DRHS School Announcements:

Dell Rapids High School Announcements:Quarriers

Friday, October 24th
• Happy Birthday to Ethan B.!!
• Happy Birthday tomorrow to Ben H. & Regan S.!!
• Happy Birthday on Sunday to Austin K.!!
• Lunch:  a-Taco Burger;   b-Pizza;   c-Ham & Cheese Sandwich

  • Chess club – The chess club is open to all students’ grades 8-12. Join us every Friday morning at 7:30 in Mrs. Huska’s room.
  • Any junior/senior students interested in being a legislative page should see Mrs. Ruesink for more information. Registration deadline is Friday, November 14th.
  • Any junior/senior students interested in taking the ASVAB (Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery) on November 4th should stop in and see Mrs. Ruesink to get registered.
  • Attention Students: No Winter Formal is scheduled!  Thanks!
  • STUDENTS: The STAFF parking lot (Northwest side of school) is only for STAFF if you do not have a STAFF permit please DO NOT PARK in the lot, parking without a permit can result in detention time assigned! Thanks!!
  • REMINDER TO SENIORS—Deadline to submit your yearbook/ composite & baby pictures to drhsnews@gmail.com is Nov 21st.   Also, stop in the office to fill out diploma information.
  • Attention Cross Country Runners:  Please turn in your clean uniforms to Coach Hegge.
  • An Air Force Recruiter will be in Mrs. Ruesink’s office TODAY @ 11:30 for any interested students
  • The South Dakota Air National Guard is hosting a Career Day on October 29th from 9:00 AM- 2:00 PM for students and parents.  This will include a base tour, jet take-off, lunch, and informational sessions to learn more about career opportunities and generous benefits the Air National Guard has to offer. See Mrs. Ruesink for more information.
  • Student flu shot clinic is set for Oct. 28 during school hours.  Due date for permission forms is TODAY!!
  • Any FFA member wanting to participate in the Jackrabbit Invitational Leadership Events in Brookings on Nov. 6, needs to sign up in the agriculture classroom by TODAY.
  • The FFA fruit sale is at the mid-point on Friday, Oct. 24, so the seller with the highest total TODAY will receive $40.
  • OPPORTUNITY for Juniors and Seniors—the EmPOWER Youth Leadership Program—for more information please stop in the office.
  • The time has come to register for spring dual credit courses! Technical Institutes courses open on November 1st.  BOR (4-year college) courses open November 17th.  If you would like more information on Dual Credit courses and this opportunity to earn college / technical school credit at a greatly reduced price, please see Mrs. Kludt ASAP.
  • JUNIORS!!! We need people to sign up for concessions for the three playoff games in the next two weeks.  If we don’t get enough juniors to sign up by tomorrow then it will be given to another group and the money will be lost for prom.  Please see Mr. Brisbois or Wendy to sign up.
  • Good Luck to the Competitive Cheer team as they travel to Watertown today for the State Competition. Dells peforms @ 6:27pm.
  • Good Luck to Cross Country runners Zane Schumaker, Shaylee Hoff and Aspen Hansen as they participate in the State Cross meet on Saturday in Huron @ Broadland Creek Golf Course.  Meet starts at 10am.
  • **Pep rally for State Competitive Cheer and Cross Country athletes at 12:15pm today in the HS gym.
  • Good Luck to the Oral Interp students as they travel to Sioux Falls Washington HS today for a meet.  Dismiss students at 1:45 for a 2pm bus time.
  • Good Luck to the JV football team as they travel to Madison today.  Game starts at 4pm.
  • Good Luck to the volleyball team as they host Chester tonight start in 5pm.
  • ***Senior football parents will be serving a meal to all football players, coaches, statisticians, and cheerleaders on Monday, October 27 at approximately 5:45/6:00pm (after practice) in the middle school commons.  Go Quarriers!!
  • Each year, Red Ribbon Week (Oct 27-Oct 31) is held to commemorate the death of Kiki Camarena, a United States DEA Agent who was tortured and killed in Mexico while working in the fight against drugs. Now students, teachers, and families across America participate in this annual awareness campaign.  We will be celebrating Red Ribbon Week with students at the elementary school, the middle school, and St. Mary’s.
    Next week’s activities will include dress-up days.
    ·         Monday – “Sock It To Drugs” – Wear crazy socks!
    ·         Tuesday – “Team Up Against Drugs” – Wear Quarrier clothes!
    ·         Wednesday – “Drugs Turn You Inside Out” – Wear your clothes inside out!
    ·         Thursday – “Be All You Can Be” – Wear camo!
    ·         Friday – “Color My World Drug Free” – Wear red!
  • In addition to Red Ribbon Week activities, students can take part in a contest to try to win an iPad for themselves and $1000 for their school.  Students and families decorate their home’s front door, mailbox or fence with a double-looped red ribbon and the theme, “Love Yourself. Be Drug Free.”  Take a picture with the decoration and upload it to the following site: RedRibbon.org/contest from Oct. 1-Nov. 4!  You must be 18 years or older to upload the photo.  Ask friends and family to vote for your photo beginning Nov. 5.  Eleven winners will be announced December 5th!

