DRHS School Announcements:

Dell Rapids High School Announcements:Quarriers

Friday, November 21st
• Happy Birthday to Tabytha F.!!
• Lunch:  a-Beef & Bean Burrito;   b-Pizza;   c-Combo Sandwich

  • Chess club – Chess Club meets every Monday, Thursday and Friday from 7:45 to 8:15 in the high school computer room.
  • SENIORS—Deadline to submit your yearbook/composite & baby pictures to drhsnews@gmail.com is TODAY.
  • Seniors:  New scholarships are available in Mrs. Ruesink’s office
  • Varsity Volleyball players—please turn in your uniform to Coach Solberg ASAP!!!
  • Football Meetings and Equipment hand in will be this week and next week.  Please bring ALL of your equipment.
    12th-Monday, 11/24-after school
  • 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.)
  • **Experience the Guard—Stampede Hockey Military Night is TOMORROW Night ~Contact SFC Brent LaFortune @ 350-3856 for more information and to reserve your seat at the game.
  • Good Luck to the bowling team as they travel to Sioux Falls today.

 

 

Thursday, November 20th
• Happy Birthday to Jade S.!!
• Lunch:  a-Turkey Slice;   b-Baked Chicken Nuggets;   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—Deadline to submit your yearbook/composite & baby pictures to drhsnews@gmail.com is TOMORROW.
  • Seniors:  New scholarships are available in Mrs. Ruesink’s office
  • A representative from Dakota State University will be in Mrs. Ruesink’s office at 11:30 TODAY – Any interested junior/senior students can get their lunch and sit in on the visit.
  • Varsity Volleyball players—please turn in your uniform to Coach Solberg ASAP!!!
  • Football Meetings and Equipment hand in will be this week and next week.  Please bring ALL of your equipment.
    10th & 11th-TODAY, 11/20-after school
    12th-Monday, 11/24-after school
  • 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.)
  • **Experience the Guard—Stampede Hockey Military Night is Saturday, November 22nd. ~Contact SFC Brent LaFortune @ 350-3856 for more information and to reserve your seat at the game.
  • Mark your Calendar:  WINTER SPORTS MEETING (cheer, gbb, bbb & wrestling) TONIGHT @ 6:30 IN HS GYM—PARENTS, ATHLETES AND COACHES SHOULD ATTEND.

 

 

Wednesday, November 19th
• Happy Birthday to Jade S.!!
• Lunch:  a-Spaghetti w/Meat Sauce;   b-Baked Crispy or Spicy Chicken Sandwich;   c-Chef Salad

  • Chess club – Chess Club meets every Monday, Thursday and Friday from 7:45 to 8:15 in the high school computer room.
  • SENIORS—Deadline to submit your yearbook/composite & baby pictures to drhsnews@gmail.com is THIS FRIDAY.
  • Student Council Meeting TODAY over lunch in the Spanish Room
  • Seniors:  New scholarships are available in Mrs. Ruesink’s office
  • A representative from Dakota State University will be in Mrs. Ruesink’s office at 11:30 TOMORROW – Any interested junior/senior students can get their lunch and sit in on the visit.
  • Varsity Volleyball players—please turn in your uniform to Coach Solberg ASAP!!!
  • Football Meetings and Equipment hand in will be this week and next week.  Please bring ALL of your equipment.
    9th-TODAY-after school
    10th & 11th-TOMORROW, 11/20-after school
    12th-Monday, 11/24-after school
  • The time has come to register for spring dual credit courses! Technical Institutes courses open on November 1st.  BOR (4-year college) courses are OPEN  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.)
  • Attention Powerlifters: Meeting TODAY after school in the weight room.
  • **Experience the Guard—Stampede Hockey Military Night is Saturday, November 22nd. ~Contact SFC Brent LaFortune @ 350-3856 for more information and to reserve your seat at the game.
  • Mark your Calendar:  WINTER SPORTS MEETING (cheer, gbb, bbb & wrestling) TOMORROW @ 6:30 IN HS GYM—PARENTS, ATHLETES AND COACHES SHOULD ATTEND.

 

 

Tuesday, November 18th
• Happy Birthday to Ms. Rieck!!
• Lunch:  a-Toasted Ham & Cheese Sandwich;   b-BBQ Rib Sandwich;   c-Oriental Salad

