DRHS School Announcements

Dell Rapids High School Announcements:Quarriers

Friday, April 28th
Happy Birthday to Brayden D.!
Happy Birthday Saturday to Jocelyn G.!
Happy Birthday Sunday to Kyler A..!
Lunch:  California Lasagna & Garlic Breadstick, Grilling Station or Pizza

  • Girls Soccer!  Dells has recently been granted approval to join with Garretson for girls high school soccer next Fall.  If you are going to be in grades 9-12 next year and are interested in playing soccer next Fall, please sign up in the MS or HS office and you will be contacted and have an informational meeting before the end of the school year. If you have any questions, see Mr Dvorak.
  • There will be an FCCLA meeting at 8 on Tuesday morning in the FACS room.
  • Attention Boys Basketball players Grades 9-11:  There will be a meeting in Coach Fersdahl’s room at 8:00am for all players planning on playing basketball next year.
  • There will be a NHS meeting (current seniors) on Thursday over lunch in the Spanish Room.
  • ALL PROM FORMS NEED TO BE TURNED IN ON FRIDAY BEFORE NOON!
  • Stop by the office or visit the school website to print out an application for a $50 camp scholarship offered by the Dell Rapids Athletic Boosters.  It is for all student athletes entering the 9th-12th grade in the upcoming fall school year.  It can be used towards the summer acceleration program as well as any camp you attend to better yourself in a school sanctioned sport.  Applications must be filled out and turned in by the end of the school year.
  • For the Senior parents who did not receive a Dell Rapids Senior Plaque Form with your Booster Club letter, you can pick one up in the High School office.
  • St. Mary’s Summer Challenge Registration is open until May 12th. Registration packets can be downloaded from the St. Mary’s website.  Camps are open for anyone in Dell Rapids and the surrounding areas.
  • Mrs. Reyes, the HS Spanish teacher, is putting on 3 different skill-based softball camps for girls in 2nd-12th grade from May 30th to June 1st.  Camps are divided up in various age groups and are run through the St. Mary Summer Challenge Program. Registration for these camps can be found in the MS/HS offices.
  • Southeast Tech is hosting a “Get Out and Do It Green Careers Camp” on May 12th from 9:00-1:00.  This program focuses on Horticulture Technology, Landscape Design Technology and Sports Turf Management. Please see Mrs. Ruesink if you are interested in attending.
  • The Dell Rapids FFA Chapter will be selling a meal for each day during the classroom instruction of drivers education. To help ensure we have enough food please complete this form and return to the Middle School office with payment by May 12th. All meals will cost $6 and include a bag of chips and a drink. Additional entrée can be purchased for $1.
  • JOBS:
    • Dells Theatre is currently taking applications and will be hiring mid to end of May.  Should be close to turning 16 or older.  Would work one to two possibly three shifts a week.  Need to be available to work evenings, weekends and holiday’s year round.  Apply in person any evening (except Thursday’s) after 7:15.  We are looking for energetic , honest and trustworthy individuals with positive attitudes.
    • The city of Sioux Falls is hiring for summer jobs, see postings on bulletin boards throughout the school.
    • L G Everist is looking for some summer help. See posted flyer for more information.
    • Yogi Bears Jellystone Park of Sioux Falls is now accepting job applications.
    • Summer Umpire position. Sign-up in the high school office.
    • Interested in a future in HEALTHCARE or have a passion taking care of people?  If so, be sure to check out the opportunities at Dells Nursing and Rehab Center at 605-428-5478 or stop in to pick up an application.  Opportunities available in Nursing, Laundry, Housekeeping, and Dietary!
  • There is a sign-up sheet in the high school office for anyone who interested student umpire for little baseball league games this summer.

