DRHS School Announcements:

Dell Rapids High School Announcements:Quarriers

Friday, April 24th
• Happy Birthday on Sunday to Carter G.!
Lunch:  Pizza, Cowboy Beans over Biscuit, or Combo Sandwich

  • Students: Check out the “JOB OPPORTUNTIES” posted in the office window.
  • Next Year JUNIORS:  All Schedule changes MUST be made by next Monday.  Best Time to make changes is Before/After School or during lunch.  Interested in Dual Credit Courses? Please see Ms. Kludt ASAP.
  • **Attention boys interested in teener baseball…the deadline to register is quickly approaching.  If you plan to play either “A” or “B” teener baseball this summer you need to register using the following website … www.dellrapidslittleleague.com.
    Or you can contact Matt Larson at matthew.larson@gmail.com
  • ***Dell Rapids Little League is looking for umpires for this summer.  Sign-Up sheet w/ more information is in the office.
  • National Honor Society Meeting scheduled for TODAY over lunch with current NHS members.
  • National Honor Society Meeting scheduled on Monday over lunch with new NHS members.
  • Any juniors interested in running for Student Body President for the 2015-2016 school year should talk to Mrs. Ruesink by next Friday, May 1st.
    Some responsibilities of the Student Body President include:
    Being a representative and spokesperson for the student body
    Being an advocate for the ideals and interests of students
    Being an advocate for new ideas and initiating school improvements
    Student Body President must be mature, organized, have sound judgment
  • On Wednesday the HS Choir competed at the Region II Large Group Contest in Harrisburg.  They sang well, and received a Superior rating.  Two of the three judges gave the choir a perfect score!!!  Congratulations Choir!
  • South Dakota Air National Guard is hosting a Career Day on Wednesday, April 29th  from 8:30-1:00. The day will include a base tour, free lunch, and information about the career options and benefits for the SD Air National Guard. Any students and their families are invited to attend – registration is required. See Wendy for more information.
  • Golf Sport photos will be taken TODAY at the golf course.
  • Good Luck to the track teams as they travel to Flandreau tomorrow.  Bus time is 9:30 – meet starts at 11am.
  • Good Luck to the State FCCLA’ers as travel to Sioux Falls for the State Competition from Sunday through Tuesday!!
  • The 3rd annual Relay for Life Run  (10K Run, 5K Run, 1 mile Walk and Kids’ Relay Race) will be held TOMORROW in Dell Rapids.

 

 

Thursday, April 23rd
Lunch:  Tator Tot Hot Dish, Hot Dog, or Raspberry Chicken Salad

  • Students: Check out the “JOB OPPORTUNTIES” posted in the office window.
  • Next Year JUNIORS:  All Schedule changes MUST be made by next Monday.  Best Time to make changes is Before/After School or during lunch.  Interested in Dual Credit Courses? Please see Ms. Kludt ASAP.
  • The 3rd annual Relay for Life Run  (10K Run, 5K Run, 1 mile Walk and Kids’ Relay Race) will be held THIS SATURDAY in Dell Rapids.  If any students are interested in participating or working the event please pick up a flier in the office or let LuAnn know.  HS Track Athletes are not eligible to participate.  Hope you can help out with this worthy cause.
  • **Attention boys interested in teener baseball…the deadline to register is quickly approaching.  If you plan to play either “A” or “B” teener baseball this summer you need to register using the following website … www.dellrapidslittleleague.com.
    Or you can contact Matt Larson at matthew.larson@gmail.com
  • ***Dell Rapids Little League is looking for umpires for this summer.  Sign-Up sheet w/ more information is in the office.
  • Attention Students interested in playing football next year.  Coach Hansen is having informational meetings:
    FRESHMEN: TOMORROW @ 8am in Coach Hansen’s room
  • National Honor Society Meeting scheduled for TOMORROW over lunch with current NHS members.
  • National Honor Society Meeting scheduled on Monday over lunch with new NHS members.
  • South Dakota Air National Guard is hosting a Career Day on Wednesday, April 29th  from 8:30-1:00. The day will include a base tour, free lunch, and information about the career options and benefits for the SD Air National Guard. Any students and their families are invited to attend – registration is required. See Wendy for more information.
  • Golf Sport photos will be taken after school tomorrow at the golf course.
  • Good Luck to the golfers as they travel to Milbank today – meet starts 10am.