 

 

Thursday, October 23rd
• Happy Birthday to Ben G.!
• Lunch:  a-Spaghetti w/ Meat Sauce;   b-Baked Crispy or Spicy Chicken Sandwich;   c-Chef Salad

  • Chess club – The chess club is open to all students’ grades 8-12. Join us every Friday morning at 7:30 in Mrs. Huska’s room.
  • Any junior or senior students interested in being a legislative page should see Mrs. Ruesink for more information. Registration deadline is Friday, November 14th.
  • Any junior/senior students interested in taking the ASVAB (Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery) on November 4th should stop in and see Mrs. Ruesink to get registered.
  • Attention Students: No Winter Formal is scheduled!  Thanks!
  • STUDENTS: The STAFF parking lot (Northwest side of school) is only for STAFF if you do not have a STAFF permit please DO NOT PARK in the lot, parking without a permit can result in detention time assigned! Thanks!!
  • Be The Change Team Meeting/Peer Helper TODAY over lunch in the Spanish Room.
  • REMINDER TO SENIORS—Deadline to submit your yearbook/ composite & baby pictures to drhsnews@gmail.com is Nov 21st.   Also, stop in the office to fill out diploma information.
  • Attention Cross Country Runners:  Please turn in your clean uniforms to Coach Hegge.
  • An Air Force Recruiter will be in Mrs. Ruesink’s office on Friday at 11:30 for any interested students
  • The South Dakota Air National Guard is hosting a Career Day on October 29th from 9:00 AM- 2:00 PM for students and parents.  This will include a base tour, jet take-off, lunch, and informational sessions to learn more about career opportunities and generous benefits the Air National Guard has to offer. See Mrs. Ruesink for more information.
  • Student flu shot clinic is set for Oct. 28 during school hours.  Due date for permission forms is TOMORROW.
  • Any FFA member wanting to participate in the Jackrabbit Invitational Leadership Events in Brookings on Nov. 6, needs to sign up in the agriculture classroom by FRIDAY.
  • The FFA fruit sale is at the mid-point on Friday, Oct. 24, so the seller with the highest total on Friday will receive $40.
  • OPPORTUNITY for Juniors and Seniors—the EmPOWER Youth Leadership Program—for more information please stop in the office.
  • The time has come to register for spring dual credit courses! Technical Institutes courses open on November 1st.  BOR (4-year college) courses open November 17th.  If you would like more information on Dual Credit courses and this opportunity to earn college / technical school credit at a greatly reduced price, please see Mrs. Kludt ASAP.
  • Congratulations to Mikaela S. for being selected to sing the National Anthem at the State Cheer Competition on Friday.
  • Congratulations to Mikaela S. on being selected to sing the National Anthem at the State A Volleyball championship round in Watertown on November 22nd!!!!
  • Art club meeting tomorrow 8:15 am in the art Room.
  • JUNIORS!!! We need people to sign up for concessions for the three playoff games in the next two weeks.  If we don’t get enough juniors to sign up by tomorrow then it will be given to another group and the money will be lost for prom.  Please see Mr. Brisbois or Wendy to sign up.
  • Good Luck to the football team as they host Vermillion tonight.  Game starts at 7pm and will be broadcast on bigsiouxmedia.com
  • Each year, Red Ribbon Week (Oct 27-Oct 31) is held to commemorate the death of Kiki Camarena, a United States DEA Agent who was tortured and killed in Mexico while working in the fight against drugs. Now students, teachers, and families across America participate in this annual awareness campaign.  We will be celebrating Red Ribbon Week with students at the elementary school, the middle school, and St. Mary’s.
    Next week’s activities will include dress-up days.
    ·         Monday – “Sock It To Drugs” – Wear crazy socks!
    ·         Tuesday – “Team Up Against Drugs” – Wear Quarrier clothes!
    ·         Wednesday – “Drugs Turn You Inside Out” – Wear your clothes inside out!
    ·         Thursday – “Be All You Can Be” – Wear camo!
    ·         Friday – “Color My World Drug Free” – Wear red!
  • In addition to Red Ribbon Week activities, students can take part in a contest to try to win an iPad for themselves and $1000 for their school.  Students and families decorate their home’s front door, mailbox or fence with a double-looped red ribbon and the theme, “Love Yourself. Be Drug Free.”  Take a picture with the decoration and upload it to the following site: RedRibbon.org/contest from Oct. 1-Nov. 4!  You must be 18 years or older to upload the photo.  Ask friends and family to vote for your photo beginning Nov. 5.  Eleven winners will be announced December 5th!

