Announcements

Thursday, May 13, 2021

 ANNOUNCEMENTS

MAY 13th, 2021

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College info/visit dates/Scholarship info

 

If any junior or senior would like to visit with a representative from a university or college, please let Ms. Bergeson know and she will set up a Zoom meeting for you.

                                                                                                                                 

Any junior or senior boys who are interested in attending Boys State this summer, see Ms. B for more information. Registration is now open; you apply online at https://www.southdakotaboysstate.com/boys-state-application/

 

Any sophomore or junior who is interested in attending the Summer Accounting Institute July 11-15 on the campus of USD please see Ms. Bergeson for more information.

 

 

MEETINGS

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SENIOR INFO

v  Senior recognition parade on main street in Harrold on May 14th at 7:30pm. All seniors can and should attend.

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Ø  SPLASH BUS BEGINS IN JUNE

o   No Pool / No Problem - Summertime at the pool is still ON!

o   The City of Highmore is working with River Cities Public Transit to provide FREE weekly transportation to the Miller pool throughout the summer. (Weather permitting)

o   The proposed schedule is:

§  Monday – Wednesday – Friday

§  2 trips each day departing from the High School at 12:30 pm and 2:30 pm.

§  Kids will be returned from the pool beginning at 5 pm.

§  The City of Highmore will provide chaperones.

o   Please note: roundtrip transportation is FREE for the kids but they will still need to pay for pool entrance.

o   Want to help cover the cost of transportation for the kids? Please visit www.rcptransit.com/splash to donate. All funds go directly to the operation of the Splash Bus.

Ø  The women’s civic league is looking for volunteers to work at the baseball concessions stand this summer. This is a good way to get volunteer hours for scholarships. Contact Susan Bast at 870-

Ø  There is only one driver’s ed class now: on Thursday, May 27 from 9-11

Ø  If any high school student is interested in running for Student Council President, Vice President, or Secretary/Treasurer please let Mr. Schmidt know by Friday, May 14 at noon.

Ø  Any 13-18-year-old boys who have not signed up for summer baseball, and want to play, need to contact Jim Stephenson ASAP. His cell is 870-3079

Ø  Johnessa Mitchell, please return your library book(s) to Miss. Beastrom by the end of this week.

 

 

Activities:  Thursday, 5/13- Senior Semester Tests 4,6,8

                                             6th gr. Field Trip to Pierre – 8:30-3:00

                                             GF-CSDC @ Faulkton – 10:00

                                              Academic & Athletic Awards (Aud) – 7:00

                   Friday, 5/14- Senior Breakfast – Methodist Church, Grad set up & rehearsal – 8:30

                                         K-6 Field Day – TBA

                                         Pre-K Graduation @ South Park – 11:00

                   Saturday, 5/15- JH/HS TR-CSDC @ Onida – 10:00

                   Sunday, 5/16- GRADUATION – 2:00

                   Monday, 5/17- Semester Tests- 1,2,3,7

                                           GF-Pre-Region – Huron – 10:00

                   Tuesday, 5/18- Semester Tests- 4,6,8

                                            JHTR @ Ipswich – 2:00

                   Wednesday, 5/19- LAST DAY

                                                 Elementary Awards – Gym – 9:00

                                                 JH Awards – Gym – 10:30

                                                  K-12 Dismissal – 11:30

                   Thursday, 5/20- TR- Region @ Gettysburg – 10:30

 

 

DEPARTURES: Thursday, 5/13 – 6th grade to Pierre at 8:30 (returning at 3:00)

                   GF to Faulkton at 8:15

                Saturday, 5/15 – TR to Onida at 8:15

                Monday, 5/17 – GF to Huron at 8:00

                Tuesday, 5/18 – JHTR to Ipswich at 11:15 (release at 11:10)

                Wednesday, 5/19 – K-12 Dismissal at 11:30

                Thursday, 5/20 – TR to Gettysburg at 8:00

 

 

 

 

Ticket Takers: Tuesday, 0/0– (work time- 0:00)

Concessions Workers: Tuesday, 0/0-  

Bingo Workers: Tuesday, 0/0 -      

Soph. Pop Shoot workers:  Tuesday, 0/0-     

 

