DRHS School Announcements

Dell Rapids High School Announcements:Quarriers

Friday, August 26th
Lunch:  Taco Burger, Big Daddy’s Primo Pizza, Cheeseburger, Hot Dog, and Crispy or Grilled Chicken Sandwich
Quarrier Station: 

  • Attention Students and Staff:  The library will be open until noon today.
  • Saturday, September 17th, 2016 @ 9:00 a.m. We will have The 2nd Annual  Kick-off to Homecoming FUN Run  5k Walk/Run
  • Students interested in Oral interp. should meet in Mrs. Mitchell’s room at 8:00, Tuesday morning. If you can’t make this meeting, please see Mrs. Mitchell.
  • Tonight from 5-6:30 the Dell Rapids Booster Club will be serving burgers and hotdogs in the commons. Go Quarriers!
  • Looking for a job?  Busy Blessings is looking for workers over 16 (guys and gals).  Please contact 610-5582
  • DRHS Art Club will meet on Friday Aug. 26 at 8:10 in the art room. New members are encouraged to attend!
  • DRHS Homecoming T-shirts will go on sale this Friday, Aug. 26th. Help support the arts at DRHS T-shirts art $15. For a short sleeve shirt and $20 for a long sleeve dry-fit
  • Reminder: Class dues need to be turned in to your first block teacher. Freshman, Sophomores and Juniors – your class dues are $10. Seniors – your class dues are $15.
  • The Dells FFA Chapter will be holding a meeting on Monday, August 29 at 7 pm in the high school agriculture classroom.  Anyone enrolled in an agriculture class this fall or next spring is encouraged to attend.
  • DRHS students 9-12 are invited to a yearbook & newspaper meeting – even if you can’t be in Publications class – on this Sunday, August 28 from 6:30-8pm in Mrs. Gleason’s classroom (I’ll let you in by the doors by the Rock.) We’ll talk about how you can be involved in the Echo newspaper and the 2017 Quarrier yearbook.  Please see Mrs. Gleason if you have questions.
  • Quarrier Wear If you are interested in ordering Quarrier Wear they should be ordered online by noon – Aug. 29th, all orders will be in the week of homecoming.  Please check out the website www.drboosterclub.com  –  click on –  shop now to place an order.

 

 

Thursday, August 25th
Happy Birthday to Kenedy M.!
Lunch:  Beef Stroganoff, Crispy Chicken Sandwich, Grilled Chicken Sandwich, Hot Dog, Cheeseburger, Sub Sandwich, Cheese Pizza, Buffalo Ranch Pizza, Uncrustable Meal or Strawberry Banana Parfait
Quarrier Station: 

  • The library will be only be open until noon today and tomorrow. Bryan Timperley will be away for the next two afternoons.
  • Good Luck to the varsity volleyball teams as they travel to West Central today.  Matches start at 5pm.
  • Good Luck to the cross country teams as they travel to the Beresford Invite tomorrow starting at 10am, bus time is 8am.
  • Looking for a job?  Busy Blessings is looking for workers over 16 (guys and gals).  Please contact 610-5582
  • DRHS Art Club will meet on Friday Aug. 26 at 8:10 in the art room. New members are encouraged to attend!
  • DRHS Homecoming T-shirts will go on sale this Friday, Aug. 26th. Help support the arts at DRHS T-shirts art $15. For a short sleeve shirt and $20 for a long sleeve dry-fit
  • Reminder: Class dues need to be turned in to your first block teacher. Freshman, Sophomores and Juniors – your class dues are $10. Seniors – your class dues are $15.
  • The Dells FFA Chapter will be holding a meeting on Monday, August 29 at 7 pm in the high school agriculture classroom.  Anyone enrolled in an agriculture class this fall or next spring is encouraged to attend.
  • Quarrier Wear If you are interested in ordering Quarrier Wear they should be ordered online by noon – Aug. 29th, all orders will be in the week of homecoming.  Please check out the website www.drboosterclub.com  –  click on –  shop now to place an order.

 

 

Wednesday, August 24th
Happy Birthday to Zachary G.!
Lunch:  Chicken Fajita, Crispy Chicken Sandwich, Grilled Chicken Sandwich, Hot Dog, Cheeseburger, Sub Sandwich, Cheese Pizza, Supreme Pizza, Uncrustable Meal or Strawberry Banana Parfait
Quarrier Station:  Grilled Chicken Sandwich or Turkey and Cheese Sub.

