It's not too late to sign up for Reading Bridge, a free summer reading/tutoring program, that runs on Tuesdays and Thursdays, July 10 - August 2. We now have a 9:00-10:00 Reading Bridge session to offer. This session, as well as the 11:00-12:00 session still have a few slots open. The 10:00-11:00 session is full. Register today at www.readingbridge.org
A meeting about summertime athletic programming will be held Tuesday 5-29 @ 6:30- old gym. We’re excited about our potential! We hope to see you there!
The meeting regarding summer athletic strength and conditioning scheduled for this evening has been postponed to a later date yet to be determined. Sorry for any inconvenience.
Garretson Club Baseball opens post-season play tomorrow at 7pm vs. SFC at home. See you there!
Reminder that there is a Cross Country Meeting in Mr. Bohls room at 8am tomorrow (5/15) for those interested in the Fall 2018 Season.
Just a reminder to pickup and drop off Warwick Workout forms from the Main Office! July 17-19 is the date for the workouts. All the information can be found on those entry forms.
Good Morning! K-2 Field Day has been postponed to Wednesday (5/16) from 12:30-3:00. Thanks!
Today's golf meet at Chester has been cancelled due to course conditions / weather.
There will be a cross country meeting for all boys and girls in grades 6-11 on Tuesday morning at 8:00 in Mr. Bohl's Room. Please plan on attending or talk to Mr. Bohl if you have questions.
Reminder! JH Track Meet is at Beresford starting and starts at 3:00
Reminder... Academic Awards Banquet is tonight at 7:00!
The Parker Track Meet on Saturday May 5, 2018 will be held at Lennox starting at 9:30. Parker is upgrading their Track Complex, and the Complex won't be available until the 2018-2019 School Year.
15-16 year old baseball meeting will be at 12:30 tomorrow!
There is a meeting for 15-16 year old baseball tomorrow (Sat. April 28) at the baseball field. Parents please attend with your child so they get registered. Registration in due Monday. If you can not make it, please contact Scott at 605-940-0650. Thanks!
The Jesse James Track Meet will be held this Friday (4/27) Field Events start at 2:00 and Running Events Start at 3:00! The forecast is looking like a perfect SPRING day!
Check out the last newsletter of the 2017-2018 school year! Happy May!
The JH Track Meet scheduled for today at Beresford has been Postponed. No make-up date has been determined.
The Varsity Track Meet scheduled for today at Salem (Danielson Relays) have been Cancelled.
The JH Track Meet scheduled for Chester Monday April 23, 2018 has been Cancelled. We're in the process of determining if anyone would be capable of hosting a JH Meet on Monday the 23rd.
If interested in participating in Warwick Workouts, you can pick up a form in the office, or click the link for info: http://5il.co/36en
The Varsity Track Meet scheduled for Saturday April 21, 2018 at Chester has been Cancelled
The following activities have been Cancelled this week: Flandreau Golf Meet scheduled for Thursday April 19, 2018. Garretson JH Track Meet scheduled for Thursday April 19, 2018
Reminder... Physicals for 2018-2019 Athletics will be held this Wednesday (April 18). forms are located in the office or by clicking the following link https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/141817/2018-2019PhysicalExams.pdf
Beresford Track Invite on Tuesday, April 17th has been postponed due to weather. The Chester Golf Meet has also been cancelled for that day.
Due to the weather, the Kindergarten & 1st Grade Field Trip to Brookings is Postponed!
The SD Varsity Golf Classic scheduled for Monday April 16, 2018 at Mitchell has been Postponed to: Monday May 7, 2018 @ 9:00 am
The Garretson Middle School dance scheduled for tomorrow (April 13) has been cancelled due to the forecasted winter storm.
ACT Cancellation Notice: The April 14 administration of the ACT, scheduled to be given at Brandon Valley High School, has been canceled due to inclement weather. ACT will follow up with more info.
