling bins located throughout the building. There is a box in the main office for anyone who would like to donate school supplies or locker decorations to students in need. Any senior who does not clean-out their locker by the end of the day on Thursday will need to complete additional work service hours.
  • Senior Uniform Donation Drop-Off:The Deans Office would like to invite graduating seniors to donate gently used and clean uniform items they no longer need. Items can be dropped in the main office at any time – there is no deadline for donations. Future Islanders thank you!

Seniors, please send the names of scholarships you received from your attending school or from outside sources, to Barbara McAdams no later than Wednesday, May 16 at 3:00pm (in order to be included in the Graduation Program).

Sales start Wednesday for the Metro Transit Student Summer Pass, which provides students with unlimited rides on buses or light rail this summer. Passes cost $29 and are valid June 1-September 4 from 5:00am-10:00pm. It’s perfect for summer jobs, sports leagues and all the other fun that summer brings. Click here for more about how to buy a pass. All you need to purchase a pass is the school name (DeLaSalle) and the student ID. If you’d rather use cash, you can buy a Summer Student Pass at a Metro Transit Service Center. Call 612-373-3333 or visit for locations.

Join the Ultimate Frisbee Club by signing up at the Activity Office this week or next, or just by showing up! This club will not be for a league, but rather recreational. We will meet in the Gym on Wednesdays at 3:15 until 4:00/4:30 for the rest of this 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 your interested, please put your name and email (just the first part of your email will be fine) on the sign up sheet on the Activity Office door. (You also could just show up, but try to sign up if you can). The next game is Wednesday.

The end of the school year is near, so let’s celebrate! Current DeLaSalle students are invited to an end-of-year party and yearbook signing on Friday, from 5:00-8:00pm on Christian Brothers’ Plaza and LL Gray Gym. Big Bell ice cream truck will be on site with treats available for purchase. We will be grilling as well, compliments of the Student Council. Students who bought a yearbook may pick up their copy. Students can also show off their karaoke skills, play lawn games, or even dunk their classmates or favorite teacher in a dunk tank.

Come hear a free concert of Sr. Duea’s musical compositions on Monday, May 21st, at 7:00pm in the band room. The concert will be about 1 hour and 10 minutes long and includes Sr. Duea on piano, Mr. Englund on Cello, Isaace Blaine-Sauer on violin, and Mr. Dirlam on saxophones. There will also be a surprise special guest.

On Wednesday, May 23, the evening before graduation, we will gather for our Baccalaureate Mass, Senior Awards, and Reception at 6:30 p.m. in the Main Gym.  Seniors are asked to arrive by 6:15 and report to the LL Gray Gym to line up for the processional.

DeLaSalle Families,
There is still time to volunteer, donate and register your graduate for the All-Night Graduation Party. We need volunteers. If you’re a parent of a junior or underclassman, please pay-it-forward. We greatly appreciate your help.We have multiple shifts and jobs for all skill sets from 9 p.m. to 4:30 a.m. Click here to volunteer.

Let’s make sure the seniors are registered so sign-up here! There will be plenty of food, music and dancing, games, sports, swimming, ice skating, hockey and entertainment including a hypnotist, a psychic and a casino room. (They will need a bathing suit and towel. Skating/hockey equipment is encouraged. Valuables should be left at home.)

Thank you for the gift of your time and treasure to send our seniors off right.

Event Co-Chairs,

Cristine Patlan

Mary Steiner

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

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.