Rapid City students will be reciting the Pledge of Allegiance daily in classrooms, based on a new policy.
The Rapid City School Board has created a policy that requires all classrooms to recite the Pledge of Allegiance daily. According to a KOTA article, the decision was based off recent discussions by the Sioux Falls school district.
Rapid City Schools Board of Education recommends exemption for some groups to use school facilities.
Rapid City Area Schools Board of Education has recommended that Class 3 groups be exempt from having to pay to use school facilities. Class 3 groups include civic, service and educational organizations such as booster clubs or PTA, and others listed in the Rapid City Journal. Groups such as political and historical societies may be subject to a fee for use.
The Rapid City School Board is negotiating the 2012-2012 school year budget and the $4 Million budget cuts. Use this resource guide to get background information and provide feedback at the citizen meetings about the proposed budget and cuts.
Rapid City Area Schools continues development of strategic plan and a shared vision for education in the community.
A strategic planning process launched by the Rapid City Area Schools continued to move forward as Superintendent Tim Mitchell proposed six critical priorities to the Board of Education. Mitchell says that by aligning the district's employees around a shared set of goals, he hopes to promote student achievenment in all of the district's schools. For more information, click here.
Ballots for the June 7 municipal election will be available beginning Monday, April 25 at the Pennington County Auditor's Office (315 St. Joseph Street) and at the Rapid City Finance Office (300 6th Street.)
Election will be for Rapid City mayor, Rapid City Council wards 2, 3, 4 and 5, Rapid City Board of Education areas 3 and 4 and initiated measures 1 and 2.