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Upcoming Events


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

Attention Wrestling Parents and other interested parties!

Teri Heninger will be taking reserved seating ticket orders for the State Wrestling tournament.  These orders can be made through January 20 and the cost is $45 for the weekend.  Checks can be made payable to Stanley County Schools and dropped off to Teri. There will be no refunds given. While the deadline is before Regions; reserved seating orders must be sent to the Denny Sanford Premiere Center prior to February 1.   Please note, with the combined event in Sioux Falls, capacity crowds are anticipated for Friday and Saturday.  Teri can be reached by calling 605-280-9420 or email

Student Council Needs Your Help

Please note: Collections will be taken through January 31

Give Kids A Smile - Friday, February 10, 2017
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

The Missouri River Dentistry Office is conducting a one-day event where dentists and dental staff volunteer their time to provide free dental care to low-income and disadvantaged children.  The event takes place Friday, February 10 at 304 Island Drive., Fort Pierre between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m.  You will need to schedule an appointment by calling 605-223-2021 and speaking with Colleen Dryden.

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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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.

Please see Dr. Knox if you are interested in entrepreneurship or business future and would like to attend Youth Business Adventure at USD in June.

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!

Andi D. signs letter of intent with Presentation College - Congratulations!

December Middle-High School
Students of the Month

The December 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:  Liz D.-grade 9, Kalli D.-grade 12, Cale M..-grade 11 and Brody W.-grade 10.
Front row, l-r:  Jasi K.-grade 8, Max S.-grade 6, and Daysen T.-grade 7.
Congratulations to these students!

The Stanley County School District #57-1 Special Education Department will be destroying the special education records that are five (5) years old or older of those students no longer served in special education.  If you are the owner of these records, and you would like to have them, please contact Krystal Simons, Special Education Director, at 605-223-7741 Ext. 123, or by email prior to February 1, 2017.

KCCR Wrestler of the Week

Colton H. has been named the KCCR wrestler of the week.  He is an unseated wrestler and placed 4th at the Gregory tournament.  He filled in for the varsity line-up and performed above expectations.  Congratulations to Colton and thanks to KCCR for sponsoring our wrestler of the week.

November Little Buffs Named!

The November Little Buff Awards have been named.  Thank you to Sioux Nation for the community sponsorship.  We greatly appreciate your support of this program.  Pictured back row l-r:  Hayden R.-grade 4, Edward D.-grade 2, Weston K.-grade 4, Cadence H.-grade 5, Alekza G.-grade 3, and Gracie C.-grade 3.  Front row l-r:  Kyler G.-kindergarten, Dalton H.-kindergarten, Emerson F.-grade 1, Corbin G.-junior kindergarten, and Mason G.-grade 1. Little Buff awards are selected based on character and academic achievement.  

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.