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Irene-Wakonda School District 13-3

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Flag Football

Parents, Our 2024 Flag Football season is about to kickoff for Irene-Wakonda. Get registered today! Grades PK-5th (Fall season grades) Divisions: Pee Wee (PK-K-1st), Youth (2nd-3rd), Junior (4th-5th) Game . . .

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Summer Meals

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Volleyball Communication App

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Summer IW GBB Camps

Eagles Basketball Camp-Grades 7-12(School Year 2024-25) June 8, 2024 4:00-8:00pm-Irene New Gym   Little Eagles Basketball Camp-Grades 3-6(School Year 2024-25) June 15, 2024 10:00am-2:00-Irene New Gym   . . .

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Sports Physicals

Don't forget to get your Sports Physicals.  You will need this before you can participate in regular season practice. Pioneer Memorial will be at the Irene school on July 24th from 8:00-10:30 am .  The forms you . . .

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Congratulations Jens!

Congratulations to Jens Hansen who was selected as 3 rd  Team All-Conference. Great job!

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Coach Rozys

Regarding Coach Rozy’s For grades 7-12, the workouts will be Monday-Thursday 6:30-8:00 AM. The cost is $279 per kid. We will be doing an 85% rule, meaning if you make 85% or more of the workouts, you will get $100 off per kid. When . . .

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Yearbooks for sale

Your school's online offer link to purchase your yearbook online. This link takes the buyer directly to buy your yearbook. Here's the link for your convenience: https://jostensyearbooks.com/?REF=A07747100

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I-W Bee Club

Thanks to all that have supported the I-W Bee Club. This is a great story by the students and Mrs. Knodel.    https://www.dakotanewsnow.com/2024/03/11/irene-wakonda-bee-club-sells-honey-while-teaching-priceless-lessons/

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Instrumental Solo/Ensemble Contest

Instrumental solo and ensemble contest was held in Lennox today. The woodwind choir and Grace & Rory’s duet received superior ratings! The brass choir and flute quartet were one point away from receiving superior, getting an . . .

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Essay Award

Congratulations to Hailey Orr and Wyatt Hoxeng!!   Here's what SEFP had to say about it: "A highlight of this year’s fair was the addition of an essay contest, which challenged students to think . . .

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I-W Junior Career Fair

The Juniors attended a Career Fair in Bridgewater on February 14th.  

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THANK YOU!!

Thank you to Matthew Davis and Brian Spurrell with helping Pat and Devin move the huge snow drift from our front HVAC unit on the gymnasium.

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State Wrestling Tickets

Please find the attached  ticket  order for pre-sales State Wrestling Championship  tickets  for this year's event in Rapid City. State Wrestling Tournament- . . .

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NOW OPEN!!

NOW OPEN!   Great News.  Community access to the school/community fitness center is open.  Please fill out the usage agreement and send back to high school secretary Pam Erickson. Fitness Center Usage Agreement

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Cheer Calendars For Sale

Cheerleaders are selling calendars again this year. We will be selling them at football and volleyball games for $10. See a cheerleader or Mrs. Metheny to purchase.  Thanks!

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Online Tutoring

Our Dakota Dreams  offers  free  online tutoring for all South Dakota K-12 students. Led by tutors pursuing education degrees at Northern State University and Black Hills State University, these sessions are valuable tools to . . .

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Yearbooks For Sale!!

2022-23 Yearbooks are here!!  You can purchase them for $40 from Pam Erickson.

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Back to School Welcome Letter

This year we will not be sending out back to school packets in the mail.  We will be doing registration online.  You can find the Welcome Back to School letter as well as the link to online registration below.  Please fill out . . .

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Athletic Physicals

Get your physicals done before you can practice or play!! You can turn these into your coach, Mr. King or Pam Erickson at the school when you get them done.   SDHSAA Physical Form

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Live Ticket TV

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Irene-Wakonda School Announces Partnership with Live Ticket TV (Winner, SD)  – Irene-Wakonda has announced a partnership with Live Ticket TV as their new source of streaming home sporting . . .

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Cheer Calendar

The cheerleaders are once again selling ads for the cheer calendar. A letter is going out to businesses that have advertised before, but if you would like to buy a new ad please email Mrs. Metheny:  Jill.Metheny@k12.sd.us    . . .

