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Mitchell K-12 classes canceled due to extreme cold

January 5, 2014 in Uncategorized

Mitchell K-12 public schools will be closed Monday, Jan. 6, 2014, due to dangerously cold temperatures and wind chills, Superintendent Joe Graves said Sunday afternoon.

John Paul II Elementary School, a private school in Mitchell that follows Grav…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Mitchell K-12 classes canceled due to extreme cold

January 5, 2014 in Uncategorized

Mitchell K-12 public schools will be closed Monday, Jan. 6, 2014, due to dangerously cold temperatures and wind chills, Superintendent Joe Graves said Sunday afternoon.

John Paul II Elementary School, a private school in Mitchell that follows Grav…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Mitchell K-12 classes canceled due to extreme cold

January 5, 2014 in Uncategorized

Mitchell K-12 public schools will be closed Monday, Jan. 6, 2014, due to dangerously cold temperatures and wind chills, Superintendent Joe Graves said Sunday afternoon.

John Paul II Elementary School, a private school in Mitchell that follows Grav…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Mitchell K-12 classes canceled due to extreme cold

January 5, 2014 in Uncategorized

Mitchell K-12 public schools will be closed Monday, Jan. 6, 2014, due to dangerously cold temperatures and wind chills, Superintendent Joe Graves said Sunday afternoon.

John Paul II Elementary School, a private school in Mitchell that follows Grav…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Mitchell’s G.B. Rogers named one of nation’s top schools

September 24, 2013 in Uncategorized

Gertie Belle Rogers Elementary in Mitchell is being recognized today as one of the nation’s top schools.

This morning, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced 286 schools nationwide as National Blue Ribbon Schools, based on their overall…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

OUR VIEW: Again we say Graves shouldn’t run

September 16, 2013 in Uncategorized

By The Daily Republic Editorial Board

Once again, Mitchell School District Superintendent Joe Graves is considering a run for the Legislature, and once again, we don’t think permission should be granted by the Mitchell Board of Education.

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Dominoes begin to fall locally after state ed cuts

April 29, 2011 in The Daily Republic

The deep cuts proposed by Gov. Dennis Daugaard and approved by the Legislature earlier this year may have solved South Dakota’s $127 million structural deficit in one fell swoop, but the dominoes have only begun to fall at the local level.
The Mitchell School District is facing nearly $800,000 in cuts for the 2011-2012 school year as a result of the lost state funding, and some people are nervous. Continue Reading

Science stays on the move, thanks to Opbroek

December 3, 2010 in The Daily Republic

“Science on the Move” still is on the move, that is because science teacher Jerry Opbroek refuses to let it die.
After a six-year run, the state cut funding for the mobile science program at the end of the 2008-2009 school year.
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Letters to the Editor

November 5, 2010 in The Daily Republic

Change your clocks, check smoke alarms
To the Editor:
The Mitchell Fire Division has a simple but powerful reminder for all members of our community this weekend. When you change your clocks for daylight-saving time, change and test the batteries in your smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors, and please remind your friends, family and neighbors to do the same. Continue Reading

Mitchell included in America’s Favorite Show Choir competition

October 7, 2010 in The Daily Republic

Parade magazine, which is inserted in each Saturday’s Daily Republic, is conducting an America’s Favorite Show Choir competition that includes Mitchell High School’s Friend de Coup choir. Continue Reading