Highmore-Harrold Student Promotes Community

A Highmore-Harrold student took it up on herself to promote her community. Digit Aasby, in conjunction with the Highmore-Harrold FCCLA, created a brochure to use as an item to market the district’s community. “Digit wanted to do a project that showcased our community and that could be used for marketing her hometown,” Superintendent Quinton Cermak [...]

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 [...]

Philip HS Carries on Christmas Tradition

For the 20th year the Philip High School FCCLA (Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America) Chapter sponsored the district’s FCCLA Maggie Grace Angel Tree, which collects Christmas gifts for children in need in Haakon County. Gifts are collected and distributed about a week prior to Christmas, so they can be in place for the [...]

Plenty of CTE Courses at Platte-Geddes

With more than 20 Career and Technical Education courses to offer and greater than 100 students enrolled in these courses, the Platte-Geddes has plenty to be proud of with these programs. “We're pretty proud of the number of CTE courses we offer at Platte-Geddes,” Superintendent Joel Bailey said. “The majority of our students are enrolled [...]

Hawks Activities Showcased on Sportscenter

At the beginning of the 2015 school year a weekly episode titled: Colman-Egan Sportscenter, kicked off on the Colman-Egan School’s YouTube page. Colman-Egan Sportscenter is a weekly sportscast that showcases the athletics and fine arts events that happened that week in the district. It started as just an idea at the beginning of the 2015-16 [...]

Students at Winner High School Doing Work on Dual Credit

For Winner High School Junior and Senior students one thing is certain, dual credit classes are creating college ready kids. “I highly recommend taking dual credits courses to anyone that is able to take them,” Junior Riley Calhoon said. “Being able to take dual credit classes has not only helped me get ready for college, [...]

Corsica-Stickney Senior’s Project Lends Helping Hand

Each year, senior students in the Corsica-Stickney complete a proj­ect that includes an event, physical project or job shadowing, as well as a paper, to promote college readiness and independence. This year, Corsica-Stickney Se­nior Hunter Johnson lent a helping hand for a family friend through his project. Johnson hosted a bean bag tournament with free [...]

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Successful Service Projects at Sisseton Middle School

Students at Sisseton Middle School learn quickly that service projects are part of their educational experience. Last year, the Sisseton Middle School participated in the Ronald McDonald Pop Tab Pandemonium challenge, which was organized by the South Dakota Ronald McDonald House Charities, along with 43 schools competing in the statewide event and collecting more than [...]

Ag Programs Grow in Hot Springs

Agriculture Education and FFA in Hot Springs are proving to be strong and sustainable programs. The Hot Springs School District implemented the programs in the fall of 2015 and have seen continued growth and community support. “With 27 active members in only its second year, the chapter is growing and the students are excited about [...]

Science Education Striding Forward at Timber Lake HS

Success and achievement have been the controlled variables of the experimental design that is Timber Lake High School’s science program. In the past decades, students have participated in both a local fair in Timber Lake School, as well as traveling to the regional fair in Rapid City, which is sponsored by the South Dakota School [...]