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NWA Schools Spelling Bee March 27 in Timber Lake

Northwest Area Schools Spelling Contest is scheduled to be held Wednesday, March 27 at the Timber Lake School. Students from Bison, Dupree, Eagle Butte, Faith, Harding County, Lemmon, McIntosh, McLaughlin, Smee, Timber Lake and Tiospaye Topa Schools plan to participate. Students in grades 1 – 8 will be competing in both the Written and Oral Contest.  Awards will be given […]

Netflix’s Juanita — a film worth the watch — for your guilty pleasure, and its refreshing roles for Native actor Adam Beach


Director: Clark Johnson Writers: Roderick M. Spencer (screenplay), Sheila Williams (book) Stars: Alfre Woodard, Bonnie Johnson, Jordan Nia Elizabeth, Adam Beach Jaunita is now available on Netflix for your viewing and guilty pleasure. Rated TV-MA, the film is a decadent story of heroine Juanita and her journey of self-discovery and reclamation of what it means to live. Fed up with […]

Marvel’s Captain Marvel revises the original character in heroic style


Release date: March 8, 2019 (USA) Directors: Anna Boden, Ryan Fleck Screenplay: Anna Boden, Ryan Fleck, Nicole Perlman, Geneva Robertson-Dworet, Meg LeFauve, Liz Flahive, Carly Mensch Stars: Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson, Ben Mendelsohn Captain Marvel, if you have not seen it yet, is an action-adventure story that satisfies even if you have not gotten sucked into the Marvel Universe. […]

Incentive trips offer clean slate opportunity for Junior High students


Monday, March 11, the JH started a new incentive for students. All Junior High students got a fresh start/clean slate to earn incentive field trips! To help students earn one of these trips, they will need to meet the criteria listed on each poster (viewable in the JH hallways, on Facebook and with this article). For the Jump Craze trip […]

Third graders earn 100 AR points

Dr. Seuss is happy to announce that these three young ladies have earned 100 AR points. They are in Mrs. Willison’s third grade classroom. Congratulations Anahla Knife, Garbrielle Dupris, and Sedona Blue Coat. Photo submitted

West River Regional Destination Imagination Tourney yields winners


The weather has brought scheduling and traveling challenges for every school tournament this month and Destination Imagination (DI) was no different.  Fortunately, with a change in the weather and a lot of hard work from locals in removing snow, the local DI teams from Dupree and C-EB schools made it out and competed well at the Western Regional Destination Imagination […]

Stambach pursues a career in the United States Marine Corps

Finish Strong Scholarship brings new opportunities for South Dakota tech students

The mikeroweWORKS Foundation partners with Build Dakota to offer scholarships for second-year tech students SIOUX FALLS— A 2018 visit to South Dakota as part of the New Day in Tech Ed event inspired Mike Rowe and the mikeroweWORKS Foundation to offer a new scholarship opportunity to South Dakota students pursuing a technical school education. Inspired by Build Dakota Scholarships, the mikeroweWORKS Foundation […]

Maus I and II: Autobiographical graphic novels turn comics into serious literature


Comics emerged in the late 20th century onto the big screen, and exploded into franchise epics in the 2000s. Before Marvel and DC, and Heroes on TV, there were comic writers and illustrators exploring the genre in much the same way Tom Wolfe and Truman Capote took journalism and used narrative elements to recreate the story of reported events. Comics […]

PBS Premieres: Warrior Women Indigenous heroes don’t need capes to soar


Warrior Women premiered on PBS and the World Channel on March 4 to positive reviews. The documentary features the lives of Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal members and renown activists Madonna Thunder Hawk and her daughters Marcella and Mabel Ann. Throughout the film, we are treated to intimate and candid conversations between mother and daughters as they sit in a circle, […]


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