LIW Round-Up

De Smet, SD


ABC Countdown

Students and staff have been having fun with the ABC Countdown. The remaining school days are:

Monday, May 9 - Silly Sock Day

Tuesday, May 10 - Thank You Day

Wednesday, May 11 - USA Day

Thursday, May 12 - Visit A Pal Day

Friday, May 13 - Water Day

Monday, May 16 - Xtra Recess Day

Tuesday, May 17 - Year End Clearance Day

Wednesday, May 18 - Zip Zoom Day

See the pictures below of the Kooky Hair Day!

PTO Meeting

Tuesday, May 10th, 7pm

405 3rd Street Southwest

De Smet, SD

The meeting will be held in the library at De Smet High School.

Thank you to everyone that supported the Quarter Craze! We look forward to it becoming an annual event.

Month of the Military Child

April is recognized as Month of the Military Child. Staff & students wore purple to show support for families in the military. Students with a parent (currently or formerly) in the military received a certificate of appreciation for their sacrifices. Thank you to the Shaefer, Jensen, Johnson and Gigov families!

*Please let the office know if we inadvertently missed anyone*

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Day Of Caring

Monday, May 16th, 1-3pm

405 Ingalls Avenue Southwest

De Smet, SD

Grades 3-5 students will be participating in the Day of Caring activity. They will be helping spruce up our town by painting, cleaning and working in De Smet city parks.

Corn Palace Activities

A 5th grade class at LB Williams Elementary in Mitchell has worked on creating educational activities at the Corn Palace as a class project. There will be interactive displays including a Maize Maze and Fun Farm for young visitors, corn-powered Snap Circuits and a Corn Palace Mural to decorate for intermediate students. A pheasant habitat and ethanol plan model for older students to enjoy. The activities will begin on June 1st. Admission is free. If you're in the Mitchell area this summer, this would be a terrific way to spend some time!

Last Day for Kindergarten

Tuesday, May 17th, 3:30pm

405 Ingalls Avenue Southwest

De Smet, SD

Last Day of School for Grades 1-5 (1pm Dismissal)

Wednesday, May 18th, 1pm

405 Ingalls Avenue Southwest

De Smet, SD

SDSU Theater

We had a terrific time at Frog and Toad on April 22nd! The trip and tickets to the theater were funded through BoxTops money. Keep saving BoxTops throughout the summer months!

Report Cards Available

Thursday, May 26th, 9am

405 Ingalls Avenue Southwest

De Smet, SD

Report cards will be available to pick up from 9am-3pm on May 26 & 27.

Reading Plus - Summer Program

The infographic below has some great ideas to combat summer learning loss. K-5 students can access for math problems from home (login: lunch # & password: liw). Reading Plus is also available ( to students in grades 3-5. The school will be open for students in grades 3-5 from 9:00-10:00am to work on Reading Plus Tuesdays & Thursdays during the months of May, June and July.
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Contact Information

Mrs. Abi Van Regenmorter, Principal