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Dakota Timing Live Stream

Dakota Timing has the potential to live stream track meets but they need 50 people to subscribe.  If you would subscribe it would let parents be able to watch track meets that Dakota Timing is at.  Please click on the link below to . . .

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USD Volleyball and Basketball Camps

Please click on the links below for more information on camps. USD Boys Basketball Camps USD Volleyball Camps USD Girls Basketball Camps

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Congratulations Landra on being a Finalist!!

Congratulations to Landra Knodel on being one of the three finalist for the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching for South Dakota!   Landra Knodel was recently selected as a 2023 South . . .

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Clothing Swap Postponed

The clothing swap is postponed until February 11th. 

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FCCLA "End Period Poverty" Project

This year the Irene-Wakonda FCCLA has decided to make baskets with period products in them to place in community restrooms. Members decided upon this project because they saw a need in the community for feminine hygiene products. We . . .

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Sign Up Now for Email and Text Reminders

We will be using a new system for cancelations and announcements.  You will need to follow the directions below to sign up.  Please sign up ASAP.   We will be using a new system this year for weather alerts and . . .

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Congratulations Madison Orr!!

Congratulations Madison Orr on making Second Team All Conference VB Team.

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Cornbelt All Conference Team

Congrats to Dashel Spurrell, Miles Pollman, and Chase Dahlerup for making The Cornbelt All-Conference Team.  Also, congrats to Brody Van Beek for making Honorable Mention!!! Well deserved guys!!!

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Junior High Honor Choir

Congratulations to Savanna Hoxeng for making Junior High Honor Choir which will be held in January at Rapid City.

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Angel Tree Project

The Angel Tree Project provides Christmas gifts to students to help bring joy to the holiday season.   Sign up now to sponsor students or whole families.  Contact Miss Aesoph at alannah.aesoph@k12.sd.us or call the school. . . .

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Happy Fall!!

Enjoy the pretty colors at the Irene-Wakonda Elementary. Please click on the picture to view more.

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Dakota Dreams Online Tutoring

Dakota Dreams is providing free tutoring for students K-12. The tutors are education students in college.  Parents must sign the students up. Please click here for more info.

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Build Your Base

Build Your Base is a comprehensive sports nutrition program that utilizes beef as its premier protein. It strives to prepare athletes and their families for a successful sports season through ready-to-use materials, best-in-class . . .

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TextCaster Sign-up Information

We will be using a new system this year for weather alerts and sports/activity information.  These alerts will not come as a phone call.  They will be a text message as well as posting the information to Facebook and Twitter.  . . .

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Congratulations to the Girls Basketball Team!

Congratulations to the 2022 Girls Basketball team on their Academic All State Award.  As a team they had a 3.0 GPA. 

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2022 Pacesetter Volleyball Camp

Tuesday-Thursday, July 26-28 Session 1  Grades 9-12 8:30-11:30 $80 per player Session 2 Grades 5-6 12:30-2:00 $50 per player Session 3 Grades 7-8 2:00-4:00 $60 per player Please register!! Please . . .

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Elementary Volleyball Camp

July 26-28, 2022 4:30-6:00 Grades 1st - 4th  $30 per player Irene High School Gym Contact Hannah Lukes if you have any questions.   hannah.lukes@k12.sd.us Please click for FORM  

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BREAKFAST/LUNCH CHANGE FOR 2022-2023

Irene-Wakonda School District Families: The purpose of this message is to help District families plan for the 2022-2023 school year regarding school lunch/breakfast. Congress  did not  extend the funding for universal free . . .

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Lifeguards Wanted

Wanted:  Lifeguards for the Wakonda pool this summer. Contact Casey Pollman if interested or have questions.

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4-H Junior Leader Project

Teacher Survival Kit

We had a couple of students who were involved in the creation and distribution of “Teacher Survival Kits”. This was a Yankton County 4H Junior Leaders project. Pictured are Cain Healy, Mike King, Natalie Grimm and Rory Swensen.

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2022 Track Schedule

Here is the Track Schedule for 2022. Date Leave Time Start Time Name/Location Division Mon. 3/28 8:30 10:00 Mount Marty-Yankton JH Mon. 3/28 11:45 . . .

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IW Valedictorian and Salutatorian

Irene-Wakonda High School is proud to announce this year's valedictorian and salutatorian. Valedictorian: Isabell Sees Salutatorian: LillyAnn Logue Congratulations!!!

