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Dell Rapids High School Announcements:Quarriers

Friday, December 19th
• Happy Birthday to AJ P.!!
• Happy Birthday over Christmas Break to: Lakota L., Zachary S., Beth B., Isabella T., Alexa D., Mara A., Hannah F., Kyrsten W., James L., Ethan F., Carmen O., Lani B., Rita S., Jacob F., Matthew D. & Sheree L.!
• Lunch:  a-Taco Burger;   b-Pizza;   c-Ham & Cheese Sandwich

  • Chess club – Chess Club meets every Monday, Thursday and Friday from 7:45 to 8:15 in the high school computer room.
  • Seniors:  New scholarships are available in Mrs. Ruesink’s office
  • Prom Committee Meeting @ 8am on January 7th in Mr. Brisbois Room.  Donuts will be provided!
  • 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. Spring courses are on SDMyLife.
  • The Dell Rapids Booster Club is holding a Youth Wrestling Tournament on Saturday, Dec. 27th.  Weigh-ins start at 8:00 am with wrestling to start at 10:00 am. The busiest time at the tournament is in the morning, at weigh-ins and concession.We are looking for baked goods as well as helpers with the tournament.  The first shift will start at 8:00 am, 2nd shift at 11:00 and the last shift at 2:00 pm.  If you are not able to help with the tournament, but can donate some baked goods,that would be great.  All baked goods will need to be individually wrapped or bagged for sale.  Contact Rich or Barb Pedde 366-7076 or Wayne 310-3909 or Kim Mortrude 359-5596 if you can help. Thanks! **We are still looking for 6 helpers and 6 pans of bars or cookies for the wrestling tourney.
  • Good Luck to the girls and boys basketball teams as they travel to Tea tonight for a doubleheader.  Games start at 4pm. Varsity game(s) will be broadcast on bigsiouxmedia.com
  • Good Luck to the freshmen boys basketball team as they travel to Irene Wakonda tomorrow.
  • Good Luck to the wrestlers as they travel to the Madison tournament tomorrow starting at 10am.
  • Good Luck to the JV wrestlers as they travel to Sioux Valley tomorrow.
  • Good Luck to the girls basketball players as they travel to Colman (Dells vs. Flandreau) tomorrow for the Entringer Classic and will be broadcast on bigsiouxmedia.com. 12 (Noon).
  • Good Luck to the freshmen girls basketball team as they travel to the Tri-Valley Tourney tomorrow. Dells vs. Baltic @10am

 

 

Thursday, December 18th
• Lunch:  a-Beef Stroganoff;   b-Corn Dogs;   c-Crispy Chicken Salad

  • Chess club – Chess Club meets every Monday, Thursday and Friday from 7:45 to 8:15 in the high school computer room.
  • Seniors:  New scholarships are available in Mrs. Ruesink’s office
  • Quiz Bowl team – please stop in to see Mrs. Gleason today. 2015 schedules will be available. If you’ve thought of joining Quiz Bowl, this is a good time to stop by.
  • Prom Committee Meeting @ 8am on January 7th in Mr. Brisbois Room.  Donuts will be provided!
  • 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. Spring courses are on SDMyLife.
  • All National Honor Society Students need to stop in and see Mrs. Ruesink this week about serving at the Banquet after Christmas break.
  • SENIORS: Class Meeting TODAY at the beginning of 4th Block in the HS Commons. Voting on Motto/Class Colors & Flower.
  • Student Awareness Day is scheduled for Friday.   Please make sure that you know what group you are in
  • The Dell Rapids Booster Club is holding a Youth Wrestling Tournament on Saturday, Dec. 27th.  Weigh-ins start at 8:00 am with wrestling to start at 10:00 am.
    The busiest time at the tournament is in the morning, at weigh-ins and concession.
    We are looking for baked goods as well as helpers with the tournament.  The first shift will start at 8:00 am, 2nd shift at 11:00 and the last shift at 2:00 pm.  If you are not able to help with the tournament, but can donate some baked goods,that would be great.  All baked goods will need to be individually wrapped or bagged for sale.  Contact Rich or Barb Pedde 366-7076 or Wayne 310-3909 or Kim Mortrude 359-5596 if you can help. Thanks!
  • The Lennox Prom Closet will be taking in dresses this week on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday nights… from 5:30-7:00 at Lennox High School prior to the basketball games.
    Please encourage girls to bring their dresses to consign or donate!!! The dresses will all be available for SALE during our LHS After Prom PROM CLOSET that will be held on January 9th (5:00-9:00 pm) and January 10th (9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.) at Second Reformed Church. This is a fundraiser for the LHS After Prom Party.
  • Wrestling Sport Photo Pictures are after school today.
  • DRMS/DRHS Band Christmas Concert is tonight at 7pm in the MS Commons (will be webcast on bigsiouxmedia.com).

