Parkston Elementary Newsletter can be viewed by clicking the link below: https://www.smore.com/4e9xg GO TROJANS!!!
Please come tonight and join one of our two teams to help us meet our fundraising goals
The 2nd Annual PHS Winter Formal is in the books! What a fun evening!
SANTA is coming to town! Saturday, December 9th @ American Legion Hall 10-Noon.
Basketball Apparel Order is LIVE and ready to order! The link is below. The apparel order is due ONE WEEK FROM TODAY - Midnight on Dec. 7th. The orders will be ready for pickup before the last day of school before Christmas Break (Dec. 21st) so you can use these items as Christmas Presents!! Feel free to forward this link along to any family, friends, or community members that may want to order as well! Thanks. https://https-sungoldsports-com.printavo.com/merch/parkston-basketball-merch-2023/ Black, blue and white option. Short sleeve, long sleeve, crewneck, hoodie. Offered in a basic t-shirt style and a dri-fit style with a few other random things on there as well!
Parkston Football State Championship Apparel is available to order. Forms can be found in the school offices or click the link below to do an online order. Orders are due by 3:00 on 12/4. https://forms.gle/QYFwqrbu6jXFqhbh9 GO TROJANS!
We have a lot to be Thankful for at PES! Thank you to all who contribute to our wonderful school community! Click the below link to read the PES newsletter-- this week's edition features a lot of turkeys :) https://www.smore.com/0e9vp Happy Thanksgiving!!
Good luck to our 7 High School choir members participating at the Region V High School Band & Choir Festival in Gregory, SD. These students have had a long day of rehearsal and are ready to perform at 6:30pm! Sopranos: Ally Roth & Lizzy Schoenfelder Altos: Sharien Hannigan & Kahris Tapio Tenors: Javin Kniffen & Aiden Overby Bass: Hayden Mette
Congratulations to our three Parkston Elementary students who were selected to sing in the Elementary Festival Honor Choir-- Emersyn Christensen, Hadley Hohn, and Kathryn Bialas!
Congrats to our SENIOR Volleyball Players! 🏐💙🧡
Educators Rising members spent their "No School Day" on the campus of Mount Marty University. Members engaged in breakout sessions, heard a great keynote speech, and networked with other high schoolers with a passion for a education. Theae are our future teachers!
Thursday November 16th is the last day to get forms into the office!!! Scholarships are available by contacting Bridget Muntefering @ 605-999-7964 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org Welcome to the 1st year of our Parkston Youth Cheer Program! The program is intended for grades K – 7th. It is an opportunity for all skill levels to learn the fundamentals of Cheerleading – jumps, motions, cheers, dance, tumbling, and stunting! Think about if your student is entering 6th, 7th and plans to join comepetetive cheer, this is a great opportunity to get started! Practices are held on Thursday evenings each week from 6:30-7:30pm for a total of 12 Practices for the program! - Participants will need to wear CLEAN athletic shoes and athletic clothing. Hair is required to be pulled back out of the face. Cost for the program is $145 which includes a free program shirt (that breaks down to less than $12 per practice!) *Full payment is due at registration. We will not accept cash. There are 2 ways to register!! You may use the paper registration form & pay by check OR through the online registration link & pay by credit card. Registration and Payment Options (choose only 1 method): 1. Paper: Fill out the paper form. Attach a check made to PARKSTON CHEER 2. Online: go to https://ParkstonJuniorCheer.eventbrite.com - Fill out the online form *Fill out a form for each child separately! * - Pay by Credit Card online Registration Deadline: November 16th Practices will be Thursdays from 6:30-7:30 pm in the MPR: - Dec 14th : Kickoff Date!! Get your t-shirt, pom pom order, & meet your coaches! - Jan 4 – Feb 1 & Feb 15 – March 21st : Thursday practices What will my child learn? Everything Cheerleading! Practices will consist of stations to learn and perfect Jumps, Tumbling, Motions, Cheer, Chant, and Dance! No experience is necessary. Performance opportunities are TBD until finalized. Who are the coaches? The 2023 Competitive Varsity High School Athletes will be coaching with the assistance of their Coaches. Communications: All program communications will be done through an app called BAND. Once registration closes, you will receive an invitation
HOSA is putting on a food drive to help stock the food pantry for this season of thankfulness. Did you know that 25-30 families are blessed by our local pantry? Help HOSA give back to the community in this time of thanksgiving. HOSA members who donate will receive points! (See Mrs. Bartells!) Incentive: The class in grades 6-12 that donates the largest percentage of items wins cupcakes!
Everyone is invited to tonights PTO meeting! Please come and share ideas and see whats happening in your school! 6:30 tonight in the Elementary library!
Parkston was able to bring 11 awesome JH musicians to perform at the JH Band & Choir Festival today in Platte! Good luck on your performance today! Band Members: Carlee Hockett & Isaac Soulek Choir Members: Maddison Scheetz, Aalehya Wilson, Zoey Gyolai, Tyson Bartells, Jaxon Leischner, Malachi Hopkins, Abby Goehring, Kennedy Knippling, and Emelia Tapio Watch the concert live at 2:30pm: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=loyTrgBOdYg
Another great day for the Parkston FFA Chapter today!! 17 students have been working on different LDE’s (leadership development events) for the past few months and yesterday they competed at the District 4 competition in Mitchell! Parliamentary Procedure (Gage Reichert, Quayden Culbert, Elliott Leischner, Hilary Polreis, Alyssa Weisz, Kahris Tapio) placed 2nd and Advanced to State! Conduct of Chapter Meetings/Junior Parliamentary Procedure (Aiden Overby, Carson Bueber, Cale Weber, Lizzy Schoenfelder, Gage Jodozi, Mason Jervik, Izzy Leischner) placed 2nd and Advanced to State! Ag Broadcasting (Elle Goehring and Brooklyn Wagner). Brooklyn placed 5th and Elle placed 3rd. Elle Advanced to State! Emily Walz placed 12th in Prepared Public Speaking. Grace Lindeman placed 2nd in Employability Skills and Advanced to State! Izzy Leischner and Kahris Tapio competed in Creed Speaking, Kahris placed 4th and is alternate to state, Izzy placed 13th. Congratulations on all of your hard work, looking forward to Rapid City in December!
The Parkston Winter Sport Meeting will be held tomorrow night at 7:00 in the armory. This meeting is for parents and athletes grades 6-12 who will be participating in a winter sport. -Reminder-- any athletes that did not participate in a Fall sport need to register online and have a current physical and concussion test on file.
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Good Afternoon - A reminder that we are having a Welcome Home Celebration at 2:00 on Sunday for our 9AA State Champion Football Team! We invite everyone to come and help us to celebrate our team that we are so proud of! Thanks and have a great weekend.
YOUR UNDEFEATED 2023 9AA STATE CHAMPIONS!!