Webster Area School District

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Elementary Announcements
 


September 20
 
We will be having a flu shot clinic at school on October 2nd from 10 AM - 5 PM. This will be provided by the Day County Community Health Office. Anyone above the age of 6 months wishing to receive a flu shot may do so at this time, adults included. Insurance information will need to be submitted just as it was last year. A parent letter and consent forms may be printed off the announcements on the school website which provides more information regarding the clinic. You may also pick up forms at the High School Office, Elementary Office, or the School Nurse. If you have any questions please contact Day County Community Health Office at 605-345-3882. Consents need to be returned by September 29th to either office or the nurse.
Consent Form
Parent Letter
Information Form
 
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. Get yours to show your homecoming spirit for the Webster Area Bearcats!
 
The Bearcat Booster Club will be selling the following spirit items Thursday & Friday morning from 8:00-8:20 in the commons.
Tattoos: Regular -$.50
Under eye - $1
Beads - $.50
Pom poms - $1.00
Bracelets - $2.00 ( New design this year)
Foam Paws - $ 3.00
Sun glasses - $5.00
 
Middle School and High School students will decorate floats on Friday morning. A homecoming pep rally will begin at 11:40 a.m. with a parade to follow at 1:30 p.m. School will dismiss with buses running at approximately 2:15 p.m.

Friday evening activities begin with a tailgate fundraiser meal prior to the football game sponsored by the Elementary-Middle School Student Council. The football game versus Great Plains Lutheran will begin at 7:00 p.m.
 
Christ the King CCD starts this Wednesday, September 20th.
 
The Webster Area Elementary/Middle School Student Council will host a BRAT & BURGER TAILGATE Feed on Friday, Sept. 22 before the Webster Area vs. Great Plains Lutheran Varsity football game. Serving will be from 5:30-7:00 p.m. at the west entrance of the Bearcat Football Field.
Brat or Burger, Chips, & Drink - $5

All proceeds go to the Student Council Fund
 
A Pumpkin Fest coloring contest picture was given out to the students in preschool thru 5th grade. They are to be returned to Pereboom's Cafe by Friday, October 6th to be judged for prizes.
 
On Wednesday, Sept 20th there will be a food and paper products drive for the Webster Area Food Pantry. Please bring non perishable food items or paper products to school Wednesday morning. We will collect the products at the door and take the products to the food pantry. If you bring in a product you will then get permission to wear an appropriate hat or cap in school, depending upon your teachers approval. Go Bearcats!
 
The BOOK FAIR is coming soon! All are welcome! There are books for all ages!
Thursday, September 28th from 8:00 - 11:00 AM, 12:30 - 3:30 PM.
Monday, October 2nd from 8:00 - 11:00 AM, 12:30 - 8:00 PM
Tuesday, October 3rd from 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: Elementary Library
Shop Online up to one week before the Fair!
http://www.scholastic.com/bf/websterareaschool
 
The coloring contest sheets for grades preschool-5th grade are due to the Elementary Office by Thurs., Sept. 21. The contest winners will be posted at GermanFest at the Armory on Sat., Sept. 30.
 
The Webster Area School District has set the annual preschool screening date for Tuesday, September 26 from 8:30-3:30 p.m. in the elementary gym. Children eligible for this screening are those who are age 3, 4, or 5 by September 1, 2017. We are scheduling appointments and letters will be sent out by September 15. If you do not receive a letter please call the elementary office, 345-4651. If you have a developmental concern with a newborn to age 3 year old child, please call 345-4651 to request an appointment with the Birth to 3 Connection service coordinator.
 
Matthew Mount!
 
The Webster / Dewangen Group would like to invite everyone to the Webster GermanFest Saturday, September 30th from noon to 11:00 p.m at the Webster Armory. There will be inflatables, coloring contest, food, and games. Evening meal begins at 4:00 with dance beginning at 7:00 p.m. Come on out and support Webster!
 
Volleyball - September 21
Breelyn Spears
Allie Case
Carrington Hanson

Football - September 22
Carter Coyne
Alicia Maske
Jeremiah Huben
Karstyn Schlechter
Teagan Mercado
Caleb Gaikowski
Dalton Maske

Cheerleading - Football
Briley Sattler
Willa Stern
Nicolette Richardson
 
Dacotah Bank is sponsoring the annual Pumpkin Fest Prince and Princess contest Oct 7th. Nominations are needed from the public. Children between the ages of 3-5 are eligible. Candidates will be selected via a random drawing from the nominations received. Proceeds raised will benefit Make-A-Wish. Please stop at Dacotah Bank and fill out a nomination form or contact Alyssa Shoemaker at alyssa.shoemaker@dacotahbank.com by Sept. 8th.
 
This years Homecoming theme will be BOARD GAMES. Homecoming will be held during the week of September 18-22. Dress up days are as follows:
Monday: Senior Citizen Day - Come in your wrinkles and grey hair and celebrate like the good ole days!
Tuesday: Pajama Day - Show off your footie pajamas and slippers because we are spending the day in our pj's!
Wednesday: Suburban BBQ/Dad Day - Come in jorts, crocs, new balance shoes, aprons, graphic t's, and your best summer BBQ gear!
Thursday: Class Color Day - School pride will be showed off in a rainbow of colors. Class Colors on Thursday: 5th Grade - Black, 4th - Blue, 3rd - Red, 2nd - Purple, 1st - Yellow, K - Green, Preschool - White
Friday: School Spirit Day - Wear all your BEARCAT apparel to spend our last day of Homecoming Week celebrating and showing of four school spirit!

Coronation is scheduled for Monday, Sept. 18th at 7:30 at the armory.
The homecoming parade begins at 1:30 on Friday, Sept. 22nd.
 
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.
 
Please take time to remind students to be very careful walking/riding bike to and from school. Be sure to remind students to cross at crosswalks and to always watch for traffic. Those crossing main street (Hwy 25), be sure to cross at the lights. MS/HS/Adult drivers - be sure to go slow on the streets near the school (15 mph or less) and remember students/pedestrians have the right of way. I have been in contact with local law enforcement, and they will be periodically patrolling the area before and after school. Drivers always buckle up, even if traveling short distances. Do not text and drive!!!
Parents - Please, periodically take time to cover walk/bike safety with your child(ren) throughout the school year.
Thank You
Mr. Case
 
5th grade will be at STARBASE in September. Mrs. Kwasniewski's class goes from 9-11 to 9-14 and Mr. Chistensen's goes from 9-18 to 9-21.
 
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
DayCountyJobs.com
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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