 

 

Wednesday, October 22nd
• Happy Birthday to Taci D.!
• Lunch:  a-Turkey & Gravy over Mashed Potatoes;   b-Baked Chicken Nuggets;   c-Sub Sandwich

  • Chess club – The chess club is open to all students’ grades 8-12. Join us every Friday morning at 7:30 in Mrs. Huska’s room.
  • Any junior or senior students interested in being a legislative page should see Mrs. Ruesink for more information. Registration deadline is Friday, November 14th.
  • Attention Students: No Winter Formal is scheduled!  Thanks!
  • STUDENTS: The STAFF parking lot (Northwest side of school) is only for STAFF if you do not have a STAFF permit please DO NOT PARK in the lot, parking without a permit can result in detention time assigned! Thanks!!
  • Be The Change Team Meeting TOMORROW over lunch in the Spanish Room.
  • REMINDER TO SENIORS—Deadline to submit your yearbook/ composite & baby pictures to drhsnews@gmail.com is Nov 21st.   Also, stop in the office to fill out diploma information.
  • Attention Cross Country Runners:  Please turn in your clean uniforms to Coach Hegge.
  • The South Dakota Air National Guard is hosting a Career Day on October 29th from 9:00 AM- 2:00 PM for students and parents.  This will include a base tour, jet take-off, lunch, and informational sessions to learn more about career opportunities and generous benefits the Air National Guard has to offer. See Mrs. Ruesink for more information.
  • Student flu shot clinic is set for Oct. 28 during school hours.  Due date for permission forms is THIS FRIDAY.
  • Any FFA member wanting to participate in the Jackrabbit Invitational Leadership Events in Brookings on Nov. 6, needs to sign up in the agriculture classroom by FRIDAY.
  • The FFA fruit sale is at the mid-point on Friday, Oct. 24, so the seller with the highest total on Friday will receive $40.
  • OPPORTUNITY for Juniors and Seniors—the EmPOWER Youth Leadership Program—for more information please stop in the office.
  • The time has come to register for spring dual credit courses! Technical Institutes courses open on November 1st.  BOR (4-year college) courses open November 17th.  If you would like more information on Dual Credit courses and this opportunity to earn college / technical school credit at a greatly reduced price, please see Mrs. Kludt ASAP.
  • Congratulations to Mikaela S. for being selected to sing the National Anthem at the State Cheer Competition on Friday.
  • Each year, Red Ribbon Week (Oct 27-Oct 31) is held to commemorate the death of Kiki Camarena, a United States DEA Agent who was tortured and killed in Mexico while working in the fight against drugs. Now students, teachers, and families across America participate in this annual awareness campaign.  We will be celebrating Red Ribbon Week with students at the elementary school, the middle school, and St. Mary’s.
    Next week’s activities will include dress-up days.
    ·         Monday – “Sock It To Drugs” – Wear crazy socks!
    ·         Tuesday – “Team Up Against Drugs” – Wear Quarrier clothes!
    ·         Wednesday – “Drugs Turn You Inside Out” – Wear your clothes inside out!
    ·         Thursday – “Be All You Can Be” – Wear camo!
    ·         Friday – “Color My World Drug Free” – Wear red!
  • In addition to Red Ribbon Week activities, students can take part in a contest to try to win an iPad for themselves and $1000 for their school.  Students and families decorate their home’s front door, mailbox or fence with a double-looped red ribbon and the theme, “Love Yourself. Be Drug Free.”  Take a picture with the decoration and upload it to the following site: RedRibbon.org/contest from Oct. 1-Nov. 4!  You must be 18 years or older to upload the photo.  Ask friends and family to vote for your photo beginning Nov. 5.  Eleven winners will be announced December 5th!

