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Individual reports of ALL Dakota Step scores, the school's assessment results, and the state and school report card information has been sent home. Complete copies of all reports are on file at the superintendent's office. If anyone would like a more in-depth look or have any questions about any of the reports, contact Principal Brad Preheim (brad.preheim@k12.sd.us) or CEO Burnell Glanzer (burnell.glanzer@k12.sd.us) via email or at (605) 724-2153. 

Daily Announcements

August 21, 2014 8/21/2014

Menu:  pizza & sweet potato fries  

Band:    M, W, Th & F – marching; Tuesdays is color guard only

Vocal:   M, W & F – Full; Tuesday – All-State; Thursday – Women’s  

1.       Today is an “A” day.   

2.       Mr. Weber has morning SRB.  9th & 10th  go to Mr. Holbeck’s room  and 11th & 12th go to extra study hall with Mr. Barker for afternoon SRB.  

3.       There will be a short student council meeting today at 1:35 in Mr. Preheim’s office.  Go to vocal or SRB until that time.  

4.       You have 3 sheets to return to Mr. Preheim this week:

·         Signed Schedule

·         Signed Handbook Form

·         Student/Parent contact info sheet  

5.       There are quite a few of you with sheets to return, especially seniors.  If you lost your copies, see Mr. Preheim.  

6.       You have sheets to return to Mrs. Bitterman this week as well.  You also need to pay your $25 for laptop insurance if you have not done so.  

7.       You have until Tuesday to change classes.  All changes will require parental permission.  

8.       No school for students on Friday.  

9.       Carly Sparks recently answered the ALS “Ice Bucket Challenge.”  She has now challenged the high school staff to do the same.  The “Ice Bucket Challenge” has raised over $30 million to help fight Lou Gehrig’s disease.  We now have 48 hours to dump or have someone dump a bucket of ice water over us or donate $5 to this cause.  Once completed, you may challenge someone else.  This is on our honor.  To donate or to get more information:

http://www.alsa.org/fight-als/ice-bucket-challenge.html

(Teachers:  Check your email)  

Flag Duty:  We hope to have the new sign installed and the flag lit in the near future.  Prior to that, freshmen will be required to put up the flag on a rotation basis.  Flag Duty this week is Parker Dally.   

Tardy:

Absent:  

Teachers:

1.        Mr. Preheim has lunch room duty.  Mrs. Schneider has noon duty.  Mr. Preheim has detention duty.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014  

Menu:  Chicken Nuggets and Mashed Potatoes  

Band:    M, W, Th & F – marching; Tuesdays is color guard only

Vocal:   M, W & F – Full; Tuesday – All-State; Thursday – Women’s  

1.       Today is a “B” day. 

2.       Mr. Weber has morning SRB.  Mr. Holbeck has afternoon SRB.

3.       Hopefully, the locker combination issues have been resolved.  See Mr. Preheim if that is not the case.  

4.       Middle school and freshmen will have their “Pool Party” for success on standardized tests this afternoon from 12:30 to 3:30.  

5.       All freshmen and any lifeguards that are going to the pool party at 12:30 are dismissed at 12:15 to eat today.

6.       The following lifeguards need to see Mr. Preheim right after 1st period today:  Gunnar, Courtney, Krista & Mariah.  At least one of you will have to be out at the pool during the party.  We can and will schedule around your classes.  

7.       The following students should come to Mr. Preheim’s office at 1:15 today:  Tucker, Joe, Jordan and Cooper.  

8.       You have 3 sheets to return to Mr. Preheim this week:

·         Signed Schedule

·         Signed Handbook Form

·         Student/Parent contact info sheet

9.       You have sheets to return to Mrs. Bitterman this week as well.  You also need to pay your $25 for laptop insurance if you have not done so.  

10.   You have until Tuesday to change classes.  All changes will require parental permission.

11.   There are many of you taking distance courses from a variety of institutions.  Report to study hall when you don’t have class.  We may move you once we get settled.  Any of you who have any issues or if you run into any problems, please let Mr. Preheim know immediately.

12.   There will be a short student council meeting on Thursday at 1:35 in Mr. Preheim’s office.

13.   No school for students on Friday.  

Flag Duty:  We hope to have the new sign installed and the flag lit in the near future.  Prior to that, freshmen will be required to put the flag up on a rotation basis.  Flag Duty this week is Parker Dally.  The flag is in Mr. Preheim’s outer office.  

Tardy:

Absent:

Teachers:

1.        Mr. Preheim has lunch room duty.  Mrs. Schneider has noon duty.  Mr. Preheim has detention duty.

Parents check out your k-8th students’ progress on Renaissance Home Connect!!!  

Look under Student informational and click on Renaissance Home Connect. Your student should know his or her login and password. If they forgot, please contact their teacher and it will be provided to you.

You can look at their book shelf and see individual books they have read. Click on the book and you can view how they did on that Accelerated Quiz. Some books also have a vocabulary quiz and you can view words your student has struggled with. If they take another vocabulary quiz the words missed on a previous quiz will be reviewed again.  

Your students Accelerated Math score will also be available. Your students can work on Math Facts in a Flash at home anytime. (Even this summer) Reviewing these skills we keep your student on the path to success.