 

 

Thursday, April 27th
Happy Birthday to Margaret B.!
Lunch:  Chicken Waffles, Grilling Station or Pizza

  • Girls Soccer!  Dells has recently been granted approval to join with Garretson for girls high school soccer next Fall.  If you are going to be in grades 9-12 next year and are interested in playing soccer next Fall, please sign up in the MS or HS office and you will be contacted and have an informational meeting before the end of the school year. If you have any questions, see Mr Dvorak.
  • Attention Boys Basketball players Grades 9-11:  There will be a meeting in Coach Fersdahl’s room at 8:00am tomorrow for all players planning on playing basketball next year.
  • There will be a NHS meeting (current seniors) on Thursday over lunch in the Spanish Room.
  • ALL PROM FORMS NEED TO BE TURNED IN ON FRIDAY BEFORE NOON!
  • Reminder: POST PROM: Attention all students who would like to attend the post prom event taking place after prom on April 29th. You need to hand in the permission slip to Eve, along with your payment, by April 21st. We need a permission slip for EVERYONE. The permission slip & parent letter are on the school web site so please print them and bring them to Eve. ALSO: if you plan on playing Knockerball, you will need to print a permission slip off of the website and have a parents signature. Please turn this permission form into Eve. If your date is either a graduate or attends a different school, please also fill out the appropriate form found in the office.
  • Stop by the office or visit the school website to print out an application for a $50 camp scholarship offered by the Dell Rapids Athletic Boosters.  It is for all student athletes entering the 9th-12th grade in the upcoming fall school year.  It can be used towards the summer acceleration program as well as any camp you attend to better yourself in a school sanctioned sport.  Applications must be filled out and turned in by the end of the school year.
  • For the Senior parents who did not receive a Dell Rapids Senior Plaque Form with your Booster Club letter, you can pick one up in the High School office.
  • St. Mary’s Summer Challenge Registration is open until May 12th. Registration packets can be downloaded from the St. Mary’s website.  Camps are open for anyone in Dell Rapids and the surrounding areas.
  • Mrs. Reyes, the HS Spanish teacher, is putting on 3 different skill-based softball camps for girls in 2nd-12th grade from May 30th to June 1st.  Camps are divided up in various age groups and are run through the St. Mary Summer Challenge Program. Registration for these camps can be found in the MS/HS offices.
  • Southeast Tech is hosting a “Get Out and Do It Green Careers Camp” on May 12th from 9:00-1:00.  This program focuses on Horticulture Technology, Landscape Design Technology and Sports Turf Management. Please see Mrs. Ruesink if you are interested in attending.
  • The Dell Rapids FFA Chapter will be selling a meal for each day during the classroom instruction of drivers education. To help ensure we have enough food please complete this form and return to the Middle School office with payment by May 12th. All meals will cost $6 and include a bag of chips and a drink. Additional entrée can be purchased for $1.
  • JOBS:
    • Dells Theatre is currently taking applications and will be hiring mid to end of May.  Should be close to turning 16 or older.  Would work one to two possibly three shifts a week.  Need to be available to work evenings, weekends and holiday’s year round.  Apply in person any evening (except Thursday’s) after 7:15.  We are looking for energetic , honest and trustworthy individuals with positive attitudes.
    • The city of Sioux Falls is hiring for summer jobs, see postings on bulletin boards throughout the school.
    • L G Everist is looking for some summer help. See posted flyer for more information.
    • Yogi Bears Jellystone Park of Sioux Falls is now accepting job applications.
    • Summer Umpire position. Sign-up in the high school office.
    • Interested in a future in HEALTHCARE or have a passion taking care of people?  If so, be sure to check out the opportunities at Dells Nursing and Rehab Center at 605-428-5478 or stop in to pick up an application.  Opportunities available in Nursing, Laundry, Housekeeping, and Dietary!
  • There is a sign-up sheet in the high school office for anyone who interested student umpire for little baseball league games this summer.
  • Thanks to David’s Bridal in Sioux Falls there are coupons for prom dresses in the office. If you are interested please see Eve.

