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Mission Statement

"Learning Today...Leading Tomorrow..."

 
 
PHILOSOPHY OF EDUCATION PREAMBLE:
Recognizing that the future of America depends upon an informed and educated citizenry; and acknowledging that it is the responsibility of the public schools to provide the opportunity to acquire knowledge, to inspire learning, and to foster personal responsibility in the young people entrusted to them, the Mobridge-Pollock Board of Education sets forth the following statement of philosophy.

STATEMENT OF PHILOSOPHY:
The primary function of the Mobridge-Pollock Public School System is to promote the well-rounded and
continuous growth of its youth into effective citizens in a democratic society. To attain this goal the school shall
endeavor to provide a suitable environment for helpful guidance, training, and experiences which will assist each
student to become better adjusted in his/her family, social, and business relationships, concerned for his/her own
welfare and the welfare of others, open-minded on controversial issues, trained in work habits, skills, and
logical reasoning, and prepared for profitable and gratifying use of leisure time. Furthermore, the school
shall endeavor to provide for the physical and moral wellbeing of each student. Finally, the school shall cooperate
with the home, church, and other community forces to build the educative experience of its youth.

Recent News

Robotics Showcase

Students competed in Robotics competition in the Middle School on May 10th.
Robotics Showcase Featured Photo

Celebrating Teacher Appreciation Week and announcing Regional Teachers of the Year

Celebrating Teacher Appreciation Week and announcing Regional Teachers of the Year PIERRE, S.D. – Gov. Dennis Daugaard has proclaimed May 7-11 Teacher Appreciation Week in South Dakota. “When we take the time to really reflect on the vital impact of teachers, one week seems entirely too short a time to set aside to celebrate them,” said Secretary of Education Don Kirkegaard. “Please seek out a teacher this week, whether one of your own or one of your child’s teachers, and say thank you. Then, strive to make that a year-round habit.”
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State Winners of Americanism Contests

Two 4th graders from Mrs. Brewer's class won 1st place at the State level in the Americanism poetry and essay contests. Eleanor Borah (left) won 1st place for her Americanism essay, and Blake Thompson (right) won 1st place for her Americanism poem. Their writings will now go on to compete for the national Americanism awards. Congratulations!
State Winners of Americanism Contests Featured Photo

43rd Annual Art Show

The 43rd Annual Art show took place in Mobridge at Scherr Howe Arena on Saturday April 8 and Sunday April 9th. There were over 500 pieces of art on display in both adult and student divisions. People gathered from all around the area to look and discuss the works of art. See photos by clicking on "Show All News" below and then “Read More.”
43rd Annual Art Show Featured Photo

Americanism Poetry Contest Winners

4th grade winners in the Americanism Poetry Contest were left to right: 1st place Blake Thompson, 2nd place Jacy Netterville, and 3rd place Faith Heil. They won $5, $3, and $2 respectively.
Americanism Poetry Contest Winners Featured Photo

Americanism Poetry Contest

The winners of the 5th grade Americanism Poetry Contest were left to right: 1st place Kaylee Opitz, 2nd place Xander Schmidt, and 3rd place Grace Atkinson. They won $5, $3, and $2 respectively.
Americanism Poetry Contest Featured Photo

Americanism Essay Winners

Third grade winners in the Americanism Essay contest were left to right: 1st place Ellie Borah, 2nd place Danika Miner, and 3rd place Andrew Ulmer. They won $5, $3, and $2 respectively.
Americanism Essay Winners Featured Photo

Americanism Essay Winners

5th and 6th grade winners in the Americanism Essay contest were left to right: 1st place Amber Vetch, 2nd place Anna Beadle, and 3rd place Qiarra Riley. Students won $5, $3, and $2 respectively.
Americanism Essay Winners Featured Photo

Mobridge Annual Area Art Show

Please make plans to attend the Mobridge Annual Area Art Show at the Scherr-Howe Event Center. The Art Show is April 7th & 8th. Come out and see some of the local talent. Please watch for updates on the Mobridge Area Art Show on the new school website.
Mobridge Annual Area Art Show Featured Photo

Grandparent Essay Contest Winner: 5th Grader Grace Overland

Fifth graders from Mobridge-Pollock, Selby Area, and Timber Lake entered the Grandparent Essay Contest. Grace Overland was awarded first place and received a medal. Molly Miller from Timber Lake was the second place winner, and David StallKamp from Selby Area was the third place winner. Congratulations to all students who entered and were winners. Thank you to teachers who encouraged the students to write about someone important in each of their lives. Writing is such an important skill in all areas, and good writing skills greatly affect the learning process. The Retired School Personnel group thanks you!
Grandparent Essay Contest Winner: 5th Grader Grace Overland Featured Photo

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