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Wednesday, February 10, 2021

“Don’t worry about anything; instead, pray about everything. Tell God what you need, and thank him for all he has done. Then you will experience God’s peace, which exceeds anything we can understand. His peace will guard your hearts and minds as you live in Christ Jesus.”  (Philippians 4:6-7)

Saint John Baptist de La Salle – Pray for us! 
Live Jesus in our Hearts – Forever

 

Daily Digest

Students will participate in online learning and there are no formal classes scheduled. Please review these student expectations for online learning days. 

  • 7:00pm: Boys’ varsity hockey vs. Henry Sibley @ Minnehaha Academy Ice Arena

 

In the news…

You will meet with your academic mentor on Wednesday afternoon. This mentor meeting will give you a chance to reflect on your first semester grades and discuss how you are doing so far this semester. You will also have the chance to talk about course requests for the 2021-22 school year. On Wednesday, students in grades 9-10-11 should check their email for a grade specific course request worksheet that will help you identify your required courses and elective course possibilities. You will receive a link on Friday to begin requesting courses.

Today is the Islander Pride Day for 11th graders, from 10:00am-1:00pm. Juniors should check their email for details about the day. Sophomores, we’re inviting you to sign up for your Islander Pride Day, which takes place after the Pre-ACT on Wednesday, February 24. You received an email this week with a link to sign up and more information.

Juniors and Seniors who are eligible to apply for National Honor Society received an email this week with an invitation to apply. Applications are due by Friday, February 19 at 8:30am. Please see Ms. Groenke or Br. Dylan, NHS co-moderators, with questions about NHS or the application process.

B.L.K. (Black.Liberated.Knowledgeable) is hosting a talent show this month to show off student talents as part of Black History Month. If you have a talent that you would like to share with the community, please fill out this form. Organizers are looking for such talents as poetry, spoken word, song, and skits. See Ms. McAdams in the Guidance office with any questions.

Help support reading! Riley Thompson ’21 is leading volunteers in the construction, decoration, and installation of Little Free Libraries as his Eagle Scout Service Project and is collecting books to fill the new libraries.

Please drop off any unwanted, extra, or used books (any reading level) at the front office. Donations will be used to fill Little Free Libraries in Ramsey County public parks, any extra books will be donated directly to the nonprofit organization, the Friends of Ramsey County Libraries.

The Minnesota Catholic Conference’s Catholics at the Capitol is an event to engage Catholics on key issues related to life and dignity. The April 15th event is free for students and a great way for high schoolers to learn about the legislative process and to practice their faith in the public square. Email Mrs. Stecklein if you’re interested. Please note any missed work is the responsibility of the student.

Hispanic students are encouraged to apply for the Hispanic Scholarship Fund, which awards scholarships ranging from $500-$5,000. The deadline to apply is Monday, February 15. You must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and plan to enroll in a four-year accredited college or university in the fall. To learn more about the scholarship and to apply, click here.

The Summer Seminary Immersion Program is for high school men who are considering a vocation to the Roman Catholic priesthood. The two week program, taking place from June 26-July 10, helps young men discern God’s call while living in Old College, the undergraduate seminary of the Congregation of Holy Cross on the campus of the University of Notre Dame. Interested? Apply here.

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.