DRHS School Announcements

Dell Rapids High School Announcements:Quarriers

Friday, December 9th
Happy Birthday to Ross W., Andrew G., and Stephanie D.!!
Happy Birthday tomorrow to Kinsey C. and Mr. Krumm!!
Happy Birthday Sunday to Nick H. and Ethan H.!!
Lunch:  Lasagna, Grilling Station, Pizza

  • If you, or any students have any donations for Christmas For Our Kids, please bring them down to the office right away.  We are hoping to deliver all donations to the elementary school this morning.
  • A HUGE thank you to the staff and students that participated in the Blood Drive yesterday. We had 31 lifesaving donations given – helping 93 patients and their families!!!
  • “Elf For A Day”
    Wont it be fun to see one of the teachers dressed up for a day? Starting Monday students and staff can purchase stickers (votes) for the teacher of their choice. Stickers will be sold in the commons before school (1 for .50 or 3 for 1.00). Winning staff members will be determined at the end of the day on December 16th.
  • Good Luck to the boys basketball teams as they host West Central tonight starting at 5pm!!
  • Attention to all students: this is a reminder that you are not allowed to park in the staff parking lot on the west side of the building.
  • Attention to all staff: Now that the construction has subsided and if you plan on parking in the staff parking lot, please be sure you have a staff parking pass visible in your vehicle. If you need one, please see Eve.
  • FCCLA will meet on Monday night at 6 pm in the FACS room.  Members please put up an information sheet from Ms. Rieck by the end of the day.  It will have more details concerning the meeting.
  • After the home basketball game, The High School 5th Quarter is providing food and fun! Friday, December 9th from 9:30-11:00 PM at the middle school gym. This is sponsored by local churches.
  • The FFA Chapter will be holding a meeting on Monday, Dec. 12 at 7 pm in the ag classroom.
  • Just a friendly reminder we have wrestling pictures after school.

 

 

Thursday, December 8th
Happy Birthday to Autumn S. and Spencer T.!!
Lunch:  Lasagna, Grilling Station, Pizza

  • Yesterday the Region V FCCLA meeting was held in Madison.  Congratulations to the following members who received a Gold rating on their Illustrated Talk:  Janae Hahn, Skyler Bakker, Cariss Montgomery, Desirae Horton, Alexyss La Deaux and Riley Rinehart and to Veronica Vanderloo who received a Silver rating! Beth Bruggeman served as Treasurer of the region for the past year. Alexyss La Deaux ran for Jr. High Representative and was installed in that office position for the coming year during the installation ceremony.  Thanks to other members who attended and participated in either the middle school or high school Knowledge Bowl competition or served as either a door or time keeper for the events.  Job well done!
  • Attention to all students: this is a reminder that you are not allowed to park in the staff parking lot on the west side of the building
  • Attention to all staff: Now that the construction is subsided and if you plan on parking in the staff parking lot, please be sure you have a staff parking pass visible in your vehicle. If you need one, please see Eve.
  • The FCA group and other youth groups are hosting “The 5th Quarter”. This is an event opened to all students. There will be games and food in the middle school gym on Friday night after the basketball game.
  • The FFA Chapter will be holding a meeting on Monday, Dec. 12 at 7 pm in the ag classroom.
  • Just a friendly reminder we have boys basketball pictures after school.
  • The cast for the one act play is posted by the end of the day outside of the old high school office and outside Mrs. Mitchell’s room.  If you are a cast member, please pick up scripts and schedules in Mrs. Mitchell’s room this afternoon.  First read through is tomorrow morning in Mrs. Mitchell’s room.  Attendance policy begins tomorrow morning.
  • The National Honor Society is hosting the Blood Drive Today, December 8th at the high school. We have 40 time slots allocated to students and staff to donate. Times are scheduled every 10 minutes from 8:30-11:00 and 12:30-3:00. The entire donation process from registration to refreshments afterwards takes approximately 30-35 minutes.

