August 10 – 12, 2017

Alumni and friends are invited to join DeLaSalle for all or part at our annual Alumni Weekend as we celebrate the rich tradition and legacy of DeLaSalle. We will gather August 11 to honor seven individuals who will be inducted into the DeLaSalle Hall of Fame, engage in friendly competition on the golf course August 12 while raising money for student scholarships, and unite with 12 different classes having reunions this year!

  • Golf Tournament – Benefits the alumni fundraising efforts for the Alumni ENDOWMENT
    • August 10th – 12th, 2017
    • Friday, August 11th
    • Majestic Oaks Golf Course
      • 701 Bunker Lake Blvd, Ham Lake, MN 55304
      • Registration 11:45am, Shot Gun Start at 1:00pm, Social at 5:30pm, Dinner at 6:30pm
      • Price: $150.00 (includes cart rental and green fees, dinner and reception, and a donation to the Alumni Endowment)
  • First Ever Tennis and Pickleball Alumni, Friends & Family Mixer
    • Friday, August 11
    • 9am – 12pm
    • Aquila Park – 3110 Xylon Ave. South, St. Louis Park, MN 55426 
      • There will be four courts reserved for tennis and pickleball to laugh and fellowship with one another!

  • Alumni Soccer Games
    • Saturday, August 12
    • 10:00am: Girls’ varsity vs. alumni
    • 12:00pm: Boys’ varsity vs. alumni
    • No sign up required; come ready to play

Thursday, August 10

This year DeLaSalle is pleased to induct the following members into its Hall of Fame.

  • Lasallian Award
    • Philip Paquette ’69
    • Patrick Reak ’67
  • Roberts-Reinhart Award
    • 1985 Boys’ basketball Team & Coach Don Zierden ’76
    • Michael Jakubic ’67 (posthumously)
    • Gary Kos ’67
    • Thomas St. Aubin ’67
  • Hall of Fame Award
    • Sally A. Nordling

2017 Reunion Classes

Please click the link below for more information on each year’s reunion details:

1957 1962 1967 1972 1977 1982
1987 1992 1997 2002 2007 2012

How We Plan Your Reunion – A Team Approach

Class reunions are an exciting time to join together, reminisce on high school experiences and find out what has happened in your classmates’ lives since the last reunion or even graduation! Returning to DeLaSalle for your Class Reunion gives you the opportunity to renew past friendships while becoming reacquainted with the DeLaSalle campus. The DLS Alumni Association recommends that each graduating class celebrate a high school reunion every five years.

The DeLaSalle Alumni Association has adopted a new spirit and attitude regarding the development of reunions. The Alumni Association wishes to see each class approach reunion planning with a committee of classmates who plan in collaboration with the DLS Alumni Relations Office. This team effort will increase communication between classmates, assure events are organized, and result in the best of celebrations.

We know that you lead a busy life and planning a major event like a reunion can be both exciting and overwhelming. With that being said, your class reunion committee and DeLaSalle alumni staff can work together as a team to pull off a successful reunion.

Make a difference! Become a member of your class reunion planning committee. You can help build enthusiasm, share your ideas with your classmates, help raise funds for your class reunion gift, meet new friends or reacquaint yourself with old ones, all the while having a great time.

If you are interested in joining a reunion planning committee, or if you would like more information, contact Jessica Luckett at 612.676.7687.

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What is the Christian Brothers’ Gala?

The Christian Brothers’ Gala is DeLaSalle’s only student scholarship fundraiser. This benefit raises more than $350,000 each year to support De students. Reconnect with old friends. Meet new parents, seasoned parents, alumni, staff and friends. A party with a purpose, the evening features both live and silent auctions, dinner and entertainment.

2017 Christian Brothers’ Gala

Saturday, October 14, 2017

5:30-10:30pm

DeLaSalle High School

Donations for Auction Items are now being accepted. You can contact Brenda Irvin if you have an item that you like to donate. If you would prefer to give a cash gift, please click here.
This year, we are using a new system for the silent auction. We will be using Bidpal, which is a web-based auction service that will give you the opportunity to bid on items by using your mobile device. Please click here to register for Bidpal, and make sure to do so before the Gala.

