If you plan to attend the Varsity Volleyball Match @ 6:30pm tonight @ Mitchell Christian, they have a couple of COVID Guidelines: 1. Masks are not required, but are strongly encouraged to be worn by fans. 2. Fans are encouraged to social distance when sitting in the bleachers, when entering the building, and at the concessions stand. Thank you.
❄️We are approaching winter weather season, so if Andes Central School will have late starts, no school, or early dismissals, notifications will be sent out by phone call, text message, website, mobile app, and Facebook. We will also send this information to Dakota News Now and Keloland. Please make sure your contact information is up to date, so you receive the latest information. Thank you & have a safe winter! ❄️
As of 10/22/2020 @ 4:00pm - Andes Central School District Active Covid Cases/Quarantine: Positive: -3 Staff -0 HS Students -1 MS Student -0 Elementary Students Quarantined: -4 Staff -1 HS Student -2 MS Students -6 Elementary Students ***All quarantines are due to a family member testing positive, or exposure to a person outside of the school, or are waiting for a test result***
As of 10/22/2020 @ 2:45pm - Andes Central School District Active Covid Cases/Quarantined: Positive: -3 Staff -0 HS Students -1 MS Student -0 Elementary Students Quarantined: -4 Staff -0 Students
As of 10/21/2020 @ 9:30am - Andes Central School District Active Covid Cases/Quarantined: Positive: -3 Staff -0 Students Quarantined: -4 Staff -0 Students
Tonight's football game vs Avon will be live streamed. Click on this link or follow us on our Facebook Page. Go Thunderhawks!!! https://www.facebook.com/254127865321120/videos/1011110739361075/
We are ready for Thunderhawk Football tonight vs. Avon. Thank you to our Custodians for the amazing job you did in getting the football field ready for our Homecoming Game! Thank you Mel, Tracy, and Aaron for taking such good care of our facility & making sure it is clean and sanitized for our students, staff, and visitors of the district!
⚡🦅🏈 Reminder to parents that Elementary Students will be dismissed @ 2:30pm & MS/HS Students will be dismissed @ 2:45pm. No buses will be running after school today. Homecoming Parade @ 3pm (Float Line-up starting @ 2:30pm). Coronation tonight @ 6pm at the Football Field; TDA/AC/DC Thunderhawk Football starts @ 7pm at AC vs Avon. Senior Recognition for football will be at half time. Good Luck Thunderhawks!!!⚡🦅🏈
Update to VB Game Today vs Wagner @ AC: 6/7th grade-4pm/8th grade-5pm/Varsity-6:30pm; Senior Recognition for Volleyball and Cross Country will be held before the Varsity game. If you plan to attend, we ask that spectators wear a face mask and social distance where possible. Please also leave the building when your athlete is done playing their matches. Thank you. Good luck Lady Thunder!!!🏐⚡🏐 ⚡
Good Luck to our AC/DC Cross Country Team as they travel to Platte for Regions today!!!
REMINDER: P/T Conferences will be tomorrow from 4-7pm & Friday from 9am-Noon. Please stop in & speak to your child’s teachers about their progress. Parents of remote learners are encouraged to attend. Remote Learners please bring in your lap top for updates. Please wear a mask when you attend and practice social distancing where possible. There will be no school for students on Friday, 10/09/20 & Monday, 10/12/20. Thank you.
Update for VB tonight: VB has been moved to Marion; 6th grade game @ 5pm/7th grade game @ 6pm/Varsity game @ 7pm. Masks are mandatory at admissions & concessions, and are recommended when sitting on the bleachers. You must have a voucher to enter the Varsity game. Vouchers have been given to the coaches to distribute. No vouchers are needed to enter the middle school games.
If you plan to attend the VB games tonight, Corsica/Stickney has the following guidelines: Masks are recommended, opposing fans will need to sit on the east side of the gym, and elementary students are asked to sit with their parents. Thank you.
