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Daily Announcements for:  Friday, March 1, 2024

For PreK-12th Students:

Happy early birthday Payton!  His birthday is Sunday.

Thought of the day:  “It was one of those March days when the sun shines hot and the wind blows cold:  when it is summer in the light, and winter in the shade.” – Charles Dickens, Great Expectations

Random Fact of the Day: There are 35 parks named after American Presidents, and on park that celebrates four of them.

This Week’s Lunch Menu and Helpers:

Friday, March 1: Bring your lunch from home

Next Week’s Lunch Menu and Helpers:

Monday, Mar. 4:  Chicken Patty Sandwich, Jackie Holleman

Tuesday, Mar. 5:  Taco Soup, Val Feenstra

Wednesday, Mar. 6:  Ham & Hashbrowns, Kaylinn Kok

Thursday, Mar. 7:  BBQ’s, Kirsti Muckey

Friday, March 1: Bring your lunch from home

Archery practice this week:

Friday, Mar. 1 7-8:00 p.m. 3rd-6th; 8-9:00 p.m. 7th-12th

For 7th-12th Grade Students:

Lunch Times for today:  12:40 p.m. – seniors/juniors; 12:42 p.m. –sophomores/freshmen; 12:43 p.m. – 8th grade; 12:45 p.m. – 7th grade

Friday 6th hour is BAND

Renner and Jack please turn in your basketball uniforms.

Seniors, juniors, and sophomores that are attending prom – please sign up in the office.

Archery practice this week:

Friday, Mar. 1 8-9:00 p.m. 7th-12th

Please pray for our next senior chapel by Danica on Monday, March 4. God is truly speaking through our seniors.

Juniors and seniors, there is an ACT Prep Course offered in Armour.  Weekly sessions beginning March 13 with the last session on April 1st.  Talk to Miss Abby for more information.  Deadline to register is March 4th!

HS track will start Tuesday in girls can choose to start the following week!

For Preschool-6th Grade Students:

Lunch Times:  11:40 a.m. – preschool; 11:45 a.m. – kindergarten;  11:50 a.m. – 1st/2nd grades; 11:55 p.m. – 3rd/4th grades; 12:00 p.m. – 5th/6th grades

Friday 6th hour is BAND

Archery practice this week:

Friday, Mar. 1 7-8:00 p.m. 3rd-6th

Parents/Readers on the Web:

For the next couple of weeks, the 5th and 6th graders will be selling World's Finest Chocolate bars for $1 each to raise money to attend the Young Band Festival in Mitchell. Thank you for your support!

Archery practice this week:

Friday, Mar. 1 7-8:00 p.m. 3rd-6th; 8-9:00 p.m. 7th-12th

Student Council will be hosting their spring blood drive on Wednesday, March 6. If you are interested in giving blood, contact Jenna Masur ( to set up a time.

Please come join the 5th and 6th graders from 2-3pm on Wednesday, March 13 for a wax museum presentation! It is open house style, so come and go as you please. Hear speeches from Princess Diana, Joni Tada, Michael Jackson, Barbara Lucas, Mohammad Ali, and many more! We hope to see you there!

GOLF COACH NEEDED!!!  AC/DC needs a golf coach for the 2024 spring golf season.  If you, or someone you know, would be interested in getting paid to golf J please call the school or email Steve Randall (

Advanced Notice – Scrip orders are due next Tuesday by 8:30 a.m.!

Today’s Absences

Ty M – coming in later

Today’s School Excused Absences

Danae F

Upcoming Events

Mar. 1       End of 3rd Quarter

                   BBB Reg. 5B

                   Middle School All State Band at Mitchell (Danae)

                   Eligibility check

Mar. 2       Middle School All State Band at Mitchell (Danae)

Mar. 4       Elementary Festival Choir at Gregory

Mar. 5       BBB SoDak 16

                   Scrip Orders

Mar. 7       State GBB

Mar. 8       State GBB

                   DCS Archery Tournament

Mar. 9       State GBB

Mar. 12     DC’s Got Talent

Mar. 13     Eligibility check

                   5th/6th Wax Museum 2-3pm at DCS

Mar. 14     Spring School

                   NO SCHOOL

                   State BBB

Mar. 15     Spring Break

                   NO SCHOOL

                   State BBB

Mar. 16     State BBB

Mar. 18     Spring Break

                   NO SCHOOL

Mar. 19     HS TM Dan Lennon Invite at Vermillion, 10:30 a.m.

                   DCS Archery Tournament (alternative date if girls basketball makes state tournament)

Mar. 20     HS Large Group Contest at Chamberlain

Mar. 21     State Archery

Mar. 26     Young Band Festival at Mitchell

                   HS TM at Gregory, 11 a.m.

Mar. 27     Prairie Readers

Mar. 28     Eligibility check

Mar. 29     Good Friday

                   NO SCHOOL

Apr. 1        NO SCHOOL

Apr. 2        JH/HS TM SCC at Kimball, 11 a.m.

Apr. 4        Early Childhood Open House, 5-7 p.m.

Apr. 5        5th-8th Vocal Contest at Armour

                   VG at Mitchell

                   Drama Performance 7:00

Apr. 6        Drama Performance 7:00

Apr. 8        Fellowship Meeting

Apr. 9        JH G at Burke

                   JV G at Gregory

                   HS TM Red Raider Invite at Wagner, 11 a.m.

                   Scrip Orders

Apr. 11      VG at Yankton

                   JH TM Jaguar Invite at Corsica 1 p.m.

                   JH/HS TM Menno Relays at Menno

                   Eligibility check

Apr. 12      Jr./Sr. Banquet

                   Early dismissal, Preschool - 6th 11:45 a.m., 7th-12th 11:56 a.m.

                   6th grade junior high orientation

Apr. 15      Parent Senior Banquet

                   JH TM at Gregory 1 p.m.

Apr. 16      JH G at Tyndall

                   JV G at Scotland

                   HS TM Jaguar Invite at Corsica, 1:00 p.m.

Apr. 18      JH TM P-G Invite at Platte

Apr. 19      VG boys at Gregory, girls at Burke

                   HS TM Chad Greenway Relays at Mt. Vernon

Apr. 22      JH TM GPC at Armour 11 a.m.

Apr. 23      JH G at Corsica

                   JV G at Platte

                   HS TM GPC at Armour, 11 a.m.

Apr. 24      5th-8th Instrumental Contest at Platte

Apr. 25      PreK-12 Spring Concert and Art Show

Apr. 26      VG boys at Scotland, girls at Tyndall

                   HS AH Throwers Meet at Alcester

                   Eligibility check

Apr. 27      HS TM ACDC Invite at AC, 9 a.m.

Apr. 29      JH TM Wagner Invite at Wagner 3 p.m.

Apr. 30      JH G at Springfield

                   JV G at Tyndall

                   HS TM LMVC at Armour 2 p.m.