DRHS School Announcements:

Dell Rapids High School Announcements:Quarriers

Tuesday, November 25th
• Happy Birthday to Caleb K. & Elijah J.!!
• Happy Birthday tomorrow to Jesse M.!!
• Happy Birthday on Friday to Tiffany F.!!
• Lunch:  a-Super Nachos;   b-Baked Chicken Nuggets;   c-Crispy Chicken Salad

  • Chess club – Chess Club meets every Monday, Thursday and Friday from 7:45 to 8:15 in the high school computer room.
  • Seniors:  New scholarships are available in Mrs. Ruesink’s office
  • Varsity Volleyball players—please turn in your uniform to Coach Solberg ASAP!!!
  • Juniors & Seniors:  Registration forms for the spring O’Gorman ACT Prep Class are available in Mrs. Ruesink’ office
  • FCCLA members—-if you did not turn in your form for district rally, you may still turn it in by TODAY.  Also, please let Ms. Rieck know how many items you have sold for the pizza fundraiser by the end of day.
  • The time has come to register for spring dual credit courses! Technical Institutes courses open on November 1st.  BOR (4-year college) courses open November 17th.  If you would like more information on Dual Credit courses and this opportunity to earn college / technical school credit at a greatly reduced price, please see Mrs. Kludt ASAP. Spring courses are on SDMyLife.
  • Attention:  Dell Rapids Basketball clothing is available to order online https://dr-basketball.itemorder.com.  Orders must be placed by midnight tonight (Please allow 3 weeks after the close of the sale for delivery—All orders will be delivered to the school.)
  • QUARRIER FANS — We have extra Dome “ONE MORE” T-shirts for sale at a discounted price.  See Mr. Welbig if you are interested.
  • Both bowling teams lost their matches last Friday. For the girls, Alicia T. had high game with a 214 & also high series with a 515. For the boys, Hunter G. had a 192 for high game and high series with a 499.  Our next match will be Friday December 5th against West Central @ Dells Bowl.
  • Lost:  An Ipod was lost last week at 4th grade girls’ basketball practice in the MS Gym.  It is silver and has a shattered screen – if found, please return to the office.  Thank you.
  • “Too Fabulous To Fail” is showing TONIGHT at 7pm in MS Commons.   Last Performance!!   Admission is $3.00-students $5.00 adults.
  • Good Luck to the Quiz Bowl Team as they travel to West Central today!!

 

 

Monday, November 24th
• Happy Birthday to Alicia T.!!
• Lunch:  a-Homestyle Ham & Pasta Hotdish;   b-Cheeseburger;   c-Sub Sandwich

  • Chess club – Chess Club meets every Monday, Thursday and Friday from 7:45 to 8:15 in the high school computer room.
  • Seniors:  New scholarships are available in Mrs. Ruesink’s office
  • Varsity Volleyball players—please turn in your uniform to Coach Solberg ASAP!!!
  • Football Meeting and Equipment hand in for SENIORS TODAY. Please bring ALL of your equipment.
  • FCCLA members—-if you did not turn in your form for district rally, you may still turn it in by tomorrow morning.  Also, please let Ms. Rieck know how many items you have sold for the pizza fundraiser by the end of day tomorrow.
  • The time has come to register for spring dual credit courses! Technical Institutes courses open on November 1st.  BOR (4-year college) courses open November 17th.  If you would like more information on Dual Credit courses and this opportunity to earn college / technical school credit at a greatly reduced price, please see Mrs. Kludt ASAP. Spring courses are on SDMyLife.
  • Attention:  Dell Rapids Basketball clothing is available to order online https://dr-basketball.itemorder.com.  Orders must be placed by November 25th (Please allow 3 weeks after the close of the sale for delivery—All orders will be delivered to the school.)
  • “Too Fabulous To Fail” is showing TONIGHT and Tuesday at 7pm in MS Commons.   Come and watch the talent.   Admission is $3.00-students $5.00 adults.
  • Lost:  An Ipod was lost last week at 4th grade girls’ basketball practice in the MS Gym.  It is silver and has a shattered screen – if found, please return to the office.  Thank you.

Dell Rapids MIDDLE SCHOOL Announcements

Dell Rapids Middle School Announcements:Quarriers

Tuesday, November 25th
• Happy Birthday to Katelyn N. & Mr. Solberg!
• Happy Birthday over Thanksgiving Break to:  Gabi O., Katy P., Josie G., Kaylei O. & Maddi P.!
Lunch today will be choices of:    Super Nachos, Baked Chicken Nuggets or Crispy Chicken Salad

  • Attention Students and Staff:  Dell Rapids Basketball clothing is available to order online @ https://dr-basketball.itemorder.com.  Orders must be placed by the end of the day today for delivery the 2nd week of December.
  • “Too Fabulous to Fail” hits the stage tonight in the DRMS Commons at 7pm – – – last night to see our talented actors in action!!
  • Lost:  An Ipod was lost last week at 4th grade girls basketball practice in the MS Gym.  It is silver and has a shattered screen – if found, please return to the office.  Thank you.
  • Bowling results from last Friday:  Both teams lost ~ for the girls, Alicia T. had high game with a 214 & also high series with a 515. For the boys, Hunter G. had a 192 for high game and high series with a 499.  Next match will be Friday December 5th against West Central @ Dells Bowl.

 

 

Monday, November 24th
• Happy Birthday to Tyler T., Ms. Gosmire and Ms. Hettinger!!
Lunch today will be choices of:    Homestyle Ham & Pasta Hotdish, Cheeseburger or Sub Sandwich

  • Attention Students and Staff:  Dell Rapids Basketball clothing is available to order online @ https://dr-basketball.itemorder.com.  Orders must be placed by November 25th for delivery the 2nd week of December.
  • “Too Fabulous to Fail” hits the stage tonight in the DRMS Commons at 7pm – – – come see our talented actors in action!!
  • Attention junior high girls basketball players: First practice is today at 3:30.  Remember to get on bus 1 or 2 right away after school! You will change once you get to the Elementary School.
  • Lost:  An Ipod was lost last week at 4th grade girls basketball practice in the MS Gym.  It is silver and has a shattered screen – if found, please return to the office.  Thank you.

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.