DRHS School Announcements:

Dell Rapids High School Announcements:Quarriers

Wednesday, May 20th
Lunch:  Pancakes & Sausage, Sloppy Joe, or Sub Sandwich
• **Breakfast and lunch tomorrow AND Friday will be FREE for all students.   A la carte items and seconds will be charged at the usual price and students must have money in their accounts or pay cash for these items.  Only full reimbursable meals will have the charge waived.

  • Students: Check out the “JOB OPPORTUNTIES” posted in the office window.
  • GIRLS ACCELERATION!! If you haven’t turned in your form, please get it to Coach Dvorak by Friday.  For any & all girls’ in any sport next year.
  • DRHS Booster Club is offering a $50 scholarship to athletes in grade 9-12 next school year.  Applications should be submitted to the office.  Forms are in the office
  • Needed:  Dell Rapids Quarrier t-shirts (gently used) for a t-shirt quilt to be raffled off. All proceeds will be donated to the MS Walk. Bring shirts to the office.
  • Please order your Quarrier Yearbook now, so you don’t miss out! The books are $65. Place your order with Wendy or Mrs. Gleason, or order online through the school website (the link is on the right side of the page with the other news items.) The last day to order is May 27th. Extra books are not guaranteed if you forget now. Please order ASAP to reserve your copy!
  • STUDENTS: All books must be returned to the library (or paid for if lost) before students can get signed out at the end of the week.

 

 

Tuesday, May 19th
Lunch:  Walking Tacos, Home-style Chicken Ranch Pasta, or Crispy Chicken Salad

  • Students: Check out the “JOB OPPORTUNTIES” posted in the office window.
  • STUDENTS: All books must be returned to the library (or paid for if lost) before students can get signed out at the end of the week.
  • GIRLS ACCELERATION!! If you haven’t turned in your form, please get it to Coach Dvorak by Friday.  For any & all girls’ in any sport next year.
  • DRHS Booster Club is offering a $50 scholarship to athletes in grade 9-12 next school year.  Applications should be submitted to the office.  Forms are in the office
  • Needed:  Dell Rapids Quarrier t-shirts (gently used) for a t-shirt quilt to be raffled off. All proceeds will be donated to the MS Walk. Bring shirts to the office.
  • Please order your Quarrier Yearbook now, so you don’t miss out! The books are $65. Place your order with Wendy or Mrs. Gleason, or order online through the school website (the link is on the right side of the page with the other news items.) The last day to order is May 27th. Extra books are not guaranteed if you forget now. Please order ASAP to reserve your copy!
  • REMINDER: Volleyball OPEN-GYM tonight @ 7:30pm.
  • Good Luck to Kaitlyn Greenhoff & Sarah Haak as they participate in the final day of the STATE golf tournament in Madison.

 

 

Monday, May 18th
Lunch:  Baked Chicken Nuggets, Cheeseburger, or Sub Sandwich

  • Students: Check out the “JOB OPPORTUNTIES” posted in the office window.
  • Students interested in going out for Cross Country next year—Meeting TOMORROW at 8:15am in Mr. Hegge’ room.
  • GIRLS ACCELERATION!! If you haven’t turned in your form, please get it to Coach Dvorak by Friday.  For any & all girls’ in any sport next year.
  • DRHS Booster Club is offering a $50 scholarship to athletes in grade 9-12 next school year.  Applications should be submitted to the office.  Forms are in the office
  • Needed:  Dell Rapids Quarrier t-shirts (gently used) for a t-shirt quilt to be raffled off. All proceeds will be donated to the MS Walk. Bring shirts to the office.
  • Please order your Quarrier Yearbook now, so you don’t miss out! The books are $65. Place your order with Wendy or Mrs. Gleason, or order online through the school website (the link is on the right side of the page with the other news items.) The last day to order is May 27th. Extra books are not guaranteed if you forget now. Please order ASAP to reserve your copy!
  • Attention Cheerleaders:  There will be a cheer meeting for all competitive and sideline cheerleaders today at 3:30 in the Middle School commons.

