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Friday, April 23, 2021

Train your mind to see the good in everything.
Positive is a choice.
The happiness of your life depends on the quality of your thoughts.

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


Daily Digest

  • Period 5: 9:00-10:00am
  • Period 6/WIN: 10:10-11:10
  • Break: 11:10-11:40
  • Period 7: 11:40am-12:40pm
  • Period 8: 12:50-1:50


In the news…

Today is the last day of full distance learning for all students. Please see the class schedule above and log in to your class remotely via Google Meet.

On Monday, we will resume with hybrid learning and classes will once again be 80 minutes long and begin at 8:30am. Gold and Red cohort students will report to campus for classes on Monday and Tuesday; Silver and Red cohort students will report to campus for classes on Thursday and Friday. A reminder that Wednesday is an asynchronous learning day for all students.

WIN sessions will take place this morning. All students should sign up for WIN Sessions using SST by 9:00am and check their Islander Apps email for invitations from their teachers.

Join us in sending best wishes to Nyah Massey ‘23 as she competes this weekend in the Minnesota State High School League state Speech tournament! Nyah qualified for state at last month’s section tournament with an original 10-minute performance that she wrote for the Creative Expression category.

The ninth grade class retreat has been rescheduled for Wednesday, April 28, from 12:30-3:00pm. Please watch for a separate communication from our Lasallian Ministry office with additional information.

What would you do if you were on Student Council? On Friday, May 7, Student Council will hold elections for the positions of President/Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, and Public Relations Officer. The President/Vice (or Co-) President ticket must be formed by two students who will be either a senior or a junior in the fall and have served at least one term previously on Student Council. The Secretary, Treasurer, and Public Relations Officer positions may be filled by any junior or senior.

Click here to access the Student Council page in Canvas where you can find the nomination form. Your completed nomination must be returned to Ms. Brinson by Friday, April 30. Please email Ms. Brinson with any questions.

Due to an after school schedule conflict and variable weather conditions, Atlatl Society will not meet after school this spring. Instead, we will meet periodically during WIN Sessions based on weather forecasts. Please check Mr. Sczepanski’s WIN Sessions to see when Atlatl Society will meet and email Mr. Sczepanski with any questions.

BLK (Black.Liberated.Knowledgeable) is accepting applications for its executive board. If you are interested in running, please fill out this form. You may contact Mr. Hallman or Ms. McAdams with questions.

The Environmental Stewardship Institute (ESI) has paid opportunities for high school youth to experience careers in the environmental field this summer.This includes mentorship and networking with other youth and professionals through Friends of the Mississippi River organization.

Applications are due Monday April 26. For more information, please contact Ms. Beckman..

Students and families may now register to volunteer selling concessions during Twins games at Target Field for the DeLaSalle Islander Foundation.

Target Field contributes to the Islander Foundation for the volunteers’ service and volunteers may request grants to offset fees and expenses associated with attending DeLaSalle. Visit the Islander Foundation website to learn more about the foundation and how to register to volunteer. You may contact Islander Foundation coordinator, Carlos Villagomez, with questions at 612-676-7688.

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.