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Congratulations Class of 2022, Mission Appeal, Book Buyback, Final Exams and Next School Year

May 20, 2022

Dear Pilot Family,

Baccalaureate Mass and Graduation will take place this Saturday! The Baccalaureate Mass will begin at 3 pm on May 21, at De La Salle Collegiate in the Bill Fox Gym. Our Graduation Ceremony will take place at Grace Christian Church on Van Dyke and 14 Mile Road at 5 pm! Fr. Brian Meldrum will be our Main Celebrant for the Baccalaureate Mass. The Senior All Night Party takes place on May 22 beginning at 10:30 pm and ending at 5 am on the 23rd!

As this is graduation season, we pray for all graduates! Please speak to your sons about staying safe during this time of so many graduation parties.

Mission Appeal! As many of you are aware I will be heading to Papua New Guinea and Australia at the end of June thru July 11, if you have any school supplies or wish to donate funds for rice for the students, please what you are able to me thru your son. I appreciate your kindness and prayers!

Book Buybacks: Buybacks through MBS will all be virtual. Our book vendor can be found HERE, The Science teachers are requesting Biology and Chemistry used books to be donated to the school, please drop them off in room 432.

Underclassmen Exam Schedule: Final Exams for Underclassmen are from Tuesday, May 31 through Friday, June 3. Final Grades are due in the Main Office on June 6, they will be posted on June 10! During Exam Week, we will be using a Day 1 schedule (below). 

Period 1 and 2 exams -  Tuesday, May 31
Period 3 & 4 exams -  Wednesday, June 1
Period 5 & 6 exams - Thursday, June 2
Day 2, Period 4 exams and Makeups - Friday, June 3

Parking passes will be available for purchase for the 2022-2023 school year beginning now. However, the actual assignments will not start until Tuesday, May 24. The cost is $50 per parking pass, students are required to pay online HERE and fill out a form with the car information that is sent in the email confirmation after purchase. Cannot be purchased on Tuition Account or at Business Office.

School Physicals are planned for June 1 from 10:30 am until 1 pm. -  please schedule your appointments at June 15 exams will take place from 4:30 -7 pm at The cost is $25 All athletes must have a physical for the upcoming school year in order to participate in athletics.

A full listing of our Athletics schedule can be found: HERE!  Please consider attending and/or volunteering at our games; the Pilot family shows great sportsmanship and spirit! Our Spring Sports are in full swing, please come out and support the Pilots!

As we look forward to our next school year:

August 15 and 16:
Faculty In-Service Days!

August 17:
Orientation for All 9th Graders at 8 am! Students must be in compliance with the Dress Code!

August 18: 
Orientation for All 10th Graders at 8 am
11th Graders at 9:30 am
12th graders at 11 am!
Students must be in compliance with the Dress Code! Orientation will take about an hour and a half per grade. Freshmen do not report!

August 19 will be our First Full Day of School, Day 1!

If you have any questions or know of anyone still interested in attending De La Salle in the Fall, please contact me @ 586-778-2207.

St. John Baptist de La Salle, Pray for Us!      
Live Jesus In Our Hearts! Forever!


Brother Ken Kalinowski, FSC ‘84                    

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