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Dr. Simon hopes to add arts and medicine programming to Rapid City Area Schools next fall.
Dr. Simon hopes to add arts and medicine programming to Rapid City Area Schools next fall. photo
January 31, 2017

Rapid City Schools Seeks to Add Art and Medicine Programming

Officials from the South Dakota School of Mines, Black Hills Economic Development Partnership and the Journey Museum met recently to discuss opportunities to include art and medicine in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Program at Rapid City Area Schools. KOTA News reports that Superintendent Dr. Lori Simon believes including medical and arts opportunities would provide more career options for students.

Dr. Simon hopes to see new programming implemented in the next school year. A task force is currently working to develop an outline for the new programs.

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