 

 

Wednesday, April 22nd
• Happy Birthday to Austin B.!!
Lunch:  Italian Dunkers, BBQ Rib Sandwich, or Homestyle Chicken Burritos

  • Students: Check out the “JOB OPPORTUNTIES” posted in the office window.
  • Next Year JUNIORS:  All Schedule changes MUST be made by next Monday.  Best Time to make changes is Before/After School or during lunch.  Interested in Dual Credit Courses? Please see Ms. Kludt ASAP.
  • The 3rd annual Relay for Life Run  (10K Run, 5K Run, 1 mile Walk and Kids’ Relay Race) will be held THIS SATURDAY in Dell Rapids.  If any students are interested in participating or working the event please pick up a flier in the office or let LuAnn know.  HS Track Athletes are not eligible to participate.  Hope you can help out with this worthy cause.
  • **Attention boys interested in teener baseball…the deadline to register is quickly approaching.  If you plan to play either “A” or “B” teener baseball this summer you need to register using the following website … www.dellrapidslittleleague.com.
    Or you can contact Matt Larson at matthew.larson@gmail.com
  • ***Dell Rapids Little League is looking for umpires for this summer.  Sign-Up sheet w/ more information is in the office.
  • Attention Students interested in playing football next year.  Coach Hansen is having informational meetings:
    SOPHOMORES: Thursday, April 23rd @ 8am in Coach Hansen’s room
    FRESHMEN: Friday, April 24th @ 8am in Coach Hansen’s room
  • Attention boys basketball players grades 9-11:  There will be a meeting in Coach Fersdahl’s room at 8:00am on Thursday, April 23, for any boys planning on playing basketball next year.
  • National Honor Society Meeting scheduled for Friday over lunch with current NHS members.
  • National Honor Society Meeting scheduled on Monday over lunch with new NHS members.
  • South Dakota Air National Guard is hosting a Career Day on Wednesday, April 29th  from 8:30-1:00. The day will include a base tour, free lunch, and information about the career options and benefits for the SD Air National Guard. Any students and their families are invited to attend – registration is required. See Wendy for more information.
  • Good Luck to the Band/Choir students as they travel to Harrisburg for Contest today.
  • Reminder to 9th grade students:  Sport Physicals will be taken TODAY.  Meet in the commons immediately after school.

 

 

Tuesday, April 21st
• Happy Birthday to Mariah W. & Shelby A.!!
Lunch:  Super Nachos, Baked Breaded Fish, or Oriental Salad

  • Students: Check out the “JOB OPPORTUNTIES” posted in the office window.
  • Next Year JUNIORS:  All Schedule changes MUST be made by next Monday.  Best Time to make changes is Before/After School or during lunch.  Interested in Dual Credit Courses? Please see Ms. Kludt ASAP.
  • The 3rd annual Relay for Life Run  (10K Run, 5K Run, 1 mile Walk and Kids’ Relay Race) will be held THIS SATURDAY in Dell Rapids.  If any students are interested in participating or working the event please pick up a flier in the office or let LuAnn know.  HS Track Athletes are not eligible to participate.  Hope you can help out with this worthy cause.
  • **Attention boys interested in teener baseball…the deadline to register is quickly approaching.  If you plan to play either “A” or “B” teener baseball this summer you need to register using the following website … www.dellrapidslittleleague.com.
    Or you can contact Matt Larson at matthew.larson@gmail.com
  • ***Dell Rapids Little League is looking for umpires for this summer.  Sign-Up sheet w/ more information is in the office.
  • The FFA chapter will be holding a meeting TONIGHT at 7 pm in the high school agriculture classroom.
  • Attention Students interested in playing football next year.  Coach Hansen is having informational meetings:
    JUNIORS-TOMORROW @ 8am in Coach Hansen’s room.
    SOPHOMORES: Thursday, April 23rd @ 8am in Coach Hansen’s room
    FRESHMEN: Friday, April 24th @ 8am in Coach Hansen’s room
  • Attention boys basketball players grades 9-11:  There will be a meeting in Coach Fersdahl’s room at 8:00am on Thursday, April 23, for any boys planning on playing basketball next year.
  • South Dakota Air National Guard is hosting a Career Day on Wednesday, April 29th  from 8:30-1:00. The day will include a base tour, free lunch, and information about the career options and benefits for the SD Air National Guard. Any students and their families are invited to attend – registration is required. See Wendy for more information.
  • Good Luck to the track teams as they travel to Beresford today.  Bus time is 2:15.  Meet starts at 4pm
  • Reminder to 9th grade students:  Sport Physicals will be taken tomorrow.  Meet in the commons immediately after school.

