DRHS School Announcements:

Dell Rapids High School Announcements:Quarriers

Friday, August 29th, 2014
• Happy Birthday to Samantha R.!!
Happy Birthday on Sunday to Michela M. & Cameron B.!
• Lunch:  a-Taco Burger;   b-Pizza;   c-Ham & Cheese Sandwich

DATES TO KNOW:

  • Staff & Students: Pictures are scheduled for next Tuesday, September 2nd.

GENERAL INFORMATION:

  • Students: If you are having issues with your locker please let the office know.
  • If you ordered a yearbook or would like to purchase one for $65, please see Mrs. Gleason in the Senior Hallway from 3:18-3:30 today after school.
  • Good Luck to the cross country teams as they travel to Beresford today.  Meet starts at 10am.
  • Good Luck to the football team as they host Madison tonight starting at 7pm.
  • Post Prom parents are hosting a tailgater tonight from 5-6:30 in the MS Commons.  Menu includes:  Hamburger, Chips, Cookie & Drink $7.00 or Hot Dog, Chips, Cookie & Drink $5.00
  • Good Luck to the volleyball teams as they travel to Canton tomorrow.  Matches start at 10am.
  • Good Luck to the golf team as they travel to Bakkers Crossing next Tuesday starting at 7:45am.
  • Enjoy the weekend!!
    No School on Monday!!

 

 

Thursday, August 28th, 2014
• Lunch:  a-Spaghetti with Meat Sauce   b-Baked Crispy or Spicy Chicken Sandwich;   c-Chef Salad

DATES TO KNOW:

  • Staff & Students: Pictures are scheduled for next Tuesday, September 2nd.

GENERAL INFORMATION:

  • Students: If you are having issues with your locker please let the office know.
  • Yearbooks are in! Please pick up a yearbook if you ordered last year after school in the senior hallway from 3:18-4pm. If you didn’t get one and still want one, they are $65 on  a first come first served basis.
  • Golf meet that was scheduled for today is postponed until next Tuesday @ Bakkers Crossing.

 

 

Wedensday, August 27th, 2014
• Lunch:  a-Turkey & Gravy   b-Baked Chicken Nuggets;   c-Sub Sandwich

DATES TO KNOW:

  • Class Meetings will be right after lunch:
    Seniors-report to the gym
    Juniors-report to the band room
    Sophomores-report to the choir room
    Freshmen-report to Ms. Ludens’ room

GENERAL INFORMATION:

  • Students: If you are having issues with your locker please let the office know.
  • Good Luck to the golf team as they travel to Bakkers Crossing tomorrow for the Sioux Falls Christian Invite.  Meet starts at 7:45am.

Dell Rapids MIDDLE SCHOOL Announcements

Dell Rapids Middle School Announcements:Quarriers

Friday, August 29th
• Happy Birthday to Ian H. & Tanner T.!
• Happy Birthday on Sunday to Dayton A. & Josh G.!
Lunch today will be choices of:   Taco Burger, Pizza or Ham & Cheese Sandwich

  • If you are interested in reading morning announcements, please sign up in the office.Attention 5th grade girls:
  • Reminder that the deadline for signing up for volleyball is next Tuesday, September 2nd.
  • Attention 6th grade girls:  If you are interested in volleyball and have not already signed up, please stop in the office for more information. Deadline is TODAY.
  • Good Luck to the cross country teams as they travel to Beresford today.  Meet starts at 10am.
  • Good Luck to the football team as they host Madison tonight starting at 7pm.
  • Post Prom parents are hosting a tailgater tonight from 5-6:30 in the MS Commons.  Menu includes:  Hamburger, Chips, Cookie & Drink $7.00 or Hot Dog, Chips, Cookie & Drink $5.00
  • Good Luck to the varsity volleyball teams as they travel to Canton tomorrow.  Matches start at 10am.
  • Good Luck to the varsity golf team as they travel to Bakkers Crossing next Tuesday starting at 7:45am.
  • Reminder to students and staff:  Picture day is next Tuesday!!!

 

 

Thursday, August 28th
• Lunch today will be choices of:   Spaghetti with Meat Sauce, Baked Crispy or Spicy Chicken Sandwich, or Chef Salad

  • All 7-8 grade girls interested in participating in Football sideline cheer, meet in the middle school commons TODAY at 3:30.
  • If you are interested in reading morning announcements, please sign up in the office.
  • Attention 5th grade girls:  Volleyball forms were handed out last night.  Reminder that deadline is next Tuesday, September 2nd.
  • Attention 6th grade girls:  If you are interested in volleyball and have not already signed up, please stop in the office for more information. Deadline is tomorrow.
  • Varsity golf meet is postponed until next Tuesday @ Bakkers Crossing.
  • Reminder to students and staff:  Picture day is next Tuesday!!!

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.

Dell Rapids Boys and Girls State Representatives

Ten area students will be participating in the 2013 South Dakota American Legion Boys and Girls State events.  The Girls State event will take place in Vermillion at the University of South Dakota on Monday, May 28th, through Saturday, June 1st.  The Boys State event will take place in Aberdeen at Northern State University on Sunday, May 27th, through Friday, May 31st.  The students participating are:

Girls State

  • Taiven Logan – Dell Rapids High School
  • Tia McKillip – Dell Rapids High School
  • Victoria Murphy – Dell Rapids High School
  • Alexis Sprecher – Dell Rapids High School
  • Mary Lack – Dell Rapids St Mary
  • Anna Wolles – Dell Rapids St Mary


Boys State

  • Jonathan DeNoon – Dell Rapids High School
  • Matthew DeNoon – Dell Rapids High School
  • Michael Mitchell – Dell Rapids High School
  • Shane O’Hara – Dell Rapids High School