LUNCH MENU:  THURSDAY- HOT DOG, BAKED BEANS            FRIDAY- MANDARIN CHICKEN, VEGGIES

                          BREAKFAST – CHEESE OMELET, TOAST       BREAKFAST – CEREAL, MUFFIN

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Education is the most powerful weapon that you can use to change the world – Nelson Mandela

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v  Anyone wanting to see the school’s wellness policy please refer to the school’s website under “News”

Elementary Parent/Teacher Conference Links-Spring

Wednesday, February 10, 2021

 

Pre-School: Amy Webb

Amy Webb is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: Parent Teacher Conferences

Time: Feb 11, 2021 02:30 PM Central Time (US and Canada)

Join Zoom Meeting

https://sdk12.zoom.us/j/9587854208?pwd=RlJZMlRrRHJhUk41OGxlTWFKZUxLdz09

Meeting ID: 958 785 4208

Passcode: Webb

 

Kindergarten: Chantrel LaMont

 Mrs. LaMont will call each parent during their child’s scheduled conference time.

 

First Grade: Mary Wortman

Ms. Wortman will call each parent during their child’s scheduled conference time.

 

Second Grade: Crystal Domke

Mrs. Domke will call each parent during their child’s scheduled conference time.

 

Third Grade: Morgan Bonnichsen

Morgan Bonnichsen is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: February Conferences

Time: Feb 11, 2021 02:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

Join Zoom Meeting

https://sdk12.zoom.us/j/96038079256?pwd=bHpUQStYazNOcVJHYXZnUDlKMUI3QT09

Meeting ID: 960 3807 9256

Passcode: 078120

 

Fourth Grade: Rhonda Baloun

Ms. Baloun will call each parent during their child’s scheduled conference time.

 

5th and 6th Grade: Abbey Reis

https://sdk12.zoom.us/j/6856010717

 

 

5th and 6th Grade: Kendall King

Topic: Mrs. King Parent Teacher Conferences

Time: Feb 11, 2021 02:30 PM Central Time (US and Canada)

Join Zoom Meeting

https://sdk12.zoom.us/j/91665167351?pwd=V3NGZms5Myt6dndteG5jS0pvaGVoQT09

Meeting ID: 916 6516 7351

Passcode: 447092

 

Speech: Megan Mammenga (Ms. Mammenga will also log in during her student’s Zoom time with their classroom teacher; this link is if you desire additional conference time with her)

Topic: Speech Conferences

Time: Feb 11, 2021 02:30 PM Central Time (US and Canada)

Join Zoom Meeting

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85774377209?pwd=czQrVFByckdBMnV1WTZKZ2ovUy95Zz09

Meeting ID: 857 7437 7209

Passcode: C9Z26i

 

Art: Shelby Hyde

https://sdk12.zoom.us/j/98009098348?pwd=ME83djh3dHk3TjZlVnExVXA2UTYwdz09

 

K-12 Guidance Counselor: Brita Bergeson

Brita Bergeson is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: My Meeting

Time: Feb 11, 2021 02:30 AM Central Time (US and Canada)

Join Zoom Meeting

https://sdk12.zoom.us/j/93873408757?pwd=UFllUVB2YyszcUx5V1JRRnI4SEg0Zz09

Meeting ID: 938 7340 8757

Passcode: 014705

 

Elementary Computers and PE; High School Weight Training: Brian Marso

Join Zoom Meeting
https://sdk12.zoom.us/j/95795267709?pwd=TGJOaDR1TU9BelpveTNNNlJ4dGhIZz09

Meeting ID: 957 9526 7709
Passcode: 479429

 

K-12 Music: Kayla Kaltenbach

https://sdk12.zoom.us/j/8816629621

Meeting ID: 881 662 9621

 

Elementary and Junior High Special Education: Jan Clement

Mrs. Clement will conference with her parents through their child’s Google Classroom link and will also use phone calls to carry out her conferences.