P/T Conferences will be Thursday, 10/08/20 from 4-7pm & Friday, 10/09/20 from 9am-Noon. Please stop in & speak to your child’s teachers about their progress. Parents of remote learners are encouraged to attend. Remote Learners please bring in your lap top for updates. Please wear a mask when you attend and practice social distancing where possible. There will be no school for students on Friday, 10/09/20 & Monday, 10/12/20. Thank you.
Andes Central is hosting the GPC Volleyball Tournament Saturday, October 3rd. In order to keep the athletes & fans as healthy as possible, we ask that fans wear masks when in the building. Please arrive shortly before your team plays & leave when they are done. Hand sanitizer will be available near the entrance. Thank you for your cooperation.
Andes Central School District has openings for a Custodian, Bus Driver, and Temporary Remote Learner Support Paraprofessional. All positions close on October 16th by 4pm. Applicants can now apply for employment opportunities on our website! Go to www.andescentral.k12.sd.us. Click on Menu-Employment. Fill out the application & click submit. Please contact the Superintendent's Office with any questions.
Athletic Schedule update for the week of Sept 28th-Oct 3rd: No volleyball practice for grades 4th-12th this week; No volleyball games this week; JH Football today @ Platte-Geddes 4:30pm.
Andes Central School District has openings for a Bus Route Driver (closes 10/02/2020), Paraprofessional (closes 10/01/2020), and a Temporary Remote Learner Support Paraprofessional (closes 10/09/2020). Please contact the Superintendent's Office at 487-7671 if you are interested in one of these positions. Thank you.
Andes Central School Student Council will be taking orders for Homecoming t-shirts. Youth & Adult sizes are $10, 2XL-Larger are $13. The deadline to order is Wednesday, September 30th by the end of the school day. All t-shirt orders must be paid before they are ordered. You can also order online at https://stores.inksoft.com/homecoming2020 . T-shirt orders will be in before Homecoming Week which is October 13-16th. If you have any questions, please contact the HS Principal's Office. Thank you.
🏐⚡🏐⚡🏐⚡Update to VB vs TDA @ Armour tonight ~ 8th grade @ 5:15pm/JV @ 6:30pm/V @ 7:45pm; Thursday, Sept 24th VB @ Freeman Academy/Marion has been postponed to a later date.🏐⚡🏐⚡🏐⚡
There will be no volleyball practice for 6-7th grade athletes today, Sept 18th. Practice is only for 8-12th grade athletes @ DC. Thank you.
Due to moving the start of school back 5 days, Andes Central has made adjustments to the district calendar. You can find the calendar on our website under Menu-Documents-Parents-2020-2021 District Calendar or by clicking on the link https://5il.co/l26v . We will have school on Veterans Day, No Spring Break, and the last day of school for students will be May 21, 2021. Thank you.
FYI for the VB game in Parkston tonight...Parkston School highly recommends all non-participants to wear a mask if you plan to attend the Volleyball Games tonight. Visiting fans will be asked to sit on the west side of the gym. Their concession stand will only have pre-packaged items for sale. They ask that those who attend practice social distancing when possible and to please do a health self-screen before the event.
Due to the rain/cold, the Scotland Cross Country Meet scheduled for today has been moved to Thursday, September 10th. Thank you.
Riata Bultje and Cole Bergin represented Andes Central FFA on Thursday at the State Fair. Riata participated in the breeding sheep show with her Rambouillet yearling ewe and a January ewe lamb, as well as showmanship. Cole participated in the market sheep show with his crossbred ewe lamb. Great job Riata & Cole!
Want to stay up to date on Andes Central School District announcements & events? Download our mobile app (Andes Central Eagles, SD), check out our website at www.andescentral.k12.sd.us, or follow us on our Facebook page. Parents, please also keep your contact information up to date so you will receive phone calls/text messages for district wide information. Thank you!
