June 13 - Basketball Camp at Kimball
June 14 - Basketball Camp at White Lake
June 17 - School Board Meeting 8:00 PM -
Click here for the agenda.
Planting the Elementary School
Congratulations to the Seniors on
Completing their Final Senior Project Presentations!
Thank you to all the judges—Janet
Borgmann, Delesa Bosworth, Deb Kirsch,
Joyce Schuman, Eileen
Hanks, David Fink, Roman Briggs, Randi Christensen, Jean
Schroeder, Tammie Munsen, Chantelle Kirsch, Dale Houser, Dan
Hagerty, Madonna Nightingale, Mark Munsen, Ed Peters, Becky
Johnson, and David Reinesch. We appreciate the time you took to
judge the presentations! We also appreciate the mentors in the
surrounding communities for their help and expertise. Thank you
to the mentors—Dave Pursell from White Lake, Chris Konrad from
Mitchell, Jim Wagner from Mitchell, Marshall Munger from Pukwana,
Brian Hellman from Mitchell, Kathy Mohnen from White Lake,
Denise Heisinger from Parkston, Gary Mentzel from Mitchell, Dale
Taylor from Kimball, Robin Knigge from White Lake, Sonya Kroupa
from Kimball, and Betty Schoenfelder from White Lake.
Kim Munsen - Books and Bulls
Kim's project involved farm record keeping and learning what is involved in
having a bull sale. Kim helped with the various
preparations leading up to the sale, as well as on sale
day. Thanks to her mentor, Kathy Mohnen!
Kyle Peters - Gun Case Construction
Kyle 's Senior Project consisted of making a gun case
with Mr. Dale Taylor from Kimball as his mentor. Kyle
made his gun case out of red oak wood. It stands 74
inches tall and 44 inches wide and it holds 11 guns.
Thanks Mr. Taylor for all your help!
Cole Johnson - Shadowed a DCI agent
Cole shadowed a Department of Criminal Investigation
agent and presented a mock crime scene investigation
program to the 5th-6th grade classes.
Rose Konechne - Fairy Tales
Rose's project involved writing a children's book and
publishing it. Rowan Byrd illustrated the pictures. Her
mentor was Denise Heisinger who teaches at John Paul
Elementary in Mitchell and has published two books.
Thank you Mrs. Heisinger!
Clara Moeller - Memory Quilt
Clara's Senior Project was making a memory quilt. Thank
you to her mentor, Sonya Kroupa, from the Quilt Shop in
Willie Norwood - Cajun Cooking
Willie's project was to make a three course Cajun meal.
Thank you to his mentor, Jim Wagner, from the Mitchell
Technical Institute Culinary Arts Program!
Maria Nightingale - Job Shadowing an Athletic Trainer
and Massage Therapist and Researching different
treatments for injuries by physical therapists and
chiropractors. Thank you to Dave Pursell who was her
Nick Fey - Physical Therapy Job Shadowing
For his Senior Project, Nick job shadowed a physical
therapist, taking notes on the treatments for various
injuries. Thank you to his mentor, Gary Mentzel!
Jacob Kirsch - Taxidermy
Jacob's project was to mount a pheasant. Thank you to
his mentor, Brian Hellman, from Mitchell!
Coledon Eimers - Taxidermy
Coledon's project was to mount a deer. Thank you to his
mentor, Marshall Munger!
Kristy Gillen - Sewing and Tayloring
Kristy's project was to sew a skirt and jacket and to
hem her prom dress. Thank you to her mentor, Betty
Hailey Mohnen - Horse Training
Hailey's project involved training her horse. Thank you
to her mentor, Robin Knigge!
Congratulations to the
Tracksters who placed at the Howard Wood Relays on Saturday.
Click here for the results.
Congratulations to the
Golfers who placed at the CBH Tournament at Fish Lake!
Girls 2nd as Team
Kristy Gillen 4th
Breanna Thiry 7th
Hailey Mohnen 9th
Devon Munsen 3rd
Congratulations to the
winners of the Legion Essay Contest!