Unfortunately Mother Nature wins again! The JH Track Meet scheduled for tomorrow (April 11) at Tri-Valley has been Cancelled. As of now, the Varsity Meet in Menno is still on, we will keep you posted if anything changes!
Because of the impending forecast for Saturday we are Postponing the Jesse James Track Meet. Date and time TBD!
Garretson Schools will run 2 hours late today, April 9 due to road conditions.
The weather this year is tough! Be sure you're checking our events page on the website for up-to-date schedule changes. The April 9 JH Track meet and the April 12 JH Golf meet have both been cancelled!
The SD Golf Classic, to be held in Mitchell on Friday, April 6 has been postponed to Monday, April 16.
The JH Track meet scheduled for Flandreau on Thursday, April 5 has been CANCELLED – There will NOT be a make-up date
West Central Track Meet Scheduled for Tuesday April 3, 2018 has been Cancelled (not postponed)
The track meet scheduled for April 3 @ West Central has been cancelled. There is no make up date.
ATTENTION! Garretson School will be host Athletic Physicals on April 18th, at 8:30 am. All 6th-11th graders who are participating in sports for the 2018-2019 School Year are invited. The cost is $25.00 per student, and you can pick up the forms in the office or find them on the Garretson Website under Documents>Athletic Forms.
The Garretson School Board approved the 2018-2019 District calendar at their meeting on Tuesday night. http://bit.ly/2FB6seB
Spring school store is now open offering new apparel for track, gold, and general Blue Dragon gear. https://garretsonspring2018.itemorder.com Store closes Sunday night.
The Stray in Concert tonight at 5:00 PM in the school gymnasium!
Garretson High School 2018 Spring Sports clothing store through the Booster Club is closing Sunday, March 11th. Follow the link below to check out the gear: https://garretsonspring2018.itemorder.com/sale?read_message=true
Garretson Schools will be closed on Tuesday, March 6. If you have to travel, be safe, everyone!
Garretson Schools will close at 12:00 today, March 5 due to winter weather. Drive safely, everyone!
Good Afternoon! Please see the attached link. There have been a few changes to March's Event Calendar. The School Board Meeting has been changed from Monday March 12 to Tuesday March 13 at 5:45; The K&1st Grade Field Trip is now April 13; and There is NO SCHOOL on March 30. Thanks!
Due to scheduling conflicts, the scheduled school board meeting on March 12 has been moved to TUESDAY MARCH 13 at 5:45 pm. It will be held in the library.
The Boys Basketball Team faces off against Tri-Valley tonight in the opening round of Region 3 action. Tip off is at 7:00 PM at Tri-Valley High School! See you all there!
Much has been written on social media with respect to a proposed "walkout" of school. Mr. Long responds: https://superintendentgjohnson.net/2018/02/27/garretson-school-walkout-april-20/
Way to go Jack and Hayden on their first wins of the day! Keep it up Blue Dragon Wrestlers!
Garretson Schools will run 2 hours late today, February 20, 2018. Drive safely, everyone!
There will be a C game tonight for the biy’s gane vs Sioux Falls Christian. It is also Senior Night!
Just a reminder that there is no school tomorrow (2/19) in honor of Presidents Day and no school on Friday (2/23).
Tonights Girls & Boys Basketball Double Header against Sioux Valley starts with JV Girls at 4:00. Good Luck Dragons! Go Big Blue!
Girls 1st round regions is set. Tuesday, February 20th the girls basketball team is headed to Try-Valley for the #4 vs #5 seed matchup. Tip at 7:00 PM! Go Lady Dragons!