 

 

Wednesday, April 26th
Happy Birthday to Carter G.!
Lunch:  Toasted Ham & Cheese Sandwich and Tomato Soup Baked Beans

  • Congratulations to Kenyon Shellum on his 7th place finish, Kyle Steineke on his 20th place finish and Justin Huss on his 26th place finish in the State FFA Ag Mechanics event that had 182 individuals participating.  The Ag Mechanics team finished 4th out of 53 teams.  Cheyenne Adams finished 27th in the Horse Evaluation event out of 158 individuals.
  • There will be a NHS meeting (current seniors) on Thursday over lunch in the Spanish Room.
  • ALL PROM FORMS NEED TO BE TURNED IN ON FRIDAY BEFORE NOON!
  • Reminder: POST PROM: Attention all students who would like to attend the post prom event taking place after prom on April 29th. You need to hand in the permission slip to Eve, along with your payment, by April 21st. We need a permission slip for EVERYONE. The permission slip & parent letter are on the school web site so please print them and bring them to Eve. ALSO: if you plan on playing Knockerball, you will need to print a permission slip off of the website and have a parents signature. Please turn this permission form into Eve. If your date is either a graduate or attends a different school, please also fill out the appropriate form found in the office.
  • Stop by the office or visit the school website to print out an application for a $50 camp scholarship offered by the Dell Rapids Athletic Boosters.  It is for all student athletes entering the 9th-12th grade in the upcoming fall school year.  It can be used towards the summer acceleration program as well as any camp you attend to better yourself in a school sanctioned sport.  Applications must be filled out and turned in by the end of the school year.
  • For the Senior parents who did not receive a Dell Rapids Senior Plaque Form with your Booster Club letter, you can pick one up in the High School office.
  • St. Mary’s Summer Challenge Registration is open until May 12th. Registration packets can be downloaded from the St. Mary’s website.  Camps are open for anyone in Dell Rapids and the surrounding areas.
  • Mrs. Reyes, the HS Spanish teacher, is putting on 3 different skill-based softball camps for girls in 2nd-12th grade from May 30th to June 1st.  Camps are divided up in various age groups and are run through the St. Mary Summer Challenge Program. Registration for these camps can be found in the MS/HS offices.
  • Southeast Tech is hosting a “Get Out and Do It Green Careers Camp” on May 12th from 9:00-1:00.  This program focuses on Horticulture Technology, Landscape Design Technology and Sports Turf Management. Please see Mrs. Ruesink if you are interested in attending.
  • The Dell Rapids FFA Chapter will be selling a meal for each day during the classroom instruction of drivers education. To help ensure we have enough food please complete this form and return to the Middle School office with payment by May 12th. All meals will cost $6 and include a bag of chips and a drink. Additional entrée can be purchased for $1.
  • SDSU Extension and the SDSU Wellness Center are partnering together to provide a unique leadership opportunity for students age 13-17. We will accept ~50 kids from across the state who want to come and learn about health and wellness, and then turn around and become health advocates and leaders in their communities. It is a unique training to dive into Health and Wellness world and come back to their community as a teen ambassador.
  • JOBS:
    • Dells Theatre is currently taking applications and will be hiring mid to end of May.  Should be close to turning 16 or older.  Would work one to two possibly three shifts a week.  Need to be available to work evenings, weekends and holiday’s year round.  Apply in person any evening (except Thursday’s) after 7:15.  We are looking for energetic , honest and trustworthy individuals with positive attitudes.
    • The city of Sioux Falls is hiring for summer jobs, see postings on bulletin boards throughout the school.
    • L G Everist is looking for some summer help. See posted flyer for more information.
    • Yogi Bears Jellystone Park of Sioux Falls is now accepting job applications.
    • Summer Umpire position. Sign-up in the high school office.
    • The Dell Rapids School is hiring custodial positions over the summer. If you are interested, please see LuAnn in the district office for an application.
    • Interested in a future in HEALTHCARE or have a passion taking care of people?  If so, be sure to check out the opportunities at Dells Nursing and Rehab Center at 605-428-5478 or stop in to pick up an application.  Opportunities available in Nursing, Laundry, Housekeeping, and Dietary!
  • There is a sign-up sheet in the high school office for anyone who interested student umpire for little baseball league games this summer.
  • Thanks to David’s Bridal in Sioux Falls there are coupons for prom dresses in the office. If you are interested please see Eve.
  • We have an early release Today!

