DRHS School Announcements

Dell Rapids High School Announcements:Quarriers

Friday, May 24th
Happy Birthday to Conner S. (Sun), Drew V. (Mon), Danek H. (Tue) and Jessica S. (Tue)!
Lunch: Pizza Ranch Pizza or Spicy Chicken Sandwich

  • Attention all students:  Please be aware of where you are parking. Do not park in front of any mailboxes, fire hydrants or too close to driveways. Please remember you cannot park within 12 feet of an intersection or crosswalk or 15 feet of a fire hydrant. YOU MUST HAVE A STAFF PARKING PASS on your dash in order to park in the staff parking lot.
  • On Friday morning we will be preparing and serving breakfast at the Banquet in Sioux Falls. We will need to leave at 5 am sharp and will return at 9:15 at the latest. If you are able to help with this, please pick up a parental form from Eve. Please check with your first block teacher to see if the work you will be missing is something that can be made up at another time. Please return your signed form to the office first thing on Thursday morning. Thanks for your consideration!
  • Attention Students: The Quarrier Station will be closed today for the rest of the school year.
  • Final yearbook ordering deadline is this week. Please order by this Friday, May 24th. Forms are available in the office, from Ms. Gleason or online.
  • Attention 2019 – 2020 Senior Athletes. The Dell Rapids Athletic Booster Club would like to invite you to have your picture taken for your sports banner. Pictures will be taken on June 11, 13, and 19 from 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. in the Middle School Commons. Students are responsible for getting uniforms from your coaches prior to the shoot. More information will be distributed prior to taking pictures. If you have questions, please contact Michelle Heiberger at 605-351-4406.
  • Attention all students: Please refer to the schedule below. This week we will be cleaning out the athletic lockers at the end of 2nd block. Please excuse these students at 11:15.
    • Juniors on Tuesday
    • Sophomores on Wednesday
    • Freshman on Thursday
  • Boys Track participants please make sure to turn in your “CLEAN” jerseys to Mr. Dahl.
  • Girls Track participants please turn in your track jerseys as soon as possible.
    Katy Pulsher
    Nychole Steineke
    Alli Destigter
    Elizabeth Schmidt
    Ashlynn Trewin
    Cara Rice
    Mackenzie Garry
    Dezi Horten
  • For any boys that are interested in the DRHS Summer Acceleration with Mr. Hansen, please pick up a registration sheet from either the highs school office or from Mr. Hansen.
  • **The Dell Rapids Athletic Booster Club is providing $60 scholarships to put towards a summer camp of your choice to better your skills for participating in High School Athletics. Applications may be picked up in either the middle of high school office and must be returned to the High School office or mailed to the PO Box by May 31st. No late applications will be accepted. The Dell rapids High School Team camps and acceleration are great programs to use these scholarships on! **
  • Quarry Days 2019 Summer Soccer Camp will be held south of Cubby’s across the railroad tracks on Hwy 115 June 18-20 from 9am-12pm. Players age 3-10 $60 and players age 11-19 $80. After early bird price increases by $15 for each age group. Please visit our website: dakotaalliancesoccer.com/allcamps/dellrapids for more information. If you have questions, please contact Jud Conner at 712-204-4601
  • Summer and Fall dual credit application window is open –  please see Mrs. Ruesink if you have questions.
  • The Post Secondary Education Book Drop is in need of your Dual Credit/ college-level education textbooks. Taking Dual Credit courses through the school can discount the tuition tremendously, however, the books needed for these courses cost nearly as much as the classes themselves. A shelf will available in Mrs. Ruesink’s office to hold your donated books for future students taking Dual Credit courses to borrow for the duration of their class. Help future DRHS students trying to further their education and save a bit of money by dropping off your unneeded college-level textbooks to Mrs. Ruesink’s office before the end of the school year.
  • Congrats to our girl state golf qualifiers!
  • Olivia Downs
  • Mallory Haak
  • Sami Schmidt
  • Abby Greenhoff
  • They will be representing Dells at the state tournament June 3-4 at Lee Park in Aberdeen.
  • JOBS
    • Double H Paving Inc. is Tea, DS is now seeking highly motivated, dependable, responsible, and hard working individuals to join Asphalt and Gravel Crews for the 2019 Construction Season. Please conat Like Hansen at 605-498-2030 or email him at lukeh@doublehpaving.com. Details about this job is posted outside of the high school office.
    • Yogi Bear’s Camp Ground is hiring all positions. Email christina@jellystonesiouxfalls.com or call 605-332-2233 if you are interested. Details about this job is posted outside of the high school office.
    • The city of Dell Rapids is still looking for lifeguards this summer. If you are interested, please stop in the high school office and pick up an application.
    • The Department of Transportation is looking for people who are 18 years old or older that have a valid driver’s license. They are looking for Bridge Repair Crew (Sioux Falls and Mitchell), Sign Crew (Sioux Falls), or Striping Crew (Mitchell). Work depends on crew assignment but may include: flagging, installing signs, repairing bridges and concrete repair, assisting with striping the roadways, general clean up, transporting, loading and unloading materials. For more information, stop by the high school office.
    • The Dell Rapids Baseball umpire sign-up form is now active. Anyone ages 13 and older can sign up to be an umpire for our Midget (12U) and Pee Wee (10U) baseball games this summer. Go to www.dellrapidsbaseball.com to fill out the form.
    • LIFEGUARDS positions available at the Trent pool. The Trent pool is hiring lifeguards for the summer of 2019. If you are interested please contact Jamie at 605-595-5360 for an application. Lifeguard certification is required. Application deadline is 5/1/2019.
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Dell Rapids MIDDLE SCHOOL Announcements

