Gertie Belle Rogers

National Blue Ribbon School

Tradition of Academic Excellence



***Mark Your Calendar***

PTA Root Beer Social  @ 6:30 Thursday, August 27  
Picture Day                                        Thursday, August 27  
Summer Reading Celebration Friday, August 28  


Message from Vicki Harmdierks, Principal

On behalf of our incredible staff, welcome to Gertie Belle Rogers Elementary School, the home of 446 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 and as a National Blue Ribbon School by the United States Department of Education. 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

2015 Teacher of the Year

   Heather Grabenstein
Kindergarten Teacher