Over 90 percent of the DeLaSalle student body participates in at least one co-curricular activity – and the school’s activity offerings provide an opportunity for students to collaborate, engage, learn, and problem solve in a number of ways that appeal to all types of interests. Click on each activity to learn more.

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News & Events

Non-Athletic Activities Registration is now open for the 2020-2021 school year! Please follow this link to learn more about how to register for clubs and activities at DeLaSalle!

Due to COVID-19 and the health and safety changes to our school year, meeting days/times and locations are subject to change. More information will be coming soon.

DeLaSalle offers the following student activities:

Moderator: Christine Swords

Students have the opportunity to develop their artistic talents through creative activities.

Season: Mid- September to Late April

Meeting Days/Times: Wednesday’s (after school)

Meeting Location: Ms. Swords Room- B107

Moderator: Paul Sczepanski

Students who are interested in making things with their hands or participating in competitive throwing sports will find their place in the DeLaSalle Atlatl Society. Students learn how to design darts, use the atlatl, an ancient hunting weapon, and proper throwing techniques. Then, students test their skills, under adult supervision, by using the atlatl to throw the dart at a target in a safe environment.

Season: Fall – Early September to November, Spring – March/April (Weather Dependent) to May

Meeting Days/Times: Fall- Wednesday’s (after school), Spring- Tuesday’s and Thursday’s (after school)

Meeting Location: Mr. Sczepanski’s Room- B302/ Athletic Field

Moderator: CJ Hallman and Barbara McAdams

Our mission is to provide a fun, inclusive space for students to express themselves comfortably, by encouraging all perspectives on the black experience. Our focus is on discussing black and minority issues in society today, through the facilitation of conversations on black culture and unity. In addition to this, our events will be all-inclusive and student-focused, with an emphasis on the black experience. Through all of this, we will promote the self-love and confidence of all identities. We want to provide a space for All experiences to be celebrated; while leaving a legacy DeLaSalle can be proud of.

Season: September- May

Meeting Days/Times: Dependent on participant schedules

Meeting Location: Schulze Learning Lab- D104

Moderator: Monica Kocourek

Are you interested in learning to play chess? Are you interested in improving your chess playing skills? Are you an accomplished chess player looking for good competition? Players of all levels are encouraged to stop by the Chess Club drop-in sessions every Tuesday after school from 3:00-4:15 pm.We play chess on an informal, drop-in basis. We hope to organize a tournament for DeLaSalle students next school year.

Season: September- May

Meeting Days/Times: Tuesday’s (after school)

Meeting Location: Ms. Kocourek’s Room- A208

Moderator: Dave Pearson

Students come and learn how to program in block code using Spheros and mBots or using other tools such as Raspberry Pi or Microbits. Students can learn how to fly FPV drones and compete in a Drove Racing League.

Season: October- May

Meeting Days/Times: Tuesday’s and Thursday’s (after school)

Meeting Location: Ms. Pearson’s Room- A213

Moderator: Br. Dylan Perry

The National High School Ethics Bowl is a program that promotes respectful, supportive, and in-depth discussion of ethics among high school students nationwide. By engaging high school students in intensive ethical inquiry, the NHSEB fosters constructive dialogue and furthers the next generation’s ability to make sound ethical decisions. Our collaborative model rewards students for the depth of their thought, their ability to think carefully and analytically about complex issues, and the respect they show to the diverse perspectives of their peers.  As a result, it enables students to practice and build the virtues central to democratic citizenship, thus preparing them to navigate challenging moral issues in a rigorous, systematic, and open-minded way.

Season: Weekly one hour practices in the fall, Meeting two to three times in the winter for practices, competition begins in February

Meeting Days/Times: TBD- depending on schedule of team members

Meeting Location: Room B214

Moderator: Pam Beckman

The GREEN Team is a student-led organization dedicated to creating a brighter, greener, more just present and future through a commitment to sustainability planning and practices, environmental education, and the scientific and organic development of green technologies and landscapes on campus and in the community.  New members are always welcome!

Season: All Year

Meeting Days/Times: Tuesday’s, 3:15 PM – 4:30 PM

Meeting Location: DeLaSalle Kitchen

Moderators: Keely Wojda

The Inklings is a Book Club that started by reading JRR Tolkien’s most famous work, The Lord of the Rings. We also read other fantasy literature such as C.S. Lewis’ The Chronicles of Narnia and his space trilogy, Out of the Silent Planet, Perelandra and That Hideous Strength. Our book club is flexible, meeting when our members are not involved in other sports or activities.

Season: All Year

Meeting Days/Times: Every other Tuesday, 3:10 PM – 4:00 PM

Meeting Location: Ms. Wojda’s Room- B211

Moderator: Nicole Stecklein

Students of all grades are invited to weekly meetings, during lunches on Fridays, of LEAP (Lasallians for Equity and Peace). The group welcomes inspiring guest speakers, engages in topical discussions, and plans events such as Diversity Week, Social Justice Week, and school liturgies.

Season: All Year

Meeting Days/Times: Friday’s, during lunch periods

Meeting Location: D104- Schulze Learning Lab

Moderator: Brad Casey and Jeremy Zavitz

The Men’s Association of Competitive Readers is an organization for young men to get together and read literature while engaging with that literature in a competitive setting. MACRs strives to encourage young men from diverse backgrounds not only to read, but to enjoy reading.

Season: Spring

Meeting Days/Times: During lunch periods

Meeting Location: Room B301 and Room B307

Moderator: Malcolm Newman

An inter-school, competitive activity directed by the MN High School Math League.