 

 

Tuesday, April 25th
Lunch:  Buffalo Chicken Pasta, Grilling Station or Pizza

  • There will be a NHS meeting (current seniors) on Thursday over lunch in the Spanish Room.
  • Reminder: POST PROM: Attention all students who would like to attend the post prom event taking place after prom on April 29th. You need to hand in the permission slip to Eve, along with your payment, by April 21st. We need a permission slip for EVERYONE. The permission slip & parent letter are on the school web site so please print them and bring them to Eve. ALSO: if you plan on playing Knockerball, you will need to print a permission slip off of the website and have a parents signature. Please turn this permission form into Eve. If your date is either a graduate or attends a different school, please also fill out the appropriate form found in the office.
  • Stop by the office or visit the school website to print out an application for a $50 camp scholarship offered by the Dell Rapids Athletic Boosters.  It is for all student athletes entering the 9th-12th grade in the upcoming fall school year.  It can be used towards the summer acceleration program as well as any camp you attend to better yourself in a school sanctioned sport.  Applications must be filled out and turned in by the end of the school year.
  • For the Senior parents who did not receive a Dell Rapids Senior Plaque Form with your Booster Club letter, you can pick one up in the High School office.
  • St. Mary’s Summer Challenge Registration is open until May 12th. Registration packets can be downloaded from the St. Mary’s website.  Camps are open for anyone in Dell Rapids and the surrounding areas.
  • Mrs. Reyes, the HS Spanish teacher, is putting on 3 different skill-based softball camps for girls in 2nd-12th grade from May 30th to June 1st.  Camps are divided up in various age groups and are run through the St. Mary Summer Challenge Program. Registration for these camps can be found in the MS/HS offices.
  • Southeast Tech is hosting a “Get Out and Do It Green Careers Camp” on May 12th from 9:00-1:00.  This program focuses on Horticulture Technology, Landscape Design Technology and Sports Turf Management. Please see Mrs. Ruesink if you are interested in attending.
  • The Dell Rapids FFA Chapter will be selling a meal for each day during the classroom instruction of drivers education. To help ensure we have enough food please complete this form and return to the Middle School office with payment by May 12th. All meals will cost $6 and include a bag of chips and a drink. Additional entrée can be purchased for $1.
  • JOBS:
    • Dells Theatre is currently taking applications and will be hiring mid to end of May.  Should be close to turning 16 or older.  Would work one to two possibly three shifts a week.  Need to be available to work evenings, weekends and holiday’s year round.  Apply in person any evening (except Thursday’s) after 7:15.  We are looking for energetic , honest and trustworthy individuals with positive attitudes.
    • The city of Sioux Falls is hiring for summer jobs, see postings on bulletin boards throughout the school.
    • L G Everist is looking for some summer help. See posted flyer for more information.
    • Yogi Bears Jellystone Park of Sioux Falls is now accepting job applications.
    • Summer Umpire position. Sign-up in the high school office.
    • The Dell Rapids School is hiring custodial positions over the summer. If you are interested, please see LuAnn in the district office for an application.
    • Interested in a future in HEALTHCARE or have a passion taking care of people?  If so, be sure to check out the opportunities at Dells Nursing and Rehab Center at 605-428-5478 or stop in to pick up an application.  Opportunities available in Nursing, Laundry, Housekeeping, and Dietary!
  • There is a sign-up sheet in the high school office for anyone who interested student umpire for little baseball league games this summer.
  • Thanks to David’s Bridal in Sioux Falls there are coupons for prom dresses in the office. If you are interested please see Eve.
  • We have an early release on April 26th.