 

 

Tuesday, October 21st
• Happy Birthday to Trent K.!
• Lunch:  a-White Bean Chicken Chili;   b-Corn Dog;   c-Crispy Chicken Salad

  • Chess club – The chess club is open to all students’ grades 8-12. Join us every Friday morning at 7:30 in Mrs. Huska’s room.
  • Any junior or senior students interested in being a legislative page should see Mrs. Ruesink for more information. Registration deadline is Friday, November 14th.
  • Attention Students: No Winter Formal is scheduled!  Thanks!
  • STUDENTS: The STAFF parking lot (Northwest side of school) is only for STAFF if you do not have a STAFF permit please DO NOT PARK in the lot, parking without a permit can result in detention time assigned! Thanks!!
  • Be The Change Team Meeting on Thursday, October 23rd over lunch in the Spanish Room.
  • REMINDER TO SENIORS—Deadline to submit your yearbook/ composite & baby pictures to drhsnews@gmail.com is Nov 21st.   Also, stop in the office to fill out diploma information.
  • Attention Cross Country Runners:  Please turn in your clean uniforms to Coach Hegge.
  • A recruiter from the South Dakota Air National Guard will be in Mrs. Ruesink’s office TODAY at 10:30 for any students that are interested
  • The South Dakota Air National Guard is hosting a Career Day on October 29th from 9:00 AM- 2:00 PM for students and parents.  This will include a base tour, jet take-off, lunch, and informational sessions to learn more about career opportunities and generous benefits the Air National Guard has to offer. See Mrs. Ruesink for more information.
  • Student flu shot clinic is set for Oct. 28 during school hours.  Due date for permission forms is THIS FRIDAY.
  • Any FFA member wanting to participate in the Jackrabbit Invitational Leadership Events in Brookings on Nov. 6, needs to sign up in the agriculture classroom by Friday, Oct. 24.
  • The FFA fruit sale is at the mid-point on Friday, Oct. 24, so the seller with the highest total on Friday will receive $40.
  • OPPORTUNITY for Juniors and Seniors—the EmPOWER Youth Leadership Program—for more information please stop in the office.
  • The time has come to register for spring dual credit courses! Technical Institutes courses open on November 1st.  BOR (4-year college) courses open November 17th.  If you would like more information on Dual Credit courses and this opportunity to earn college / technical school credit at a greatly reduced price, please see Mrs. Kludt ASAP.
  • Good Luck to the volleyball team as they travel to Madison today.  Matches start at 5pm—Bus time is 3:30pm.

 

 

Monday, October 20th
• Happy Birthday to Aaron F.!!
• Lunch:  a-Fajita;   b-Pork Fritter Sandwich;   c-Sub Sandwich

  • Chess club – The chess club is open to all students’ grades 8-12. Join us every Friday morning at 7:30 in Mrs. Huska’s room.
  • Any junior or senior students interested in being a legislative page should see Mrs. Ruesink for more information. Registration deadline is Friday, November 14th.
  • Attention Students: No Winter Formal is scheduled!  Thanks!
  • STUDENTS: The STAFF parking lot (Northwest side of school) is only for STAFF if you do not have a STAFF permit please DO NOT PARK in the lot, parking without a permit can result in detention time assigned! Thanks!!
  • Be The Change Team Meeting on Thursday, October 23rd over lunch in the Spanish Room.
  • REMINDER TO SENIORS—Deadline to submit your yearbook/ composite & baby pictures to drhsnews@gmail.com is Nov 21st.   Also, stop in the office to fill out diploma information.
  • A recruiter from the South Dakota Air National Guard will be in Mrs. Ruesink’s office on Tuesday at 10:30 for any students that are interested
  • The South Dakota Air National Guard is hosting a Career Day on October 29th from 9:00 AM- 2:00 PM for students and parents.  This will include a base tour, jet take-off, lunch, and informational sessions to learn more about career opportunities and generous benefits the Air National Guard has to offer. See Mrs. Ruesink for more information.
  • Student flu shot clinic is set for Oct. 28 during school hours. Permission forms were sent home with students.  Due date for permission forms is THIS FRIDAY.
  • If you took a form to help serve breakfast at the Banquet on Wednesday morning, please turn it in first thing tomorrow morning.  If you would like to receive a form, please see Ms. Rieck before the end of the day.  Thanks!
  • Any FFA member wanting to participate in the Jackrabbit Invitational Leadership Events in Brookings on Nov. 6, needs to sign up in the agriculture classroom by Friday, Oct. 24.
  • The FFA fruit sale is at the mid-point on Friday, Oct. 24, so the seller with the highest total on Friday will receive $40.
  • Good Luck to the JV football team as they travel to Tri-Valley today.  Game starts at 4:30pm.
  • Good Luck to the competitive cheer team as they travel to Lake Preston today.  Bus time is 4:25 – event starts at 6:30pm.