 

 

Monday, April 20th
• Happy Birthday to Evan S!
Lunch:  Orange Chicken, Cheeseburger, or Sub Sandwich

  • Students: Check out the “JOB OPPORTUNTIES” posted in the office window.
  • Next Year SENIORS:  All Schedule changes MUST be made TODAY.  Best Time to make changes is Before/After School or during lunch.  Interested in Dual Credit Courses? Please see Ms. Kludt ASAP.
  • The 3rd annual Relay for Life Run  (10K Run, 5K Run, 1 mile Walk and Kids’ Relay Race) will be held THIS SATURDAY in Dell Rapids.  If any students are interested in participating or working the event please pick up a flier in the office or let LuAnn know.  HS Track Athletes are not eligible to participate.  Hope you can help out with this worthy cause.
  • **Attention boys interested in teener baseball…the deadline to register is quickly approaching.  If you plan to play either “A” or “B” teener baseball this summer you need to register using the following website … www.dellrapidslittleleague.com.
    Or you can contact Matt Larson at matthew.larson@gmail.com
  • ***Dell Rapids Little League is looking for umpires for this summer.  Sign-Up sheet w/ more information is in the office.
  • The FFA chapter will be holding a meeting TONIGHT at 7 pm in the high school agriculture classroom.
  • Attention Students interested in playing football next year.  Coach Hansen is having informational meetings:
    JUNIORS-TOMORROW @ 8am in Coach Hansen’s room.
    SOPHOMORES: Thursday, April 23rd @ 8am in Coach Hansen’s room
    FRESHMEN: Friday, April 24th @ 8am in Coach Hansen’s room
  • South Dakota Air National Guard is hosting a Career Day on Wednesday, April 29th  from 8:30-1:00. The day will include a base tour, free lunch, and information about the career options and benefits for the SD Air National Guard. Any students and their families are invited to attend – registration is required. See Wendy for more information.
  • Good Luck to the golfers as they travel to Hartford for the West Central Invite today. 9am start.

Dell Rapids MIDDLE SCHOOL Announcements

Dell Rapids Middle School Announcements:Quarriers

Friday, April 24th
• Happy Birthday tomorrow to Ella S!
Lunch today will be choices of:    Pizza, Cowboy Beans over a Fresh Baked Biscuit or Combo Sandwich

  • Attention 5-8 grade girls:   SDSU is offering a Day Camp as well as Individual Skills Camp this summer.  Forms are in the office.
  • Attention boys interested in teener baseball…the deadline to register is quickly approaching.  If you plan to play either “A” or “B” teener baseball this summer you need to register using the following website … www.dellrapidslittleleague.com.
    Or you can contact Matt Larson at matthew.larson@gmail.com
  • Attention girls going into the 7th and 8th grades:  Lady Q workout forms are available in the office.  Form/payment are due May 15th.
  • Drivers Ed lunch forms should be turned in to the office asap.
  • Attention all 6-7 grade girls planning on playing volleyball next year:  There will be a mandatory meeting on Wednesday April 29th at 8:10am in the middle school gym.
  • Reminder to golfers:  sport photos will be taken after school today at the golf course.
  • Good Luck to the varsity track teams as they travel to Flandreau tomorrow.  Bus time is 9:30 – meet starts at 11am.
  • Good Luck to the Quarrier soccer team at their tournament this weekend in Pierre.
  • Good Luck to the State FCCLA’ers as travel to Sioux Falls for the State Competition from Sunday through Tuesday!!

 

 

Thursday, April 23rd
Lunch today will be choices of:    Tator Tot Hot Dish, Hot Dog or Raspberry Chicken Salad

  • Attention 5-8 grade girls:   SDSU is offering a Day Camp as well as Individual Skills Camp this summer.  Forms are in the office.
  • Circus Ticket coupons are available in the office. Circus performances are this week Thursday – Sunday
  • Attention boys interested in teener baseball…the deadline to register is quickly approaching.  If you plan to play either “A” or “B” teener baseball this summer you need to register using the following website … www.dellrapidslittleleague.com.
    Or you can contact Matt Larson at matthew.larson@gmail.com
  • Poppy poster contest entries are due in the office by noon TODAY.
  • Attention girls going into the 7th and 8th grades:  Lady Q workout forms are available in the office.  Form/payment are due May 15th.
  • Drivers Ed lunch forms should be turned in to the office asap.
  • Attention all 6-7 grade girls planning on playing volleyball next year:  There will be a mandatory meeting on Wednesday April 29th at 8:10am in the middle school gym.
  • Reminder to golfers:  sport photos will be taken after school tomorrow at the golf course.
  • Good Luck to the girls varsity golfers as they travel to Milbank today – meet starts 10am.
  • Good Luck to the 7/8 tack teams as they travel to Garretson today.  Dismiss athletes at 2:50 for a 3pm bus time, meet starts at 4pm.

