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Wednesday, May 8, 2019 (opens in a new window)

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

Bless the creators, O God of creation, who by their gifts make the world a more joyful and beautiful realm. Pour your Spirit upon them, that their hearts may sing and their works be fulfilling. Amen

Saint John Baptist de La Salle…pray for us.

Live Jesus in our hearts…forever!

On today’s calendar…



  • 4:00pm Tennis: Boys JV Match vs. Robbinsdale Cooper @ Civic Center Park
  • 4:00pm Tennis: Boys Varsity Match vs. Robbinsdale Cooper @ Robbinsdale Cooper High School

In today’s news…

DeLaSalle Student Council is excited to announce the winners of the Executive Board elections! Thank you to all those who participated. The runners-up will all be made class representatives for the upcoming school year.

The new Executive Board will be:

  • Co-Presidents: Jalen Travis and Rayo Daniel
  • Secretary: Evie Kaznessis
  • Treasurer: Bolu Ilelaboye
  • Public Relations: Hannah Omodt


DeLaSalle invites families and friends to join us at the annual Spring Concert and Fine Arts Festival tonight. A concert featuring the a cappella and bel canto choirs, chamber orchestra, concert band, and symphonic band will occur at 7:00pm in the Florance Center. Doors to the Florance Center open at 6:30pm. Honors Art II students, who are seniors in an advanced art class who have prepared portfolios for college-level courses, will display their artwork in the Schulze Lab (D104) starting at 6:00pm. Artwork from other student artists will be on display around the school.

Come to the Thies Creative room after school today at 3:15pm to learn about the apps our Technovation teams have built. Each team will practice their presentation for you, the audience. In exchange for you being a practice judge and filling out a review form, we will have treats available. (P.S. you can earn NHS hours.)

To see the AP exam schedule and logistical information, please click here. Extended time testers will receive an email with their AP schedule, because they will be testing in alternate locations.

AP testing hallway closures: On Friday, the second floor hallway of the A building between the Thies Lab and the Library will be closed for AP testing, students will pass on the first floor. The library will be open for students with passes. All students should be reminded to be quiet and respectful of testers.

Have a talent you want to share? Want a chance at winning some prizes? Come show what you’ve got at the Dechella talent show. Auditions will be this Thursday and Friday after school from 3:05-4:00pm both days. If you cannot make one of the auditions, please send an email of you performing your talent to Calvin Mattson. We hope to see you there!

Current 9th, 10th, and 11th graders have the opportunity to serve and learn at local Minneapolis and St. Paul service organizations. Students will break into groups and serve at various locations including Sharing and Caring Hands, Open Arms, Crisis Nursery, Second Harvest, Benedictine Health Center, House of Charity and more. Projects include preparing and serving meals to the homeless, playing with kids at Crisis Nursery, packaging food for distribution, connecting with the elderly, hosting bingo for adults with disabilities, and more.

20 Christian Service Hours will be earned over the course of three days.

The Service Days/link to registration:

*Students must be present all three days from 8:00am-4:45pm.

Cost: $40 (includes project supplies, grab&go breakfast, snacks, transportation, day 3 lunch and Skyzone)
• Financial aid available, see Ms. Stecklein if the cost is prohibitive

Questions: Contact Nicole Stecklein at: or 612-676-7608

Join the Political Affairs club! We offer a safe environment for students to exchange opinions and dialogue with each other about a range of current events and topics. The club meets Thursdays from 3:15-4:15pm in D104. This weeks topic is free speech versus hate speech. All are welcome!

Have you always wanted to learn how to play guitar? In just a few free lessons on the DeLaSalle campus, you can become a guitarist! Senior De student Nate Walker is giving lessons as part of his Explore.Impact. Project. For more information on lessons and what you can learn, check out this link. Sign up here.

All seniors must complete the Alumni Information Form that was sent to them on Monday, April 15. This form must be completed before you can receive your cap and gown for graduation. If you have questions, please contact Mrs. Rucker in the Advancement Office.

The Student Activities office invites students and families who participate in co-curricular and extracurricular activities at DeLaSalle to share their feedback via a program evaluation. Some of you may have already taken the survey this year. If you would be so kind to complete it once more, that would be greatly appreciated. This way we can make sure we have gathered all the necessary information in order to continue to provide quality activity programs at DeLaSalle.

This summer DeLaSalle will refresh the devices for its IslePad one-to-one program with the purchase of new iPads. Based on feedback from students and faculty, the new devices will include a keyboard with a rugged case. As part of this transition, DeLaSalle is offering students the opportunity to purchase their current iPad Air for $100.00 from May 3rd through May 17th.  This purchase price includes the case and charger that is currently assigned to the student. Please find the iPad Purchase Form here.

Devices that are not purchased will need to be returned on the last day of classes. Charges will be incurred for any damage to the device or charger.

Students, are you looking for a way to earn some money and experience? You can find job opportunities posted in the Islanders course in Canvas. Look under Student Life and click on Job Opportunities. Good luck!

Students, do you want to learn how to drive? Driver’s Education Inc. offers driver’s education classes at DeLaSalle. The next driver’s ed class is offered in early June and there is another class offered in late July/early August. Click here for more information, including an application.