Regional Science Fair
Mitchell High School
Science Club Award- Nikki Reuland and Riann Byrd
South Dakota Academy of
Science for Scientific Method ($25)-Devin Dethlefsen
United States Army
Certificate of Achievement (5th place)-Paige
Junior Grand Award
Junior Group -Certificate
of Merit-Zach Bosworth and Seth Kirsch
of Merit-Alex Doering and Kendra Gusan
Junior Life and Behavioral
Science-Certificate of Merit-Devin Dethlefsen
Senior Physical Science
and Engineering-Certificate of Merit-Zoey Bornhorst
Senior Physical Science
and Engineering-Certificate of Merit-Paige Munsen
Congratulations to the winners of the Local Science
1st - Erin Beckmann and Kelli Steffen
2nd - Cody Beckmann
3rd - Paige Munsen
4th - Breanna Thiry and Ivy Haines
5th - Zoey Bornhorst
Honorable Mention - Michael Salgado
1st - Nikki Reuland and Riann Byrd
2nd - Alex Doering and Kendra Gusan
3rd - Devin Dethlefsen
4th - Tyler Hallman
5th - Devon Munsen
Honorable Mention - Seth Kirsch and Zach Bosworth
Congratulations to the winners of the Regional
Nick Fey tied for 4th place in Physics
Rose Konechne tied for 3rd in Grammar IV and
also in American Government and took 1st place in Literature
Kimberly Munsen tied for 6th place in
Maria Nightingale placed 1st in Senior Math
Ryan Glissendorf tied for 3rd place in
Literature III and took 1st place in Algebra II
Jazmyn Hinker placed 5th in Literature III
Jesse Kirsch tied for 1st place in Geometry
Hayden Thiry tied for 4th place in Geometry
Ivy Haines tied for 2nd place in Grammar I
Todd Kieffer took 1st place in Algebra I
Breanna Thiry took 3rd place in Algebra I
Our team finished in 4th
to view Rose Konechne's as KSFY Scholar of the Week.
Check out the
Winter games on this link!
2012-2013 Honor Roll
2012-2013 White Lake School Calendar
Congratulations to the Spelling Bee
Winners - 1st, 2nd and 3rd place:
8th grade - Nicole Reuland, Gunner Thiry, Zach
7th grade - Olivia Hanten, Chandler Fredericksen,
6th grade - J.J. Elam, Charlee Byrd, Rainan Cabanag
5th grade-Ethan Byrd, Randa VandenHoek, Riley
4th grade- Hope Peters, Ky Becker, Nolan Kirsch
3rd grade- Kameron Styles, Hugo Orozco-Gusan, Hannah
2nd grade- Beau Kirsch, Jaxon Pursell, Jaxon
1st grade - Harley Elam, Kaitlyn Novak, Jacob
The 1st place winners in Grades 3-8 will advance to
the Regionals at DWU in Mitchell on February 23rd!
Great job to all!
Congratulations to Jacob Kirsch on his 1000th
Congratulations to Maria Nightingale on her 1000th
All Conference Football
All Conference players: Jake Kirsch, Jesse Taylor,
Kyle Peters, Willie Norwood, Trevor Reinesch, Turner Blasius
All State players: Trevor Reinesch, Jesse Taylor, Jake
Kirsch, Honorable Mention - Willie Norwood
(Pictured above are Jake Kirsch, Kyle Peters, and Willie
All Conference Volleyball
Girls named to 1st team CBH All-Conference Volleyball were Maria
Nightingale and Clara Moeller. Hailey Mohnen was named to 2nd
Team CBH All-Conference, and Jazmyn Hinker received Honorable
Mention CBH All-Conference. Maria Nightingale was also named CBH
All-Conference MVP. Congratulations ladies!
Platte Junior High Music Festival Participants
Congratulations to the Charlee Byrd and Grace Konechne
Who Were Chosen to Participate on February 7 in the Elementary
Honors Choir at the campus of SDSU in Brookings!
Congratulations to the Oral Interp Students who will
participate at Regions on November 13, 2012!
Congratulations to Maria
Nightingale on Her 1000th Career Kill!
Congratulations to the 2012
District Volleyball Champions!
Halloween Spooks in the Elementary!
All State Chorus
Congratulations to the All State
Chorus Quartet who participated in All State Chorus in Rapid
City on October 26-27, 2012! They are soprano, Paige Munsen,
bass, Todd Kieffer, alto, Clara Moeller, and tenor, Nathaniel
Homecoming Royalty 2012
Senior Class of 2013
Congratulations to the following officers for
Student Council Officers: Rose
Konechne, President; Clara Moeller - Vice President; Maria
Nightingale - Secretary/Treasurer;
Seniors - Jacob Kirsch - President; Willie Norwood -
Vice-President; Kim Munsen-Secretary/Treasurer; Nick Fey and
Hailey Mohnen - Student Council Reps;
Juniors - Noah Munsen-President; Jazymn
Hinker-Vice-President; Ashley Geyer-Secretary/Treasurer;
Courtney Eimers and Collin Borgmann - Student Council Reps;
Sophomores - Jesse Kirsch-President; Erin
Beckmann-Vice-President; Nathaniel Schroeder -
Secretary/Treasurer; Paige Munsen-Student Council Rep
Freshmen - Breanna Thiry-President; Chance Fredericksen -
Vice-President; Todd Kieffer-Secretary/Treasurer; Ivy
Haines-Student Council Rep
8th Grade - Edgar Avila-President; Zachary
Bosworth-Vice-President; Anna Konechne -
Secretary/Treasurer; Nicole Reuland-Student Council Rep;
7th Grade - Dylan Mohnen-President; Chandler