 

Elementary Title I: Jackie Miller and Elizabeth Buchholz

Jackie Miller and Liz Buchholz is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: My Meeting

Time: Feb 11, 2021 02:30 PM Central Time (US and Canada)

Join Zoom Meeting

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87897251051?pwd=bThkWGQvR3JDZE5MTDlJMm9jWTR3dz09

Meeting ID: 878 9725 1051

Passcode: nupK3J

 

 

Junior High School Parent/Teacher Conference Links-Spring

Wednesday, February 10, 2021

 

7th and 8th Grade Math and Science; High School Pre-Algebra: Rebecca Palmer

Rebecca Palmer is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: February Conferences

Time: Feb 11, 2021 02:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)

Join Zoom Meeting

https://sdk12.zoom.us/j/96381834096?pwd=dW9QeDJOTng1OFUwVVBLemdqaWludz09

 

7th and 8th Grade Social Studies and English; High School Personal Finance: Vickie Husted

Vickie Tibbs-Husted is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Join Zoom Meeting
https://sdk12.zoom.us/j/93671230840?pwd=Z1RCS1hSakRGYTZhOHpDcFI4WTNuZz09

Meeting ID: 936 7123 0840
Passcode: 399018

 

FACS: Alana Kroeplin

Kroeplin, Alana is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: Kroeplin, Alana's Zoom Meeting

Time: Feb 11, 2021 02:30 PM Central Time (US and Canada)

Join Zoom Meeting

https://sdk12.zoom.us/j/99159340391?pwd=M0NsenRMZHBDS0FuelBRN0JwRlFuUT09

Meeting ID: 991 5934 0391

Passcode: 738071

 

Art: Shelby Hyde

https://sdk12.zoom.us/j/98009098348?pwd=ME83djh3dHk3TjZlVnExVXA2UTYwdz09

 

Vo-Ag and FFA: Ken Jones

Jones, Ken J is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Join Zoom Meeting

https://sdk12.zoom.us/j/92132254876

Meeting ID: 921 3225 4876

 

K-12 Guidance Counselor: Brita Bergeson

Brita Bergeson is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: My Meeting

Time: Feb 11, 2021 02:30 AM Central Time (US and Canada)

Join Zoom Meeting

https://sdk12.zoom.us/j/93873408757?pwd=UFllUVB2YyszcUx5V1JRRnI4SEg0Zz09

Meeting ID: 938 7340 8757

Passcode: 014705

 

K-12 Music: Kayla Kaltenbach

https://sdk12.zoom.us/j/8816629621

 

Elementary and Junior High Special Education: Jan Clement

Mrs. Clement will conference with her parents through their child’s Google Classroom link and will also use phone calls to carry out her conferences.

 

Elementary Title I: Miller and Buchholz

Jackie Miller and Liz Buchholz is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: My Meeting

Time: Feb 11, 2021 02:30 PM Central Time (US and Canada)

Join Zoom Meeting

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87897251051?pwd=bThkWGQvR3JDZE5MTDlJMm9jWTR3dz09

Meeting ID: 878 9725 1051

Passcode: nupK3J

High School Parent/Teacher Conference Zoom Links-Spring

Wednesday, February 10, 2021

 

High School English: Amanda Bast:

Bast, Amanda is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: Bast, Amanda's Zoom Meeting

Time: Feb 11, 2021 02:30 PM Central Time (US and Canada)

Join Zoom Meeting

https://sdk12.zoom.us/j/92862406375?pwd=Z3k0TkVwZjdGeFJOMndlQnBKWEVZUT09

Meeting ID: 928 6240 6375

Passcode: 441402

 

High School Science: Jackie Knox

Jackie Knox is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Join Zoom Meeting
https://sdk12.zoom.us/j/91005314360?pwd=S2RTRklYdzBNOXk0dVQ3bWhJVjZPdz09

Meeting ID: 910 0531 4360
Passcode: 456181

 

High School Math: Brent Liechti

https://sdk12.zoom.us/j/93649518887

 

High School Social Studies: Mike Ring

Mike Ring is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: Mike Ring's Zoom Meeting

Time: Feb 11, 2021 02:30 PM Central Time (US and Canada)

Join Zoom Meeting

https://sdk12.zoom.us/j/98504824299?pwd=RUc2Q05MN2p1RlplMmRWVlp6aUd5Zz09

Meeting ID: 985 0482 4299

Passcode: 967669

 

