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Wednesday, March 20, 2019 (opens in a new window)

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

Almighty and ever-living God, empower Your one human family to join hands on our journey of faith. Send us Your spirit of hope, so that we may work to alleviate human suffering and foster charity and justice in our world. Amen.

Saint John Baptist de La Salle…pray for us.

Live Jesus in our hearts…forever!

On today’s calendar…

Grab ‘n Go Items

  • 10:00am Basketball: Boys Varsity State Tournament vs. Bemidji @ University of Minnesota Williams Arena

In today’s news…

Parents and guardians of DeLaSalle students are invited to conference with teachers regarding their student’s academic progress during Parent-Student-Teacher conferences today. Conferences are scheduled from 1:00-8:00pm. There are no classes today. You do not need an appointment to conference with a teacher. As students and parents can benefit by hearing the same commendations and recommendations from teachers, we strongly suggest students and parents attend conferences and participate in these conversations together. Continue reading

It’s March Madness at DeLaSalle. Congratulations to the girls’ basketball team for winning the STATE CHAMPIONSHIP this weekend against Becker. Congratulations also to Mary Claire Francois, Nurjei Weems, and Kiani Lockett, who were named to the Class 3A All Tournament team.

The boys’ basketball team has earned the number one seed in the upcoming Class 3A tournament and will face Bemidji today at 10am at Williams Arena. Please visit the Take State page for more information.

  • School buses will run on a regular schedule Wednesday morning. The DeLaSalle Cafe will be 8:00- 8:45am to offer breakfast for purchase.
  • Fan buses for the game will leave from the front of DeLaSalle beginning at 9:00am.
  • Minneapolis school bus routes will leave from DeLaSalle after the game at 12:45pm.

Three college representatives will share the college view of the application and admission process during an informative panel discussion tonight, from 5:30-6:30pm in D117. The panel discussion is open to all DeLaSalle students and families and occurs during the spring Parent-Student-Teacher conferences. Find answers to all of your questions from people who work directly in admissions. The representatives LOVE your questions; please bring them all.

Anyone who is interested in checking out the step team you are welcome to join rehearsals that will be occurring in the weight room every Tuesday and Friday morning from 7:30-8:20am. We are preparing a small routine to perform at a showcase on April 27th at Patrick Henry High School. Complete this form to indicate your interest. Please join in the fun. All are welcome. If you have any questions, please see Ms. Hodapp or send her an e-mail at

The first Starry Night Prom meeting was postponed until this coming Friday, March 22. Please mark your calendars and come to room D104 during all lunches. Sign up here to participate.

Start your morning and the Lenten season off strong by joining Father Bruno and Lasallian Ministry for morning Mass on Tuesday, March 26 from 8:00-8:20am in the school chapel. All students and staff are welcome! The chapel is located in Christian Brothers Hall above the Lasallian Ministry office.

REMINDER: Registration for Summer Service Immersion Trips is due by Friday, March 29th. Space is limited so sign up soon!

Dunrovin Leadership Intensive Training Experience (DLITE), is a unique summer camp opportunity leading middle school students from San Miguel Chicago and at risk youth from Minneapolis-St. Paul. All week long camps take place in June and July at Dunrovin Retreat Center. High school students are trained in leadership skills and then help put on the camps for the younger students. Contact Lasallian Ministry for more information.

Help is needed at the Nuestro Pequeno Hermanos annual 5k on Saturday, May 4th at Rosland Park in Edina. Proceeds from the event help support orphans at Catholic homes in Central and South America. Click here for more information and volunteer registration.

The first practices and tryouts for spring sports are starting, even though the snow on the ground makes it hard to think of outdoor activities. DeLaSalle offers spring sports in baseball, softball, track and field, boys’ and girls’ golf, boys’ and girls’ lacrosse, and boys’ tennis. You can find when practices will be held and how to contact spring coaches here.

DeLaSalle Theatre presents its spring musical – the popular Broadway hit “Newsies” – on the Friendshuh Stage of the Florance Center. Performances are March 22 & 23, at 7:30pm. The production, which is inspired by the true story of the 1899 Newsboys Strike in New York City, is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International. General admission tickets are available at the door; you may purchase reserved tickets now. Continue reading

Driver’s education classes are offered at DeLaSalle by Driver’s Education Inc. The next driver’s ed class is offered the first two weeks in April. Classes are limited to the first 25 students who register with a $200 down payment. Click here for class dates and applications.