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Please visit the rSchool Activities Calendar for an updated list of SC Activities.

Any SC elementary girl interested in learning basketball skills please join Coaches Heathershaw and Prince on Tuesdays in the elementary gym.  The sessions will run from 3:45 p.m. until 4:45 p.m.  Sessions begin Tuesday, March 1.  See you there! 

SC elementary boy's in grades 1-5 please come to the skills and development camp. This camp begins April 4 and runs through the end of the school year. The time will be from
3:45 p.m. - 4:45 p.m. in the elementary gym. 

Parent-Teacher Group Meeting
Wednesday - May 4 - 6:30 p.m. - Elementary Gym

CUC is offering three (3) sessions of driver education this spring and summer. Students will be admitted to the program on a first come first paid basis. Class sizes are limited. To be eligible, a student must be 14 years old to be able to complete the driving experience. Students 14th birthday must be NO later than July 10th.
You may pick up Driver Ed Registration Forms from Mr. Ellwanger.

Stanley County Enrichment Classes are sponsoring several donation projects.
Donations are accepted through May 18

1) Food for Families – Stanley County students will be collecting non-perishable food items for the holiday season and school year. You can help by donating canned food; boxed stuffing or items easily prepared. Items will help area families during the holiday season and throughout the school year.

2) Aluminum Cans/Pop Tops – Stanley County students are collecting empty aluminum cans. Any type of aluminum can will be accepted, but please make sure they are rinsed and pop tops are attached. This project will continue throughout the school year. The cans will be used to help those in need. Cans do not need to be crushed, the enrichment classes will be responsible for that detail.

  If you have any questions please call 223-7743.  Final collection for Santa’s Workshop & Christmas Ornaments will be December 22.  Food for Families, Aluminum Cans and Soap for Hope are being collected throughout the school year.  Have a wonderful holiday season and please help us to help others.  Thank you.

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Avera Athletes of the Week

Tori J. and Jaylen B. were named Avera Athletes of the week.  Tori pre-qualified for state in the 100 meter hurdles in 16 seconds flat.  Jaylen jumped 40 feet in the triple jump.  Congrats athletes!

Kelsey V. signs letter of intent with BHSU

2016 Prom King and Queen
Congratulations to Colten D. and Kady N.

Academic Achievement Awards
The following teams earned Academic Achievement Awards from the SD High School Activities Association for the winter sports season.  Congratulations to:  One-Act Play - 3.57, Gymnastics - 4.0, Wrestling - 3.28, Girls Basketball - 3.31, Boys Basketball - 3.27,
Vocal Solo-Ensemble Group - 3.43, and Band Solo-Ensemble Group - 3.41.

Stanley County MHS Band/Vocal Music teacher Tina England was honored as the ESA 6 Regional Teacher of the Year. In early March, Mrs. England had been chosen as the District Teacher of the Year which made her eligible for the regional honor.In addition to the award, Mrs. England also received a $50 Amazon gift card.
Mrs. England is a 2008 graduate of Northern State University prior to bringing her talents to Stanley County Schools in 2009. During her time at Stanley County, Mrs. England has led secondary vocal music, K-12 band in addition to her classroom teaching duties. “Tina has the unique ability to create curiosity, and instill the will to be the best a student can be in each and every class period.” Stated 6-12 Principal Tom O’Boyle.
Selection of the Regional Teacher of the Year is based on the following qualities:
1) superior ability to inspire students of all backgrounds and abilities; 2) exceptionally skilled and dedicated classroom teacher; 3) planning to continue in an active teaching position;
4) has the respect and admiration of students, parents, and colleagues; 5) plays an active and useful role in the community as well as in the school;
6) poised, articulate, and has the energy to withstand the demanding schedule.
Mrs. England’s selection as the ESA 6 Regional Teacher of the Year now makes her eligible for the state level Teacher of the Year award that is presented in early October.

Congratulations to Martee L. who placed 1st in Goat Entrepreneurship  Proficiency at the State FFA convention. Her application lead her to be a top 3 finalist in all of South Dakota.
At the first general session, it was announced in front of over 1300 folks that Martee placed FIRST! Martee's Supervised Agriculture Experience, or SAE, is all about her dairy goats. She has worked to increase milk production by selecting new dairy bloodlines, as well as working on her weaning weights. This is the first time a Stanley County FFA member has applied, been selected, and won a proficiency in the five years of our existence!  On top of all of this, Martee gets a cash award, and will represent South Dakota at the National level this fall. Congratulations to Martee and our FFA !

Mattie D. chosen as Storyworks Winner
Mattie D. was chosen as a Scholastic 'Storyworks' "Word Power" winner.  Mattie submitted sentences to demonstrate her understanding of vocabulary in the article "This Cracker Survived the Titanic." For her efforts she was awarded a 'Storyworks' notebook.
  Congratulations Mattie! 

New Immunization Requirements
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3rd Quarter Little Buff Awards
The third quarter Little Buff Awards have been named.  Thank you to Michel Williams with Total Beauty for the community sponsorship. Chase C.-grade 5, Breckyn H.-grade 2,
Dalyn H.-grade 4, Cloey V.-grade 5, Wyatt M.-grade 3.  Front row l-r:
Joshua D.-kindergarten, Mallory N.-grade 1, Aspen L.-kindergarten, Hayden R.-grade 3, and Brandon C.-grade 2.  These students were selected based on character and academic achievement. Congratulations to these students.

AR BookFinder
Find your Accelerated Reader book
level with the convenient tab on the left.

Help support the Stanley County Sports Complex CommitteeOrder Form
Sports Complex Committe Facebook Page

Ole Williamson Dual/Concurrent Credit Memorial Award
Application may be made by September 30, 2015 for 1st semester classes.
Application may be made by January 29, 2016 for 2nd semester classes.

If you are an enrolled Junior or Senior at Stanley County School District 57-1
you may apply for the Ole Williamson Memorial Award.


1. Enrolled Junior or Senior at Stanley County School District 57-1

2. Taking a dual enrollment or concurrent credit from a South Dakota Institution.

3. Principal Approval

4. Students may get reimbursed for two classes up to $150 each.

5. Students must give receipt for class and proof they had a C or above for a
    final grade.  This must be accomplished by June 1 of school year.

Print Online Application

Applications are also available at:
High School Counselor’s Office
Stanley County School District
112 South 1st Street
P.O. Box 370
Fort Pierre, SD 57532
Telephone: 223-7741

2015 Stampede Yearbooks are now available.  The cost is $30 and may be picked up at the business office.

There are DVDs from 2009, 2010, 2011 yearbooks available in the
Business Office for FREE.

2013 and 2014 yearbooks are available for $30.

We also have 1993, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2011 and 2012 yearbooks for $15. 

Reserve your 2014-2015 Buffalo Stampede Yearbook at a cost of $30.
Please stop in the business office at Parkview Auditorium.