De La Salle Academy Opens in Concord

Picture from De La Salle High School website De La Salle Academy opened in Concord, California, with a special ceremony on August 8, 2014. Thirty-four boys, equaling one fifth-grade class and one sixth-grade class, along with their families, Brothers and Lasallian educators, attended the inauguration blessing for this new Catholic, Lasallian middle school [...]

By | 2017-06-06T23:23:28+00:00 August 27th, 2014|News, Schools/Ministries|Comments Off on De La Salle Academy Opens in Concord

Lasallians in California Assess Earthquake Damage

Holy Family Community, from Brother George Van Grieken, FSC - Updated August 26 - Lasallians in Napa, California, assessed damage and cleaned up following a 6.0-magnitude earthquake that shook Northern California early Sunday, August 24. The epicenter was in American Canyon, a few miles south of Napa. Media reports called this earthquake the strongest to [...]

By | 2017-06-06T23:23:28+00:00 August 24th, 2014|Districts, News, Schools/Ministries|Comments Off on Lasallians in California Assess Earthquake Damage

Save the Date: Huether 2014

Save the date for the 2014 Huether Lasallian Conference! The gathering will take place November 20 – 22, 2014, in Chicago at the Holiday Inn Merchant Mart with the theme The Lasallian Mission: Word, Witness & Invitation. This 41st Huether Lasallian Conference will feature speakers John Allen, Associate Editor at The Boston Globe; Dr. Carole Eipers, Vice President, [...]

By | 2017-06-06T23:23:28+00:00 August 22nd, 2014|News, Regional|Comments Off on Save the Date: Huether 2014

SFNO District Postulants Spend Time on Retreat

(L-R) Brother Kevin Slate, FSC, and Postulants Joseph Wright, Armando Carvalho and Javier Hansen. Postulants Armando Carvalho, Javier Hansen and Joseph Wright from the District of San Francisco New Orleans (SFNO) spent time in prayer and reflection August 6 – 10, 2014, at Saint Anthony’s Retreat in Three Rivers, California. After a busy [...]

By | 2017-06-06T23:23:28+00:00 August 21st, 2014|Districts, News|Comments Off on SFNO District Postulants Spend Time on Retreat

‘When the Game Stands Tall’ Releasing Nationwide

Releasing nationwide on Friday, August 22, "When the Game Stands Tall" is a movie based on the true story of football Coach Bob Ladouceur and the record-breaking 151-game winning streak with the De La Salle High School Spartans in Concord, California. Ladouceur is not only known for the winning streak, but also for teaching life [...]

By | 2017-06-06T23:23:28+00:00 August 21st, 2014|News, Regional, Schools/Ministries|Comments Off on ‘When the Game Stands Tall’ Releasing Nationwide

Twelve Virtues Bookmarks Available in Three Languages

Start the school year off with inspirational bookmarks! This new version of the 12 Virtues bookmark is available in English, Spanish and French. The laminated bookmark features the 12 Virtues of a Good Teacher on one side and the Teacher’s Prayer on the other. They are available in packets of 100 with discounts offered for [...]

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New AFSCs Named in Midwest District

Two Lasallians from the Midwest District received Letters of Affiliation (AFSC) to the Institute of the Brothers of the Christian Schools. Tony Piscitiello and Mary Catherine Fox, Ph.D., of Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota in Winona were honored in a special ceremony held on Monday, August 4, 2014. Fox has served at Saint Mary’s since [...]

By | 2017-06-06T23:23:28+00:00 August 20th, 2014|Districts, News, People, Schools/Ministries|Comments Off on New AFSCs Named in Midwest District

Brother Bart Schlachter, RIP

Brother Bart Schlachter, FSC, of the District of Eastern North America (DENA), died August 18, 2014, in Lincroft, NJ. He was 83 years old. FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS: Sunday, September 7, 2014 10:00 a.m., Memorial Liturgy Reception to follow La Salle College High School Student Chapel 8605 Cheltenham Ave Wyndmoor, PA 19038-7199 Brother Bart donated his body [...]

By | 2017-06-06T23:23:29+00:00 August 19th, 2014|News, Transitions|Comments Off on Brother Bart Schlachter, RIP

Justin-Siena High School Appoints New Principal

A new interim principal has been announced for the 2014-2015 school year at Justin-Siena High School in Napa, California. David Holquin has been appointed to serve in the role and will begin his 11th year at the school this fall. "He embraces curricular innovation and development, understands the needs of both students as well as [...]

By | 2017-06-06T23:23:29+00:00 August 14th, 2014|News, People, Schools/Ministries|Comments Off on Justin-Siena High School Appoints New Principal

Two New Orleans Schools Will Join to Create New School

Christian Brothers School, a Lasallian institution, and St. Anthony of Padua Catholic School, both located in New Orleans, Louisiana, will join together to create a new Catholic school at the start of the 2016-2017 school year. The new school will be called St. Anthony of Padua: A Christian Brothers School and will be conducted by [...]

By | 2017-06-06T23:23:29+00:00 August 13th, 2014|Districts, News, Schools/Ministries|Comments Off on Two New Orleans Schools Will Join to Create New School