Dell Rapids Middle School Announcements:Quarriers

Friday, May 24th
Happy Birthday to Elizabeth M (Mon), Amie P, (Wed), Nevynn Q. (Wed), Monty K. (Thurs), Dawson H. (Fri), Grady L. (Fri) and Laura L. (Fri)!
Lunch today will be choices of:  Pizza Ranch or Spicy Chicken

  • The talent show will be today at 1:30 in the Commons.
  • Attention students: The board approved free meals as a promotion on May 22, May 23, and May 24. Breakfasts and lunches will be free for all students on these days. Adult meals and a la carte items will be at the regular prices.
  • Reminder that all lunch balances need to be paid before dismissal on Friday.
  • Good Luck to the varsity tracksters as they participate in the State meet today in Tea and tomorrow @ Howard Wood, Sioux Falls.
  • Good Luck to Abby Greenhoff, Sam Schmidt, Mallory Haak and Olivia Downs as travel to the State Meet in Aberdeen on June 3rd and 4th.
  • Drivers ed classes start on June 3rd – meet in the middle school commons at 8am
  • Attention 8th grade athletes: The Dell Rapids Athletic Booster Club is providing $60 scholarship to put towards a summer camp of your choice to better your skills for participating in High School Athletics. Applications may be picked up in either the middle school office and must be returned to the High School office or Mailed to the PO Box by May 31st. No late applications will be accepted. The Dell Rapids High School Team camps and acceleration are great programs to use these scholarships on!
  • Attention 5th and 6th grade students: Dells Hospital is hosting a Super Sitter Class on Wednesday, May 29th from 9am-3pm. Class is limited to the first 20 registered.
  • The Dell Rapids Baseball umpire sign-up form is now active. Anyone ages 13 and older can sign up to be an umpire for our Midget (12U) and Pee Wee (10U) baseball games this summer. Go to www.dellrapidsbaseball.com to fill out the form.
  • Quarry Days Summer Soccer Camp: June 18-20, 9am-12pm for anyone interested – Sponsored by Dakota Alliance Soccer Club. For more information, please stop in the office.
  • SDSU women’s basketball is hosting summer camps starting June 3rd. For more information, please stop in the office.
  • Have a great summer – see you August 22nd!
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Dell Rapids Oral Interp Has First Performance in Milbank

NewDRLogoThe Dell Rapids Oral Interp team had their first performance of the season on Monday, October 2nd, in Milbank.

Superior Plus ratings were earned by Ella Lueders in Serious, and Libby Clark in Poetry.  Clark had three 1st places and a perfect 90.  The duo of Jay Holm and Lueders also earned a Superior Plus rating with two 1st places, a 2nd place, and an 88.

Superior ratings were earned by Tim Jaycox and Morgan Nemmers in Humor, Erin Larsen in Oratory, Sage Shellum, Cariss Montgomery, and Brooke Hawthorne in Drama, and the duo team of Maggie Moore and Hawthorne.

Excellent Plus ratings went to Bergen Weiland and Abby Stauffenecker in Drama, and Paige Krumm in Poetry.

The team will perform again on Saturday, October 8th, at Roosevelt High School.

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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. 

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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:

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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
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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

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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.

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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
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