  • Chess club – Chess Club meets every Monday, Thursday and Friday from 7:45 to 8:15 in the high school computer room.
  • SENIORS—Deadline to submit your yearbook/ composite & baby pictures to drhsnews@gmail.com is THIS FRIDAY.
  • Attention boys basketball players:  There will be a meeting TODAY, at 3:25 in Mr. Fersdahl’s room for any boys grades 9-12 interested in playing basketball this season.
  • Student Council Meeting TOMORROW over lunch in the Spanish Room
  • Seniors:  New scholarships are available in Mrs. Ruesink’s office
  • A representative from Dakota State University will be in Mrs. Ruesink’s office at 11:30 on Thursday – Any interested junior/senior students can get their lunch and sit in on the visit.
  • Varsity Volleyball players—please turn in your uniform to Coach Solberg ASAP!!!
  • Football Meetings and Equipment hand in will be this week and next week.  Please bring ALL of your equipment.
    9th-Wednesday, 11/19-after school
    10th & 11th-Thursday, 11/20-after school
    12th-Monday, 11/24-after school
  • 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.
  • DRHSNews: Please attend a meeting TODAY after school until 4:30 to plan and assign stories for the November 21st deadline for the Echo and to continue to work on yearbook pages. We have a quick turn around this week.
  • If you missed the FCCLA meeting this morning please see Ms. Rieck by the end of the day.
  • Junior Class Officers and Student Council Representatives will have a brief meeting in Mrs. Huska’s room at 12:00 TODAY.
  • Juniors – Tickets for the Tours of Homes will be handed out TODAY at 12:15 in Mrs. Huska’s room. Remember to bring your $25.
  • Congratulations to the oral interp team that competed at the region contest yesterday in Brookings.  Qualifying for state: the readers theatre group of Kendra Drew, Ted DeLange, Stephanie Dennis, Caleb Kirschenmann and Morgan Nemmers; Kendra Drew also qualified in Humorous Acting; Averi Pankonen qualified in Non-original Oratory.  The duet acting team of Isabella Tesnow and Anna Schmidt qualified as alternates to the state competition.  Luke Snoozy and Deni Ahlers also gave strong performances.  Great job to everyone who competed!
  • 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.)
  • **Experience the Guard—Stampede Hockey Military Night is Saturday, November 22nd. ~Contact SFC Brent LaFortune @ 350-3856 for more information and to reserve your seat at the game.
  • Mark your Calendar:  WINTER SPORTS MEETING (cheer, gbb, bbb & wrestling) ON THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 20TH @ 6:30 IN HS GYM—PARENTS, ATHLETES AND COACHES SHOULD ATTEND.

 

 

Monday, November 17th
• Happy Birthday to Haley M.!!
• Lunch:  a-Fajita;   b-Corn Dog;   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.
  • Any junior or senior students interested in being a legislative page should see Mrs. Ruesink for more information. Registration deadline is TODAY.
  • SENIORS—Deadline to submit your yearbook/ composite & baby pictures to drhsnews@gmail.com is THIS FRIDAY.
  • All Students interested in Wrestling, please meet in the wrestling room TODAY @ 3:45pm.
  • Attention boys basketball players:  There will be a meeting on Tuesday, November 18, at 3:25 in Mr. Fersdahl’s room for any boys grades 9-12 interested in playing basketball this season.
  • Student Council Meeting on Wednesday over lunch in the Spanish Room
  • Seniors:  New scholarships are available in Mrs. Ruesink’s office
  • There will be an FCCLA meeting TOMORROW MORNING at 8.  Please try to be there!
  • Please return your district FCCLA rally forms by tomorrow morning if you have not already done so.
  • Varsity Volleyball players—please turn in your uniform to Coach Solberg ASAP!!!
  • Football Meetings and Equipment hand in will be this week and next week.  Please bring ALL of your equipment.
    9th-Wednesday, 11/19-after school
    10th-Thursday, 11/20-after school
    11th-Monday, 11/24-after school
    12th-Tuesday, 11/25-after school
  • 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.
  • DRHSNews: Please attend a meeting on Tuesday after school until 4:30 to plan and assign stories for the November 21st deadline for the Echo and to continue to work on yearbook pages. We have a quick turn around this week.
  • Juniors – turn in your Tour of Homes sheet to Mrs. Huska
  • Juniors – Tickets for the Tours of Homes will be handed out TOMORROW at 12:15 in Mrs. Huska’s room. Remember to bring your $25.

Dell Rapids MIDDLE SCHOOL Announcements

Dell Rapids Middle School Announcements:Quarriers

Friday, November 21st
• Happy Birthday tomorrow to Carter R.!!
Lunch today will be choices of:    Beef & Bean Burrito, Pizza, or Combo 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. Good Luck to the bowling team as they travel to Sioux Falls for a meet.

 

 

Thursday, November 20th
• Happy Birthday to Micah E.!!
Lunch today will be choices of:    Turkey Slice, Baked Chicken Nuggets 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.
  • 7th and 8th grade boys and girls playing winter sports – cheer, wrestling and basketball – should attend the winter sports meeting with their parents TONIGHT in the high school gym at 6:30 p.m.
  • Attention 7th and 8th grade boys basketball players:  There will be open gym tonight in the MS gym from 3:30- 5pm.

 

 

Tuesday, November 18th
• Happy Birthday to Olivia V. & Ms. Rieck
Lunch today will be choices of:    Toasted Cheese Sandwich with Tomato Soup, BBQ Rib Sandwich or Oriental Salad

  • Attention Students and Staff:  Dell Rapids Basketball clothing is available to order online ~ for more info, please stop in the office.  Orders must be placed by November 25th for delivery the 2nd week of December.
  • If you missed the FCCLA meeting this morning please see Ms. Rieck by the end of the day.

 

 

Monday, November 17th
Lunch today will be choices of:    Fajita, Corn Dog or Sub Sandwich

  • There will be a meeting for all 7th and 8th grade boys planning on playing basketball this year in Mr. Putnam’s room at 8:15am TOMORROW.
  • Reminder: 7th and 8th grade cheer squad will have practice today from 3:30 to 4:30 in the Middle School Commons.
  • Congrats to the bowling teams at their meet last Friday.  Everyone bowled great ~ the girls won and Alicia T. had high game with a 218. The boys lost and Aaron F. had high game with a 193.  The next match is Friday at Eastway Bowl in Sioux Falls.
  • There will be an FCCLA meeting TOMORROW MORNING at 8.  Please try to be there!
  • Please return your district FCCLA rally forms by tomorrow morning if you have not already done so.

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