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Upcoming Events


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

Kindergarten Round Up March 9-10, 2017

Elementary Family Night and Book Fair
Family Night hours are from 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. - Elementary School
Book Fair Hours are from 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. in the Library.
Online book fair is available if unable to attend.  

Driver's Education
Students interested please see Mr. Ellwanger.

  Students must be 14 prior to July 1.  Three sessions are offered with the first and second beginning April 3.  Third session begins in May.

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Patriot's Pen Winners

Great job to these young men for winning the Patriot's Pen local contest held by VFW Post #2038. Entrants submitted a 300-400 word essay on this year’s theme, “The America I Believe In”. Pictured l-r:  Slade Badger, Chase Carda and Laine Quisenberry.

Athletes of the Week

Congratulations go to Riley H. and TJ D. the Avera Athletes of the  Week.  Riley had 20 points, 4 rebounds and 3 assists vs White River; in addition he had 22 points, 4 rebounds and 4 assists in the win against Wall.  TJ was responsible for 12 points vs Wall.  Good work Buffs and Lady Buffs!

Student Council Helps Missouri Shores
Student Council members in grades 6-12 held a drive for Missouri Shores during the month of December and January. Community members were encouraged to donate toiletry items and undergarments for all ages. Students were very pleased with the number of goods donated, and want to thank the community for their support.  Student council members pictured are back row:  Will S., Damon H., Austin H., Conner K., Cormac D., Daysen T. and Slater T..  Front row:  Andi D., Trace N., Colt N., Olivia C. and Kaitlyn H.  Great job student council!

Financial Aid Taped Broadcast - February 6, 2017

Congratulations Cutter G.! 

A celebration ceremony was held for Cutter G. February 1. 
He has signed with Northern State University to play football for the Wolves.  Congratulations and good luck Cutter!

January Middle-High School
Students of the Month

The January students of the month for the middle/high school have been selected.  These students were chosen based on character and academic performance.  Pictured back row, l-r:  Kalyssa S.-grade 12, Logan R.-grade 11, JD C.-grade 10 and Ella H.-grade 9.Not pictured is Trevor P-grade 7. Congratulations to these students!

KCCR Wrestler of the Week

Logan K.  has been named the KCCR wrestler of the week.  Logan wrestled extremely well at the last quadrangular He wrestles at 145 lb and is an integral part of our team.  Congratulations to Logan and thanks to Midwest Cooperative and Fort Pierre Livestock for sponsoring the KCCR Wrestler of the Week.

Parents and Students:  Athlete registration is now available for the new spring Stanley County Clay Target Team!  Athlete registration will be handled this year by the League’s new technology partner, SportsEngine.  To begin registering for the team, please email, Sonja Johnson at  An email link will be sent along with the team code.  Registration ends March 10, 2017.  Sign up before then to be added to the roster for pre-season information and event notification.

2017 Oahe Fastpitch Girls’ League Season Information

Congratulations to the Lady Buffs for their fourth place finish in the Southern Plains tournament.  Hats off to Harley F. and Jennifer S. who were named to the All-tournament team.

Please submit a baby and senior picture to Mrs. Duffy ASAP.  Deadline is March 31, 2017.

Booster Club Scholarship Opportunity
One eligibility requirement is a parent must work concession stand a minimum of 2 times each year while your child is in grades 9-12.  For more details for this awesome opportunity ask a Booster Club board member or email the Booster Club at Contact Kim V. or visit the concession stand to sign up for shifts.

Black Hills Special Services Cooperative’s National Farmworker Jobs Program has received a federal grant to assist students interested in attending a tech school or university. If a student has worked on a farm or ranch in the last two years, they could qualify for services such as help seeking full-time employment. Vocational school grant money may be available to those who qualify. Assistance with school expenses may be available. Call Angela Sundall Sverson, case manager to see if you qualify or see Dr. Knox at Stanley County High School. Phone number for Ms. Severson, 605-494-3607. Dianna Knox: 605-223-7741.

The Stanley County Elementary School has named the December Little Buff Awards. Thank you to the Cowboy Country  Store for the community sponsorship.  We greatly appreciate community support of this program.  Back row, l-r:  Nicole J.-grade 4, Angelina C.-grade 4, Case K.-grade 3, Adin K.-grade 3, Chance C.-grade 5.  Front row, l-r: Emma P.-grade 1, Addison A.-grade 1, Effy M.-junior kindergarten, Carter K.-kindergarten, Austyn N.-grade 2, Sorrin S.-kindergarten.  Little Buff awards are selected based on character.  

Caught Being Good

October Winners
Rigin H.- Mrs. Scott, caught working hard!
Kourtney H.- Mrs. Scott, caught helping someone tie their shoes!
Cash R.- Mr. Fjerstad, caught working hard in power hour!

November Winners
Effy M.- Mrs. Roberts, caught with excellent classroom behavior!
Paxton D.- Mrs. Lutz, caught helping another teacher!
Tessa P.- Mrs. Scott, caught encouraging another student!

December Winners
Colton J.- Mrs. Rose, caught always being very respectful!
Makayla B. - Mrs. Lutz, caught helping another student!
 Wyatt M. - Ms. Milliken, caught waiting quietly in the hall!

Stanley County School is featured in this video.

Senior/Parent Party Class Fundraiser!

National Scholarship Information

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, 2016 for 1st semester classes.
Application may be made by January 29, 2017 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 in which the courses are completed OR no reimbursement will be received..

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

2016 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.

Previous yearbooks are available for $15.