Friday, January 15, 2021
God, grant that we wage the struggle with dignity and discipline. May all who suffer oppression in this world reject the self-defeating method of retaliatory violence and choose the method that seeks to redeem.
-A prayer of the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr.
Saint John Baptist de La Salle – Pray for us!
Live Jesus in our Hearts – Forever
Today is the second day of the Silver Cohort:
- Period 5: 8:30-9:50
- Period 6/WIN: 10:00-11:20
- Period 7: 11:30-1:30
- Period 8: 1:40-3:00
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In the news…
DeLaSalle will celebrate the life and legacy of Reverend Martin Luther King Junior with an all-school prayer service during the first WIN session today. Our guest speaker that day will be Bishop Richard D. Howell, the pastor of Shiloh Temple International Ministries in north Minneapolis and grandfather of Carmen ‘21 and Harmony ‘23 Thomas. The musical group “Gifted Handz” featuring Rayo Daniel ‘20, Andre Dukes Jr. ‘21, and Joe Mason III ‘21 will also perform during the prayer service. Tenth grade students will attend the prayer service while remaining physically distanced in the Florance Center, while all other students will participate via a livestream.
Graduation may be a few months away, but deadline to order graduation announcements is today! Visit this website to learn more about the custom announcements that you can order from Jostens.
There will be no school on Monday as we observe the federal Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday.
Because of the holiday, Gold Cohort students will learn at DeLaSalle on Tuesday and Wednesday. Silver Cohort students will learn at DeLaSalle on Thursday and Friday. There will be no asynchronous learning day on Wednesday.
Ninth graders – show us your Islander pride! Sign up for the 9th Grade Islander Pride Day on Wednesday, January 27, from 12:00-3:00pm. Ninth graders can earn 3 Christian Service hours for this event, which is a time to come together for community building. The school will provide lunch at no cost to students who participate and students can wear their favorite Hawaiian themed clothes or black and gold DeLaSalle apparel to show off their Islander pride. For more information and the link to sign up, please check your email.
The Little Mermaid. Aladdin. Beauty and the Beast. The Lion King. Frozen.
If you know these and other Disney movies and shows by heart, then you should play in the DeLaSalle Trivia Night, hosted by the Student Life Committee, next week on Tuesday and Thursday. Trivia Night will be held virtually each night at 7pm. There are only 64 spots available (32 for each day), so sign up now! You can only sign up for one of the days. Those who sign up will receive an email with the Google Meet code and other details. There will be more opportunities later in the month if you cannot participate next week. Hope to see you there!
Are you a junior interested in Engineering? Ever wondered what it would be like to spend some time in a research lab? We have an exciting opportunity to partner with a professor at the University of Minnesota this summer! Two students will be selected to work in a Mechanical Engineering research laboratory for 10 weeks (June 7 – August 13). Click here to apply to this unique opportunity! Email Ms. Townsend or Ms. Kocourek with questions.
Do you want to learn how to drive? Sign up for the next driver’s education class, which begins on Monday, January 25. The class costs $399 and features 30 hours of classroom instruction over 10 days. The class will be held virtually via Google Meet on Mondays-Thursdays from 4:30-7:30pm. You can find the application here. You must turn in your completed application with a down payment by January 21.
DeLaSalle families may order a supply of healthy breakfast and lunches for the days when their student is not on campus because they are participating via distance learning.
- Students participating in hybrid learning may order a meal kit that contains three breakfasts and three lunches each. Families may use this form to order the meal kits. Orders must be placed by noon on the first day the student attends in-person instruction (Monday or Thursday) and picked up outside the kitchen at the end of the school day on the last day they attend (Tuesday or Friday).
- Students participating in full distance learning may also order a meal kit that contains five breakfasts and five lunches each. Orders should be placed by noon on Thursday for pickup at 3:00pm on Friday. Families may use this form to place the order.
The meals are provided at no cost to families through an extension of the federal Summer Food Service Program.