Educators Rising State Conference at Northern State Univeristy was a huge success for PHS! Congrats to Elyssa Bartelt as she finished her reign as a State Officer. Parkston brought home many golds, one silver, and several national quailifiers for state competitions. These are our future teachers! We are growing our own at PHS! 🤩📚✏️🍎
4 days ago, Carrie Kafka
Today the Parkston High School Band travelled to Gregory for Region 5 Solo/Ensemble Contest. We brought six events in total and returned with 3 scoring Superior (I) and 3 scoring Excellent (II)! Superior: Evan Bartelt - Trumpet Solo Elliott Leischner - Trumpet Solo Grace Lindeman & Evan Bartelt - Clarinet Duet Excellent: Mackenzie Titze - Alto Saxophone Solo Liz Schoenfelder - Baritone Saxophone Solo Karlie Konfrst, Ty Kummer, Carter Konrad, Mason Travis - Low Brass Quartet
5 days ago, Noah Larson
Want to take some stress out of Easter? Or have the Easter Bunny surprise the kids? The Parkston International Travelers have an opportunity for you! Let us fill the eggs and hide them for you! Reserve your spot today with this link: See attachment for full details, ALL proceeds support the students going to Greece and Italy in 2025! Contact Miss Ackerman with any questions at
6 days ago, Morgan Ackerman
Easter Egg Fundraiser
We had a fun week at PES-- there was a Penny War, a petting zoo, and more. . . Read all about it here: GO TROJANS!!
7 days ago, Adam Fischer
Today, the PHS choir traveled to Sioux Falls for a clinic at Augustana. They worked with Dr. Russ Svenningsen, Dr. David Chin, and Professor Natalie Campbell on their contest set. They have made some incredible progress. Thank you Augie staff! Come hear our contest set in person at our 6-12 Spring Concert on March 12th at 7:00pm in the Armory.
12 days ago, Ashlynn Anderson
Working with Dr. Svenningsen
Working with Professor Campbell
Working with Dr. Chin
Heather Andera, 1 hour ago Play Practice has changed this week! Today we will have practice for the Hansel and Gretel AND Snow White Cast. There is NO PRACTICE Thursday. Thank you for understanding. If you or your child is in the play and you have not joined the band, please contact Mrs. Andera at
12 days ago, Heather Andera
Practice Change
$5 per item! Email if you're interested! 🍅🫐🍐 Fine Chopped Salsa (Medium) = 1 Cinnamon Pear Jam - 1 Bacon Habanero Salsa (Hot) = 3 Raspberry Jalapeno Jam = 3 Sweet Bourbon Glaze = 3 Honey BBQ Sauce = 1 Blueberry Jam = 1
14 days ago, Carmen Bartells
Congratulations to the wrestling team on a great showing at Regions!! 120- Javin Kniffen 5th 132- Gage Reichert 5th 138- Kaden Holzbauer 4th 150- Carter Sommer 1st 157- Wyatt Anderson 1st 165- Kash Neugebauer 4th 175- Kolter Kramer 1st HWT- Breckin Culbert 4th
14 days ago, Adam Fischer
State Qualifiers
Face Offa
We had a "lovely" week at PES. Read about the week in review in the attached newsletter. GO TROJANS!
14 days ago, Adam Fischer
ATTENTION PARENTS PRE-SCHOOL SCREENING The Parkston School District, in conjunction with Head Start will be offering a free screening for those children who will be between the ages of 3 and 4 by September 1, 2024. Children will have screenings for vision and hearing, as well as all areas of development and cognitive skills. This is available whether you intend to send your child to preschool or not. Who: Any child age 3 to 4 by September 1, 2024 When: Wednesday & Thursday, March 13th & 14th for Preschool Screening 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on the 13th 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on the 14th NO PRESCHOOL MARCH 13th & 14TH Please call Kristy or Julie at 928.3368 for an appointment. Please plan at least one hour of your time to complete the screening.
17 days ago, Adam Fischer
Preschool Screening
Parkston FFA is kicking off National FFA Week tomorrow morning with a Pancake Breakfast! Everyone is the community is welcome to join us from 7:00-9:00am for a great meal and conversation! Free Will Donation. Make sure you don't miss it!
18 days ago, Morgan Ackerman
Pancakes on a Poster
Friday February 9th five of our PHS students headed to Vermillion SD to compete in art wars! Each Student chose 2 mediums to compete in. They were given 90 minutes from start to finish in the area they chose (painting, drawing, clay, photography) to complete a piece with a given prompt. It was an amazing day hanging out with over 200 other artists in our region!
20 days ago, Colleen Mette
art wars
WEAR RED DAY - Wednesday, February 14th. Help the Parkston FCCLA chapter celebrate FCCLA week!
20 days ago, Carrie Kafka
IT'S ALMOST HERE!!!! Get your tickets before they are gone! Parkston Elementary Playground Fundraiser! 100% of proceeds to help build a new inclusive playground that will be used by hundreds of Parkston youth every day!!! Saturday February 24th! JUST DUET - DUELING PIANOS! Legion hall - Main Street Parkston. Social hour 7-8, Show starts at 8 p.m. - SNACKS PROVIDED ALL NIGHT! Single tickets, and table of 8 tables available! Buy a table for friends, or a business! Help us bring an inclusive dream playground to our school! Tickets can be bought in the school offices, or at Parkston Dental Email or message Jeni Schipper 605-682-1228 with questions or to buy
21 days ago, Colleen Mette
PTO fundraiser
Hello! In an effort to evaluate our Career and Technical Education programs at PHS we are asking parents to complete a quick survey. If you have a student(s) enrolled in CTE course(s) please complete the following survey by Thursday, February 15th. Note: Any student(s) who has taken/taking a course(s) with Ms. Ackerman, Mr. Hockett, Mr. Kinneberg, or Mrs. Kafka is enrolled in a CTE course. We have posted it on the website live feed as well if you would rather use a computer. We thank you for your time and dedication to PHS CTE Programs!
21 days ago, Cole Knippling
Four action packed days at PES. Read all about it in the weekly newsletter: GO TROJANS!!!
21 days ago, Adam Fischer
Good Luck to the PEH Gymnastics team tomorrow at State!!! We are proud of you and excited to watch you compete!!
24 days ago, Adam Fischer
Congratulations and good luck to the eight students performing at Elementary Festival Honor Choir today in Brookings! Back Row (left to right): Hadley Hohn, Nora Shepardson, Kathryn Weber, Evan Herrmann Front Row (left to right): Sawyer Meyer, Emersen Christensen, Izzi Baumiller, Kathryn Bialas
25 days ago, Ashlynn Anderson
Students attending EFHC in Brookings, SD
Congratulations to the five students who performed at HS Vocal Solo/Ensemble contest in Kimball on Wednesday! Superior Awards: Evan Bartelt Sharien Hannigan Lizzy Schoenfelder - Perfect Score Excellent Awards: Ava Laffey Kahris Tapio
25 days ago, Ashlynn Anderson
HOSA has some Snickerdoodle bundt cakes left from Nothing Bundt Cakes! Get them one for $7! Find Mrs. Bartells!
26 days ago, Carmen Bartells