by cswords | | Source

Thursday, May 9, 2019 (opens in a new window)

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

God our Father, we offer You today, all that we think, and do, and say. We offer it for what was done on Earth by Jesus Christ Your Son. Amen

Saint John Baptist de La Salle…pray for us.

Live Jesus in our hearts…forever!

On today’s calendar…



  • 3:30pm Golf: Girls JV Match vs. Academy of Holy Angels @ Columbia Golf Course
  • 3:30pm Golf: Girls Varsity Match vs. Academy of Holy Angels @ Columbia Golf Course
  • 3:30pm Golf: Boys JV Match vs. Minnehaha Academy @ Columbia Golf Course
  • 4:00pm Track: Varsity Meet @ Richfield High School Tennis Courts
  • 4:30pm Lacrosse: Boys JV vs. Minnehaha Co-op @ Minnehaha Academy South Campus
  • 4:30pm Softball: JV Game vs. Harding @ Eastview Field
  • 4:30pm Softball: Varsity Game vs. Visitation @ Visitation High School
  • 6:00pm Lacrosse: Boys Varsity vs. Minnehaha Co-op @ Minnehaha Academy South Campus

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


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!

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!

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.

On Monday, May 13, at 2:00pm, in the Florance Center, the school community will honor the student recipients of the DeLaSalle Award and Islander Award, the most prestigious awards earned by graduating seniors which recognize significant and broad contributions to the community and school’s legacy. The school will also receive a small bone chip of Saint John Baptist de La Salle as part of a pilgrimage that the first-class relic is making to Lasallian schools and ministries throughout the Midwest District of Christian Brothers. The convocation will be followed by a Pepfest recognizing spring sports athletes and activity program participants.

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

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.

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.

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.