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E.A.G.L.E. Center Life Skills – Powerful, Positive and Progressive

We often hear from the public that schools should have a class called “Life” where they teach life skills. The E.A.G.L.E. Center has designed a class to meet those needs that might not fit into the academic curricula otherwise taught at school.  Floating throughout the internet are various versions of memes that list items schools should be covering in a […]

DHS students chosen for Hugh O’Brien Youth Leadership program

Malory Peacock, daughter of Patty and Mark Peacock, was the sophomore selected this year by the Dupree School faculty and staff to attend this summer’s Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership program, and Megan Hinrichs, daughter of Jane and Shannon Hinrichs, is the alternate. The four-day conference is one of 70 held in the USA each year, and it will be held […]

Combined basketball tournaments may be eliminated

PIERRE — The basketball advisory committee of the South Dakota High School Activities Association has recommended eliminating the combined basketball tournaments for both the AA and A divisions. The SDHSAA board of directors heard about the recommendation at its meeting on Wednesday. That proposal will now go to a meeting of the state’s athletic directors before coming back to the […]

2019 football championships likely moving from Dakota Dome

PIERRE — The 2019 championship football games will likely be played outside. At its meeting Wednesday, the board of directors of the South Dakota High School Activities Association heard that renovations at the Dakota Dome at the University of South Dakota would mean that the state’s high school championship football games would need to be moved to another venue. SDHSAA […]

Activities association to consider girls’ wrestling

PIERRE — The South Dakota High School Activities Association’s wrestling advisory committee wants the organization to study the feasibility of adding girls’ wrestling to the slate of sports that are offered in the state’s schools. “A lot of our bordering states are already there,” said SDHSAA Assistant Executive Director John Krogstrand. He noted that North Dakota started with girls’ wrestling […]

Seniors capture memorable moment after C-EB’s win over Stanley County

Students earn 100 AR points

Two more students have joined the 100 AR point club in Mrs. Willison’s classroom. Congratulations to  Francheska Gonzalez and Deja Marshall. Photos submitted  

Upper Elementary celebrates 100th day of school

Mrs. Willison’s third grade class celebrated the 100th day of school. We read the book 100 Hungry Ants. The students used unifex cubes to make the rows just like the ants did on their way to the picnic. 1 row of 100, 2 rows of 50, 4 rows of 25, 5 rows of 20, and 10 rows of 10. Then […]

The dangers of vaping

Vaping is the relatively new way that companies are working to get people addicted to nicotine and other chemicals.  Since fewer and fewer people, particularly in the middle school and high school age groups, are smoking cigarettes, something had to be developed to get their business.  Colorful, flavorful, well scented, and often techie since one style not only allows vaping […]

MIT instructor helps students explore DNA and proteins during Dupree Science Night

Nineteen students from Dupree and Faith high schools attended a special science event at Dupree High School on Tuesday evening, February 26th. With MIT instructor Kathleen Vandiver, guiding them, the students used advanced, proprietary chemistry models developed by the presenter to explore how genes on a DNA molecule allow message transcription and translation into proteins needed by cells. During this […]

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