Webster Area School District

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Elementary Announcements

October 16
Winners of the coloring contest are:
Kindergarten: 1st place - Ryken Burnett, 2nd place - Kalli Aadland
1st grade: 1st place - Carson Fischer, 2nd place - Sammi Ermer
3rd grade: 1st place - Seth Lesner, 2nd place - Cartney Hanson

Fire Truck Ride Winners:
PK - Bryson Bloom
K - Hanna Tedder
1st - Siri Voss
2nd - Delaney Atherton
3rd - Sheldon Schmieg
4th - Jeron McCreary
5th - Blaize Amdahl
There will be an informal meeting, led by Merrie Atherton and Brenda Mammenga, to discuss participation in Destination Imagination for 2017-18. This program provides an opportunity for creative problem solving among teams of elementary students, culminating in a local competition in the spring. More details, including a reveal of this year?s challenges, will be provided at the meeting.

When: 7:00 pm on Thursday, October 19th
Where: Day County Courthouse basement meeting room
Who: Any child, preschool to 8th grade (but must be born on/after June 15, 2003)
Webster Area Elementary students will be on the radio stations 105.5 FM and 107.7 FM around 7:50-7:55 saying the Pledge of Allegiance at the date and time indicated below.

Thursday 10/12 - 1st grade - Christensen
Friday 10/13 - 1st grade - Hortness
Monday 10/16 - 2nd grade - Sjurson
Tuesday 10/17 - 2nd grade - Monson
Wednesday 10/18 - 3rd grade - Witt
Thursday 10/19 - 3rd grade - Vergeldt
The Planting Seeds for Leaders to Lead program will be held at the Webster Area School on Wednesday, October 18 at 12:45 in the HS gym for PK - 6th grade. This show inspires children to develop into leaders at home, school, and in the community, right now and into the future.
Outside restaurant food is not permitted in the commons area during normal lunch periods. If students do not want to eat school prepared meals, they may bring a sack lunch.
The school board approved the following calendar amendment at last night's regular school board meeting:

Wednesday, November 22 (Vacation - NO School)
Tuesday, January 2 (Teacher In-service - NO School)
Monday, January 8 (School IN SESSION)
WABA hosts another "Spooktacular Shootout" Girls 5x5 tournament on October 28th, 2017! Please contact Laura Kuecker for registration at ljkuecker@hotmail.com or 545-4842. See the links below for registration form and rules.
Volleyball - October 16th
Delaney Spears
Jocelyn Rumpca
If you would like a Bearcat Paw painted in your driveway (or repainted), please email jessica.duerre@k12.sd.us or call/text 605-880-5021. The cheerleaders will be bringing the supplies (Spray Paint and Stencil) to your home and will paint in your desired location. The paws are one for $10 or two for $15.
You can purchase your Bearcat Flags for your home or business this year! Email jessica.duerre@k12.sd.us or text 605-880-5021 to receive yours. You can buy one for $20 or two flags for $30.
Elizabeth LaDue!
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 Sheyanne 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
and DayCountyHousing.org
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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