Can't make Region Wrestling this Saturday (2/17)? Check out the following link and watch it live! Wrestling starts at 10:00am. http://thecube.com/event/mccook-central-high-school-vs-2018-region-2b-wrest-781353?utm_source=amazon&utm_medium=email&utm_content=event_share_text_link&utm_campaign=new_event_broadcast
Reminder- There is NO Preschool tomorrow (2/15). K-12 is dismissing at 1:30 and Parent/Teacher Conferences start at 2:30. NO school on Friday (2/16)
If you know someone who can't make the game tonight in Howard - Garretson Doubleheader. Check out this new event at - http://thecube.com/e/778899
Check your email or the Garretson School website. for the February Newsletter
January 30, BBB game at Baltic - There will be a walking taco supper at the Baltic Gym from 5:00 - 7:30. $5 for Walking taco, spanish rice, dessert and drink. $6 for 2-taco meal!
Due to poor visibility and weather conditions, the Garretson School District will be closed today, January 22. Stay safe everyone!
Garretson Schools will start 2 hours late today, January 22. We will continue to monitor visibility as the weather develops this morning.
Wrestling Parents Night will be at 5:45 at tomorrow's Tri-Angular, Start time is 5:00. Don't forget to reserve your State Wrestling Tickets, forms will be available at the gate tomorrow or stop in the office. See you there!
The State Wrestling tournament will be held on February 23&24 in Sioux Falls. If you would like advanced tickets, pick up a form in the office. Reserved seats are $45 for the tournament. Order forms and tickets need to be returned to the office no later than January 19.
Boys Basketball BEC Tournament is slated for this weekend: January 4th-6th. Thursday we are heading to Salem to play Parker @ 6:00 pm. We play in Salem on Friday and Parker on Saturday.
After school activities are cancelled for today, 12/21. There will be no games or practices. Students are urged to drive safely home after school!
Tonight's Basketball doubleheader v. Tea Area has been postponed. We will work with them to find another make up date to play the games.
Thursday Nights Basketball Doubleheader vs Tea will go as follows: 4:00: Boys “C” game Old Gym 4:00: Girls “JV” game New Gym 5:15: Girls “C” game Old Gym 5:15: Boys “JV” game New Gym 6:30: Girls Varsity 8:15: Boys Varsity
The Garretson Christmas order is in. Please stop by the office to grab your items or you can arrange a special pick up through Mrs. Buchholz.
The Christmas Apparel/Merchandise order is here! Please stop by the office to pick up or arrange other options with Mrs. Buchholz
Back from repair! Be sure to check out the Garretson Event Channel! Christmas Lights from 2003, Student of the Month, and Basketball tonight
Schedule for tomorrow night! 4:00 7th GBB: Old Gym 5:00 8th GBB: Old Gym 4:00 JV GBB: New Gym 5:15 JV BBB: New Gym 6:30 Varsity GBB: New Gym 8:00 Varsity BBB: New Gym
Basketball vs Tri-Valley on Friday will go as follows: 4:00 pm: Boys "C" (MS gym) Girls "JV" (HS gym) 5:15 pm: Boys "JV" (HS gym) Girls "C" (MS gym) 6:30 pm: Girls Varsity 8:30 pm: Boys Varsity
Reminder: For Any PreK-5th Graders Interested in Youth Wrestling, There is Practice and a Parent Meeting is Tonight at 6:00! Parents meet in the Commons.
The JH/JV Wrestling in Flandreau has been Cancelled due to the forecasted Weather!
The Youth Wrestling Parents Meeting and Practice has been changed from Dec. 12 to THIS TUESDAY, Dec. 5 at 6:00. Thank You!
The Winter Sports Apparel order is in! You can pick up your order drom Mrs Buchholz, she can send it with your child, just let her know.
There is a slight change in the December Calendar that was sent out with the Newsletter. The monthly School Board and PTO Meetings are on Monday Dec. 11 starting at 5:45, NOT Dec. 18. Attached is an updated calendar. Thanks! http://5il.co/2dnp
Garretson Apparel Christmas Store is now open! It will close December 3rd. https://garretsonchristmas.itemorder.com/sale?read_message=true
If you get a phone call from Little Rock, Arkansas. There is a good chance it is from the Garretson School! Thanks!
Cars 3 showing for PTO Movie night tonight at 6:30!