 

 

Wednesday, December 7th
Lunch:  Meatloaf, Grilling Station, Pizza

  • Attention to all students: this is a reminder that you are not allowed to park in the staff parking lot on the west side of the building.
  • Congratulations to Cheyenne Adams for placing 8th in the State FFA Ag Broadcasting event.
  • The FFA Chapter will be holding a meeting on Monday, Dec. 12 at 7 pm in the ag classroom.
  • Just a friendly reminder we have wrestling pictures Friday after school.
  • The cast for the one act play is posted by the end of the day outside of the old high school office and outside Mrs. Mitchell’s room.  If you are a cast member, please pick up scripts and schedules in Mrs. Mitchell’s room this afternoon.  First read through is tomorrow morning in Mrs. Mitchell’s room.  Attendance policy begins tomorrow morning.
  • The National Honor Society is hosting the Blood Drive on Thursday, December 8th at the high school. We have 40 time slots allocated to students and staff to donate. Times are scheduled every 10 minutes from 8:30-11:00 and 12:30-3:00. The entire donation process from registration to refreshments afterwards takes approximately 30-35 minutes.
  • Every day, approximately 110 units of donated blood are needed for patients in our region’s 32 hospitals. Finding donors to meet this demand is a daily challenge – we are lucky at Dell Rapids School to have the opportunity to save lives by being blood donors.  On average, each donation will help at least three different seriously ill patents. The blood you donate will be typed, tested for infectious diseases, and then processed into different components (red cells, platelets, and plasma) with each patient getting just the needed component. You will receive a donor card in the mail with the date of your donation and your blood type.
    **Students – please see Mrs. Ruesink if you are interested in scheduling a time to donate or if you have any questions. Students 16 years old (with parent consent) or older can donate.

 

 

Tuesday, December 6th
Lunch:  Taco in a Bag, Grilling Station, Pizza

  • Attention to all students: this is a reminder that you are not allowed to park in the staff parking lot on the west side of the building.
  • Congratulations to Cheyenne Adams for placing 8th in the State FFA Ag Broadcasting event.
  • The FFA Chapter will be holding a meeting on Monday, Dec. 12 at 7 pm in the ag classroom.
  • Attention VB players, you will be receiving an informational sheet from a teammate about this Saturday’s Division II Volleyball Championship match at the Pentagon.  Please hand this sheet back to Coach Solberg by Wednesday morning before school.  Thank you!
  • SADD/Be The Change informational meeting Tuesday, Dec 6th over lunch in the Dual Credit room (Mrs. Luden’s old room).   Anyone who is interested is welcome to come and learn more.
  • Just a friendly reminder we have wrestling pictures today after school. Please be sure to pick up your picture packet forms, they are in the office.
  • FCCLA members who are attending the region meeting on Wednesday need to stop in and get some information from Ms. Rieck before you leave today.
  • Those FCCLA members who are doing Illustrated Talks need to come and see Ms. Rieck before you leave school today!
  • High School Students: Don’t forget to come support your friends at the Christmas concert this Thursday at 7:00! See you there!
  • The cast for the one act play is posted by the end of the day outside of the old high school office and outside Mrs. Mitchell’s room.  If you are a cast member, please pick up scripts and schedules in Mrs. Mitchell’s room this afternoon.  First read through is tomorrow morning in Mrs. Mitchell’s room.  Attendance policy begins tomorrow morning.
  • The National Honor Society is hosting the Blood Drive on Thursday, December 8th at the high school. We have 40 time slots allocated to students and staff to donate. Times are scheduled every 10 minutes from 8:30-11:00 and 12:30-3:00. The entire donation process from registration to refreshments afterwards takes approximately 30-35 minutes.
  • Every day, approximately 110 units of donated blood are needed for patients in our region’s 32 hospitals. Finding donors to meet this demand is a daily challenge – we are lucky at Dell Rapids School to have the opportunity to save lives by being blood donors.  On average, each donation will help at least three different seriously ill patents. The blood you donate will be typed, tested for infectious diseases, and then processed into different components (red cells, platelets, and plasma) with each patient getting just the needed component. You will receive a donor card in the mail with the date of your donation and your blood type.
    **Students – please see Mrs. Ruesink if you are interested in scheduling a time to donate or if you have any questions. Students 16 years old (with parent consent) or older can donate.

 

 

