FOLLOWING POSITIONS ARE ADVERTISED AS OPEN UNITL FILLED: Lakota Studies Instructor Kindergarten Teacher Second Grade Teacher Fifth Grade Teacher (SOUTH DAKOTA TEACHING CERTIFICATE REQUIRED) Human Resources/Business Technician Nurse School Improvement Specialist (BACHELOR'S DEGREE REQUIRED) (3) Paraprofessionals (2) Family Outreach Worker Student Advocate (MUST HAVE 48+ COLLEGE CREDIT HOURS) Non-CDL Driver/Kitchen Help (VALID SOUTH DAKOTA DRIVERS LICENSE AND INSURABLE) (5) Bus Monitor (2) Custodians (WE WILL ACCEPT APPLICANTS WITH A HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR GED, WILL ALSO ACCEPT APPLICANTS WHO ARE CURRENTLY WORKING ON THEIR GED, MUST BE 18 YEARS AND OLDER) Applications can be picked up and completed at the school. We are open from 8:00-4:30, Monday to Friday. WE WILL PAY FOR YOUR BACKGROUND CHECK AS WELL AS YOUR DRUG/ALCOHOL TEST. Benefits include 100% health coverage, dental and vision included. Great team environment which focuses on students and their families! Any questions? Please contact us at 867-6875. Thank you!
We are still having telephone issues. Calls come through but reception is very spotty. Problem should be fixed in the next few days.. Please call the following number to reach someone at the school 605-441-4411.
TODAY - Basketball Camp at Isna Wica Owayawa Gym 9 years and under @ 10am-12pm. Lunch will be served at 12pm. Students can be dropped off at 9:45am and picked up by 12:30pm. 10 years and older @ 1pm-3pm. Lunch will served at 12:30. Students can be dropped off at 12:30pm and picked up by 3pm. If students need a ride please call the school to request for a ride.
We recently sent a survey to families about feedback in regards to the Covid Vaccine and also how families wish to do learning in the fall. All returned surveys will be placed in a drawing for a Trampoline. If you have not received survey we have copies in the office you can come fill one out. The deadline to return surveys is July 1st and drawing will be held July 2nd.
REMINDER‼️‼️ Tomorrow is Eagle Store distribution. The plan for tomorrow June 18th. Parents/Students can come to the school to pick up Eagle Store items from 8am to 3:30pm. All students in ESY will receive their items tomorrow. If items are not picked up on tomorrow, they will be delivered next week. Please remember to practice Social Distancing and wear a mask. Thank you!
We are a few days away from Eagle Store distribution. The plan for Friday June 18th. Parents/Students can come to the school to pick up Eagle Store items from 8am to 3:30pm. All students in ESY will receive theirs on Friday. If items are not picked up on Friday, they will be delivered next week. Please remember to practice Social Distancing and wear a mask. Thank you!
JUNE Calendar for Extended School Year
Enrollment packets are available for 2021-2022 School Year. ALL Kindergarten, New or Transfer student need to bring the following documents listed below before they can start: ✔Completed Enrollment Packet ✔Birth Certificate ✔Certificate of Indian Blood (or Parent's Blood Degree) ✔**Updated Immunizations (Required for all students) ✔Socal Security Card ✔ Title 19 and/or Food Stamp Number (SNAP)/Medicaid Card ✔Legal Guardianship - Custody Papers (Must be ob file) ✔Special Education Records (IEP) - If any ✔ Report Card/MAPS Scores/Attendance (from previous school) ✔ Sports Physical (Grades 5-8 only) Incomplete or missing documents will delay the Enrollment process so please bring in all documents when enrolling your child/children. FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL IS AUGUST 16, 2021 Any questions contact Melissa or Carleen at 867-6875
ATTENTION All Isna Wica Owayawa students K-8. On Wednesday May 26th Life Touch Studios will be here at the school from 9am to 1pm for school pictures. The school will pay for the standard packet $30. Any extras or additional pictures will have to be paid online. We will enforce Social Distancing and everyone must wear a mask. If you have any questions call the school 867-6875.
Eagle Store orders are due by Friday, May 21, 2021! The order forms were passed out last Friday at the school. If you did not come thru that day, please come to the school to pick it up. We also have your Family Pack here.