 

 

Wednesday, April 22nd
• Happy Birthday to Shannon C. & Mr. Thompson!!
Lunch today will be choices of:    Italian Dunkers with Marinara Sauce, BBQ Rib Sandwich or Homestyle Chicken Burrito

  • Attention 5-8 grade girls:   SDSU is offering a Day Camp as well as Individual Skills Camp this summer.  Forms are in the office.
  • Circus Ticket coupons are available in the office. Circus performances are this week Thursday – Sunday
  • Attention boys interested in teener baseball…the deadline to register is quickly approaching.  If you plan to play either “A” or “B” teener baseball this summer you need to register using the following website … www.dellrapidslittleleague.com.
    Or you can contact Matt Larson at matthew.larson@gmail.com
  • Attention DRMS Students:  Please note the dress code at the bottom of the announcements.  Teacher, please go over this dress code with your homeroom students.
  • Poppy poster contest entries are due in the office by noon TOMORROW.
  • Attention girls going into the 7th and 8th grades:  Lady Q workout forms are available in the office.  Form/payment are due May 15th.
  • Drivers Ed lunch forms should be turned in to the office asap.
  • Reminder to 6th grade students:  Sport Physicals will be taken today.  Be sure to turn in your form and payment to the office before noon today.  Meet in the high school commons immediately after school –
  • Attention 8th Grade boys basketball players:  There will be a meeting in Coach Fersdahl’s room at 8:00am on Thursday, April 23, for any boys planning on playing basketball next year.
  • O.I will be here today @ 3pm.  If you need to see them, please sign up in the office.
  • Attention all 6-7 grade girls planning on playing volleyball next year:  There will be a mandatory meeting on Wednesday April 29th at 8:10am in the middle school gym

 

 

Tuesday, April 21st
Lunch today will be choices of:    Super Nachos, Baked Breaded Fish Sandwich or Oriental Salad

  • Dell Rapids Sportsmens Club is offering a HuntSAFE Course starting today, April 25th & 26th, for more information please stop in the office.
  • Attention 5-8 grade girls:   SDSU is offering a Day Camp as well as Individual Skills Camp this summer.  Forms are in the office.
  • Circus Ticket coupons are available in the office. Circus performances are this week Thursday – Sunday
  • Attention boys interested in teener baseball…the deadline to register is quickly approaching.  If you plan to play either “A” or “B” teener baseball this summer you need to register using the following website … www.dellrapidslittleleague.com.
    Or you can contact Matt Larson at matthew.larson@gmail.com
  • Attention DRMS Students:  Please note the dress code at the bottom of the announcements.  Teacher, please go over this dress code with your homeroom students.
  • Poppy poster contest entries are due in the office by noon on Thursday.
  • Attention girls going into the 7th and 8th grades:  Lady Q workout forms are available in the office.  Form/payment are due May 15th.
  • Drivers Ed lunch forms should be turned in to the office asap.
  • Good Luck to the 6th grade quiz bowlers as they travel to Chester today.  Excuse students at 3:05 for a 3:10pm bus time.
  • Good Luck to the varsity track teams as they travel to Beresford today.  Bus time is 2:15.  Meet starts at 4pm.
  • Reminder to 6th grade students:  Sport Physicals will be taken tomorrow.  Meet in the high school commons immediately after school.

 

 

Monday, April 20th
• Happy Birthday to Gabe S.!
Lunch today will be choices of:    Orange Chicken Whole Grain Rice, Cheeseburger or Sub Sandwich

  • Dell Rapids Sportsmens Club is offering a HuntSAFE Course starting tomorrow &  April 25th & 26th, for more information please stop in the office.
  • Attention 5-8 grade girls:   SDSU is offering a Day Camp as well as Individual Skills Camp this summer.  Forms are in the office.
  • Circus Ticket coupons are available in the office. Circus performances are this week Thursday – Sunday
  • Attention boys interested in teener baseball…the deadline to register is quickly approaching.  If you plan to play either “A” or “B” teener baseball this summer you need to register using the following website … www.dellrapidslittleleague.com.
    Or you can contact Matt Larson at matthew.larson@gmail.com
  • Attention DRMS Students:  Please note the dress code at the bottom of the announcements.  Teacher, please go over this dress code with your homeroom students.
  • Poppy poster contest entries are due in the office by noon on Thursday.
  • Good luck to the girls varsity golf team as they travel to West Central today – meet starts at 9am.
  • Reminder the Little Quarrier Track Clinic is today from 3:30-5pm
  • Drivers Ed lunch forms should be turned in to the office asap.

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.