 

 

Monday, April 24th
Happy Birthday last Saturday to Shannon C.!
Lunch:  Chicken Stew over Biscuit, Grilling Station or Pizza

  • Reminder: POST PROM: Attention all students who would like to attend the post prom event taking place after prom on April 29th. You need to hand in the permission slip to Eve, along with your payment, by April 21st. We need a permission slip for EVERYONE. The permission slip & parent letter are on the school web site so please print them and bring them to Eve. ALSO: if you plan on playing Knockerball, you will need to print a permission slip off of the website and have a parents signature. Please turn this permission form into Eve. If your date is either a graduate or attends a different school, please also fill out the appropriate form found in the office.
  • National Honor Society Meeting (juniors) on Monday, April 24th over lunch in the Spanish Room
  • Stop by the office or visit the school website to print out an application for a $50 camp scholarship offered by the Dell Rapids Athletic Boosters.  It is for all student athletes entering the 9th-12th grade in the upcoming fall school year.  It can be used towards the summer acceleration program as well as any camp you attend to better yourself in a school sanctioned sport.  Applications must be filled out and turned in by the end of the school year.
  • For the Senior parents who did not receive a Dell Rapids Senior Plaque Form with your Booster Club letter, you can pick one up in the High School office.
  • St. Mary’s Summer Challenge Registration is open until May 12th. Registration packets can be downloaded from the St. Mary’s website.  Camps are open for anyone in Dell Rapids and the surrounding areas.
  • Mrs. Reyes, the HS Spanish teacher, is putting on 3 different skill-based softball camps for girls in 2nd-12th grade from May 30th to June 1st.  Camps are divided up in various age groups and are run through the St. Mary Summer Challenge Program. Registration for these camps can be found in the MS/HS offices.
  • Southeast Tech is hosting a “Get Out and Do It Green Careers Camp” on May 12th from 9:00-1:00.  This program focuses on Horticulture Technology, Landscape Design Technology and Sports Turf Management. Please see Mrs. Ruesink if you are interested in attending.
  • The Dell Rapids FFA Chapter will be selling a meal for each day during the classroom instruction of drivers education. To help ensure we have enough food please complete this form and return to the Middle School office with payment by May 12th. All meals will cost $6 and include a bag of chips and a drink. Additional entrée can be purchased for $1.
  • JOBS:
    • Dells Theatre is currently taking applications and will be hiring mid to end of May.  Should be close to turning 16 or older.  Would work one to two possibly three shifts a week.  Need to be available to work evenings, weekends and holiday’s year round.  Apply in person any evening (except Thursday’s) after 7:15.  We are looking for energetic , honest and trustworthy individuals with positive attitudes.
    • The city of Sioux Falls is hiring for summer jobs, see postings on bulletin boards throughout the school.
    • L G Everist is looking for some summer help. See posted flyer for more information.
    • Yogi Bears Jellystone Park of Sioux Falls is now accepting job applications.
    • Summer Umpire position. Sign-up in the high school office.
    • The Dell Rapids School is hiring custodial positions over the summer. If you are interested, please see LuAnn in the district office for an application.
  • There is a sign-up sheet in the high school office for anyone who interested student umpire for little baseball league games this summer.
  • Thanks to David’s Bridal in Sioux Falls there are coupons for prom dresses in the office. If you are interested please see Eve.
  • We have an early release on April 26th.

Dell Rapids MIDDLE SCHOOL Announcements

Dell Rapids Middle School Announcements:Quarriers

Friday, April 21st
Happy Birthday tomorrow to Avery H.!
5th/6th Lunch today will be choices of:   Pizza or Sloppy Joe
7th/8th Lunch today will be choices of:   Sloppy Joe, Grilling Station or Pizza

