The Pilot Pride Parent Newsletter is produced for the parents and friends of De La Salle Collegiate. The news and notes are compiled by the school’s faculty and staff, and emailed each week during the school year.
THIS WEEK AT THE COLLEGIATE
SENIOR ANNOUNCEMENTS: This Wednesday, representatives from Jostens will be here from 11-1 p.m.in the Commons to distribute items, if previously ordered.
MOCK TRIAL: The De La Salle mock trial team will compete at the Macomb County Mock Trial competition this Saturday, from 8-4 p.m., at the Macomb County Circuit Court Building. Good luck to our student attorneys and witnesses: seniors Nick Schmidt and Nick Lachajewski; juniors Jacob Ramlow, Mark Fratarcangeli, Nick Yee and Nico Praet; sophomores Alex Hubbs and Mark Meyerhoff; and freshmen Nino Trivelloni and Gianni Fratarcangeli.
OTHER SCHOOL NEWS
BLOOD DRIVE: The American Red Cross is hosting a Blood Drive in the Bill Fox Gymnasium on March 19. Look for further information on scheduling an appointment. Many thanks to junior Anthony Elias for organizing the blood drive as part of his International Baccalaureate requirements. Students that are 16 years old may donate with a parental waiver.
SENIOR ALL-NIGHT PARTY: Looking for those interested in helping out with the Senior All-Night Party by donating gift cards that will be raffled off to seniors at the party. Also, if you would like to be a volunteer at the Senior All-Night Party, please contact Mrs. Page. Click here to sign up to donate treats and/or decorations.
CHRISTIAN BROTHERS DINNER: The annual fundraising dinner will be held April 30 at Penna’s of Sterling. Tickets are now on sale to alumni, fathers, and prospective dads. There are no physical tickets this year. Tickets are now available online.
CHRISTIAN BROTHERS CLASSIC: The second annual Christian Brothers Classic golf outing, in honor of Ed Martel ’87 will be held on June 22 at the historic Detroit Golf Club.
SHINOLA WATCHES: A great gift for graduation, Father’s Day, birthdays, and more. Visit The Pilot Hangar to place an order now through March 31.
CHROMEBOOKS: Be advised, students should fully charge Chromebooks in the evening. When borrowing a Chromebook or charger for a day from the school, students must surrender their phone and school ID. Also, Chromebooks are being left around the school throughout the day. Please have your sons keep track of their Chromebook and charge their Chromebooks at home.
PARENT ATHLETIC MEETINGS: The following spring sports will host informational parent meetings this week. Golf (this Wednesday at 6:30 p.m.); Baseball (this Thursday at 6 p.m.); and Lacrosse (this Thursday at 7 p.m.). Each of these meetings will be held in the Tarmac.
BASEBALL TRYOUTS: Tryouts for varsity, junior varsity and freshman baseball will be held March 9-11. For more information click HERE.
SCHOOL CALENDARS AT A GLANCE
Mon, Mar. 2 - Raffle Collection Begins
Tue, Mar. 3 - Assembly Schedule for Raffle
Wed, Mar. 4 - Incoming Freshmen Scheduling Night, 5 p.m.
Thu, Mar. 5 - Assembly Schedule for Raffle
Fri, Mar. 6 - Possibly Raffle Holiday (if school goal is met)
Sat, Mar. 7 - High School Placement Test
Mon, Mar. 9 - Honors Banquet
Tue, Mar. 10 - Late-Start Schedule
Thu, Mar. 12 - Assembly Schedule
Fri, Mar. 13 - Possible Raffle Holiday (if school goal is met)
Tue, Mar. 17 - Raffle Drawing
For the complete school calendar, click here.
ATHLETIC CALENDAR: For a complete rundown of athletic events please visit the website.
SERVICE EVENTS: There are many service opportunities scheduled from now through May. Please come to the Campus Ministry Office to sign up.
IMMERSION TRIP: The Alternative Spring Break trip is April 13-18. We will be serving again this year at Nazareth Farm in Salem, W.V. It’s open to students 16 years or older. Meet locals, live simply and make connections with students around the country. Please see Ms. Ragona for details.
MCREST: For the second year, De La Salle will be part of the Macomb County Rotating Emergency Shelter Team (MCREST). The dates are June 7-13. Please mark your calendars and plan to donate a few hours to help the temporarily homeless in our community. Clubs, groups and teams will be tapped to help out, and individuals are always welcome.
PARENT GROUP NEWS
CBA/MOMS CLUB: This is the last week to get Live Love Aloha Fashion Show reservations in. Don’t miss a great night whose proceeds support the boys. Turn in all PINK Fashion Show raffle tickets to the school office. … All are welcome at the general meeting this Thursday at 7 p.m.
DADS CLUB: The dads have been asked to support the CBA Fashion Show, which is March 18 at 6 p.m. at Penna's of Sterling. Specifically, dads are asked to sell raffle tickets, as well as other needs as they arise the evening of the show. To volunteer, please use this SignUpGenius. … The next meeting is the annual Thank Your Dinner scheduled for May 29 at 7 p.m. at the school. Dads, please click to RSVP so an accurate headcount can be taken for food and drink. We have not been getting good responses and have had to over-estimate. Leftover food ends is donated to a local shelter, so a better headcount is appreciated.