Dell Rapids MIDDLE SCHOOL Announcements

Dell Rapids Middle School Announcements:Quarriers

Friday, October 24th
• Happy Birthday to Megan A., Mallory K., Alexyss L., Hanna & Madysen V.!!!
• Happy Birthday on Sunday to Winston S.!!
Lunch today will be choices of:    Taco Burger, Pizza or Ham & Cheese Sandwich

  • ***Student flu shot clinic is scheduled for next Tuesday, Oct. 28 during school hours.  Permission forms are due THIS MORNING.***
  • Haven will be having a Halloween Dance Fundraiser for students 12 years & under tonight from 6:00-8:00 pm at the River Community Church Gym (old elem) to raise money for program supplies & to help keep tuition costs as low as possible.  Admission is $3 for students; adults are free.  All youth must be accompanied by an adult. Please wear your Halloween costume (no toy weapons!) Meals & concessions will be available at an additional cost.  Music & entertainment will be provided by Mr. Thompson’s 2 Turntables & A Microphone, LLC!!
  • Attention Cross Country Runners:  Please turn in your clean uniforms to Coach Hegge.
  • Attention 7th and 8th grade girls:  If you are interesting in playing basketball this year, please sign up in the office.
  • Good Luck to the Competitive Cheer team as they travel to Watertown today for the State Competition.
  • Good Luck to Cross Country runners Zane Schumaker, Shaylee Hoff and Aspen Hansen as they participate in the State Cross meet on Saturday in Huron @ Broadland Creek Golf Course.  Meet starts at 10am.
  • **There will be a pep rally for State Competitive Cheer and Cross Country athletes at 12:15pm today in the HS gym.
  • Good Luck to the Oral Interp students as they travel to Sioux Falls Washington HS today for a meet.  Dismiss students at 1:45 for a 2pm bus time.
  • Good Luck to the JV football team as they travel to Madison today.  Game starts at 4pm.
  • Good Luck to the volleyball team as they host Chester tonight start in 5pm.
  • Each year, Red Ribbon Week is held to commemorate the death of Kiki Camarena, a United States DEA Agent who was tortured and killed in Mexico while working in the fight against drugs. Now students, teachers, and families across America participate in this annual awareness campaign.  Red Ribbon Week will be celebrated with students at the elementary, middle and high school as well as at St. Mary’s.  The week’s activities will include dress-up days:
    ·         Monday – “Sock It To Drugs” – Wear crazy socks!
    ·         Tuesday – “Team Up Against Drugs” – Wear Quarrier clothes!
    ·         Wednesday – “Drugs Turn You Inside Out” – Wear your clothes inside out!
    ·         Thursday – “Be All You Can Be” – Wear camo!
    ·         Friday – “Color My World Drug Free” – Wear red!
  • High school students will be in the MS commons on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday mornings before school with Red Ribbon pledges. All MS students are encouraged to sign a pledge if they are committed to loving themselves by staying healthy & drug free. We will be having daily trivia next week as well. Trivia questions will be in the morning announcements – homerooms should submit their answers as soon as possible to Connie.
  • Red ribbons will be handed out on Monday morning- students are asked to wear the ribbons all week long. Prizes will be given throughout the week to students who are “caught wearing their red ribbons.”

 

 

Thursday, October 23rd
• Happy Birthday to Katie and Tim J.!!
Lunch today will be choices of:    Spaghetti with Meat Sauce, Baked Crispy or Spicy Chicken Sandwich or Chef Salad

  • Student flu shot clinic is scheduled for next Tuesday, Oct. 28 during school hours.  Due date for permission forms is TOMORROW MORNING.
  • Haven will be having a Halloween Dance Fundraiser for students 12 years & under tomorrow from 6:00-8:00 pm at the River Community Church Gym (old elem) to raise money for program supplies & to help keep tuition costs as low as possible.  Admission is $3 for students; adults are free.  All youth must be accompanied by an adult. Please wear your Halloween costume (no toy weapons!) Meals & concessions will be available at an additional cost.  Music & entertainment will be provided by Mr. Thompson’s 2 Turntables & A Microphone, LLC!!
  • Attention Cross Country Runners:  Please turn in your clean uniforms to Coach Hegge.
  • Attention 7/8 grade football players: Equipment return will be today at 3:30 in the MS Gym with a pizza party to follow at the Pizza Ranch beginning at 5:30.
  • Good Luck to the varsity football team as they host Vermillion tonight.  Game starts at 7pm and will be broadcast on bigsiouxmedia.com

 

 

Wednesday, October 22nd
Lunch today will be choices of:    Turkey & Gravy over Mashed Potatoes, Baked Chicken Nuggets or Sub Sandwich

