Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Let us remember that we are in the holy presence of God.
Jesus, I will rush to forgive anyone who has offended me, because I know the precious value of time. Amen.
Saint John Baptist de La Salle...pray for us. Live Jesus in our hearts...forever!
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Adjusted Class Schedule
ENTREE: DELI SANDWICH, CHIPS, CARROT STICKS; A LA CARTE: VARIETY SALADS
Boys' Basketball Goes to State
Good luck to the varsity boys' basketball team as they face St. Paul Central in the Class 3A state boys' basketball quarterfinal this morning at 10:00am at Williams Arena. Students may dress in Islander spirit wear, including any DeLaSalle apparel, black and gold/yellow, or Hawaiian shirts and shorts.
Students who want to go to the game must complete and return a permission form before they can buy their ticket. Tickets will be on sale before school today until 8:30am. Tickets are $14 for adults and $9 for students.
A fan bus to the game will leave after 1st hour (9:01am) and return to DeLaSalle immediately following the game.
For more state tournament information, click here.
Today's Bus Schedule
All morning bus routes will operate on schedule tomorrow morning. However, due to our early dismissal, school buses, including St. Paul and suburban routes, will leave DeLaSalle today at 1:05pm.
Thursday Bus Schedule
All morning bus routes will operate on schedule tomorrow. However, there will be no afternoon St. Paul or suburban bus or van service if the Islanders win today's state boys' basketball quarterfinal. There WILL be Minneapolis buses; they will depart DeLasalle at 11:40am.
Parent-Student-Teacher Conferences Today
Students and parents are encouraged to meet with teachers for conferences to discuss academic progress Wednesday from 4:00-8:00pm in the Robert Casanova Room and the Florance Center. No appointment is necessary. Click here for more information about conferences.
Advanced Placement Payment Deadline Today
The deadline to pay for Advanced Placement exams in May has been extended to today. All students who have not paid are reminded to bring in payment as soon as possible. The cost is $31 per test. Make checks payable to: DLS AP Program. Cash payments must be in an envelope labeled with student’s name, AP tests they are taking, and the dollar amount inside the envelope. All payments must be returned directly to Ms. Carter in B104
Audition for "You Can't Take It With You"
Auditions will be held today from 4:00-5:30pm in the Band Room for "You Can't Take It With You." No preparation necessary - but audition pieces will be available on the DeLaSalle Theatre website if you’d like to prepare for your audition in advance. Fifteen roles are being auditioned.
Rehearsal for the play will occur between March 17 and April 11 - and will include a few rehearsals during spring break. The play will be performed April 11 and April 12 at 7:00pm in the Florance Center.
The play tells the story of the Sycamores and the Kirbys. At first the Sycamores seem mad, but it is not long before we realize that if they are mad, the rest of the world is madder. In contrast to these delightful people are the unhappy Kirbys. Tony Kirby, falls in love with Alice Sycamore and brings his parents to dine at the Sycamore home on the wrong evening.
Any Juniors and Seniors interested in helping to plan the details for the upcoming Prom Event on April 26th? Please send an email with your intent to Ms. Weeks. Students selected for this committee will begin meeting sometime near the end of March. See Ms. Weeks with any questions.
Volunteer at Sharing & Caring Hands
Help serve the afternoon meal at Sharing & Caring Hands tomorrow from 3:00-4:20pm. Sign up on Ms. Barry's webpage if you would like to volunteer.
Senior Lunches Start This Week
Seniors, you are invited to have lunch with Mr. Lieske and Mr. Benson! During March and April, small groups will be gathering for food and conversation during your lunch hour. Please watch for your invitation, to be delivered by your first period teacher.
Learn what's it like to live with people from another culture - right in your backyard. CityStay is a cross-cultural experience in which you live with a family from another culture, right here in the Twin Cities. The 2014 program will run from Monday, June 16-Sunday, June 29. For more information and to apply, go to www.mycitystay.org
W.O.W. Yearbook Photo, Book Discussion
The W.O.W. group yearbook photo was scheduled for Wednesday right after school. Due to the change in schedule for the boys' basketball tournament, we will move our photo opportunity to next week - on Wednesday, March 19. Meet at 3:05pm in the Main Gym.
The book discussion for "The Round House" will be on Wednesday, March 19 during lunches in the Robert Casanova Room.
Spring Help Desk Hours
The Technology Help Desk in the Library & Technology Center will be open this spring from 7:30am-3:10pm.
Do NOT Update to iOS7.1
Apple has released iOS 7.1 update for the iPad. Please DO NOT install this update until we can test it for bugs and compatibility with school apps.