Monday, December 5th
Lunch:  Cheeseburger, Grilling Station, Pizza

  • SADD/Be The Change informational meeting Tuesday, Dec 6th over lunch in the Dual Credit room (Mrs. Luden’s old room).   Anyone who is interested is welcome to come and learn more.
  • Just a friendly reminder we have wrestling pictures tomorrow after school. Please be sure to pick up your picture packet forms, they are in the office.
  • The Winter Formal Photo Booth pictures are posted on Facebook on “DRHS Winter Formal 2016″ page.  Please feel free to tag yourself or others.
  • FCCLA members who are attending the region meeting on Wednesday need to stop in and get some information from Ms. Rieck before you leave today.
  • Congratulations to Libby Clark who earned a superior in poetry at the state oral interp contest this weekend in Harrisburg.
  • High School Students: Don’t forget to come support your friends at the Christmas concert this Thursday at 7:00! See you there!
  • Quarrier Wear is available to order from DRHS Booster Club:  Orders are due today by noon. For more information, please stop in the office.
  • ‘A HUGE thank you to all of the juniors, parents, and home owners who worked in a myriad of ways to make yesterday’s Tour of Homes possible. It was a huge success, and went incredibly smoothly.’
  • The cast for the one act play is posted by the end of the day outside of the old high school office and outside Mrs. Mitchell’s room.  If you are a cast member, please pick up scripts and schedules in Mrs. Mitchell’s room this afternoon.  First read through is tomorrow morning in Mrs. Mitchell’s room.  Attendance policy begins tomorrow morning.
  • The National Honor Society is hosting the Blood Drive on Thursday, December 8th at the high school. We have 40 time slots allocated to students and staff to donate. Times are scheduled every 10 minutes from 8:30-11:00 and 12:30-3:00. The entire donation process from registration to refreshments afterwards takes approximately 30-35 minutes.
  • Every day, approximately 110 units of donated blood are needed for patients in our region’s 32 hospitals. Finding donors to meet this demand is a daily challenge – we are lucky at Dell Rapids School to have the opportunity to save lives by being blood donors.  On average, each donation will help at least three different seriously ill patents. The blood you donate will be typed, tested for infectious diseases, and then processed into different components (red cells, platelets, and plasma) with each patient getting just the needed component. You will receive a donor card in the mail with the date of your donation and your blood type.
    **Students – please see Mrs. Ruesink if you are interested in scheduling a time to donate or if you have any questions. Students 16 years old (with parent consent) or older can donate.

Dell Rapids MIDDLE SCHOOL Announcements

Dell Rapids Middle School Announcements:Quarriers

Friday, December 9th
Happy Birthday to Kelli B.!
Happy Birthday tomorrow to Mr. Krumm!
5th/6th Lunch today will be choices of:   Pizza or Toasted Cheese Sandwich & Tomato Soup
7th/8th Lunch today will be choices of:   Toasted Cheese Sandwich & Tomato Soup, Grilling Station, Pizza

  • Attention 7th grade students:  If you would like to read morning announcements this quarter, please sign up in the office.
  • DRMS Yearbook order forms are in the office.  Order/payment are due in the office by March 1st
  • Thank you to everyone who donated batteries today for Christmas for our Kids!  Everyone who made donations this week has been entered in a drawing for Buffalo Wild Wings certificates.  Stay tuned this afternoon to hear who the winners are!
  • 7th FACS students—if you still have a project in the FACS room, please come down and pick that up ASAP.  Thank you!
  • FCCLA will meet on Monday night at 6 pm in the FACS room.  Members please put up an information sheet from Ms. Rieck by the end of the day.  It will have more details concerning the meeting.
  • Last night the 7th grade girls defeated Canton in their season opener 41-8.  Overall, it was a great first game with 15 very talented girls.  Eighth grade girls also did amazing in their first game defeating Canton 51-25.  Looks like it will be a great season!
  • Good Luck to the boys basketball teams as they host West Central tonight starting at 5pm!!
  • **Middle School Choir – Tonight we sing the National Anthem for our Boys Basketball Game. Be here at the Middle School Commons by 7:15. After we perform you are free to either watch the game or leave.
  • Reminder to wrestlers:  Sport photos will be taken today after school.
  • Good Luck to the 7/8 girls basketball teams as they participate in the Dak XII tournament tomorrow starting at 9am.  7th grade will travel to Sioux Falls Christian (bus time is 8am) and 8th grade will be home.
  • Good Luck to the wrestlers as they travel to Watertown tomorrow starting at 10am (bus time is 8:15am)

 

 

Thursday, December 8th
Happy Birthday to Cooper H.!
5th/6th Lunch today will be choices of:   Lasagna or Grilled Chicken Sandwich
7th/8th Lunch today will be choices of:   Lasagna, Grilling Station, Pizza

