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Monday, May 21, 2018

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

Let us pursue what makes for peace and for mutual upbuilding.
Romans 14:19

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.

  • 1:00pm Golf: Boys Varsity Conference Tournament @ River Oaks Golf Course
  • 3:04pm Golf: Girls Varsity Match vs. St. Anthony @ Gross Golf Course
  • 4:15pm Baseball: C Game vs. Cretin-Derham Hall @ Frank Quilici Field at Shingle Creek Park
  • 4:30pm Baseball: JV Game vs. Cretin-Derham Hall @ Cretin Derham-Hall
  • 5:00pm Lacrosse: Girls Varsity Game Minnehaha/DeLaSalle vs. Columbia Heights @ Columbia Heights High School
  • 5:00pm Softball: Varsity Section vs. Mound Westonka @ Mound Westonka High School
  • 5:30pm Baseball: Varsity Game  vs. Norwood Young America @ Norwood Baseball Field
  • 6:00pm Lacrosse: Boys JV Game Minnehaha Co-op vs. Minneapolis Washburn @ Minneapolis Washburn HS
  • 7:30pm Lacrosse: Boys Varsity Game Minnehaha Co-op vs. Minneapolis Washburn @ Minneapolis Washburn HS

In today’s news…

Congratulations to the following students who have been elected to represent their class on the 2018-19 Student Council.

Class of 2019
Frances Haase
Zichen “Cardiff” Jiang
Kalina Larsen
Paige Mueffelman
Christine Ohenzuwa

Class of 2020
Maria Alvarado
Jacoby Andrews
Hannah Omodt
Sydney Riley
Matthew Seawood
Jalen Travis

Class of 2021
Elijah Blaylark
Andre Dukes
Lily Getschow
Bolu Ileiaboye
Evie Kaznessis
Kathleen Mason

Come hear a free concert of Sr. Duea’s musical compositions tonight 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.

The last day of after school snack service will be Wednesday, May 23.

All graduates and their families will join the school Wednesday, May 23 at 6:30pm to celebrate and bless the end of high school years at the Baccalaureate Mass and Senior Recognition Ceremony. We welcome school chaplain, Father Joe Kuharski, as our Mass celebrant. The evening also includes the complete Senior Awards program and recognition of each senior, as well as a reception hosted by our Alumni Association. Seniors must line up in the hallway near the North Entrance of the D building by 6:15pm, dressed in their “Sunday best” clothes.

PLEASE NOTE: The Nicollet Island Pavilion overflow parking lot will NOT be available for guests. If the main school parking lot is full, guests may park in the 301 on Main parking lot at 301 Main Street NE. A shuttle will be available beginning at 6:00pm to bring guests to the school.

The DeLaSalle Class of 2018 – with 175 students – will graduate Thursday, May 24 during Commencement Exercises at the Basilica of Saint Mary. Commencement will begin promptly at 6:45pm. Seniors must be present on the east side of the Basilica by 6:10pm. DeLaSalle welcomes Jeff Cavins, a dynamic public speaker and author, who created the popular Great Adventure Bible Study series, as our Commencement speaker. Seniors are required to attend graduation practice on Wednesday, May 23 at 9:00am at the Basilica of Saint Mary. The practice will last one-and-a-half to two hours and seniors will receive their cap, gown, and graduation tickets during the practice. Thanks to the hard work of Basilica staff, DeLaSalle will again livestream the graduation ceremony. Click here to watch.

Weather permitting, DeLaSalle will set up a black backdrop with the school name and logo on the west side of the steps of the Basilica that will be available for graduates and families to use for post-ceremony photos. A staff photographer will be present to assist as needed.

With seasons compressed due to the extreme weather conditions of April, the Islander spring sports programs have been on a hectic schedule to complete as much of their regular season schedules as possible. The teams have been doing well as playoffs near. Click here to follow the Islanders in action.

Students can receive unlimited rides on buses or trains – perfect for getting to summer jobs, sports leagues, or other activities – on the Metro Transit Student Summer Pass. The pass is available for $29 and valid June 1-September 4 from 5:00am-10:00pm. Click here 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 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.