  • Attention Students:  If you are interesting in umpiring little league games this summer, please sign up in the office.
  • Attention 5th & 6th grade band students:  NO BAND LESSONS this week!
  • All 8th grade Art class (BLACK group) please see Ms. Gengler about which art work you are displaying for the art show. Please do this as soon as possible. Thank you
  • Those FCCLA members who took fundraiser packets need to turn in your packets today or else see Ms. Rieck today about making arrangements to turn them in.  Thanks!
  • Good Luck to the 7/8 golf teams as they travel to Hamlin today.  Dismiss golfers at 9:45, meet starts at noon.
  • Reminder to 7/8 tracksters:  Sport photos will be taken after school today.
  • Good Luck to the varsity track teams as they travel to Flandreau tomorrow – bus time is 9:30 – meet starts at 11am.
  • Reminder to students:  5/6 have choir today, 7/8 have band
  • Reminder to 7/8 golfers:  Sport photos will be taken next Tuesday – packets are available in the office.
  • Attention 8th Grade Students:  Stop by the office or visit the school website to print out an application for a $50 camp scholarship offered by the Dell Rapids Athletic Boosters.  This is for all student athletes entering the 9th – 12th grade in the upcoming school year.  It can be used towards the summer acceleration program as well as any camp you attend to better yourself in a school sanctioned sport.  Applications must be filled out and turned in by the end of the school year.
  • St. Mary’s Summer Challenge Registration is open until May 12th.  Registration packets can be downloaded from the St. Mary’s website.  Camps are open for anyone in Dell Rapids and the surrounding areas.
  • Mrs. Reyes, the HS Spanish teacher, is putting on 3 different skill-based softball camps for girls in 2nd through 12th grade from May 30th to June 1st.  Camps are divided up in various age groups and are run through the St. Mary Summer Challenge Program.  Registration for these camps can be found in the MS office.
  • Attention Students:  Dell Rapids Sportsmen’s Club is hosting a huntsafe course starting Monday April 25th, 29th & 30th – for more information, please stop in the office.

 

 

Thursday, April 20th
Happy Birthday to Charles S.!
5th/6th Lunch today will be choices of:   Soft Shell Tacos or Hot Ham & Cheese
7th/8th Lunch today will be choices of:   Soft Shell Tacos, Grilling Station or Pizza

  • Attention Students:  If you are interesting in umpiring little league games this summer, please sign up in the office.
  • Attention 5th & 6th grade band students:  NO BAND LESSONS this week!
  • All 8th grade Art class (BLACK group) please see Ms. Gengler about which art work you are displaying for the art show. Please do this as soon as possible. Thank you
  • There will be a meeting for any 7th grade girls going out for volleyball next year tomorrow at 8:00 a.m. Meeting will be in the middle school gym.  If you can’t make the meeting please see Ms Barber.
  • Good Luck to the girls varsity golf team as they travel to Elk Point today – meet starts at 9am.
  • Good Luck to the 7/8 track teams as they travel to Garretson today.  Dismiss runners at 2:30 for a 2:45 bus time.  Meet starts at 4pm.
  • Attention 8th Grade Students:  Stop by the office or visit the school website to print out an application for a $50 camp scholarship offered by the Dell Rapids Athletic Boosters.  This is for all student athletes entering the 9th – 12th grade in the upcoming school year.  It can be used towards the summer acceleration program as well as any camp you attend to better yourself in a school sanctioned sport.  Applications must be filled out and turned in by the end of the school year.
  • Reminder to Drivers Ed students:  Registration and sign-up for the driving portion will be tomorrow @ 7:45am in the MS Commons
  • St. Mary’s Summer Challenge Registration is open until May 12th.  Registration packets can be downloaded from the St. Mary’s website.  Camps are open for anyone in Dell Rapids and the surrounding areas.
  • Mrs. Reyes, the HS Spanish teacher, is putting on 3 different skill-based softball camps for girls in 2nd through 12th grade from May 30th to June 1st.  Camps are divided up in various age groups and are run through the St. Mary Summer Challenge Program.  Registration for these camps can be found in the MS office.
  • Attention Students:  Dell Rapids Sportsmen’s Club is hosting a huntsafe course on April 25th, 29th & 30th – for more information, please stop in the office.