 

 

Wednesday, December 17th
• Happy Birthday to Johanna W.!!
• Lunch:  a-Ham Slice;   b-Baked Chicken Nuggets;   c-Sub Sandwich

  • Chess club – Chess Club meets every Monday, Thursday and Friday from 7:45 to 8:15 in the high school computer room.
  • Seniors:  New scholarships are available in Mrs. Ruesink’s 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. Spring courses are on SDMyLife.
  • VB Players:   Anyone who sold MORE than 20 tumblers, should see Coach Solberg.   Thank you.
  • All National Honor Society Students need to stop in and see Mrs. Ruesink this week about serving at the Banquet after Christmas break.
  • Be The Change meeting today over lunch in the Spanish Room.
  • SENIORS: Class Meeting TOMORROW at the beginning of 4th Block in the HS Commons. Voting on Motto/Class Colors & Flower.
  • A recruiter from the Air Force will be in Mrs. Ruesink’s office TOMORROW at 8:30 for any interested students.
  • On behalf of Student Council – TOMORROW is “Ugly Sweater Day.”  Start digging in your closets to see who will be selected & awarded a prize from each grade for the ugliest sweater!!
  • Student Awareness Day is scheduled for Friday.  Schedules and student group assignments will be available on Tuesday and hung up throughout the high school.  Please see Mrs. Ruesink if you have any questions.
  • The Dell Rapids Booster Club is holding a Youth Wrestling Tournament on Saturday, Dec. 27th.  Weigh-ins start at 8:00 am with wrestling to start at 10:00 am.
    The busiest time at the tournament is in the morning, at weigh-ins and concession.
    We are looking for baked goods as well as helpers with the tournament.  The first shift will start at 8:00 am, 2nd shift at 11:00 and the last shift at 2:00 pm.  If you are not able to help with the tournament, but can donate some baked goods,that would be great.  All baked goods will need to be individually wrapped or bagged for sale.  Contact Rich or Barb Pedde 366-7076 or Wayne 310-3909 or Kim Mortrude 359-5596 if you can help. Thanks!
  • The Lennox Prom Closet will be taking in dresses this week on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday nights… from 5:30-7:00 at Lennox High School prior to the basketball games. Please encourage girls to bring their dresses to consign or donate!!! The dresses will all be available for SALE during our LHS After Prom PROM CLOSET that will be held on January 9th (5:00-9:00 pm) and January 10th (9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.) at Second Reformed Church. This is a fundraiser for the LHS After Prom Party.
  • Boys Basketball Sport Photo Pictures are after school today.

 

 

Tuesday, December 16th
• Happy Birthday to Kirby B.!!
• Lunch:  a-Fajita;   b-Pork Fritter Sandwich;   c-Sub Sandwich