Season: Mid- October through Mid- February

Meeting Days/Times: Monday’s (Early November through February), practices two weeks before each competition- Tuesday through Friday

Meeting Location: Room B307

Moderator: Matt Larson

The Minnesota High School Mock Trial Program is an exciting law-related education program that introduces students to the American legal system and provides a challenging opportunity for personal growth and achievement. Students will exercise their critical thinking and teamwork skills, as well as the basic skills learned in the classroom in addition to receiving coaching and advice from experienced volunteer attorneys. Students will be assigned to either the prosecution or defense and participate a civil or criminal trial playing the part of lawyers or witnesses based on a case specially crafted by lawyers in the Minnesota Bar Association. No experience with law or acting is required.

Season: Mid- October through Early- February

Meeting Days/Times: Two days per week and some Saturday’s

Meeting Location: Room B206

Moderators: TBD

The National Honor Society (NHS) elevates a school’s commitment to the values of scholarship, service, leadership, and character. Each student will be working on chapter and individual service projects. 

Season: All Year

Meeting Days/Times: Monthly meetings

Meeting Location: TBD

Moderator: Megan Longman

NAHS is for juniors and seniors who complete art projects to earn 10 hours of making art in the DeLaSalle community and the greater community.

Season: All Year

Meeting Days/Times: Wednesday’s, after school (3:00 PM – 5:00 PM)

Meeting Location: B110

Moderators: Leslie Apperson and Sam Homan

The Newspaper and Podcasting club are for students that are interested in the fields of broadcasting and journalism. Students could work together to create an Islander newspaper and an Islander Podcast with different columns or programs. They would also have a chance to develop their own podcast about a topic of their choice. Along the way, they will improve their writing skills, their ability to research topics, and they’ll also learn about audio production!

Season: All Year

Meeting Days/Times: Wednesday’s, before school (7:30 AM – 8:20 AM)

Meeting Location: A210

Moderator: Martin Marrin

Quiz Bowl is an academic competitions between teams of four who compete head-to-head to answer questions from all areas of knowledge, including history, literature, science, fine arts, current events, popular culture, sports, and more.

Season: Practices start late September, matches are from October – January, additional tournaments after the season concludes

Meeting Days/Times: Tuesday’s & Thursday’s, 3:15 PM – 4:30 PM

Meeting Location: Room B305

Moderator: Patrick Banas

Students who enjoy problem solving, hands-on learning, and creativity help to design and build a robot from a set of parts that can accomplish an assigned task. Students enter the completed robot into competition with other schools.

Season: Winter – Spring

Meeting Days/Times: Tuesday’s, 3:10 PM – 4:00 PM. January – March: Tuesday’s and Wednesday’s, 3:10 PM – 6:00 PM – and Saturday’s, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM.

Meeting Location: Room B307

Moderator: Jimmy Arroyo-Miller

Speech is an extracurricular that is for anyone interested in improving their public speaking, writing, auditioning, and performing skills. It is team oriented like track: while we may compete in different categories, all our efforts together bring home the gold!

Season: September – April

Meeting Days/Times: Determined by student schedules. All team meetings every two to three weeks. Meets are on Saturday’s from January to April.

Meeting Location: Thies Lab- Creative Side

Moderator: Peg Hodapp

Stepping originated in Africa as a form of dance and communication. Stepping consists of a combination of rhythmic and syncopated dance moves using your hands, feet, and body to produce different beats. This step team, the DeLaSouljah Steppers, has performed and competed on many stages over the years and is known for its high energy, creativity, and precision.

Season: October – May

Meeting Days/Times: Monday, Tuesday, and Friday mornings, 7:30 AM – 8:20 AM

Meeting Location: Gymnasiums & Florance Center

Moderator: Christian Glanville

Student Council is the voice and governing board for student experience. They are also responsible for organizing and planning student activities throughout the year. Students apply to join student council on yearly basis, freshman are allowed to join in their second semester.

Season: All Year

Meeting Days/Times: Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday mornings, 7:30 AM – 8:15 AM

Meeting Location: D104 – Schulze Learning Lab

Moderator: Malcolm Newman

The Table-Top Games Club is for students to experience the fun of interacting with the members of the DeLaSalle community in a social (not social media) setting, learn new games, and share/teach games to others.

Season: All Year

Meeting Days/Times: Usually ever other Thursday (after school)

Meeting Location: Room B307

Moderators: Judith Roggow and David Pearson

We follow the Technovation Challenge curriculum to teach the girls how to build apps and develop a business plan, market research and supportive marketing materials for the app. Teams present their completed project at the  Minneapolis regional competition in the spring.

Season: October – May

Meeting Days/Times: Wednesday’s or Thursday’s, 3:15 PM – 6:00 PM

Meeting Location: Room A213

Moderator: James Buffington

DeLaSalle Theatre is the award winning performing arts program at De. The program offers students opportunities to involve themselves in performance, technical and leadership positions. Students are the performers, technicians and promoters.

Season: Fall, Winter, Spring (some summer opportunities)

Meeting Days/Times: Monday – Friday (after school)

Meeting Location: Florance Center

Moderators: Judith Roggow and Alison Post

Women of Words is a club for girls to enjoy books and reading.  We meet 4-5 times/year during lunches to discuss books. Our goal is to encourage young women to read and discuss books while learning how to hold a discussion about the book.

Season: All Year

Meeting Days/Times: four to five meeting times, after each book is read during lunches

Meeting Location: Thies Lab (Creative Side)

Moderator: Kayla Bryson-Tucker

The yearbook club is responsible for creating and designing the school yearbook. They often are seen student activities, sporting events, etc. gathering photos, stories, and student memories.

Season: All Year

Meeting Days/Times: Tuesday’s, 3:15 PM – 4:30 PM

Meeting Location: Thies Lab (Computer Side)