If you would like to see a catalog of the gifts available for purchase through the auction, click here.

The Christian Brother’s Gala would not be possible without the support of sponsors. If you are interested in sponsoring the event, please contact our Gala Coordinator, Brenda Irvin.

For a full list of sponsors of the Gala, please click here.

Great Gathering parent parties directly support student scholarships at DeLaSalle while offering DeLaSalle parents an opportunity to connect with other parents in their child’s grade.

The parties provide a fun, casual environment for parents to share their experiences as they and their children navigate high school – from being a 9th grader at a new school to the college admissions process and everything in between. We are finalizing this year’s parties. Check back soon for more information.

Questions?

If you have questions or want more information, please contact Brenda Irvin at 612.676.7655.

Come celebrate your Islander pride with current students at the homecoming pep rally! We are looking for representatives from each decade from the 1940’s to the 2010’s to teach the kids a thing or two about school spirit. Lunch will be provided for all those who attend. If you are interested or know someone who would be interested in attending, please contact Christian Glanville at 612-676-7618. 
This year we will be piloting a new event featuring the opportunity for Islanders to pay it forward to the community. Contact Jessica Luckett at 612-676-7687 to get involved!

Celebrating 117 years of Catholic and Lasallian education on Nicollet Island

FD5Kwebimage02DeLaSalle is excited to host the second annual Founder’s Day 5K on Saturday, April 29, 2017. 

Click here to register as a participant or to become an event sponsor!

The first event, held April 30, 2016, brought all members within and outside of the DeLaSalle community together for fellowship in a fun and healthy way to connect and celebrate the good work DeLaSalle High School does in continuing the legacy of our founder St. John Baptist de la Salle. All proceeds from this event support our important mission to serve students and families from Minneapolis and surrounding communities who seek a high-quality, values-based, academic preparation for life.

Ways to Get Involved

Saturday, April 29, 2017

7:45 am – Registration and Packet Pick-Up

8:30 am – Run/Walk Begins

8:45 am – Finishers Activities

9:30 am – Kids Fun Run (ages 1-10)

10:00 am – Post-Run Fun

To learn about becoming a sponsor for the event, click here.

Volunteers and Sponsors Needed!

The Founder’s Day 5K is a community-wide event that brings together all members of the DeLaSalle community for fellowship. The walk/race starts and finishes on DeLaSalle’s own Football Field. The event is a fun and healthy way to connect and celebrate the good work of our teachers, staff and students, in honoring the legacy of our founder St. John Baptist de la Salle.  We will again feature Beat the Principal!  As you may know, Principal Jim Benson is a seasoned runner. Runners 18 years and under are encouraged to participate in our Beat the Principal event! Runners who beat Principal Benson’s clocked time in the 5K loop will get free ice cream.

All proceeds from this event support our important mission to serve students from Minneapolis and surrounding communities who seek high-quality, values-based, academic preparation for life.  We need your help. Please consider a sponsorship or volunteering to help make this a fun and successful event.

Sponsor a Student Ticket – Sponsor a student ticket by donating $10.00/ticket to cover the entrance fee!

Contact Kathi Eilers, Director of Development kathi.eilers@delsalle.com or 612.676.7659.

The Kids Run will take place on the DeLaSalle Activities Field. Guardians may watch or run along with their child. Age and distance categories include:

1-3 years old – 25 yards

4-6 years old – 50 yards

7-10 years old – 100 yards

Every dollar makes a difference at DeLaSalle! All proceeds from this event help continue our important mission to serve students from Minneapolis and surrounding communities who seek a high-quality, values-based, academic preparation for life. You can make a difference by giving a tax-deductible gift to DeLaSalle today!

Below are a current list of social event that individual classes hold through out the year. If you are interested in participating an event or would like to organize an event for your class, please contact the Office of Development & Alumni Relations.

 

August

Class of 1957 Luncheon

November

Class of 1961 Luncheon

December

Class of 1956 Luncheon

Class of 1957 Luncheon

May

Class of 1960 Luncheon