  • Attention 7th grade students:  If you would like to read morning announcements this quarter, please sign up in the office.
  • DRMS Yearbook order forms are in the office.  Order/payment are due in the office by March 1st
  • Thank you to everyone who donated games, books, hats, mittens and scarves today for Christmas for our Kids!  Tomorrow we will be collecting batteries of all sizes.  Bring in donations each day to be entered in a drawing for Buffalo Wild Wings!
  • Yesterday the Region V FCCLA meeting was held in Madison.  Congratulations to the following members who received a Gold rating on their Illustrated Talk:  Janae Hahn, Skyler Bakker, Cariss Montgomery, Desirae Horton, Alexyss La Deaux and Riley Rinehart and to Veronica Vanderloo who received a Silver rating! Beth Bruggeman served as Treasurer of the region for the past year. Alexyss La Deaux ran for Jr. High Representative and was installed in that office position for the coming year during the installation ceremony.  Thanks to other members who attended and participated in either the middle school or high school Knowledge Bowl competition or served as either a door or time keeper for the events.  Job well done!
  • 7th FACS students—if you still have a project in the FACS room, please come down and pick that up ASAP.  Thank you!
  • Good Luck to the 7/8 girls basketball teams as they travel to Canton today.  Dismiss at 2:50 for a 3pm bus time – games start at 4:30pm.
  • DRHS Winter Concert will be held tonight in the MS Commons at 7pm!

 

 

Wednesday, December 7th
5th/6th Lunch today will be choices of:   Meatloaf or Crispy Chicken Nuggets
7th/8th Lunch today will be choices of:   Meatloaf, Grilling Station, Pizza

  • Attention 7th grade students:  If you would like to read morning announcements this quarter, please sign up in the office.
  • DRMS Yearbook order forms are in the office.  Order/payment are due in the office by March 1st
  • Thank you to everyone who donated wrapping paper, gift bags and other gift decorating items today for Christmas for our Kids!  Tomorrow will be games, books, hats, mittens and scarves.  Bring in donations each day to be entered in a drawing for Buffalo Wild Wings certificates.

 

 

Tuesday, December 6th
5th/6th Lunch today will be choices of:   Taco in a Bag or Hot Dog
7th/8th Lunch today will be choices of:   Taco in a Bag, Grilling Station, Pizza

  • Attention 7th grade students:  If you would like to read morning announcements this quarter, please sign up in the office.
  • DRMS Yearbook order forms are in the office.  Order/payment are due in the office by March 1st
  • Attention 7th and 8th grade students. The Be The Change Team will meet today in Ms. Mason’s room at 11:00. 7th grade students, if you are interested in attending, please skip recess and get your lunch with the 8th grade.
  • Thank you to everyone who donated gifts tags and tape today for Christmas for our Kids!  Tomorrow we will be collecting wrapping paper, ribbon, gift bags and gift decorating items.  Bring in donations each day to be entered in a drawing for Buffalo Wild Wings certificates!
  • Reminder to all middle school students – today is the Winter Holiday concert starting at 7:00 PM. Dress up in nice clothes and be there when your music teacher has told you. Middle School Choir – Girls: Remember to bring a hat Guys: Remember to bring a comb!
  • Those FCCLA members who are doing Illustrated Talks need to come and see Ms. Rieck before you leave school today!
  • Good Luck to the varsity girls basketball team as they travel to Salem today – games start at 5pm.
  • Congratulations to our December Students of the Month:
    5th – Sutton W. and Halle H.
    6th – Adam N. and Callista X.
    7th – Hunter N. and Cassidy B.
    8th – Sam P. and Kat F.

 

 

Monday, December 5th
5th/6th Lunch today will be choices of:   Cheeseburger or Chicken Florentine
7th/8th Lunch today will be choices of:   Cheeseburger, Grilling Station, Pizza

  • Attention 7th grade students:  If you would like to read morning announcements this quarter, please sign up in the office.
  • DRMS Yearbook order forms are in the office.  Order/payment are due in the office by March 1st
  • Quarrier Wear is available to order from DRHS Booster Club:  Orders are due TODAY by noon. For more information, please stop in the office.
  • Attention 7th and 8th grade students. The Be The Change Team will meet next Tuesday in Ms. Mason’s room at 11:00. 7th grade students, if you are interested in attending, please skip recess and get your lunch with the 8th grade.
  • Thank you to everyone who donated money or gift cards today for Christmas for our Kids! Tomorrow we will be collecting gift tags and tape for wrapping all of the donated gifts. Bring in donations each day to be entered in a drawing for Buffalo Wild Wings certificates!
  • Reminder to all middle school students – tomorrow is the Winter Holiday concert starting at 7:00 PM. Dress up in nice clothes and be there when your music teacher has told you. Middle School Choir – Girls: Remember to bring a hat Guys: Remember to bring a comb!
  • FCCLA members who are attending the region meeting on Wednesday need to stop in and get some information from Ms. Rieck before you leave today.
  • Any 7th grader who has not picked up their FACS project, please do so today.
  • Good Luck to the JV wrestlers as they travel to Flandreau today – meet starts at 4:30pm.

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.