News & Announcements

Announcement from Administration & Food Pantry

***Food pantry will be open Thursday the 19th from 3:30 to 6pm.***
From Administration: At this time, the district has not rescheduled anything. We are meeting today to see everything that needs to be rescheduled, considered, and communicated. Please be patient with DSD staff and admin. As we navigate through this time. We will have official communications from the district office by 5 pm today. Central Office is not taking calls at this time, as we are working together on the DSD plan. To help curb more confusion, we ask that you wait for official communication before posting times or dates.
Thanks for your patience and help,
DSD Admin
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School Closure Extended

Douglas School District just received word--

Governor Noem announced today, March 17, at her media availability in Sioux Falls that all schools in South Dakota will be closed for one more week, the week of March 23-27. During the next week of closure, schools should make all efforts to provide flex, or alternate, education. Once again, this step is being taken in order to stay ahead of the spread of the coronavirus.

All Douglas administrators are meeting Wednesday to finalize preparations for providing access to technology, paper copies of work, and food services. Please monitor your email or social media for updates on how we will provide instructional materials.

Thank you for the patience and kindness as our district and community work through this crisis.
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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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