News & Announcements

District Offering FREE Bag Lunches

***(See Daily Updates regarding the COVID 19 status in our school community by clicking on the COVID 19 Update button on the home page.)***
Beginning TUESDAY, MARCH 17, 2020 Douglas School District will be offering FREE bagged lunch for anyone age 18 and under and in need of food assistance. We will offer drive-up services at Douglas Middle School, as well as multiple bussing routes to deliver lunches. Please read attachment for all details.
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March 13, 2020: COVID 19 Daily Update

At this time, we DO NOT have any reports of cases or anyone being tested for COVID-2019 in the Douglas School District, strictly including our employees and students.  Complete information on our update page. Please click to see full article.
***The DHS CABARET performances will be held as scheduled March 13 & 14, 7:00pm. All other school activities, practices, and events are suspended until further notice. The District facilities are closed until further notice.***
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COVID 19 Updates

With concerns about COVID-2019 deepening, we want you to know that multiple agencies at the local, state, and federal levels are working together to best respond to this pandemic. First and foremost, we are following the guidance of our local health officials. Communication is ongoing as this is a fluid situation and state and national guidance is changing daily, if not hourly. Please read the rest of the statement and check back for updates.
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Parents, please do not complete the Annual Household Renewal for your students for next school year until March 16. The 2020-21 calendar is not open until then. Early submissions can create issues in processing. Thank you for your cooperation.
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School District Pandemic Plan Approved by Board

The Douglas School District 51-1 (“the District”), a duly constituted and organized public education institution under South Dakota Codified Law (SDCL), is charged with the responsibility of conducting public education services for residents of the District. In the event of adverse public health conditions, the District will maintain continuity of educational and administrative operations to the greatest extent possible while providing for the health and safety of students and employees. Please click the attached file to read the full plan.
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