  • Chess club – Chess Club meets every Monday, Thursday and Friday from 7:45 to 8:15 in the high school computer room.
  • Seniors:  New scholarships are available in Mrs. Ruesink’s office
  • Be The Change Team is selling “Candy Cane Grams” through TODAY.  Cost is (1) for $.50 or (3) for $1.00. Please complete in the high school 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. Spring courses are on SDMyLife.
  • VB Players:   Anyone who sold MORE than 20 tumblers, should see Coach Solberg.   Thank you.
  • Since we had a late start this morning we will have an FCCLA meeting at 8 tomorrow morning instead.  If you had orders for the fundraiser, please see Ms. Rieck today about the delivery schedule. If you can help after school on a project please come to the FACS room after school.  Thanks!
  • All National Honor Society Students need to stop in and see Mrs. Ruesink this week about serving at the Banquet after Christmas break.
  • A recruiter from the South Dakota Air National Guard will be in Mrs. Ruesink’s office  TOMORROW at 10:00 for any interested students.
  • A recruiter from the Air Force will be in Mrs. Ruesink’s office on Thursday at 8:30 for any interested students.
  • On behalf of Student Council – Thursday is “Ugly Sweater Day.”  Start digging in your closets to see who will be selected & awarded a prize from each grade for the ugliest sweater!!
  • Student Awareness Day is scheduled for Friday.  Schedules and student group assignments will be available on Tuesday and hung up throughout the high school.  Please see Mrs. Ruesink if you have any questions.
  • PSAT Results are in – Mrs. Ruesink will meet with students TODAY over lunch in the Spanish Room to go over results.
  • The Dell Rapids Booster Club is holding a Youth Wrestling Tournament on Saturday, Dec. 27th.  Weigh-ins start at 8:00 am with wrestling to start at 10:00 am.
    The busiest time at the tournament is in the morning, at weigh-ins and concession.
    We are looking for baked goods as well as helpers with the tournament.  The first shift will start at 8:00 am, 2nd shift at 11:00 and the last shift at 2:00 pm.  If you are not able to help with the tournament, but can donate some baked goods,that would be great.  All baked goods will need to be individually wrapped or bagged for sale.  Please respond to this email with when you can work or if you are bringing goodies.   Thanks from the Booster Club.
  • The Lennox Prom Closet will be taking in dresses this week on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday nights… from 5:30-7:00 at Lennox High School prior to the basketball games. Please encourage girls to bring their dresses to consign or donate!!! The dresses will all be available for SALE during our LHS After Prom PROM CLOSET that will be held on January 9th (5:00-9:00 pm) and January 10th (9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.) at Second Reformed Church. This is a fundraiser for the LHS After Prom Party.
  • Good Luck to the wrestlers as they travel to Madison for the Dak 12 meet starting at 5:30. Bus Time is 3:20pm.

 

 

Monday, December 15th
• Happy Birthday to Mr. Brisbois!!
• Lunch:  a-Fajita;   b-Pork Fritter Sandwich;   c-Sub Sandwich

  • Chess club – Chess Club meets every Monday, Thursday and Friday from 7:45 to 8:15 in the high school computer room.
  • Seniors:  New scholarships are available in Mrs. Ruesink’s office
  • Be The Change Team is selling “Candy Cane Grams” through Tuesday, December 16th. Cost is (1) for $.50 or (3) for $1.00. Please complete in the high school 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. Spring courses are on SDMyLife.
  • All National Honor Society Students need to stop in and see Mrs. Ruesink this week about serving at the Banquet after Christmas break.
  • VB Players:   Anyone who sold MORE than 20 tumblers, should see Coach Solberg.   Thank you.
  • A recruiter from the South Dakota Air National Guard will be in Mrs. Ruesink’s office on Wednesday at 10:00 for any interested students.
  • A recruiter from the Air Force will be in Mrs. Ruesink’s office on Thursday at 8:30 for any interested students.
  • On behalf of Student Council – Thursday is “Ugly Sweater Day.”  Start digging in your closets to see who will be selected & awarded a prize from each grade for the ugliest sweater!!
  • Student Awareness Day is scheduled for Friday.  Schedules and student group assignments will be available on Tuesday and hung up throughout the high school.  Please see Mrs. Ruesink if you have any questions.
  • PSAT Results are in – Mrs. Ruesink will meet with students Tuesday over lunch in the Spanish Room to go over results.
  • There will be an FCCLA meeting on Tuesday morning at 8 in the FACS room.
  • The Quarrier Wrestling Team placed 7th the Watertown Inv. this weekend. The teams in our pool were Watertown, Madison and Sisseton. We went 0-3. We beat Tea 63-15 in the placing round. We are young but working hard. We are looking to improve every time out.
  • The Dell Rapids Booster Club is holding a Youth Wrestling Tournament on Saturday, Dec. 27th.  Weigh-ins start at 8:00 am with wrestling to start at 10:00 am.
    The busiest time at the tournament is in the morning, at weigh-ins and concession.
    We are looking for baked goods as well as helpers with the tournament.  The first shift will start at 8:00 am, 2nd shift at 11:00 and the last shift at 2:00 pm.  If you are not able to help with the tournament, but can donate some baked goods,that would be great.  All baked goods will need to be individually wrapped or bagged for sale.  Please respond to this email with when you can work or if you are bringing goodies.   Thanks from the Booster Club.
    Contact Rich or Barb Pedde 366-7076 or Wayne 310-3909 or Kim Mortrude 359-5596
  • Good Luck to the girls basketball team as they travel to Salem.  C game start at 5pm with JV and Varsity to follow.

