Dell Rapids MIDDLE SCHOOL Announcements

Dell Rapids Middle School Announcements:Quarriers

Thursday, May 26th
Happy Birthday to Abigail G. & Audi U.!!
Lunch today will be choices of:  Hot Pepperoni Sub or Grilled Chicken Sandwich

  • Attention 7/8 graders:  Today is ORANGE day on your schedule
  • Are you interested in a career in law enforcement? The Minnehaha County Sherriff’s Office Explorers meets twice a month and provides hands on training in CPR, first aid, building searches, traffic stops and other areas of law enforcement. If you are interested, please talk to Ms. Telkamp or Deputy Walker.  This opportunity is for students 14 and older.
  • If you are interested in attending the SDSU women’s basketball summer camps, please stop in the office for information.
  • Attention 8th grade students:  DRHS Booster Club is offering a $50 athletic camp scholarship.  Forms are available in the office and are due before Friday.
  • There will be a short mandatory cheer meeting for high school cheer and competitive cheer TODAY, after school in the MS Commons.  Thank you!
  • All 7th grade padlocks need to be turned to Ms. Barber by the end of the day today.
  • Are you signed up to take drivers education class?  Are you wondering what to do for lunch each of the four days of classroom instruction?  Let the Dells FFA take care of your lunch needs as they will be serving a meal June 6, 7, 8 & 9 at a cost of $6 per meal.  Turn in your slip selecting what day you want to eat along with the money by Friday, May 20 to the middle school office.
  • Attention 5th and 6th grade students:  Dells Area Hospital is offering a Babysitting Class on Tuesday, June 14th from 9am-3pm.  Cost is $40 per student.  Forms are available in the office and must be returned to the hospital by June 10, 2016.
  • Attention Students and Staff:  DRHS volleyball clothing items are available to order online – more information available in the office.  Orders are due online by midnight tonight.
  • All the files in all student directories in their “My Documents” folder will be deleted starting May 29-30.  They will not be recoverable.
  • Price reduction….Suckers will now be $.75 each or 3 for $2.00.  They will be sold at the north end of the MS commons area right after school.
  • Reminder to 5th and 6th grade students:  Volleyball camp forms are due by the end of the day tomorrow.
  • Good Luck to the track athletes as they participate in the STATE MEET tomorrow in Madison and Saturday in Sioux Falls.  Events start at 9:30 tomorrow morning.
  • May is Neurofibromatosis awareness month.  Thank you for wearing green each Thursday to help raise awareness.
  • Girls Basketball Open Gym for current grades 6-11 will be this SUNDAY, MAY 29 at 6:00 in the HS Gym…not tonight May 26th – there was a typo on the original info sheet.

 

 

Wednesday, May 25th
Happy Birthday to Maddy W.!!
Lunch today will be choices of:  Meatloaf or Crispy Chicken Nuggets

  • Attention 7/8 graders:  Today is BLACK day on your schedule
  • Are you interested in a career in law enforcement? The Minnehaha County Sherriff’s Office Explorers meets twice a month and provides hands on training in CPR, first aid, building searches, traffic stops and other areas of law enforcement. If you are interested, please talk to Ms. Telkamp or Deputy Walker.  This opportunity is for students 14 and older.
  • If you are interested in attending the SDSU women’s basketball summer camps, please stop in the office for information.
  • Attention 8th grade students:  DRHS Booster Club is offering a $50 athletic camp scholarship.  Forms are available in the office and are due before Friday.
  • There will be a short mandatory cheer meeting for high school cheer and competitive cheer tomorrow, after school in the MS Commons.  Thank you!
  • All 7th grade padlocks need to be turned to Ms. Barber by the end of the day tomorrow.
  • Are you signed up to take drivers education class?  Are you wondering what to do for lunch each of the four days of classroom instruction?  Let the Dells FFA take care of your lunch needs as they will be serving a meal June 6, 7, 8 & 9 at a cost of $6 per meal.  Turn in your slip selecting what day you want to eat along with the money by Friday, May 20 to the middle school office.
  • Attention 5th and 6th grade students:  Dells Area Hospital is offering a Babysitting Class on Tuesday, June 14th from 9am-3pm.  Cost is $40 per student.  Forms are available in the office and must be returned to the hospital by June 10, 2016.
  • Attention Students and Staff:  DRHS volleyball clothing items are available to order online – more information available in the office.  Orders are due online by May 26th.
  • All the files in all student directories in their “My Documents” folder will be deleted starting May 29-30.  They will not be recoverable.
  • Price reduction….Suckers will now be $.75 each or 3 for $2.00.  They will be sold at the north end of the MS commons area right after school.
  • May is Neurofibromatosis awareness month.  Please help raise awareness by wearing green TOMORROW.

