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De La Salle plans to welcome students back to campus for in-person learning for the 2021-22 School Year

On this page are highlights from the Summer Booklet located at right if on a PC or bottom if on a mobile device!  PLEASE READ!

A Letter from the Principal

Br. Ken Kalinowski


                                                                          August 12, 2021

Dear Pilot Family,
Welcome to the 2021-2022 School Year!

Covid-19 is still with us, and we will follow the directives of the Archdiocese of Detroit. Currently, we are not required to wear masks for the school year. For the most part, classes have been designed to be smaller than pre-Covid levels. We will have extra desks in every classroom for students who feel the need to space themselves out and in the Fall we have a number of boys from the area grammar schools shadowing current students. If you feel that your son should wear a mask, then we will honor that, making sure that he is clean shaven. Please be aware that it would seem Covid protocols are fluid. Rule of thumb: if your son feels ill, he should stay at home and be checked by your family doctor.

Our school year, recovering from the pandemic, will look as normal as possible. We will continue to be cashless in our cafeteria, parents are asked to load their son’s student ID for Tru Foods in the Infinite Campus Parent portal, enabling your son to purchase breakfast and lunch. See Newsletter for details on how to add money to your son's account. If you have any questions regarding the Infinite Campus Parent Portal, please feel free to contact IT Director, Sheryl Anderson -

ID and Yearbook pictures will be taken during orientation, please make sure that your sons are in dress code, with a proper haircut and clean shaven.  See Summer packet at right for all the details on Dress Code! We will begin insisting again this year that the dress code is adhered to. The ID is to be worn around the neck at all times.

Our Student Handbook for the 2021-2022 School year is now available online CLICK HERE. if you have any questions or concerns feel free to call Mr. Dean or myself to answer any questions.

We have compiled a list of Important Dates for the school year - see below for all the dates. 

Parking lot spaces will be assigned next school year, if you wish to choose a spot and purchase your parking space for next year, please purchase online HERE. Fee is $50 for the school year. For questions, please contact Mrs. Hoffmeyer in the Main Office. 
Members of the Class of 2021 are reminded that your student email account at De La Salle will be removed as of Sunday, October 31.
Members of the Class of 2022: Please be on the lookout for a Senior packet to your home through USPS.

Applications for the 2021-2022 school year are still being accepted for incoming freshman and transfer students looking to attend De La Salle Collegiate for high school.  For information, please call the Admissions Department, 586-541-6220 for an appointment.

For the 2021-22 school year, an MHSAA pre-participation physical is required for all DLS students.  A physical examination must be completed on or after April 15, 2021 to be considered a valid physical for 2021-22.  Drop off physicals to the Athletic Department or email to Blank forms can be found HERE!

DLS Tennis is still looking for any player who would like to join! Tennis is a non-cut sport and beginners are welcome. Please email Coach Fisher at with any questions.

Schedules/Textbooks: To purchase textbooks, you will need your son’s schedule in Infinite Campus to match up Course ID numbers. Schedules were made available July 28 and the bookstore opens Monday, August 2. Our preferred book vendor can be found below this letter. ISBN numbers will be listed for comparative shopping. If you have any questions, please contact Mr. Dean

The DeLaSalle School Calendar for 2021-2022 is now available! The entire school will be in session on Friday, August 20 which will be a full day of school.  NEW Dismissal time is at 2:24 pm. Teachers and Staff Report  August 16 at 9 am!  CLICK HERE for the calendar or look for the link in the newsletter.

First Football Game - @ Wayne State vs. Chicago St. Patrick’s 7 pm on 8/27/21
First Soccer Game - HOME - vs. Chippewa Valley 11:30 am on 8/21/21

Mark your calendars: The Evening of Delights will be held at DeLaSalle, on Saturday, October 2! Cost is $75 per person. This night was a terrific success in years past and returns to the Collegiate, from 6:00 - 9:00 pm on October 2! You can purchase tickets HERE! This event is open to all Parents, Alumni, and Friends of De La Salle!
Unfortunately, Christian Financial Credit Union will no longer have a branch inside of DeLaSalle.  Our relationship continues to be strong, but due to the limited transactions and move to online banking they have made the decision to close the in-school branch.  

Enjoy the last week of summer! Our school theme this year will be Faith In You! If you have any questions, please call the main school office, 586-778-2207.


Brother Ken Kalinowski, FSC '84 

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De La Salle Collegiate is dedicated to the Lasallian Catholic education of its diverse students, including the poor and disadvantaged. We are a college-preparatory school inspired by the spirit and tradition of St. John Baptist de La Salle, where learning takes place in the presence of God. Each student is encouraged to develop his faith, character, intellect, and morality.

This mission is embodied in the school's motto: Builders of Boys. Makers of Men. 

Derived from the Five Core Principles of Lasallian Schools (Quality Education, Inclusive Community, Concern for the Poor/Social Justice, Respect, Faith), these four terms, when used together, make up our DNA that is specifically us.