Webster Area School District

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Elementary Announcements

July 15 through August 11
All instruments.
Get ready for the next school year. All sessions will be held in Mrs. Richardson's office (next to the high school band room). The workshop includes 4 individual sessions. Sessions will be 30 minutes long. The price is $50 per student. All grades are welcome. For more information call 951-977-0974 or email Richardson.melanie13@yahoo.com
Please RSVP by May 24.
Please fill out the google form (https://forms.gle/Q8YUgyfsPuvKQLou9) for your child so that they can learn about football and some of the fundamentals involved. This camp is meant to come out and have fun and learn a bit. We are excited to be able to continue this camp over the past 5 years! Please help us continue to grow our football program. Go Bearcats!

What: Youth Football Camp (Students entering 3-6 grade for the 2019-2020 school year)

When: August 12-14 12:30 - 2:00 pm

Where: Practice Field/Game Field

Payment: Can either be made via check to the First and Goal Club or on PayPal (trying new this year and the link to pay is found after you submit the registration form and just input the amount owed for your athletes)

Attached is the link for free activities and meals available for kids and teens this summer.
Grades/Times Dates/Location:

1st & 2nd 9:00-10:00
June 3, 10, 17-Armory
June 24-High School Gym

3rd & 4th 10:00 -11:00
June 3, 10, 17-Armory
June 24-High School Gym

5th & 6th 3:00-4:30
May 28, June 3, 10, 17-Armory
June 24, July 8-High School Gym

7th & 8th 12:00-1:30
May 28, June 3, 10, 17-Armory
June 24, July 8-High School Gym

9th-12th 1:30-3:00
May 28, June 3, 10, 17-Armory
June 24, July 8-High School Gym
Enter your student's story and you could win $250.00. See the attached flyer for details.
For grades 3-8 :

This camp is packed with science and nature experiments and activities! Insect collecting, fish printing, paper making, mammal tracking, bird watching, gardening, and much more is on the itinerary. $600 per student includes meals, lodging, supplies and activities for a week!

More Info > https://www.losd.org/nesodak-summer
Basketball camp for girls and boys finishing grades 2-6
June 18-20 at the Webster Armory from 8:30-11:30
$45 fee for each participant ($80 for two - $120 for three)
Contact Nicole Johnson with any questions - bnjohnson@abe.midco.net
The Day County Farmers Union Camp will be held on Wednesday, July 10 at the Day County Courthouse, room #101 for ages 6-13. See the attached document for more information.
June 4 - 6
Webster Armory
for kids in grades 3 - 7 (during the 2019-2020 school year)
Cost per player = $40
Session 1 - 8:00 to 9:45 AM for boys and girls grades 6-7
Session 2- 10:00 to 11:45 AM for grades 3-5
If you have any questions contact Mr. Hruby - Charles.Hruby@k12.sd.us / 605-929-2540 or Mr. Braun - Kyle.Braun@k12.sd.us / 605-216-6818.
Sacred Hoops will offer weekly workouts IN WEBSTER this summer for incoming grades 1-12! Grades 1-4 will meet on Monday mornings starting June 3rd and run for FOUR weeks. Grades 5-12 will meet in the afternoons starting Tuesday, May 28th and run for SIX weeks. The last five sessions will be on Mondays starting June 3rd.
WABA will send sign up sheets home with the kids.
The Elementary Yearbooks will be delivered to students in the fall.
Do you like learning about different places in the world? Are you interested in learning about the animals that live in other countries? Do you enjoy finding out about important people in foreign lands? Do you like looking at maps? Do you dream of traveling the world? If so, you may be interested in the Geography Bee. Webster 4th- 8th graders are eligible for the 2019-2020 school year. Check out the GeoBee information at https://www.nationalgeographic.org/education/student-experiences/geobee/ The Study Corner has a link for the GeoBee Challenge and a GeoBee app, which both provide practice questions. Do you have the desire, dedication and genuine interest in your world to join the GeoBee Team in Webster? More updates to come soon. Contact Mrs. Block for further information, nancy.block@k12.sd.us
Please see attached flyer regarding a free vitamin program through Cornwell Drug here in Webster. All you would need to do is fill out an enrollment form and return it to Cornwell Drug. If you have questions or would like an enrollment form please contact Heather Gaikowski Webster Area School Nurse 345-4651, Heather.Gaikowski@k12.sd.us
SDSU is hosting a summer reading and writing program for students in Preschool through 12th Grade. Each program is structured towards the developmental level of the child. For more information, please see the following document.
The doors open at 7:50 AM and lock again at 8:20 AM on school days. The doors again open at 3:15 PM and lock again at 8:00 PM daily. The security doors are locked at the main entrances on weekends. Please remember that playground supervision begins at 8:00 AM daily. Students arriving to school prior to 7:50 AM will be required to stay in the entrance area until the doors unlock. Staff shall not allow students in the building prior to this time as there is no scheduled supervision available. Please contact the school if you have any questions regarding the security doors or arrival times in the morning. Thank you.
New this year! Elementary Student Council Fundraiser will be Webster Elementary Yearbooks. There is still time to order. Pick up a form in the office.
The school district began utilizing Efunds to accept online payments for lunch accounts and armory key card renewals.

If you would like to make online payments, an account can be created through Efunds which is located under Popular Topics on the school district website. Once an account is created a student can be linked to your account using their five digit student number, first name, and last name. If you do not know your child's five digit student ID number, please contact the Business Office at 345-3548.
Reminder that no student, not on the bus route, may ride the bus without a parent/guardian note to the driver or the parent/guardian contacting Sheyenne Transport to make prior arrangements.
If you are interested in receiving the daily Webster Area Elementary Announcements by email, please log on to https://www.k12.sd.us/MailingList/ and follow the instructions. If you have questions, please call the elementary office at 345-4651.
Stay up-to-date on events in the Webster area via the Chamber website at WebsterSD.com plus Facebook.com/WebsterSouthDakota and Twitter.com/WebsterSD. Find current job and housing opportunities in Day County under the Opportunities tab, or visit
You can follow Webster Area School on Twitter - @WebsterArea18_5
For information regarding bus transportation, contact Kevin Duenwald at Sheyenne Transportation, 590-1038.
Due to federal regulations, pop is not allowed in the lunchroom during lunch hours.
James Block, Superintendent / HS Principal
Craig Case, Elementary / MS Principal
Lori O'Farrell, Business Manager
Amy Miller, Assistant HS Principal / Student Services Director
Tammy Block, Technology Coordinator
102 East 9th Avenue
Webster, SD 57274
Telephone (605) 345-3548
Fax (605) 345-4421
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