Dell Rapids MIDDLE SCHOOL Announcements

Dell Rapids Middle School Announcements:Quarriers

Friday, December 19th
• Happy Birthday to Tori L. & Jacqueline M.!!
• Happy Birthday over Christmas Break to:  Maria J., Colin & Connor R., Tate F., Landon H., Nathan B., Dade K., Joe T., Alec S. & Jayda K.
Lunch today will be choices of:    Pizza or Ham & Cheese Sandwich

  • Great job to the band students at the concert last night!!
  • The 7th grade girls came out playing hard last night, but lost to a tough Tea team by a score of 23 to 37
  • Good Luck to the varsity girls and boys basketball teams as they travel to Tea tonight for a doubleheader.  Games start at 4pm and will be broadcast on bigsiouxmedia.com
  • Good Luck to the freshmen boys basketball team as they travel to Irene Wakonda tomorrow.
  • Good Luck to the wrestlers as they travel to the Madison tournament tomorrow starting at 10am.
  • Good Luck to the JV wrestlers as they travel to Sioux Valley tomorrow.
  • Good Luck to the girls basketball players as they travel to Colman tomorrow for the Entringer Classic and will be broadcast on bigsiouxmedia.com

 

 

Thursday, December 18th
• Happy Birthday to Cameron G.!!
Lunch today will be choices of:    Beef Stroganoff, Corn Dog or Crispy Chicken Salad

  • The 7th grade girls lost to Sioux Falls Christian with a score of 21 to 34.  They played great defense, but just couldn’t get the buckets to fall.  Keep working hard, girls!!
  • Wrestling sport photos will be taken today after school
  • Good Luck to the 7/8 girls basketball teams as they host Tea today starting at 4:30.  Games will be played at the elementary gym, 7th grade will play first with 8th grade to follow (one game at each level)
  • DRMS/DRHS Band Chrismtas Concert is tonight at 7pm in the MS Commons (will be webcast on bigsiouxmedia.com).

 

 

Wednesday, December 17th
• Happy Birthday to Olivia S.!!
Lunch today will be choices of:    Ham Slice, Baked Chicken Nuggets or Sub Sandwich

  • Last night the 8th grade girls lost their first home game to Sioux Falls Christian. The final score was 33-5 with Mallory Haak scoring all 5 points. The Lady Q’s will face Tea at home this Thursday.
  • The Quarrier Wrestling Team split duals last night. We beat Tea 55-18 and lost to Lennox 54-30. We are improving. We are wrestling at the Madison Inv. on Sat.

 

 

Tuesday, December 16th
Lunch today will be choices of:    Fajita, Pork Fritter Sandwich or Sub Sandwich

  • There will be an FCCLA meeting at 8am tomorrow morning.  If you had orders for the fundraiser, please see Ms. Rieck today about the delivery schedule.
  • If you can help after school on a project please come to the FACS room after school.  Thanks!
  • Good Luck to the 7/8 girls basketball teams as they host Sioux Falls Christian today at 4:30 at the elementary school gym.  7th grade will play first followed by 8th grade (one game each level).
  • Good Luck to the varsity wrestlers as they travel to Madison for the Dak 12 meet starting at 5:30.

 

 

Monday, December 15th
• Happy Birthday to Amber K.!!
Lunch today will be choices of:    Fajita, Pork Fritter Sandwich or Sub Sandwich

  • On Saturday, the 7th grade girls went to Madison for the Dakota 12 Conference Tournament.  They lost their first game to Madison with a close score of 23 to 30.  Next, they faced Tea and lost with a score of 11 to 42.  Their final game was against Tri-Valley where they lost 14-35.  Their next game is at home on Tuesday against Sioux Falls Christian.  Good luck!!
  • On Saturday, the 8th grade girls traveled to Hartford for the Dakota 12 Conference Tournament.  They lost their first game to a tough Madison team 36-12. They then faced Tea and fell short again losing 23-11.  Their last game was played against Tri-Valley where they lost 18-11 taking 6th place
  • There will be an FCCLA meeting on Tuesday morning at 8 in the FACS room.
  • No middle school cheer practice today
  • Good Luck to the 7/8 wrestlers as they travel to Beresford today.  Dismiss athletes at 2pm for a 2:15.  Matches start at 4pm.
  • Good Luck to the varsity girls basketball team as they travel to Salem.  C game start at 5pm with JV and Varsity to follow.