High School Computers and Special Education: Jory Schmidt

Jory Schmidt is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Join Zoom Meeting
https://sdk12.zoom.us/j/99851068399?pwd=VXJoUDJ6dEF6VVVaUC9WOVVSeS9nQT09

Meeting ID: 998 5106 8399
Passcode: 848377

 

K-12 Music: Kayla Kaltenbach

https://sdk12.zoom.us/j/8816629621

Meeting ID: 881 662 9621

 

Elementary Computers and PE; High School Weight Training: Brian Marso

Join Zoom Meeting
https://sdk12.zoom.us/j/95795267709?pwd=TGJOaDR1TU9BelpveTNNNlJ4dGhIZz09

Meeting ID: 957 9526 7709
Passcode: 479429

 

K-12 Guidance Counselor: Brita Bergeson

Brita Bergeson is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: My Meeting

Time: Feb 11, 2021 02:30 AM Central Time (US and Canada)

Join Zoom Meeting

https://sdk12.zoom.us/j/93873408757?pwd=UFllUVB2YyszcUx5V1JRRnI4SEg0Zz09

Meeting ID: 938 7340 8757

Passcode: 014705

 

7th and 8th Grade Social Studies and English; High School Personal Finance: Vickie Husted

Vickie Tibbs-Husted is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Join Zoom Meeting
https://sdk12.zoom.us/j/93671230840?pwd=Z1RCS1hSakRGYTZhOHpDcFI4WTNuZz09

Meeting ID: 936 7123 0840
Passcode: 399018

 

7th and 8th Grade Math and Science; High School Pre-Algebra: Rebecca Palmer

Rebecca Palmer is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: February Conferences

Time: Feb 11, 2021 02:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)

Join Zoom Meeting

https://sdk12.zoom.us/j/96381834096?pwd=dW9QeDJOTng1OFUwVVBLemdqaWludz09

 

FACS: Alana Kroeplin

Kroeplin, Alana is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: Kroeplin, Alana's Zoom Meeting

Time: Feb 11, 2021 02:30 PM Central Time (US and Canada)

Join Zoom Meeting

https://sdk12.zoom.us/j/99159340391?pwd=M0NsenRMZHBDS0FuelBRN0JwRlFuUT09

Meeting ID: 991 5934 0391

Passcode: 738071

 

Vo-Ag and FFA: Ken Jones

Jones, Ken J is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Join Zoom Meeting

https://sdk12.zoom.us/j/92132254876

Meeting ID: 921 3225 4876

 

Art: Shelby Hyde

https://sdk12.zoom.us/j/98009098348?pwd=ME83djh3dHk3TjZlVnExVXA2UTYwdz09

Second Semester Distance Learning Information

Thursday, November 19, 2020

 

Please read the attached letter below regarding updated information about Highmore-Harrold's distance learning plan. Once finished, and you wish to have a student opt-in for the second semester, please click on the opt-in link, which will direct you to a Google Form to complete as part of the opt-in process.  Both this letter and the link will be directly emailed to parents of our current full-time distance learning students.

Parent Letter

Opt-in Form

School Wellness Policy

Thursday, October 15, 2020
Highmore-Harrold School Wellness Policy 2019

Updated Back to School Information

Friday, August 14, 2020

·        Students will now be allowed in the building at 7:50 am.  We will screen for temperatures at the main High School and Elementary entrances, as well as in the gym lobby, so those will be the only three doors students will be allowed to enter.  Elementary students will start spread out in the gym until 8:10, regardless of which entrance they use.  Junior High and High School students will be directed where to go once they enter the building.  The school day will still start at 8:20.

·        This is a reminder: bus route students will be required to wear masks during the AM route.  Masks will be recommended on the afternoon route since the students were temperature screened at school.

·        We are planning on only having two distance learning Fridays: August 28 and September 11.  This will give us an opportunity to practice our distance learning, and get all of our students back into a routine of a five day school week sooner.  If this plan changes I will let everyone know as soon as possible.

Back to school plan and parent email

Friday, July 31, 2020

Highmore-Harrold School District Reopening Plan

Above is the link for the back to school plan as adopted by the school board at Wednesday evening’s meeting.  Please look through it, and if you have any questions please get ahold of me at the school and I will be more than happy to answer them for you.  A couple items of note from the document:

1.      We will start school on time according to the school calendar.  Our first day of school is August 21st.

2.      Masks will be encouraged, but not required, in our school buildings.  They will be required for students who ride the bus routes to and from school.

