Wednesday, December 11, 2013
Let us remember that we are in the holy presence of God.
Lord, deepen my faith so that I may always discover you in all things. Amen
Saint John Baptist de La Salle...pray for us. Live Jesus in our hearts...forever!
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Christmas Concert Tonight
Come see your classmates in the band, choir and orchestra as they perform at the Christmas Concert tonight at 7:00pm in the Florance Center.
Christmas Liturgy Tomorrow
We will gather after 1st hour tomorrow for our annual Christmas Liturgy and program in the Florance Center. Please move quickly and quietly with your 1st period class. Students that are participating as readers in the liturgy should arrive to the Florance Center by 8:00am for practice. Band students should be dismissed at 8:50am to prepare for the liturgy.
9th Grade Tech Class
The final 9th grade Foundations and Ethics in Technology class will meet Friday.
Lord of the Rings Reading and Discussion Group
Mrs. Arens and Mrs. Wojda would like to begin a LOTR book club after Christmas break. If you are interested, join us for a short meeting today \in Room B209. Since we don't know if before or after school would work best for most students, we will meet with anyone interested at 8:00 AM and 3:15 PM on the 11th. We will pick a meeting time and decide on a reading schedule at this meeting
Science Club Explores the Physics of Santa
Come learn about the physics of Santa at the Science Club meeting today at 7:45am in B316.
Brother David Darst Center Urban Immersion Retreat
DeLaSalle students are invited to travel to Chicago February 7-9 for a weekend retreat focused on Social Justice and advocacy. If you are interested in participating, please stop by Campus Ministry for an information sheet. Applications and deposits for the trip are due this Friday.
With air temperatures in the single digits and wind chills below zero, please remember to dress warmly as you wait for the school bus. Here are some tips for staying warm:
- Wear layers of loose-fitting, lightweight, and warm clothing
- Keep dry and change wet clothing
- Wear mittens, hats, and scarves. Try to cover your face.
Please know that school bus drivers are doing everything they can to pick you up on time. Safety is our top priority. Please understand that drivers may not be able to safely drive down some streets or up or down steep hills. Due to icy road conditions, buses may run 10-20 minutes late. Thank you for your patience.
Today's Activities Calendar
- 5:00pm: Boys' JV hockey (co-op) vs. River Falls (@ Minnehaha Academy South Campus)
- 5:30pm: Girls' JV basketball @ Hill-Murray
- 5:30pm: Girls' C basketball @ Hill-Murray
- 7:00pm: Girls' varsity basketball @ Hill-Murray
- 7:00pm: Boys' varsity hockey (co-op) vs. Highland Park (@ Minnehaha Academy South Campus)
- 7:30pm: Girls' varsity hockey (co-op) vs. Northfield (@ Northfield Ice Arena)
The Christmas Break is a great time to connect with an agency and complete some of your Christian Service hours. Seniors - don't forget all of your hours and paper are due by January 17; there will be no exceptions. Christian Service information, forms and agency ideas can be found on the DeLaSalle website.
Christian Service Opportunity
Want to help shovel snow for the elderly? Contact Mr. Hallman if you're interested.
Volunteer at Sharing & Caring Hands
Volunteer to serve the afternoon meal at Sharing and Caring Hands on Thursday from 3:08-4:30pm. Sign up on Miss Barry's webpage.