Homecoming Royalties

The Dell Rapids and Dell Rapids St Mary Homecoming Royalties have been announced for the 2014 Homecoming.  This year’s Homecoming for both schools will be the week of September 29th – Oct 3rd.

Dell Rapids St Mary Homecoming Royalty:

  • Brandi Wolles
  • Claudia Schwebach
  • Ally Mullaney
  • Wes Heinricy
  • Noel Hansen
  • Mitch Brown

**Coronation will be held on Monday, September 29th, at 7:00 p.m.

Dell Rapids Homecoming Royalty:

  • Taylor Brown
  • Meg Dearduff
  • Baily Munk
  • Jessica Tisher
  • Adam Karst
  • Tanner Ljunggren
  • Riley Schmidt
  • Andrew Wiebenga

**Coronation on Monday, September 29th will be changed from 7:30pm to 8:00pm.  Please share that time change with your family and friends. 

Dell Rapids School Registration and Open House

Quarrier LogoDell Rapids Public Schools will be holding registrations starting on Monday, August 11th, and will continue on Tuesday, August 12th.  The Senior class registration will be on Monday from 9:oo a.m. until 12:00 p.m.  The Junior class registration will also be on Monday from 1:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m.  A mandatory Parent/Student meeting for fall sport participants in grades 7-12 will also be held on Monday at 6:30 p.m. in the high school gym.

Registration will continue on Tuesday with elementary student registration at the elementary school from 7:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.  Sophomore class registration will be held from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m.  5th grade registration will also be held from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. at the middle school.  Freshman registration will run from 1:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m at the high school while grades 6-8 registration will be held from 1:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. at the middle school.

Open houses for Dell Rapids public will take place on Tuesday, August 26th.  The elementary school open house will be from 5:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m.  The 5th grade open house will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the high school gym.  Open house for grades 6-8 will be held in the home room classrooms also from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on August 26th.

The first day of school is Wednesday, August 27th.

Complete school supply lists can be found by clicking the links:

2014 Minnehaha Funeral Home Scholarship

Since 2013 the Minnehaha Funeral Home, of Baltic, Colton, Dell Rapids, and Garretson, South Dakota, has awarded a $500 scholarship to one graduating high school senior from each of the high schools in our area. Minnehaha Funeral Home has always prided itself in its community involvement, and these scholarships will continue that focus. In addition to academic information, applicants were asked to submit an essay on how ethics and morals impacted their daily life. Recipients were chosen by a five person committee made up from the funeral home’s board of directors. We are pleased to announce that the 2014 recipients of the Minnehaha Funeral Home Scholarship of:

  • Baltic High School-Shi Almont
  • Chester Area High School-Adam Anderson
  • Dell Rapids High School-Michael Mitchell
  • Dell Rapids St. Mary High School-Kiley Reecy
  • Garretson High School-Conner Blosmo
  • Tri-Valley High School-Clark Haugen

Dell Rapids National Honor Society Awards Banquet

Dell Rapids High School held its National Honor Society Awards Banquet on Monday, May 12th, at the Dell Rapids Lutheran Church.

Below are the list of winners:

  • Bausch & Lomb Science Award—Jessica Tisher
  • George Eastman Young Leadership Award—Sarah Haak
  • Frederick Douglas Susan B. Anthony Award—Melanie Wilke
  • Trent Area Scholarship—Madie Vietor, Ben Hinricher, and Jacob Huewe
  • American Legion Scholarship—Tia McKillip
  • Minnehaha Funeral Home Scholarship—Michael Mitchell
  • David Schmidt Memorial Scholarship—Sheridan Skinner
  • Golden West Scholarship—Tia McKillip
  • Dan Daugaard Scholarship—Jackson Gleason
  • DREA Scholarship—Mallory Luke & Jacob Habeger
  • PEO Scholarship—Lexi Snyder
  • DR Lions Club Scholarship—Lexi Snyder
  • Jerry Hoftiezer Memorial Scholarship—Michael Mitchell & Ben Hinricher
  • DR Forward Youth Scholarship—Victoria Murphy & Lexi Snyder
  • Jeremy Baum “Hope” Scholarship—Alexis Damm
  • Wyatt Ammon Scholarship—Brock Reinhiller
  • Regina Evans “Grandma” Scholarship—Jonathan DeNoon
  • Gloria Beck Scholarship—Tia McKillip
  • Woody Yaroch Memorial Scholarship—Taiven Logan
  • Bernice & Henry Speh Scholarship—Kenaniah Swenson & Zane Schumacher
  • John Solem Scholarship—Tia McKillip, Jonathan DeNoon, Matthew DeNoon & Lexi Snyder