END OF THE YEAR BASH Friday May 14th at 12pm Drive Thru Event at Isna Wica Owayawa Parking lot. We are encouraging all Isna Wica Owayawa Families to attend this event. We want to say Thank You to all of our students and families for being a part of our Isna Wica Owayawa Family! Students will be receiving the Family Packs they ordered. We also be giving out student awards and report cards. A picnic meal will be provided. Popcorn, Cotton Candy, and Snow Cones will also be handed out.
Kindergarten Graduation Pictures! http://isnawicanews2021.weebly.com/kindergarten-graduation.html
Congratulations to Kevin Big Crow, 2019 Isna Wica graduate, on being named the Elevate Performance Performer of the week by Fox Sports Rapid City! Kevin is a member of the Black Hills Lacrosse team and is a sophomore at Rapid City Central High School. During his time at Isna Wica, he was one of the first students to participate in a buffalo hunt with the school and was a multi-sport athlete.
Parents/Guardians, In the upcoming weeks we are required to administer some assessments to our students. The BIE Assessment (Reading and Math) will begin Monday April 26th – Friday April 30th and all students in Grades 3-8 are required to complete this assessment. The BIE assessment will take around 2 school days to complete. We will also be doing NWEA MAPS Assessments (Reading and Math) which will happen the week of May 3rd – May 7th for all Kindergarten through 8th grade students. Please ensure that your students are present and come to school on testing days. We encourage you to make sure your child gets enough rest and sleep the night before testing. We also ask that students bring their chrome books and chargers with them the day before testing. Please keep in communication with the teachers to know which days your child will be completing the assessments. The scheduled dates are as followed: Monday April 26th & Tuesday April 27th – 6th, 7th, 8th will bedoing the BIE Assessment. Wednesday April 28th & Thursday April 29th – 3rd, 4th, 5th will be doing the BIE Assessment. Monday April 26th – Friday April 30 – The online students in grades 3-8 will be scheduled to come in. May 3rd – May 7th all Kindergarten – 8th Grade will be doing NWEA MAPS Testing. Teachers will inform you which day they will be doing MAPS Testing. Monday May 3rd – May 7th – NWEA MAPS – The online students in grades K-8 will be scheduled to come in. It is very important for your child to complete these assessments. If you have any questions, please call the school 867-6875. Thank you for your time parent, we appreciate you very much. Lisa Yellow Horse Instructional Coach 605-867-6875 Ext. 6905 firstname.lastname@example.org
Attention Parents/Guardians. Today the 3rd quarter of school ends and the 4th quarter begins Monday March 15th. On Tuesday 3/16 there will be NO SCHOOL for K-2nd grade Only. On Wednesday 3/17 there be NO SCHOOL for 3rd-5th Grade Only. On Thursday 3/18 there will be NO SCHOOL for 6th-8th Grade Only. On Friday 3/19 there will be NO SCHOOL for all K-8th. Teachers will be doing Professional Development. Also the following Monday is NO SCHOOL for Spring Break. If you have any questions please call the school. Have a great weekend!
Good Evening - Parents/Guardians we are sending out a Parent/Guardian Survey. We are collecting data to help us make decisions on the education of your child. Please complete this survey and return with the driver by Thursday, February 25, 2021. Returned surveys will be placed in a drawing for $100 to your electric company. There will be three winners. Drawing will be live on our School's Facebook page.
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Reminder: Tomorrow Thursday Feb 18th is Parent Teacher Conferences from 3pm-6pm. Parents/Guardians, make sure you scheduled an appointment with your child's teacher. We will also dismiss school at 2:30pm. There will be NO 21st Century Classes on Thursday Feb 18th.
Old Man Winter finally arrived! Due to his arrival, and the expected wind chill advisory in the next few days, we will not have any school, distance learning or in-person learning, on Thursday, February 11 and Friday, February 12. Families please encourage your children to stay indoors. This afternoon students will receive their Meals for Thursday and Friday, breakfast and lunch as well as a snack and buffalo meat. Monday, February 15th is President's Day. There is No School or No Work on this day also. Administrative Leave will granted to all of our employees for these two days so they can stay at home where they are warm and safe. To students, teachers, and staff this your well earned break, no classes for the next five days. Enjoy this break and stay warm with your families.
Family Night will be held this evening at 5pm at the Old Oglala Store Site. This is will be a drive thru event. Dinner and Activities will be given to families. See you there!