 

 

Wednesday, April 19th
5th/6th Lunch today will be choices of:   Cheeseburger Soup or Chicken Waffles
7th/8th Lunch today will be choices of:   Chicken Waffles, Grilling Station or Pizza

  • Attention Students:  If you are interesting in umpiring little league games this summer, please sign up in the office.
  • Attention 5th & 6th grade band students:  NO BAND LESSONS this week!
  • All 8th grade Art class (BLACK group) please see Ms. Gengler about which art work you are displaying for the art show. Please do this as soon as possible. Thank you
  • There will be a meeting for any 7th grade girls going out for volleyball next year on Friday, April 21st at 8:00 a.m. Meeting will be in the middle school gym.  If you can’t make the meeting please see Ms Barber.
  • Attention 8th Grade Students:  Stop by the office or visit the school website to print out an application for a $50 camp scholarship offered by the Dell Rapids Athletic Boosters.  This is for all student athletes entering the 9th – 12th grade in the upcoming school year.  It can be used towards the summer acceleration program as well as any camp you attend to better yourself in a school sanctioned sport.  Applications must be filled out and turned in by the end of the school year.
  • Reminder to Drivers Ed students:  Registration and sign-up for the driving portion will be this Friday, April 21st @ 7:45 in the MS Commons on a first-come, first-serve basis.  Fee is $160.  Please check your summer schedule for vacations, camp, retreats etc., that might conflict with either the classroom or driving portion of Driver Education.  Classroom portion is schedule for May 30 – June 2.
  • We are short a few people to help prepare and serve breakfast tomorrow morning at the Banquet.  If you can help, please see Ms. Rieck during your lunch break.  Thanks so much!
  • St. Mary’s Summer Challenge Registration is open until May 12th.  Registration packets can be downloaded from the St. Mary’s website.  Camps are open for anyone in Dell Rapids and the surrounding areas.
  • Mrs. Reyes, the HS Spanish teacher, is putting on 3 different skill-based softball camps for girls in 2nd through 12th grade from May 30th to June 1st.  Camps are divided up in various age groups and are run through the St. Mary Summer Challenge Program.  Registration for these camps can be found in the MS office.
  • Attention Students:  Dell Rapids Sportsmen’s Club is hosting a huntsafe course on April 25th, 29th & 30th – for more information, please stop in the office.

 

 

Tuesday, April 18th
Happy Birthday to Jordyn H.!
5th/6th Lunch today will be choices of:   Italian Dunkers with Marinara Sauce or Hot Dog
7th/8th Lunch today will be choices of:   Italian Dunkers with Marinara Sauce, Grilling Station or Pizza

  • Attention Students:  If you are interesting in umpiring little league games this summer, please sign up in the office.
  • Attention 5th & 6th grade band students:  NO BAND LESSONS this week!
  • Attention 5th & 6th grade band students:  NO BAND LESSONS this week or next!
  • O.I. will be here today.  If you need to see them, please sign up in the office and we will let you know when they arrive.
  • All 8th grade Art class(BLACK) please see Ms. Gengler about which art work you are displaying for the art show. Please do this as soon as possible. Thank you
  • Good Luck to the varsity girls golfers as they host a meet today starting at 3pm.
  • Good Luck to the varsity track teams as they travel to Beresford today for a 4pm start time
  • St. Mary’s Summer Challenge Registration is open until May 12th.  Registration packets can be downloaded from the St. Mary’s website.  Camps are open for anyone in Dell Rapids and the surrounding areas.
  • Mrs. Reyes, the HS Spanish teacher, is putting on 3 different skill-based softball camps for girls in 2nd through 12th grade from May 30th to June 1st.  Camps are divided up in various age groups and are run through the St. Mary Summer Challenge Program.  Registration for these camps can be found in the MS office.
  • Attention Students:  Dell Rapids Sportsmen’s Club is hosting a huntsafe course on April 25th, 29th & 30th – for more information, please stop in the office.

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.