As we approach our first home game of the season, Andes Central has a few spectator expectations when visiting our school. View the expectations here or click on the link. Thank you. https://5il.co/kggz
Update - MS Football practice (6-8th grade) will start Monday, August 24th at 3pm in LA. FB equipment will be checked out to players at this time with practice to follow. Please have completed physical forms turned in to the school or Coach Deurmier on or before August 24th. Physical forms can be picked up in the MS/HS Office or found on our website. Please bring your own water bottle to practice. Thank you.
VB Practice for grades 6-12 will be at DC tomorrow, August 20th from 4-6:30pm. Bus will leave AC @ 3:30pm. Thank you.
The Open House and 8th grade promotion that were scheduled for Wednesday, Aug. 19, have been cancelled.
Eagles, The first day of school has been delayed to Thursday, Aug. 27, due to the increasing number of COVID cases and staffing concerns. The board will continue to monitor the situation and make adjustments as needed.
Information on Andes Central's mitigation efforts for parents have been updated and can be found on our website under "Back to School Information" or by clicking this link. https://5il.co/jdvo
MS Football practice (6-8th grade) will start Monday, August 24th after school. FB equipment will be checked out to players on Friday, August 21st after school. Please have completed physical forms turned into Coach Deurmier on or before August 24th. Physical forms can be picked up in the MS/HS Office or found on our website. Thank you.
2020-2021 Parent Packets were mailed out yesterday. Andes Central families can now fill out their parent packets on our website. Please go to www.andescentral.k12.sd.us , click on the Parent and Enrollment Information Banner on the top of the screen and it will direct you to your Student Enrollment Forms and all of your back to school resources. Please contact the school if you have any questions. Thank you.
Attn AC Parents of HS Students: Mrs. Lhotak can meet with HS Students during the following schedule next week: Tuesday, 08/11/20-Seniors 9am-Noon; Juniors 1pm-4pm; Wednesday, 08/12/20-Sophomores 9am-Noon; Freshmen 1pm-4pm. Please stop in or call Mrs. Lhotak if you would like to discuss your child's schedule during your student's time slot. Students can log into their DDN Campus account to view their schedule. If you have any questions, please call the school. Thank you!
Parents, Information regarding the district's mitigation efforts can be found in "Documents", "Back to School" https://www.andescentral.k12.sd.us/o/andes-central/browse/148737
Attention Andes Central Parents: Last week, information was sent out to AC parents in regards to the upcoming school year, a checklist, remote learning, and busing. The information can also be found under the Parent Section of our website. If you have any questions, please contact your child's principal office. Thank you.
We have posted the 2020-2021 Andes Central School Supply List. You can find it under the Parent Section of the Website or click on the link. Thank you! https://5il.co/iloy
Andes Central School will start classes on Thursday, August 20th. Please read the attached information in regards to the beginning of school. More information to come as we get closer to August 20th. Thank you & have a safe summer! https://5il.co/i9hf
Reminder for Andes Central Parents: Please complete the survey link regarding your feelings about the spring remote learning and beginning the new school year. Deadline for the survey is Friday, July 3rd at Noon. Thank you. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/59ZBZ9S
Andes Central Parents: Please complete the survey link regarding your feelings about the spring remote learning and beginning the new school year. Deadline for the survey is Friday, July 3rd at Noon. Thank you for your time. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/59ZBZ9S Dr. Cheryl Thaler, Superintendent
Andes Central School has extended the Summer Food Service Program. The program will be Monday-Friday from Noon-12:45pm until July 31, 2020. Please read the flyer for more information on the program. Thank you. https://5il.co/hcrh
Reminder: If your student has left any items at the school, locker room, etc, please contact the HS Principal's Office to pick up. Any school books and lap tops that your student has needs to be turned in right away. Thank you.