National Honor Society Awards—

  • NHS Teacher of the Year—Jann Saxon
  • NHS Friend of Education—LuAnn Heidebrink

Sports Recognition & Awards Night Awards:

  • Ron Berg—FB Jacob Habeger & Cody Nielsen
  •                     WR Austin Eulberg & Brock Reinhiller
  • WR State Champion: Leon Maxwell
  • Zach Leighton “Believe” Scholarship-Cody Nielsen, Andy Scherff, Zach Schroeder, & Mikaela Adams
  • Michael Entringer Scholarship—Cody Nielsen & Michael Mitchell
  • Scholar Athletes: Lexi Snyder & Cody Nielsen
  • Quarrier Athlete of the Year: Michaela Stofferahn & Zach Schroeder

Booster of the Year—Kevin & Jeanine Schnieders

Dell Rapids Finish 3rd at One-Act Play Regions

The Dell Rapids one-act play cast earned a 3rd place finish at the Region 3A competition held in Brandon on Thursday, January 30th.  Outstanding acting awards were earned by by Taiven Logan and Michael Mitchell with a three-for-three sweep from the judges.  Alec Riswold also earned an outstanding actor award from two out of the three judges.  Jessica Tisher earned a nomination from one judge.

Dell Rapids Connections

“Connections for a Healthy Community”

Dell Rapids Connections is a group of community partners including the Dell Rapids Public School, Dell Rapids St Mary School, the Dell Rapids Ministerial Association, and community members.  The mission is “connecting families to community resources.”

Dell Rapids Connections seeks to:

  • Empower families to make healthy decisions
  • Enhance awareness of community resources
  • Provide education and support to families
  • Provide opportunities to improve/foster healthy relationships

Upcoming September and October Events:

September 4th

  • Restoration Generation
  • Dell Rapids Public and Dell Rapids St Mary MS/HS School Assembly and Evening Community Concert

September 10th

  • National Suicide Awareness Day

September Teaching Staff Goal:  Assist Suicide Prevention Training

October 20th – 4:00 to 6:30 p.m.

  • “To Save a Life” movie at Old 77 – Parent viewing

October 23rd – 6:30 to 9:00 p.m.

  • “To Save a Life” movie at Old 77 – 7th through 12th grade viewing

2013 Minnehaha Funeral Home Scholarship Winners

Earlier this year the Minnehaha Funeral Homes, of Baltic, Colton, Dell Rapids, and Garretson, South Dakota, established five $500 scholarships to be awarded each year to one graduating high school senior from each of the high schools in our area (Baltic High School, Dell Rapids High School, Dell Rapids St. Mary High School, Garretson High School, and Tri-Valley High School). Minnehaha Funeral Home has always prided itself in its community involvement, and these scholarships will continue that focus. In addition to academic information, applicants were asked to submit an essay on how ethics and morals impacted their daily life. Recipients were chosen by a five person committee made up from the funeral home’s board of directors. We are proud to announce that the 2013 recipients of the Minnehaha Funeral Home Scholarship are:

  • Baltic High School-Jenna Brende
  • Dell Rapids High School-Corynn Hoff
  • Dell Rapids St. Mary High School-Theresa Duffy
  • Garretson High School-Erika Larios
  • Tri-Valley High School-Summer Bossman

***Minnehaha Funeral Home Press Release

Jenna Brende – Baltic

Corynn Hoff – Dell Rapids

Theresa Duffy – Dell Rapids St Mary

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Erika Larios – Garretson

Summer Bossman – Tri Valley

Jazz Ensemble Places Second at Festival

The Dell Rapids High School Jazz Ensemble participated at the SDSU/Brookings Optimist Jazz Festival in Brookings Thursday, April 4th.  The group received 2nd Place in Class A competition.  They also received “Outstanding Trumpet Section” and “Outstanding Rhythm Section” awards for their performance.  Jayme Damm and Zane Lodmell also received “Outstanding Soloist” awards.