Dell Rapids MIDDLE SCHOOL Announcements

Dell Rapids Middle School Announcements:Quarriers

Wednesday, May 20th
• Happy Birthday to Drew V.!!
Lunch today will be choices of:    Pancakes and Sausage, Chicken Nuggets or Sub 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.
  • Any student that is taking Drivers Education class next week and would like to purchase the lunch option provided by the FFA chapter should stop in the office and fill out a form so enough food will be available.  Thank you to everyone who has already completed and turned in the form.
  • DRHS Booster Club is offering a $50 scholarship to athletes entering the 9th grade next school year.  Applications should be submitted by the last day of school.  Forms are in the office
  • Attention Wrestlers:  If you have any wrestling gear, please turn it in to Coach Jorgensen.
  • Students please return all library books as soon as possible or pay for them if they are lost.  Thank you.
  • Attention 7th grade students:  If you are interested in attending the Washington DC trip next year, please stop in the office for an informational packet.
  • There was a Blue and White Next Mountain Bike found in the park, if this bike is yours please contact Deputy Walker.
  • Attention Girls (grades 7-12):  DRHS Girls All-Sport Acceleration forms are available in the office.
  • Attention 7th and 8th grade girls:  Lady Q workout  forms are available in the office.  Form/payment are due in the office by the end of the week.
  • Art Students please pick up your art folders in Mr. Hoglund’s and Ms. Swaney’s room.
  • If you haven’t turned your padlock in yet to Ms. Barber please do so today.
  • 8th grade FACS students—if you have projects in Ms. Rieck’s room, please come and pick them up as soon as possible ~ Thank you.
  • 7TH & 8th Grade Tracksters:  Please return your track uniforms to the office by the end of the day.
    Ribbons will be distributed AFTER all uniforms have been turned in to the office.  thank you ~

 

 

Tuesday, May 19th
Lunch today will be choices of:    Walking Tacos, Homestyle Chicken Ranch Pasta or Crispy 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.
  • Any student that is taking Drivers Education class next week and would like to purchase the lunch option provided by the FFA chapter should stop in the office and fill out a form so enough food will be available.  Thank you to everyone who has already completed and turned in the form.
  • DRHS Booster Club is offering a $50 scholarship to athletes entering the 9th grade next school year.  Applications should be submitted by the last day of school.  Forms are in the office
  • Attention Wrestlers:  If you have any wrestling gear, please turn it in to Coach Jorgensen.
  • Attention 7th grade students:  If you are interested in attending the Washington DC trip next year, please stop in the office for an informational packet.
  • There was a Blue and White Next Mountain Bike found in the park, if this bike is yours please contact Deputy Walker.
  • Attention Girls (grades 7-12):  DRHS Girls All-Sport Acceleration forms are available in the office.
  • Attention 7th and 8th grade girls:  Lady Q workout  forms are available in the office.  Form/payment are due in the office by the end of the week.
  • Students must return all library books as soon as possible or pay for them if they are lost. Thank you!
  • Attention 7th and 8th Grade Football Players: Padlock return will be tomorrow morning in Mr. Headrick’s room or in the Middle School Commons
  • Any 8th grader who has a FACS project to pick up, please see Ms. Rieck.
  • Good Luck to the Sarah Haak and Kaitlyn Greenhoff as they participate in the final day of the State Golf Tournament in Madison!!
  • 7TH & 8th Grade Tracksters:  Please return your track uniforms to the office by the end of the day.
    Ribbons will be distributed AFTER all uniforms have been turned in to the office.  thank you ~

 

 

Monday, May 18th
• Happy Birthday to Mrs. Hovey & Mrs. Randall!
Lunch today will be choices of:    Baked Chicken Nuggets, Cheeseburger or Sub 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.
  • Any student that is taking Drivers Education class next week and would like to purchase the lunch option provided by the FFA chapter should stop in the office and fill out a form so enough food will be available.  Thank you to everyone who has already completed and turned in the form.
  • DRHS Booster Club is offering a $50 scholarship to athletes entering the 9th grade next school year.  Applications should be submitted by the last day of school.  Forms are in the office
  • Needed:  Dell Rapids Quarrier t-shirts (gently used) for a t-shirt quilt to be raffled off.  All proceeds will be donated to the MS Walk.  Please bring to the office if you are willing to donate.  Thank you.
  • Attention Wrestlers:  If you have any wrestling gear, please turn it in to Coach Jorgensen.
  • Attention Cross Country Athletes:   If you are interested in going out for cross country next year, there will be a meeting in Mr. Hegge’s room TOMORROW @ 8:15am.
  • Attention 7th grade students:  If you are interested in attending the Washington DC trip next year, please stop in the office for an informational packet.
  • There was a Blue and White Next Mountain Bike found in the park, if this bike is yours please contact Deputy Walker.
  • Attention Girls (grades 7-12):  DRHS Girls All-Sport Acceleration forms are available in the office.
  • Attention 7th and 8th grade girls:  Lady Q workout  forms are available in the office.  Form/payment are due in the office by the end of the week.
  • Attention Cheerleaders:  There will be a cheer meeting for all competitive and sideline cheerleaders today at 3:30 in the Middle School commons.
  • Any 8th grader who has a FACS project to pick up, please see Ms. Rieck.
  • 7TH & 8th Grade Tracksters:  Please return your track uniforms to the office by the end of the day.
    Ribbons will be distributed AFTER all uniforms have been turned in to the office.  thank you ~
  • Attention 7th and 8th Grade Football Players: Padlock return will be tomorrow and Wednesday morning in Mr. Headrick’s room or in the Middle School Commons

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.