REMINDER: For the month of June, Andes Central will provide a free lunch at the school Monday-Friday from Noon-12:45pm for any child 18 years and younger. Meals will be carry out only. Please use the Commons Door #4 which is on the east side of the building. Go to the website/mobile app for more information or click on the link. https://5il.co/gt2e
For the month of June, Andes Central will provide a free lunch at the school Monday-Friday from Noon-12:45pm for any child 18 years and younger. Meals will be carry out only. Please use the Commons Door #4 which is on the east side of the building. Go to the website/mobile app for more information or click on the link. https://5il.co/gt2e
Congrats to the 8th Grade Graduates from Lakeview Colony who had graduation on May 19th. Go to the news section of the website/mobile app for more information or click on the link. https://www.andescentral.k12.sd.us/article/250691?org=andes-central
Today we have the AC/DC Cheer Athletic Awards. Go to the News Section of the website/mobile app or click on this link to take you to the awards page. Congrats to all our athletes! https://www.andescentral.k12.sd.us/o/andes-central/page/graduation--23
Today we have the AC/DC Wrestling Athletic Awards posted. Go to the news section of the website/mobile app or click on this link which takes you to Graduation & Awards. https://www.andescentral.k12.sd.us/o/andes-central/page/graduation--23
Graduation will be starting shortly. You can watch our live stream from the website by clicking on the Graduation Banner on the top of the page or visit Andes Central School Facebook page. https://www.andescentral.k12.sd.us/o/andes-central/page/graduation--23
Today we honor Angelina Wade with her Senior Spotlight and the AC/DC Boys Basketball Athletic Awards. Be sure to check it out on the website/mobile app or click on the link. Congrats! https://www.andescentral.k12.sd.us/o/andes-central/news
Due to the rain forecast, Andes Central will have graduation in the Main Gym & Feather Ceremony in the Auxiliary Gym on Saturday. Please read the attached info or go to the News Section of the website/mobile app for details. https://www.andescentral.k12.sd.us/o/andes-central/news
Today we are honoring Ryan Black Bear with his Senior Spotlight and the Girls Basketball Athletic Awards. Go to the News Section of the website or mobile app to check it out! https://www.andescentral.k12.sd.us/o/andes-central/news
Today, Andes Central is honoring Jaeson Garcia with his Senior Spotlight and the Football Athletic Awards. Go to the News Section of the website/mobile app to read more or click on the link. https://www.andescentral.k12.sd.us/o/andes-central/news
Since we couldn't come together for the AC/DC Athletic Awards, you can find highlights/awards on our website & mobile app under the News Section. We will be highlighting one sport each day & today is Volleyball. https://www.andescentral.k12.sd.us/o/andes-central/news
Next week, we will be celebrating graduation of our Andes Central Seniors! Please read the information attached in regards to graduation or go to the website/mobile app for updates. More info to come next week! https://www.andescentral.k12.sd.us/article/244741?org=andes-central
Congrats to our very own Librarian, Brenda Dehaan who was featured in the April 2020 Online Zebra! This is a newsletter for SD teachers with the latest news from the Dept of Ed & features a teacher every month! Thanks for all you do! https://doe.sd.gov/pressroom/zebra/20/April/
Reminder: Weekly learning packets will continue through the end of the school year for students. Please remember to turn in your student's packets when work has been completed. Please contact the school if you have any questions. Thank you.
Reminder: Andes Central School will not be providing meals on Friday, April 10th & Monday, April 13th due to the Easter Holiday. Have a safe & Happy Easter!
The SDHSAA made the decision that all remaining events for 2019-2020 school year have been cancelled due to the school closures/COVID-19.
Congratulations to Anna Marie Medicine Horn for being Touchstone Energy Scholar of the Week! You can see her interview on KDLT or by clicking on the link below: https://www.dakotanewsnow.com/content/news/Scholar-of-the-Week--AnnaMarie-Medicine-Horn-569250591.html?jwsource=cl
To stay up to date on our school closure/COVID-19 Plan, please go to our website https://www.andescentral.k12.sd.us or download our mobile app. Staff can be contacted by calling the school at 487-7671or emails can be found on the website under Menu-Staff.
Per the governor's recommendation concerning COVID-19, school will be closed March 23rd-27th. Free meals will be provided Monday-Friday from 11:30am-Noon for any child 18 yrs and under. Please go to our website or mobile app for details on this program - Menu-ACS COVID-19 Plan.
