Thursday, April 24, 2014
Let us remember that we are in the holy presence of God.
May I go in peace, with God and with His other children, and may we love one another as Christ taught us. Amen
Saint John Baptist de La Salle...pray for us. Live Jesus in our hearts...forever!
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Adjusted Class Schedule
|Mentor Meetings||9:13||10:17||64 minutes|
ENTREE: SPAGHETTI WITH MEAT OR MEATLESS MARINARA, CARROT COINS, FRENCH BREAD; A LA CARTE: CHEF SALAD, ITALIAN HOAGIE, CHOCOLATE CAKE
- 3:04pm: Boys' varsity golf conference tournament @ River Oaks Golf Course
- 4:00pm: Girls' varsity golf vs. Minnehaha Academy @ Columbia Golf Course
- 4:00pm: Boys' varsity, JV tennis @ Mounds Park Academy
- 4:15pm: JV softball vs. Concordia Academy @ Central Park Victoria #2
- 4:30pm: B baseball vs. Edina @ Braemer Field #1
- 4:30pm: C baseball vs. Edina @ Edina Community Center
- 4:30pm: Varsity softball @ Concordia Academy
You will meet with your academic mentor after 1st hour today. This will be the last official mentor meeting of the year.
Back Up, Update Your iPad
After you have backed up your iPad, you should update your iPad to the newest operating system (iOS 7.1.1) by following these steps:
1) Go to Settings
2) Tap on General
3) Tap on Software Update
4) Follow the instructions to Download and Install
Please complete the back up and software update procedure at home. If you need help, please stop by the Help Desk in the Library & Technology Center.
Finally, make sure all of your personal documents and photos are backed up to your iCloud before the end of the school year. All iPads will be reimaged during the summer.
All students who will be taking an AP exam this spring is required to attend an AP pre-administration meeting in the LL Gray Gym on Tuesday during their lunch period. Students should bring 2 sharpened #2 pencils and their iPad. Students who will attend the pre-administration session should go to the front of the lunch line on that day and bring their lunch to the LL Gray Gym where they will complete the pre-administration session. See Ms. Carter with any questions.
Lasallian Youth Gathering
Come learn what it means to be Lasallian. Volunteer with others to serve in the community. The annual Lasallian Youth Gathering that draws students from Lasallian schools all across the Midwest will happen at St. Mary's University in Winona, MN, June 21-27.
This trip costs $375, which includes travel, lodging and meals. The trip also qualifies for Christian service hours towards the graduation requirement. And...you can experience what college is like by living on a college campus for the week. To participate, see Mr. Hallman in Campus Ministry.
School Library Month Trivia Contest
Thanks to those who have taken part in the School Library Month Trivia Contest this week. We have two days left with questions. Today's question: Name ONE of the primary sources that is available in our library database on the topic of "Capital Punishment".
Guidance & College Planning
Exploring College Options
If you are interested in applying to a highly selective college or university, or simply in finding out more about highly selective schools and how the admissions process at this type of school works we encourage you to attend: Exploring College Options. Click here to register. The event is Thursday, May 15 at 7:30pm at The Depot Renaissance Minneapolis.
Exploring College Options is a special recruitment program in which representatives from Duke University, Georgetown University, Harvard University, the University of Pennsylvania, and Stanford University will conduct brief slide presentations about their institution and answer your questions about the sometimes-mystifying world of college admissions. You will learn what distinguishes one fine university from another, what competitive colleges look for in the selection process, and what you can do to enhance your college application. a great deal of the information from this presentation can be applied to other highly selective colleges that may not be represented.
First Step Summer Institute
If you are a sophomore or junior woman of color with a GPA of 2.75 or higher, you are eligible to apply for a summer program on the campus of St. Catherine University. First Step students meet other young women while learning about the skills needed to have access to and thrive in college. You will learn about financial aid, scholarships and grants. You will have assistance preparing your college applications. You will also learn skills needed to navigate the transition from high school to college including time management, financial literacy, and stress management. First Step is COMPLETELY FREE to students and families.
Click here for the application or stop by the Guidance office. The application deadline is Wednesday, May 5. The application requires two references. Please ask teachers or the person writing you a recommendation well in advance of the deadline.-