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Student Senate witness government ‘in action’

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Early this month, the officers of the LaSalle School Student Council had the opportunity to see state government in action. These young men had the chance to not only tour the capital building but meet with Legislators and their staff to learn more about what goes into making government run. The day started with meeting with Kevin Crumb, the Chief of Staff to Senator Rob Ortt (District 62 North Tonawanda) and Amanda Holzer, Legislative Director…

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ACE presentation PDFs now online, videos coming soon

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Available now on our website are PDFs of the May 5th presentations from the 4th Annual Capital District Symposium on Adverse Childhood Experiences held at the Egg in Albany’s Empire State Plaza. You can access the 2017 presentations as well as all other available Capital Region ACE presentations by clicking here. You can also get a quick link to the 2017 presentation slides of your choice (below). Videos will soon be available!! LaSalle School is a…

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Youth recognized for MOST community service hours

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     As the school year winds down at LaSalle Albany boys are being recognized for success and achievement!      Paul W. tallied the MOST community service hours of any other student during the school year. Giving up many hours of free time, Paul helped to volunteer at the Northeast Regional Food Bank, Habitat for Humanity Re-Store, Albany City Mission, Adopt a Highway, Mohawk Animal Shelter and the Sister Maureen Joyce Food Pantry. Paul will receive an…

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LaSalle announces 2017 Youth Rotary winner

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Youth Edwin Martin has been chosen by LaSalle staff to receive the 2017 Rotary Youth Achievement Award from the Rotary Club of Albany. On May 17th, Edwin and his guests will attend a luncheon joining with Rotary Youth Award winners from St. Anne Institute, Northern Rivers, St. Catherine’s Center for Children and Families and Equinox, Inc. to receive the award. The awards luncheon will be held at the American Legion Zaloga Post, 4 Everett Road Extension,…

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Youth baptized, confirmed into Catholic Church

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The entire LaSalle, Albany community congratulates Christopher Dean on receiving the Catholic Church’s Sacraments of Baptism, Confirmation and First Holy Communion during the April 15th Easter Vigil Mass celebrated at Albany’s Church of St. Vincent de Paul. Chris has spent the last year preparing for these three joyful sacraments of initiation into the Catholic church. Highlights included his weekend college Emmaus retreat in Niskayuna and experiencing the sacramental scrutinies by confessing his faith before the…

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3-Day Certification Training in June

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From June 26 – 28, 2017, LaSalle, Albany will host a three-day certification training with Dr. Phil Rich from the Northeast Educational Assessment and Research Institute. ‘Conducting Juvenile Sexual Risk Assessments’ will provide instruction and practice experience in administration of sexual risk assessment for juveniles who have previously engaged in sexually abusive behavior. An ‘early bird’ special is available if registering before April 30, 2017. All details can be found below: LaSalle School is a…

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Spotlight: LaSalle’s Tom Deguire

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In January 2017, the District for Eastern North America (DENA) featured LaSalle Albany’s Thomas Deguire in a feature ‘spotlight’ article which follows in its entirety: As School Supervisor at the La Salle School in Albany and career Lasallian for 31 years, one of Thomas’s most important resources is the bond he shares with co-workers and mentors. He began working for the Brothers while at school, when he was recommended for summer work by a football…

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The city of ‘Glens Falls’ in the future

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On January 21st, LaSalle technology teachers and students had an opportunity to show guests and judges their version of the city of Glens Falls in the year 2117. The Capital District competition was held at Proctors in Schenectady. The theme of this year’s Future City Competition is The Power of Public Space. The contest will culminate with the national competition during National Engineer’s Week in February when regional winners gather in Washington, D.C. Future City…

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Friends, and brothers, for a lifetime

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Albany, NY – The memories came flooding back for two young men, formerly LaSalle youths, when they were reunited at LaSalle this past week. Terrell and Shawn remembered how they felt when they first came to LaSalle, how being roommates helped them to grow, their feelings about leaving LaSalle after graduating from the agency’s high school and how their time here contributed to the success they are now realizing. “I came to LaSalle on my…

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Welcome back to school; JRFC hosts annual event

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Teachers welcomed students to their classrooms on September 7th for the start of the new school  year. Schedules were distributed, procedures explained including fire drills, and students began studying one-on-one and in groups with teachers in English, reading, math, science, art, woodworking, history, and more. On August 18th, thirty Albany County families and youth of all ages (approximately 110 individuals) came to LaSalle for Back-to-School Night to receive information from 15 community organizations, chose from…

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