Congrats to the AC/DC GBB team with their win last night over Platte/Geddes! They will advance to the Quarter Finals @ Kimball/White Lake @ 7pm. Good Luck Lady Thunder!
Update to tonight's GBB Game @ Parkston 02/18/2020: JV @ 6:15pm / V @ 7:45pm. Bus will leave LA @ 5pm.
Due to the weather conditions, there will be no After School Program and no Athletic Practices after school today, February 12th.
Attn: Parents of AC MS/HS Students: Andes Central School would like you to participate in a Family Engagement Survey that is from the Dept of Ed. Please click on the link below & follow the instructions. Survey is due by February 19th. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ACHS_Family
Update to tonight's DH Basketball schedule vs Colome @ Dakota Christian: JV GBB @ 4:30pm (2 quarters only) / JV BBB @ 5:15pm / V GBB @ 6:30pm / V BBB @ 8pm
Andes Central High School Students will not be attending the vocal contest in Kimball tomorrow, February 5th.
Update to BB Schedule: Monday-01/20/20-MS BBB vs Parkston @ DC, bus leaves @ 3pm from AC; JV/V Boys & Girls will have practice @ AC-4pm; Tuesday-01/21/20-DH BB @ Corisca-JV Girls @ 4pm/JV Boys @5:15pm/V Girls @6:30pm/V Boys @ 8pm
Reminder- the double header tonight is being played in Tripp. JV girls begin play at 4:00 PM. Please note the change in location.
If you plan to attend the Double Header Basketball game tonight vs TDA in Tripp, they will be serving Arby's Roast Beef Sandwiches. Good Luck tonight Thunder!
Wrestling Schedule for the rest of the week: 12/31/19 4-6pm; 01/02/20 10am-Noon; 01/03/20 10am-Noon; 01/04/20 Weigh in @ 5:30am in room 507. Leave LA @ 6:15am.
Due to the weather conditions, there will be no basketball & wrestling practice today.
Reminder for BB Parents & Athletes: DH BB Game @ Gayville-Volin today. Bus leaves @ 2pm. Practice for next week Dec 30-Jan 3: MS/JV/V GBB Practice @ AC 4-6pm; MS/JV/V BBB Practice @ DC 4-6pm; NO MS BBB Practice on 12/30/19, JV/V Only.
The January Elementary Newsletter has been posted to the website. You can find it under Menu-Schools-ACE School-Elementary School Newsletter, or follow the link: https://5il.co/bzof
New feature on Andes Central School's Website! You can now view and print the calendar events in a calendar format on the website. Go to the events section and click on "See All Events" for the new update. https://www.andescentral.k12.sd.us/
Due to the weather conditions, the High School Music Festival in Gregory has been cancelled.
There will be no AC/DC wrestling practice today.
Due to the weather conditions, school will dismiss at 1pm today. There will be no practices and no GBB game today. Thank you.
There will be NO Middle School Girl's Basketball game at Dakota Christian tonight.
The December Elementary School Newsletter has been posted to the website. You can find it under Menu-Schools-ACESchool-ACE Newsletters or follow this link: https://5il.co/bh56
The 4th & 5th grade boys & girls basketball practice schedule has been posted on the website. You can find it under Menu-Athletics-Practice Schedules or you can click on the following link: https://5il.co/bfs5
The MS GBB schedule has been updated. You can find it on the website under Menu-Documents-Athletic Schedules.
The MS GBB game vs Burke in Bonesteel has been changed to 6pm tomorrow, 11/14/19.
Can't make it to the AC/DC Thunder Volleyball game tonight in Corsica? Stream it live @ jags.live
The ROCS Office & the Department of Social Services are having a Hat & Glove Drive for children ages 6-18. If you would like to participate, please drop off donations at the ROCS Office or Department of Social Services in Lake Andes by December 1st. Hats & Gloves will then be distributed to students in need at Andes Central School.