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South Dakota Junior High Honor Choir

Savanna Hoxeng attended South Dakota Junior High Honor Choir January 20-21. She sent in a recorded audition in October and was selected for the Women’s Choir. Over 500 students from across the state auditioned to be in this elite event.

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BeKipp Foundation

Be Sweet,  Be Humble, Be Kind, Be Passionate, Be Driven.   Be Kipp The Irene-Wakonda School would like to thank the BeKipp Foundation for the new AED for our school.  We were given this AED through a grant.  . . .

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USDA Non-Discrimination Statement

Non-Discrimination Statement In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in . . .

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Perfect Score at State Oral Interp

Congratulations Isabell Sees on receiving a Superior Plus at State Oral Interp. Isy received a perfect score from all three judges!!!

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Irene-Wakonda teacher using snowplow naming contest to teach students

Please click below to see the Article. https://www.keloland.com/news/local-news/irene-wakonda-teacher-using-snowplow-naming-contest-to-teach-students/

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Viborg-Hurley Irene-Wakonda Wrestling

This year Irene-Wakonda will be co-oped with Viborg-Hurley for Wrestling.  The first match is Saturday in Flandreau at 10am and Tuesday at Howard at 5pm.  Wrestlers from Irene-Wakonda are Duncan Sharples-Schmidt, Connor Ganschow, . . .

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Notice of Destruction of Special Education Records

Notice of Destruction of Special Education Records   Date: 10/22/21 Attention Parents/Guardians, Former Students, Eligible (Adult) Students: Special Education records which have been . . .

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NFHS Live Stream

Click on the following link to stream games and other events through NFHS Network.  There is also a link under Quicklinks. https://www.nfhsnetwork.com/schools/irenewakonda-high-school-irene-sd

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Return to School Plan 2021-22

Please click and read the Return to School Plan below for the 2021-22 school year. Return to School Plan

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Coach Rozy Summer Performance Training

Registration Form

I-W 2021 Summer Performance Training Program Upper Level Program(Grades 7-12): M-T-W-TH in Irene Session 1: 6:30-8:00 am Session 2: 5:30-7:00 pm $279.00 if paid on or before May 15, 2021 Jr Level Program(Grades 3-6): . . .

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Return to Play Form

Dear Parents and Guardians, Attached you will find the Return to Play Form from the South Dakota High School Activities Association. This form must be completed by an approved health care official(MD/DO/PAC/ARNP) before a student who has . . .

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IMPORTANT INFORMATION!!

The Irene-Wakonda School District will now be sending a weekly active student/staff positive COVID update instead of the separate emails when we are notified of a positive COVID case.  Click here for the weekly COVID update. . . .

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FREE School Meals

ALL students attending the Irene-Wakonda District will receive meals at no cost! The Irene-Wakonda School District has finally met the criteria to be accepted into a program by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) that . . .

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Yearbooks For Sale

Offer good through October 9th.  Purchase the yearbook for the LOW, LOW price of $25.00 -- lowest price it has been in the last 10 years. http://jostensyearbooks.com/?REF=A07747100

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Yearbook Help

Irene-Wakonda Yearbook Staff is looking for pictures of YOU to document this Historical Time in History. Looking for students dressed up in their prom dresses at home or on your front stoop. How about your work stations as you and your . . .

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FCCLA Community Service Project

The FCCLA is collecting donations for hygiene kits her a community service project.  We will accept anything from soaps,deodorants, shampoo, towels, combs to hygiene products for women.  The kits are going to two different shelters, . . .

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Basketball Game Schedule Changes

Basketball games this year will go in the following order... JV Girls JV Boys Varsity Girls Varsity Boys

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Irene Library Hours

Irene Library Hours

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Drive Safely Around School Buses

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2019 Yearbooks are Here!!

2019 Yearbooks are here!  Get YOURS for $40!   Order online by clicking the Jostens photo.

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Job Openings for HS Kids!!

Please click on the links below for posted jobs. Pioneer Memorial Hospital Wakonda Heritage Manor Wakonda Pool  

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Welcome

Welcome to the Irene-Wakonda School District. You will find a high quality educational program and a variety of opportunities for all students. The school system and community place high values on education and . . .

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