District enters partnership with Lindsey Unified Schools


HURON — The Huron School District will be collaborating with the Lindsey Unified School District to create student-centered learning approaches, Supt. Kraig Steinhoff told members of the School Board during Monday night’s meeting.

“We want to help students find passion, success and fulfillment in their formative years of education,” Steinhoff said. “We have 2,875 students in grades K-12 with 450 staff. We are one of the most diverse districts in South Dakota. We believe the future of education is student-centered learning.”

The district will partner with Lindsey Leads, one of the schools within the Unified School District.

The sack lunch program will continue to be available at Campbell Park Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. through Aug. 5. Hot lunches are available at Huron Middle School Monday through Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. through Aug. 5.

Steinhoff offered congratulations for educators within the district who recently earned their master’s degrees from the Huron Community Campus. They include Kelsey Small, Christian Small, Andrew Raml, Kyle Johnson, Amanda Ladwig, Travis Ladwig, Lexi Heinz and Ben Halbkat.

The Board approved contracts for Rita Schultz, administrative assistant and middle school counselor’s office; Jime Noyes as assistant boys’ basketball coach; Jeremy Noyes as girls’ basketball coach; and Kler Hae, assistant boys’ soccer coach. Jimae McWhorter was hired as a teacher at Washington School.

Handbooks for the 2022-2023 school term were approved following the second reading.

The district also approved the budget for the 2022-2023 year.

The Huron School District on-line surplus property auction closes on Aug. 9. Items on the auction block can be viewed two weeks prior to bid closing on Aug. 9.

The next School Board meeting will be at 5:30 p.m. Monday, July 11, in the IPC room.

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