  • Student flu shot clinic is scheduled for Oct. 28 during school hours.  Due date for permission forms is this Friday, Oct. 24.
  • Haven will be having a Halloween Dance Fundraiser for students 12 years & under this Friday, October 24 from 6:00-8:00 pm at the River Community Church Gym (old elem) to raise money for program supplies & to help keep tuition costs as low as possible.  Admission is $3 for students; adults are free.  All youth must be accompanied by an adult. Please wear your Halloween costume (no toy weapons!) Meals & concessions will be available at an additional cost.  Music & entertainment will be provided by Mr. Thompson’s 2 Turntables & A Microphone, LLC!!
  • Attention Cross Country Runners:  Please turn in your clean uniforms to Coach Hegge.
  • 8th grade volleyball girls:  Reminder to meet at 3:18 in the Middle School gym – make sure you have your uniform to hand in.
  • The 7th grade football team defeated Tri-Valley 20 to 0 yesterday saving their best game for last. The 7th grade finished the season with three wins and four losses.
  • The 8th grade football team used a strong second half to defeat Tri-Valley 24 to 6 yesterday. The 8th grade finished the season with five wins and two losses.
  • Attention 7/8 grade football players: Equipment return will be Thursday, starting at 3:30 in the MS Gym with a pizza party to follow at the Pizza Ranch beginning at 5:30. Please wash your football clothes prior to Thursday.

 

 

Tuesday, October 21st
• Happy Birthday to Michaela W.!
Lunch today will be choices of:    White Bean Chicken Chili, Corn Dog or Crispy Chicken Salad

  • Student flu shot clinic is scheduled for Oct. 28 during school hours.  Due date for permission forms is this Friday, Oct. 24.
  • FCCLAer’s….if you have not turned in your form to help serve breakfast at the Banquet this week, please give them to Connie.  If you were not able to come to the last meeting to pick one up the information about this, please stop in the office.  FORMS ARE DUE THIS MORNING.
  • Haven will be having a Halloween Dance Fundraiser for students 12 years & under this Friday, October 24 from 6:00-8:00 pm at the River Community Church Gym (old elem) to raise money for program supplies & to help keep tuition costs as low as possible.  Admission is $3 for students; adults are free.  All youth must be accompanied by an adult. Please wear your Halloween costume (no toy weapons!) Meals & concessions will be available at an additional cost.  Music & entertainment will be provided by Mr. Thompson’s 2 Turntables & A Microphone, LLC!!
  • Yesterday the 7th grade girls volleyball team finished their season on a winning note by defeating Flandreau. The girls played well as a team and won game one with solid hitting and passing. The girls played a tough second game and fell short. In the third game the girls served well and hit well and finished them off two games to one. Great season girls!
  • The 8th grade volleyball team played their last game of the season last night.  We traveled to take on the Fliers of Flandreau.  They hustled well in the back row, served well and were aggressive at the net spiking. Setters were moving to get the ball it was a total team effort in the win.  After all was said and done we won 2-0.  Great job girls!!
    **Remember tomorrow meeting right after school bring clean uniform!!!
  • Attention Cross Country Runners:  Please turn in your clean uniforms to Coach Hegge.
  • Good luck to the 7/8 grade football team as they host Tri-Valley starting at 4:30 in their final game of the season.
  • Attention 7/8 grade football players: Equipment return will be Thursday, starting at 3:30 in the MS Gym with a pizza party to follow at the Pizza Ranch beginning at 5:30. Please wash your football clothes prior to Thursday.
  • Good Luck to the volleyball team as they travel to Madison today.  Matches start at 5pm

 

 

Monday, October 20th
Lunch today will be choices of:    Fajita, Pork Fritter Sandwich or Sub Sandwich

  • Student flu shot clinic is scheduled for Oct. 28 during school hours.  Due date for permission forms is this Friday, Oct. 24.
  • FCCLAer’s….if you have not turned in your form to help serve breakfast at the Banquet this week, please give them to Connie.  If you were not able to come to the last meeting to pick one up the information about this, please stop in the office.  FORMS ARE DUE TOMORROW MORNING.
  • Haven will be having a Halloween Dance Fundraiser for students 12 years & under this Friday, October 24 from 6:00-8:00 pm at the River Community Church Gym (old elem) to raise money for program supplies & to help keep tuition costs as low as possible.  Admission is $3 for students; adults are free.  All youth must be accompanied by an adult. Please wear your Halloween costume (no toy weapons!) Meals & concessions will be available at an additional cost.  Music & entertainment will be provided by Mr. Thompson’s 2 Turntables & A Microphone, LLC!!
  • Congratulations to Megan L. for her 1st place finish at the SouthEast Area Bowling Tournament for the Special Olympics.  Way to go Megan!!
  • The 5th grade girls club volleyball placed 3rd at the end of the season tournament on Saturday. They beat Tri-Valley, MCM, Elkton and Lennox. They lost a battle to get into the championship against Baltic. Great Season Girls!
  • Good Luck to the 7/8 volleyball teams as they travel to Flandreau today.  Dismiss athletes at 2:50 for a 3pm bus time.  Matches start at 4pm.
  • Good Luck to the JV football team as they travel to Tri-Valley today.  Game starts at 4:30pm.
  • Good Luck to the competitive cheer team as they to Lake Preston today.  Bus time is 4:25 – event starts at 6:30pm.

