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 WRESTLING at Chamberlain Tournament, Jan. 19

The Patriots finished 3rd at the Philip Invitational. Here are the individual results: 1st Place:  William George and Connor Braun, 3rd Place:  Payton DeWitt, Tanner VanScoy, Colton Jackson, Mason Finsterwalder, 4th Place:  John Updike and Malik Hosie-Ahmed, 6th Place:  Jackson Wilson and Daniel Gleason, 7th Place:  Tanner Ellefson & 8th Place:  Ryan Wright.

BOYS' BASKETBALL   9th grade vs RC Christian @ DHS, Jan. 18, 6:00pm
                                                Custer at DHS, Jan. 24
GIRLS' BASKETBALL 9th grade at Hill City Tournament, Jan. 19
                                                Custer at DHS, Jan. 24

DEBATE -  at Cheyenne Central, WY CANCELLED

                       at RC Stevens Tournament, Jan. 25-26

Buffalo Tournament Results: TEAM 2st PLACE!  In poetry, Pearl Taylor placed 6th.  In original oratory Ashlynn Jensen placed 6th. In P.O.I. Mikayla Grinnell placed 7th and Marian De Guzman placed 6th.  In Informative speaking Mikayla Grinnell placed 4th and Alexandra Walters placed 2nd.  In Extemporaneous Speaking Melissa Rothe placed 6th and Hanna Hill placed 3rd. In Lincoln-Douglas debate Pearl Taylor made it to Quarter Finals.  And in Public Forum debate Ashlynn Jensen and Taralyn Sipp made it to Quarter Finals.  And, Melissa Rothe and Ashton Lockhart made it to semi finals. 


TECH CLUB - Robotics, Coding, Drafting, Woods & Metal Fabrication, Tuesdays & Thursdays, 3:15, Rm 58

Robotics Team    Groton Competition, Jan. 19 CANCELLED

                                       DHS Robotics Tournament, Feb. 9th



DEBATE & FORENSICS   2017-18 SDHSAA Academic Team Award
Coach Nick Reid  
Assistant:  Tony Mraz
DRAMA  One Act Performance,"Beyond Tolerance", Jan. 28, 7:00/ Jan. 29, 4:00
2017-18 SDHSAA Academic Team Award
Director Kevin Plooster    
Assistant Directors Rebecca Harris & Anna Vaughn
MUSIC  All State Choir - 2018 SDHSAA Academic Team Award 
Director Jennifer Larson
DANCE CLUB   Practices at 3:30
Assistant Tiffany Knight
WRESTLING   @ Chamberlain Tournament, Jan. 19th
Assistants:  Jeffery Wilson, Dan Maciejczak
GIRLS' BASKETBALL   C team at Hill City Tournament, Jan. 19
                                      Custer at DHS, Jan. 24
2017-18 SDHSAA Academic Team Award
Assistants:  Mike Clark, Chris Wieman, Olivia Condon 
BOYS' BASKETBALL    9th grade vs RC Christian at DHS, Jan. 18
                                        Custer at DHS, Jan. 24
2017-18 SDHSAA Academic Team Award
2018 State AA Consolation Champions! 
Assistants:  Kerwin Whitfield, Steven Severson, Brittany Pearson
AFJROTC Gifts from the Heart Project- Collected 738 gifts for distribution
MSgt Chet Stewart     Lt. Col Marc Miller
ART CLUB   Visual Arts Team: 2017-18 SDHSAA Academic Team Award
Advisor  Dave Horan
CHESS & BOARD GAME CLUB  Meets Wednesday, 3:15-4:15, Rm 134
ENVIRONMENTAL CLUB  Environmental Club Meeting Thursdays, 7:30 am, Rm 6
FELLOWSHIP of CHRISTIAN ATHLETES   FCA Meets Wednesdays, 7:00 am, Rm 37  
Advisor Sean Gholson
Advisor Elke Kuegle  - 2017-18  South Dakota World Language Teacher of the Year!
Advisor Kim Darata
INDUSTRIAL TECH CLUB / ROBOTICS  Robotics, Coding, Drafting, Woods & Metal FabricationTuesdays & Thursdays, 3:15, Rm 58
DHS Robotics Competition, Feb. 9th
Advisors Jason Boeding 
Advisor Amy Rowe
YEARBOOK  2017-18 SDHSAA Academic Team Award
 Advisor Arnie Jordan
STUDENT 2 STUDENT  Meetings Wednesdays, 7:15 am, Rm 43
New students partner with student mentors
BEST BUDDIES Befriending and bonding with students who have special needs and talents
Students Against Destructive Decisions 
Advisor  Dawn Beltran
STUDENT GOVERNMENT  Collected food and packed 99 food boxes for area residents!

SPRING Activities 

TRACK & FIELD  Girls' Track & Field 2018 SDHSAA Academic Team Award
 Coach Pete Melendez
 Assistants Dale Pepper, Mike Walton, Dan Maciejczak, Travis Miller, Ross Pfeifle, Nathan Batteen
GIRLS' GOLF    2018 SDHSAA Academic Team Award
Congratulations to Molly Schwartz - tied for 9th at the State AA Golf Tournament!
Coach Amy Rowe
KNOWLEDGE BOWL 6th Place in Finals!
Coach Loretta Schmidt   
VOLLEYBALL   Jeslyn Jindra, All Conference
                              Honorable Mention:  Sierra Kolve, Melissa Rothe
2018 SDHSAA Academic Team Award
Assistants Mike Clark
GIRLS' SOCCER  Jordynn Toliver, All Conference
                              Honorable Mention:  Maddy Archer, Molly Bell
2018 SDHSAA Academic Team Award
Assistant:  Aaron Grinager
BOYS' SOCCER    Payton Causey, All Conference
                               Honorable Mention: Carter Shackleton, Ryan Tompkins
 2018 SDHSAA Academic Team Award
Coach:  Doug Kenoyer
Assistant:  Chris Causey

2018 SDHSAA Academic Team Award

Coach Amy Rowe  

CROSS COUNTRY  Alissa Wieman State AA 6th Place
                                 Jackson Wilson State AA 5th Place
2018 SDHSAA Academic Team Award
Coach Dale Pepper                              
Assistant Yolanda Johnston
2018 SDHSAA Academic Team Award
Assistant Cayla Bartels
FOOTBALL   Mason Finsterwalder & Noah Vinson, All Conference
                    Honorable Mention:  Jaiden Walton & Paul Daniel Gleason
Assistants Kevin Ham, John Humke, Chris Wieman,  Nate Batteen, Jason Boeding