December 14, 2012 in The Daily Republic
PINE RIDGE (AP) Representatives from a New York-based consulting firm visited a school on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation as part of a U.S. Department of Education research study examining after-school and summer programming.
September 24, 2012 in The Daily Republic
The Afterschool Alliance this week announced that Heather DeWit, director of childcare and education for Lutheran Social Services of South Dakota, in Sioux Falls, has been selected to serve as a 2012-2013 Afterschool Ambassador. Continue Reading
April 25, 2012 in The Daily Republic
PIERRE The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Department and the state Department of Health recently teamed up in an effort to increase the amount of time children in after-school programs spend outdoors. Continue Reading
April 12, 2012 in The Daily Republic
During Gov. Bill Janklow’s second eight-year run, he instituted a series of after-school programs that included funding. Those dollars dried up during Gov. Mike Rounds’ administration and have not been replaced. Continue Reading
October 6, 2011 in The Daily Republic
A highlight of South Dakota’s second annual Lights On Afterschool observance scheduled for Saturday will be a 5:30 p.m. lighting ceremony at the Corn Palace.
September 13, 2011 in The Daily Republic
Calvin Hegg may only be 10, but he’s an old hand at knowing where to find fun after school.
Hegg is one of dozens of kids who go to the Mitchell Recreation Center to run, jump and throw.