The 2016-2017 school year is set to begin on Wednesday, August 24th. As a reminder to the school year starting again, the school zone speed limits are 15 mph.
This year’s school year will see two new teachers to Dell Rapids St Mary. Joni Smith returns to St Mary and will teach K-12 vocal music, 5-12 band, and be student council advisor. Marsha Weiland will teach K-2 reading class.
Dell Rapids will have eight new teachers this year. They are Michelle Wharton (4th Grade), Sarah Anderson (4th Grade), Maddie Merriam (4th Grade), Amanda Button (5th/6th Grade Special Education), Bryan Timperley (5th/6th Grade Band), Mark Honerman (5th Grade Science and Language Arts), Natalie Eggers (5th Grade Social Studies), and Peggy Hancock (Special Education).
Along with the new staff, the three projects of the new locker rooms, new science rooms, and new entrances are nearly complete.