Quarrier Football Ends Regular Season with Win

DRHSvsVerm_FB_10-23-14_1The Dell Rapids Quarrier football team ended their regular season with a win on Senior Night.  The Quarriers defeated the Vermillion Tanagers 39-12 on Thursday, October 23rd, in Dell Rapids earning their seventh win in a row.

The Quarriers scored first with 7:08 to go in the first quarter on a 5-yard touchdown run by Jacob Faux.  The extra point was no good, and Dell Rapids led 6-0.  The Quarriers maintained that lead at the end of the first quarter.

Dell Rapids added another touchdown with 6:28 to go in the second quarter.  This time Jase Nelson threw a 25-yard touchdown pass to Sam White.  The 2-point conversion was no good, and the Quarriers extended their lead to 12-0.  Vermillion pulled within a touchdown after an 80-yard touchdown pass from Carter Kratz to Regan Bye with 4:47 left in the quarter.  The Tanagers could not convert the extra point and cut the lead to 12-6.  The Quarriers added one more touchdown with 2:57 to go on a 1-yard run by Tanner Ljunggren to take a 20-6 lead at halftime.DRHSvsVerm_FB_10-23-14_2

The Quarriers were able to extend the lead to 26-6 with 8:08 to go in the third quarter after a fumble recovery in the endzone by Ljunggren after a fumble by the Dell Rapids offense.  Vermillion scored for the second time with 11:18 left in the game after a 10-yard touchdown pass from Kratz to Brandon Mockler.  This was as close as Vermillion would get, as Dell Rapids scored two more times in the fourth quarter.  Ljunggren scored on a 51-yard touchdown run with 10:46 left in the game, and Tanner Heim scored on a 10-yard run with 3:38 to go.

Dell Rapids finished the game with 455 yards of total offense, 359 yards rushing and 96 yards passing.  Nelson finished 6-13 passing for 96 yards, one touchdown, and had two interceptions.  Ljunggren had nine carries for DRHSvsVerm_FB_10-23-14_3106 yards and two touchdowns.  Riley Schmidt had 12 carries for 93 yards.  Schmidt also had two receptions for 37 yards.  Nate McKee led the defense with seven tackles, two of them for loss.  Seth Anderson added six tackles.  Ben Gillogly had four tackles, an interception, and a fumble recovery.  Ljunggren had an interception as well, and Joel Brust had a fumble recovery.

Dell Rapids improves to 7-1 on the year.  The Quarriers will host Sisseton in the first round of the 11A playoffs on Tuesday, October 28th.

Highlights

Local Births

  • New BabyA boy to Ross and Tiffany Brende, Dell Rapids, October 18.
  • A boy to Brian and Kendra Lebrun, Dell Rapids, October 13.
  • A boy to Dustin Lager and Heather Standish, Dell Rapids, October 12.
  • A girl to Ivan and Jean Vargas, Dell Rapids, October 7.
  • A boy to Mark and Amanda Liebl, Dell Rapids, October 7.
  • A boy to Brian and Kristin Nedved, Dell Rapids, September 30.

District 25 Candidate Forum – 10/27/14

Dell Rapids Elementary School will be hosting a South Dakota District 25 Legislative Candidate Forum on Monday, October 27th, starting at 6:30 p.m.  Candidates that have confirmed their attendance are Senate Candidate Tim Rave (R), House Candidate Roger Hunt (R), and House Candidate Kris Langer (R).

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Quarrier Volleyball Falls to Madison

QuarriersThe Madison Bulldogs defeated the Dell Rapids Quarrier volleyball team on Tuesday, October 21st, in Madison by scores of 25-9, 29-27, 25-14.

Sarah Haak and Emily Boyle led the Quarriers from the service line with 11 and six points respectively.  Brittany Kludt had six kills and two blocks on the night.  Boyle added four kills, and Arial Hoffman had three kills.  Shelby Wrage ended the night with nine digs.

The Quarriers fall to 10-14 on the year.  Dell Rapids will host Chester on Friday, October 24th.