 

 

Monday, May 23rd
Happy Birthday to Jaycie N.!!
Lunch today will be choices of:  Cheeseburger or Homestyle Scalloped Potatoes with Ham & Dinner Roll

  • Attention 7/8 graders:  Today is BLACK day on your schedule
  • Are you interested in a career in law enforcement? The Minnehaha County Sherriff’s Office Explorers meets twice a month and provides hands on training in CPR, first aid, building searches, traffic stops and other areas of law enforcement. If you are interested, please talk to Ms. Telkamp or Deputy Walker.  This opportunity is for students 14 and older.
  • If you are interested in attending the SDSU women’s basketball summer camps, please stop in the office for information.
  • Attention 8th grade students:  DRHS Booster Club is offering a $50 athletic camp scholarship.  Forms are available in the office and are due before the end of the school year.
  • Please return all library books~ thank you!
  • There will be a short mandatory cheer meeting for high school cheer and competitive cheer on Thursday, May 26th, after school in the MS Commons.  Thank you!
  • All 7th grade padlocks need to be turned to Ms. Barber by May 26th.
  • Are you signed up to take drivers education class?  Are you wondering what to do for lunch each of the four days of classroom instruction?  Let the Dells FFA take care of your lunch needs as they will be serving a meal June 6, 7, 8 & 9 at a cost of $6 per meal.  Turn in your slip selecting what day you want to eat along with the money by Friday, May 20 to the middle school office.
  • Attention 5th and 6th grade students:  Dells Area Hospital is offering a Babysitting Class on Tuesday, June 14th from 9am-3pm.  Cost is $40 per student.  Forms are available in the office and must be returned to the hospital by June 10, 2016.
  • Attention Students and Staff:  DRHS volleyball clothing items are available to order online – more information available in the office.  Orders are due online by May 26th.
  • Suckers will be sold after school in the north end of the Middle School.
  • Good Luck to the golfers as they travel to Vermillion for the Dak XII meet starting at 8am today.

DRHS School Announcements

Dell Rapids High School Announcements:Quarriers

Wednesday, May 25th
Lunch:  Meatloaf and Dinner roll
Quarrier Station is closed

  • ATTENTION: All the files in all student directories in their “My Documents” folder will be deleted starting May 29-30. They will not be recoverable.
  • Reminder: All negative lunch accounts must be paid before Friday May, 27th!
  • Students: Need a summer job? Job Opportunities are posted in the office window.
  • Please return all library books~ thank you!
  • Are you interested in a career in law enforcement? The Minnehaha County Sherriff’s Office Explorers meets twice a month and provides hands on training in CPR, first aid, building searches, traffic stops and other areas of law enforcement. If you are interested, please talk to Ms. Telkamp or Deputy Walker.  This opportunity is for students 14 and older.
  • If you are interested in attending the SDSU women’s basketball summer camps, please stop in the office for information.
  • Are you signed up to take drivers education class?  Are you wondering what to do for lunch each of the four days of classroom instruction?  Let the Dells FFA take care of your lunch needs as they will be serving a meal June 6, 7, 8 & 9 at a cost of $6 per meal.  Turn in your slip selecting what day you want to eat along with the money by Friday, May 20 to the high school office.
  • Attention Students and Staff:  DRHS Volleyball clothing items are available to order online – more information available in the office.  Orders are due online by May 26th.
  • Price reduction….Suckers will now be $.75 each or 3 for $2.00.  They will be sold at the north end of the MS commons area right after school.
  • Students:  DRHS Booster Club is offering a $50 athletic camp scholarship.  Forms are available in the office and are due before Friday
  • Attention Students: Please pick up your end of the year check-out forms in the office.
  • There will be a short mandatory cheer meeting for high school cheer and competitive cheer on Thursday, May 26th, after school in the MS Commons.  Thank you!
  • Track Athletes: Please return your uniforms by Thursday!

 

 

Monday, May 23rd
Happy Birthday to Veronica F. this last Saturday!!
Happy birthday today to Austin E. and Derek H.!!
Lunch:  Cheeseburger or Home-style Scalloped Potatoes and Ham
Quarrier Station:  Cheeseburger

  • Students: Need a summer job? Job Opportunities are posted in the office window.
  • Are you interested in a career in law enforcement? The Minnehaha County Sherriff’s Office Explorers meets twice a month and provides hands on training in CPR, first aid, building searches, traffic stops and other areas of law enforcement. If you are interested, please talk to Ms. Telkamp or Deputy Walker.  This opportunity is for students 14 and older.
  • Are you signed up to take drivers education class?  Are you wondering what to do for lunch each of the four days of classroom instruction?  Let the Dells FFA take care of your lunch needs as they will be serving a meal June 6, 7, 8 & 9 at a cost of $6 per meal.  Turn in your slip selecting what day you want to eat along with the money by Friday, May 20 to the high school office.
  • Attention Students and Staff:  DRHS Volleyball clothing items are available to order online – more information available in the office.  Orders are due online by May 26th.
  • Suckers will be sold right after school at the north end of the MS commons area.  Cost is $1.00 each or if you buy 5 for $5.00, you will get one free.
  • Good Luck to the golfers as they travel to Vermillion for the Dak XII meet starting at 8am today.
  • Attention Students: Please pick up your end of the year check-out forms tomorrow (Tuesday 23rd).
  • Sideline cheer will have a short meeting, Tuesday, May 24 at 8 am in Mrs. Huska’s room. Please see Mrs. Huska if you will not be able to attend the meeting.

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.