Native American Day Program Presented at Stanley County

Students and community members in Stanley County  attended the district’s first Native American Day program this fall. Attendees in Parkview Gymnasium for the program viewed Native American items including quilts, a buffalo robe and medicine wheels and were treated to a live drum crew performance and two talented speakers. “We were privileged to host our [...]

Summit Seizes Chance to Enhance School District

With just under 150 students enrolled in the district, Summit may be one of the smaller schools in South Dakota, but it’s undergoing some big changes, which are having an immense impact. The district undertook building project to add a more than 25,000 square foot addition to the school’s existing facility. The new addition includes [...]

Woonsocket Pays Tribute to Veterans

Each year, students in the Woonsocket School District pay tribute to the Americans most deserving of it. For roughly 15 years the school and community have come together in the district’s gym to honor and recognize all Veterans as part of the Veteran's Day Program. “I never leave the program without feeling so much pride [...]

Webster Area Staff Support Worthy Cause

To support their local Veterans programs, Webster Area School District staff donned denim. Webster Area staff members raised funds as part of the first ever Denim Days for Veterans. “With Veterans Day drawing near, and learning that veteran service volunteers sometimes personally provide veterans with needed items, Webster Area School Staff wanted to help,” Webster Area High [...]

Tea’s Frontier Elementary Front and Center with Design

Tea Area School District holds a foundational goal for Future Titan Graduates to be civic leaders engaged in the community through action and service. Students at Tea’s Frontier Elementary have actively engaged in being future civic leaders and third grade students painted a picture of their active engagement. With the integration of art a focus [...]

Club Provides Place for Yankton Youth Programs

This fall, youth in Yankton were ecstatic as the Boys & Girls Club of Yankton opened the doors of the new club for the first time. “It was an exciting day to celebrate not only the Boys & Girls Club but also the community of Yankton, kids and the many investors in kids that have [...]

Hanson’s Expansion

Courtesy of Caitlyn Peetz of the Mitchell Daily Republic If history repeats itself, the Hanson School District could soon see an enrollment spike. On Monday, school officials held a ribbon- cutting ceremony for its recently completed $2.6 million expansion, another item added to the long list of renovation projects the district has undertaken in the [...]

Sights Set on Future in Wessington Springs

Courtesy of Kristi Hine of the True Dakotan A strategic plan mapping out how the Wessington Springs School District will improve communication, provide continuation of school programs and plan for the future of school facilities is underway, and the school board and administration are asking the community to engage in this important process. The 2016 [...]

Groton Area, local districts raise funds and awareness

The sixth annual Breast Cancer Fundraiser (BCF), which is an annual event taking place at a home volleyball game during Breast Cancer Awareness Month, was held at Groton Area High School. For the past three years, the volleyball teams from the Groton Area School District and the Northwestern Area School District have co-sponsored this event. [...]

New Facilities Enhance Environment at Willow Lake

Meeting the needs of students was on the minds of those in the Willow Lake School District when they broke ground on their building project. In June of 2015, the two-phased building project set out to update and add to the school’s classroom, library and other facilities and construct a new activities center. The district [...]