3.      Students will be temperature screened upon entry into our school buildings.  We also highly encourage you as parents to check their temperatures before sending them to school.  The screening checklist that we recommend you use is in this document.

4.      We will begin the 4 and 1 Model at the start of the school year, with Friday, August 28 being our first scheduled distance learning day.  We will reevaluate this at midterm, with the possibility of moving back to our traditional five days in the school building at that time.

5.      The “live stream” version of class is available for all, which would allow students to attend their classes remotely.  If this is something you are interested in, please call the school and let us know by Friday, August 7th.  I will be in contact with you to schedule a time for you and your child to receive their school computer, and to provide some orientation with our Google Classroom platform.

6.      Everything in this document is flexible.  If something isn’t working, we will evaluate it and work to get it right.

 

I am very confident in our ability to provide the quality education everyone has come to expect from the Highmore-Harrold School District.  This school year will have more challenges than a “normal” school year, but I know if we work together, we will get through it.  Please have a great weekend and enjoy the rest of your summer.

Quinton Cermak-Superintendent/7-12 Principal

School Facility Usage-UPDATED

Friday, June 26, 2020

 

*PLEASE SEE THE UPDATES ADDED BELOW FOR POST-PHASE 3 ACTIVITIES, BEGINNING JUNE 29

With the South Dakota High School Activities Association ending the “dead period” on June 1, the Highmore-Harrold School District has decided to allow the use of our facilities on a limited basis, and with strict guidelines regarding how the facility can be accessed, who can access it, and what time the facility will be available for access.  Please keep in mind, our facility use is on a voluntary basis: no athletic program is requiring student-athletes to participate in summer activities.  Below are some of our protocols that will govern facility use:

·       Any person who is experiencing a temperature greater than 100 degrees, is showing signs of illness, or has been in contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19 shall not use school district facilities or participate in workout sessions. 

·       Parents will be required to sign a waiver for their children before their child can access any school district facility.  18 year old students will be allowed to sign their own waiver.  The waiver can be downloaded here, or picked up from the high school office on Monday or Tuesday before noon.  Participants must present the signed waiver upon entrance to their first workout session.

·       Public use of our facilities will be limited to the times when coaches or school district personnel are supervising the facilities, will be subject to the same protocols of the student athletes, and can be restricted by coach preference.

·       Participants: *Up to 50 participants, including the coach, will be allowed per indoor workout area.  Up to 50 participants for outdoor workouts.

·       Schedules: Participating coaches will work with their athletes to schedule workouts that work for both parties.

·       Hydration: Use of facility water fountains is *allowed.  Participants *are encouraged to bring their own full water bottles, and cannot share with others under any circumstances.

·       Attire: Locker room usage is prohibited.  All participants must come dressed for their workout, but will be allowed to change shoes upon entrance.  No outside equipment (balls, weights, etc.) will be allowed in the facility.

·       Gym/weight room entrance: Students will enter the building through the north door between the high school and the ag shop only.  All people (coaches and student-athletes) who enter the building *are encourged to wear a mask or a cloth face-cover that covers their mouth and nose.

·       Pre-workout/contact screening: All coaches and participants of the workout session will be screened upon entrance.  Coaches and participants will answer a questionnaire and will have their temperature checked.  A temperature greater than 100.4 degrees will prohibit participation.  If the coach is prohibited from participating due to temperature, then the session will be cancelled. 

·       Post-screening: Once participants pass the screening and are cleared to participate, they can remove their mask or face-cover for the session.  Participants will immediately wash their hands with soap and warm water and will apply hand sanitizer before they go to their workout area.  The school district will supply both the soap and hand sanitizer.

·       Workout session: Participants will follow the instructions provided by their workout supervisor.  All workout equipment will be disinfected by the participant upon completion of use.  The school district will supply the disinfectant. 

·       Any violation of protocols could result in suspension from using the facilities.

High School Academic Award Video

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Below is the link for the Academic Award Video from Tuesday evening.  You will need to copy and paste it into your web browser:

https://youtu.be/xAMTTVVEzUk

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