Sioux Falls School District

Got 20 minutes? You can change a child’s life without leaving your desk

The TeamMates mentoring program has shifted to a virtual approach with promising results.

1 month ago

Inside look: Jefferson High School takes shape thanks to high-tech approach

As students head back to class, the largest project in the history of the Sioux Falls School District is on track to welcome them next year.

6 months ago

As Sioux Falls prepares for school, take a look at how teachers are switching up classrooms

With multiple mask options, a face shield, a voice amplifier and a classroom full of barriers, this first-grade teacher is ready for a year unlike any other.

6 months ago

International visa restrictions cause hiring hit across industries

From education to tourism, industries statewide are scrambling to find workers they typically would have brought in from outside the country.

6 months ago

Teachers, parents share inside look at how learning continues outside of classrooms

Kitchen tables and spare bedrooms have become new classrooms. But what’s happening inside them between parents and teachers will leave lifelong impressions.

10 months ago

Billion family gives $1 million to education-related programs

What started as a grass-roots effort by Josiah’s Coffeehouse owner Steve Hildebrand has led to a $1 million donation from David H. Billion and his wife, Christine, aimed at educating students in the poorest schools in Sioux Falls.

1 year ago

Early planning, high-tech tools help keep Jefferson High School project on schedule

Winter might be in the air, but that isn’t slowing construction progress at the new Jefferson High School. Here’s why.

1 year ago

Journey approaches signature high school project with community mind-set

“It’s been 30 years since we built a high school, so we wanted the best product put together for the community.” Here’s the inside story of Jefferson High School: Where it has been, where it’s going and what it’s built upon.

2 years ago

Maher talks school district’s role in workforce development

From computer science immersion to critical thinking skills, here’s how the leader of the Sioux Falls School District is preparing today’s students for tomorrow’s careers.

2 years ago

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