Huge shout out to 67 MS/HS students for meeting the 1st quarter incentives! Our first PBIS goals focused on Positive Behavior: students could have no more than two class tardies, and no more than two office referrals. Today, we took these students to Armour for a movie. Thank you Andes students for doing your best!
Practice schedules for MS GBB and 6-12 WR have been posted and can be found on our website under Menu-Documents-Athletic Schedules-Practice Schedules. Please contact the coaches if you have any questions.
Check out our website to see what's been going on at Andes Central. https://www.andescentral.k12.sd.us/ Our mobile app can also keep you up to date. Click on the link to download. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1_kl6a5ismGk9TE80HaJ5iTAxDWvo1MPt/view?usp=sharing
AC/DC volleyball schedule change for tonight vs Kimball/WL @ White Lake - 1 MS game @ 4pm, followed by C, JV, V.
There has been a schedule change for volleyball tomorrow in Wagner: 7/8 @4pm, 6/7 @ 4:45, C @ 5:30pm, JV @ 6:30pm, V to follow.
AC/DC Thunder Volleyball is hosting Burke tonight. Watch it live by clicking on the following link: https://youtu.be/1mS3nk6Gz6k
Update to football schedule today @ Corsica...JV/V leave @ 2:45pm & MS will leave after school. JV vs Burke play @ 4pm; MS vs Corsica/Stickney play @ 5pm, & MS vs Burke play @ 6pm.
Tonight’s volleyball matchup against Corsica/Stickney will be played at DC beginning with a 7/8 matchup at 4:15, followed by C, JV, and V matches.
The Volleyball team travels to Colome tonight. There will be two middle school matches, a JV match and a Varsity match. The first match will start at 4:30.
Slight change for the Live feed....Tonight's Volleyball games will be posted on Facebook Live! Come join us!
If you can't come to tonight's volleyball match vs. Menno, check out the following link to watch and cheer on the girls! GO THUNDER! https://youtu.be/vYtB-EUIqAY
Volleyball September 30 vs Menno at Lake Andes will be C, JV, & V starting at 5:15
AC/DC Thunder Volleyball will be hosting TDA Nighthawks tonight. Watch live by following the link below. https://youtu.be/guUWo1ImElU
The school is working on digitizing our yearbooks. If you have a copy of the below listed years, we would appreciate it if we could borrow them. We would love yearbooks from Andes Central, Ravinia, and Pickstown. Thank you for the help!! Anything before 1953 up to 1994.
Attention Football fans: KWYR Magic 93.7 is planning to air the football game vs. Burke this Friday. It will be on 93.7FM and can also be listened to online at kwyr.com or the KWYR app.
AC/DC Volleyball will be hosting Scotland tonight. Can't make it to the game & would like to watch it? Click on the following link: https://youtu.be/BA7ngSXrsg8
School pictures will be taken Thursday, September 19. Packets are being sent home today with students.
The MS Football Jamboree at SCOTLAND has been rescheduled for Saturday, September 21. Mark your calendars!
There will be MS/HS volleyball practice today for those who can safely get to school. The bus will be leaving for DC at 3:15. If you have questions please contact the coaches or the school.
The Middle School Football Jamboree scheduled for tomorrow in Scotland has been postponed.
The Thunderhawks will be traveling to Sunshine Bible for a 2:00 game today.
No school Friday, September 13 due to road conditions.
Due to the road conditions, there will be no school today, September 12th.
Middle School Football game vs Colome will be in Lake Andes @ 4:30pm today, 09/09/19. The JV game has been cancelled.
This is a reminder that the Strengthening Families Program for parents & youth ages 10-14 will start on 08/29/19 @ 5pm in the AC Commons. A meal will be provided, so contact Erica in the District Office if you will be attending. Check out the News Section for more information.
Help Andes Central celebrate Homecoming Week August 26th-31st! We have many things going on, so check out the News Section on the website for the Schedule of Events & Dress Up Days for students! Cheer on the Thunder in Volleyball & Cross Country and Thunderhawks in football!