  • Looking for a job?  Busy Blessings is looking for workers over 16 (guys and gals).  Please contact 610-5582
  • Quarrier Wear If you are interested in ordering Quarrier Wear they should be ordered online by noon – Aug. 29th, all orders will be in the week of homecoming.  Please check out the website www.drboosterclub.com  –  click on –  shop now to place an order
  • Happy First day of school!

Dell Rapids MIDDLE SCHOOL Announcements

Dell Rapids Middle School Announcements:Quarriers

Friday, August 26th
Happy Birthday to Ms. Hancock!!
Happy Birthday tomorrow to Cariss M.!!
Happy Birthday on Sunday to Alivia H.!!
5th/6th Lunch today will be choices of:   Big Daddy’s Pizza, Taco Burger Sub Sandwich or Uncrustable Meal or Strawberry Banana Parfait
7th/8th Lunch today will be choices of:   Taco Burger, Crispy Chicken Sandwich, Grilled Chicken Sandwich, Hot Dog, Cheeseburger, Sub Sandwich, Uncrustable Meal or Strawberry Banana Parfait

  • Attention 8th grade students:  If you would like to read morning announcements this quarter, please sign up in the office.
  • 7th and 8th graders: If you are interested in being a football cheerleader, please talk to Ms. Telkamp this week. Practice will start next week!
  • Attention Students & Staff:   If you are interested in ordering Quarrier Wear they should be ordered online by noon – August. 29th, all orders will be in the week of homecoming.  Please check out the website www.drboosterclub.com  –  click on –  shop now to place an order
  • Attention Students and Staff:  The library will be open until noon today.
  • Good Luck to the cross country teams as they travel to the Beresford Invite today starting at 10am.
  • Good Luck to the football team as they host Madison tonight at 7pm.
    DRHS Booster Club will be hosting a tailgater tonight starting at 5pm.
    Game will be broadcast on bigsiouxmedia.com
  • Good Luck to the 7/8 football teams as they travel to Volga tomorrow.  Bus time is 7:30am – games start at 9am.
  • Good Luck to the freshmen football team as they travel to Flandreau tomorrow for a 10am game.
  • Good Luck to the varsity volleyball team as they travel to Canton tomorrow – matches start at 9am.

 

 

Thursday, August 25th
Happy Birthday to Peyton G. and Luke S.!!
5th/6th Lunch today will be choices of:  Beef Stroganoff, Corn Dog, Sub Sandwich or Uncrustable Meal or Strawberry Banana Parfait
7th/8th Lunch today will be choices of:  Beef Stroganoff, Crispy Chicken Sandwich, Grilled Chicken Sandwich, Hot Dog, Cheeseburger, Sub Sandwich, Cheese Pizza, Buffalo Ranch Pizza, Uncrustable Meal or Strawberry Banana Parfait

  • Attention 8th grade students:  If you would like to read morning announcements this quarter, please sign up in the office.
  • 7th and 8th graders: If you are interested in being a football cheerleader, please talk to Ms. Telkamp this week. Practice will start next week!
  • Attention Students & Staff:   If you are interested in ordering Quarrier Wear they should be ordered online by noon – August. 29th, all orders will be in the week of homecoming.  Please check out the website www.drboosterclub.com  –  click on –  shop now to place an order
  • Attention Students and Staff:  The library will be only be open until noon today and tomorrow.
  • Good Luck to the varsity volleyball teams as they travel to West Central today.  Matches start at 5pm.
  • Good Luck to the cross country teams as they travel to the Beresford Invite tomorrow starting at 10am, bus time is 8am.

 

 

Wednesday, August 24th
Happy Birthday to Brayden P. and Miriam P.!!
5th/6th Lunch today will be choices of:  Pork Fritter Sandwich, Chicken Fajitas, Sub Sandwich or Uncrustable Meal or Strawberry Banana Parfait
7th/8th Lunch today will be choices of:  Chicken Fajita, Crispy Chicken Sandwich, Grilled Chicken Sandwich, Hot Dog, Cheeseburger, Sub Sandwich, Cheese Pizza, Supreme Pizza, Uncrustable Meal or Strawberry Banana Parfait

  • Attention 8th grade students:  If you would like to read morning announcements this quarter, please sign up in the office.
  • 7th and 8th graders: If you are interested in being a football cheerleader, please talk to Ms. Telkamp this week. Practice will start next week!
  • Attention Students & Staff:   If you are interested in ordering Quarrier Wear they should be ordered online by noon – Aug. 29th, all orders will be in the week of homecoming.  Please check out the website www.drboosterclub.com  –  click on –  shop now to place an order
  • Have a great first day of school!

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.