The PTO would like to thank you for the support of our recent fundraiser. We are looking forward to making improvements to our playground. We would also like to invite everyone to attend our free movie night on Friday, November 17 at 7:00. We'll be showing Cars 3. Please join us on Monday, December 11 for our next meeting at 6:45 in the school commons.
Check out the Winter Apparel Store. It will close on Monday, November 13th! https://bluedragonswinter17.itemorder.com/sale?read_message=true
Android users! The athletics tab issue has been fixed. Check it out, and email Matt.firstname.lastname@example.org if you still have issues!
Android users (Samsung phones). There will be an update sent out to your phones that will fix the Schoo app. This will be done by early next week. Sorry for the inconvenience!
If you go under the Community Tab on the website. You can find the link to the PTO Fundraiser.
There will be a Flu Shot Clinic on Nov.2 from 2-8pm in the Library. Check in will be in the main entrance. Most Insurances will be accepted with a $0 Copay. $25 Cash Pay Rate
There will be a tailgate supper at the ballpark in Canistota before Friday's football game. They begin serving at 5:30. Proceeds go to Canistota's post prom group.
Due to the weather forecast for tomorrow, the Blue Dragon Booster Club tailgate before the football game has been cancelled. Game time remains 7:00, with gates opening at 6:00.
The JH football game in Chester has been postponed due to the prediction of thunderstorms this afternoon. The game will be played tomorrow at 4:00 in Chester.
Today's Cross Country meet in Hartford has been Cancelled. We will now be going to the Sioux Valley Meet tomorrow (9/26). Start time is 4:30, Bus time is 2:30.
The Darrel Horacek Invitational Cross Country meet @ West Central for this afternoon has been cancelled due to course conditions.
Varsity Football tonight vs. Baltic! Kickoff at 7:00; Gates open at 6:00. Hope to see everyone there!
There is an issue with the Student/Parent Portal. This isn't affecting everyone, but many cannot access. We are working on this issue, and appreciate your patience!
PTO Meeting! Monday, October 9 at 6:45 PM In the commons; Childcare is available.
Where's the worksheet? Mrs. Mueller's class prepares video lab reports! https://superintendentgjohnson.net
FYI! Pep Rally has now been moved from Main Street to the West Gym at the school, immeditely following the parade.
GHS / GMS to offer heart screening 9/18/17 through Screening America. Please check out the news story and forms on our website: http://www.garretson.k12.sd.us/article/24011?org=
Just a reminder for all of the 8-12 Marching band students. We have Band Practice tomorrow morning at 7:15 am. Please be on time.
Let's keep our kids safe! Parents, please remember that the parent drop off location is on the West side of the school (by the gym entrance). The East parking lot is reserved for bus drop off only from 8:00 - 8:30 and 3:00 - 3:30.
There will be a meeting for all 5th Grade Volleyball players tomorrow (Aug.28) at 5:45 in the commons.
Football game in Parker postponed to 7:30 Monday. JH & JV games. JH starts at 4:00
Picture Day is this Wednesday! (8/30) Extra Picture Packets are Available in the Main Office
All Staff Inservice on Tuesday Aug. 22 & Wednesday Aug. 23.
PK-12 Grade Open House is tomorrow, Tuesday August 22 from 5:00 - 7:00! See you there!
Great to see all of the teachers back in one spot! Especially for Technology Training! Welcome back!
Middle School Orientation tonight starting at 6:30! iPads can be picked up then! Also, don't miss Open House on Tuesday, August 22nd!
Elementary class lists are out! https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/78450/17-18_Elem_Class_Lists.pdf
Garretson Channel is up and running! Alliance Channel 230. Check it out!
The Garretson School District is hiring! See our employment page for details - we are looking for a fourth grade teacher, special education assistants and both sub and regular bus drivers. Please share to help us get the word out! https://www.garretson.k12.sd.us/employment-opportunities--91
Make sure you download our new APP! Search for Garretson School, and make sure you delete the old app.