Youth

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 […]

DHS hosts pep rally for athletes

Windswept Academy commemorates 100th school day


To celebrate their 100th day of learning, Windswept Academy students enjoyed a creative and fun day full of activities and costume. “100” was the theme throughout various projects that students created, and included counting and bagging 100 snack items, writing 100 words in cursive, painting 100 dots, smiley faces, and circles in art pieces. Even Pac-Man was drawn in  his […]

Third graders master multiplication

UE celebrates Valentine’s Day with “Make and Take”

C-EB Upper Elementary celebrated Valentine’s Day with a “Make and Take” parent activity on Tuesday, Feb. 12.  Students and parents came up with some creative ideas to celebrate the national day of love.  The event was well attended with 127 students participating and was a Title 1 activity.  

DHS students to attend NSLC in Washington, DC


DHS students Clifton Birkeland and Malory Peacock have been selected to attend the COE National Student Leadership Conference (NSLC) in Washington, DC. They were nominated for the program by USD TRIO Director, Marion Blue Arm. They were among the 180 students selected from a nationwide pool that will be attending the program in June. The TRIO Educational Talent Search program […]

C-EB high school honors student competitors


C-EB High School upholds the tradition of gathering the entire staff and student body to sing and wish luck to students competing in culminating athletic or academic events such as state-qualifying tournaments.  

Windswept students swipe up perfect attendance

Dekle nominated for Honor Choir

Dupree Elementary sixth grade student, Cameron Dekle, was one of 180 fourth  through sixth grade students selected for the Elementary Festival Honor Choir held at South Dakota State University in Brookings. Elementary students presently in grades 4, 5 or 6 must be nominated by their music instructors and submit audition tapes. Students are then selected for the program.  There are […]


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