June 25, 2014 in Uncategorized
ST. PAUL â A revised two-year Minnesota state budget that starts Tuesday is good news, rural education advocates say.
Rich suburban school districts have done well at raising residentsâ taxes to improve their budgets, and the state has done a …continue reading on dglobe.com
June 9, 2014 in Uncategorized
CHAMBERLAIN — Chamberlain School District is one step closer to an updated high school.
Chamberlain Superintendent Debbie Johnson said the Chamberlain School Board voted 5-2 to approve a plan for the project during its meeting Monday night in the…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com
June 4, 2014 in Uncategorized
SALEM — Nearly three-fourths of eligible voters on Tuesday supported building a new, $7.1 million school in McCook Central School District.
Residents of the district decided on the measure during an election Tuesday, but complete results wer…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com
May 26, 2014 in Uncategorized
HOVEN (AP) â Residents of the small northern South Dakota town of Hoven are dealing with the shock of losing their school.
The building was destroyed in a Sunday fire, despite the efforts of firefighters from about 10 area towns. No one was hu…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com
May 14, 2014 in Uncategorized
TEA (AP) â Voters in the Tea School District appear to have narrowly rejected a school bond issue for the third time in less than a year.
Unofficial results show the $9.9 million measure to add 14 elementary school classrooms and build a 614-s…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com
May 14, 2014 in Uncategorized
Karen Prickett, activity supervisor for Firesteel Healthcare Center, said the MCS students and their teachers visit Firesteel every month to sing songs, help with coffee time and spend time with the residents. Prickett said the Volunteer of the Year …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com
May 9, 2014 in Uncategorized
As Mitchell High School’s vocal director, Chris Miller travels with his students to fine arts facilities at schools across South Dakota.
When he sees the facilities at other schools, Miller said it’s often difficult not to be envious.
“When eve…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com
May 8, 2014 in Uncategorized
We’ve never understood why the Chamberlain School Board won’t allow the school district’s American Indian students to have an honor song at graduation.
It seems like such a small thing to ask, and something that would only extend by a few minutes …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com
April 23, 2014 in Uncategorized
The Rev. Andrew Swietochowski remembers telling then-Pope John Paul II about a school named for him in Mitchell.
âHe said, âOh, theyâre naming schools after me in South Dakota?â â Swietochowski said in an interview Tuesday with The Dai…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com
April 22, 2014 in Uncategorized
CORSICA — The joint meeting between the Corsica and Stickney school boards held Monday night moved the two communities closer to consolidating their two school districts into one, as the decreasing enrollment and economic numbers were put before the…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com