JV Results:
The JV fell 17-25 and 20-25.  Trinity Gordon had five kills and Megan Miles added three kills.  Kenzie Gullickson served six points.  Chloe Solberg dished out six assists.

The C team lost in two sets as well.

DeSmet Beats Cardinals in Volleyball Action

DRSM LogoThe DeSmet Bulldogs defeated the Dell Rapids St Mary Cardinal volleyball team in straight games by scores of 25-14, 25-15, 25-13 in DeSmet on Tuesday, October 21st.

Ally Mullaney had 10 kills for the Cardinals.  Anne Swift added four kills.  Kaitlyn Vortherms finished the night with nine assists and 14 digs.  Claudia Schwebach added 12 digs for St Mary.  Mullaney and Riley Wolles each had a block.  Jackie Wolles had two service aces.

St Mary drops to 10-16 on the year.  The Cardinals will host Oldham-Ramona/Rutland on Monday, October 27th.  The match will be webcast on Big Sioux Media

Cardinal Cheer 1st at Lake Preston, Quarrier Cheer 3rd

The Dell Rapids St Mary Cardinal cheer team finished first at the Lake Preston event on Monday, October 20th, in Lake Preston.  The Dell Rapids Quarrier cheer team finished third.  The Cardinals finished with a total of 129 points.  Arlington/Lake Preston finished second with 126.5 points.  The Quarriers had 120.5 points.  Northwestern was fourth with 115.25 points.  Mt Vernon/Plankinton was fifth with 106.5 points, and Warner was sixth with 99 points.

Both the Cardinals and Quarriers will participate in the State A tournament on Friday, October  24th, in Watertown.

Big Sioux Media will provide updates throughout the day as they become available.

KSFY/KWSN Prep Broadcasters Football Poll- Oct 20

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1) Sioux Falls Lincoln (8-0); 55 (11); last week- #1
2) Sioux Falls Roosevelt (7-1); 44; last week- #2
3) Brandon Valley (5-2); 32; last week- #3
4) Sioux Falls O’Gorman (5-3); 23; last week- #4
5) Aberdeen Central (3-4); 10; last week- #5
Others receiving votes:  Sioux Falls Washington (3-5); 1

11AA
1) Yankton (8-0); 55 (11); last week- #1
2) Brookings (5-2); 44; last week- #2
3) Douglas (6-1); 28; last week- #4
4) Harrisburg (4-3); 25; last week- #3
5) Pierre (3-4); 12; last week- #5
Others receiving votes:  N/A

11A
1) Madison (7-1); 55 (11); last week- #1
2) Dell Rapids (6-1); 43; last week- #2
3) West Central (5-2); 33; last week- #3
4) Hot Springs (5-2); 13; last week- unranked
5) Tea Area (4-3); 9; last week- #4
Others receiving votes:  Todd County (5-2); 3; last week- #5;   Lennox (4-4); 3;   Vermillion (4-3); 1;   Sisseton (3-4); 1

11B
1) Parkston (7-0); 55 (11); last week- #1
2) Aberdeen Roncalli (7-0); 39; last week- #2
3) Winner (6-1); 38; last week- #3
4) St. Thomas More (7-1); 20; last week- #4
5) McCook Central/Montrose (7-0); 10; last week- #5
Others receiving votes:  Custer (7-0); 2;   Canton (4-3); 2;   Tri-Valley (4-4); 1;   Sioux Falls Christian (4-3); 1

9AA
1) Gregory (7-0); 53 (9); last week- #1
2) Arlington (8-0); 45 (2); last week- #2
3) SC/Woon./Wess. Springs (7-0); 34; last week- #3
4) Garretson (6-1); 18; last week- #4
5) Duel (7-1); 13; last week- #5
Others receiving votes:  Kimball/White Lake (5-2); 1;   Bridgewater-Emery/Ethan (4-4); 1

9A
1) Howard (7-0); 54 (10); last week-#1
2) Wolsey-Wessington (7-0); 43; last week- #2
3) Potter County (7-0); 27 (1); last week- #3
4) Alcester-Hudson (7-0); 21; last week- #4
5) Phillip (7-0); 10; last week- #5
Others receiving votes:  Sully Buttes (5-2); 1

9B
1) Hamlin (8-0); 53 (10); last week- #2
2) Canistota (6-1); 45 (1); last week- #1
3) Harding County (6-1); 28; last week- #3
4) Avon (5-2); 14; last week- #5
5) Faulkton Area (6-1); 9; last week- unranked
Others receiving votes:  Langford Area (6-1); 8; last week- #4;   Dell Rapids St. Mary (6-1); last week-;   Faith (6-1); 2