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 [...]

Parkston Pride

The past year has brought great academic success and much to be proud of in the Parkston School District. Both Parkston Elementary and Parkston High School had some of the highest School Performance Index scores in the state and the District’s colony schools saw tremendous growth with their scores. “We are very proud of our [...]

Wagner Community School Committed to Community

Wagner Community School students showed their commitment to the community last fall. Students contributed more than 1,500 pounds of food to the local food pantry as part of a food drive for the American Education Week celebration. Contributions were accepted between November 14 and November 30. Grade levels went head to head to see who [...]

De Smet Goes One-to-One in Fourth-Eighth Grades

DeSmet School District equipped students with critical thinking and technology skills by rolling out a one-to-one laptop initiative for their middle school and fourth and fifth grade students this year. “Our goal is to enable teachers to deliver more personalized content to students, to boost students' technology skills and to empower children to do more [...]

Storm Spread Support to Sioux Falls Schools

While some schools enjoy wildly successful fundraisers through their Parent Teacher Organizations or Associations that allow them to purchase elaborate playground systems or field trip experiences for their students, still others have a difficult time raising just a couple hundred dollars annually to support their student body and teachers. The Sioux Falls Storm Football Team, [...]