Gertie Belle Rogers
Message from Vicki Harmdierks, Principal

On behalf of our incredible staff, welcome to Gertie Belle Rogers Elementary School, the home of 438 fantastic students in grades begindergarten through fifth grade. We are proud to be recognized by the South Dakota Department of Education as an Exemplary School in 2012 and 2013. Student achievement at Gertie Belle Rogers is high because of the partnerships between parents, community and staff.

If you have any questions, comments, or feedback do not hesitate to contact me at 605 995-3091 or email me at

News and Announcements      

Congratulations Sonya Fossum, for being one of five candidates selected for the South Dakota Teacher of the Year. From left: Tammy Jo Schlechter, Custer; Sonya Fossum, Mitchell; Mindy Foltz, Rosholt; Donna DeKraai, Brookings; and LuAnn Lindskov, Timber Lake.


August 27                Picture Day

September 2           No School                   Labor Day

September 9           PTA Meeting

September 9          OLWEUS Student Kickoff

September 19        Conferences               3:30

September 27         PTA Magazine Kickoff

Septmeber 27         Picture Re-takes

October 7                 No School                    Staff Development Day

October 18              End of 1st Quarter