Webster Area Middle School


The back-to-school BBQ and open house will be Thursday, August 17 from 5:00-7:00 pm. The cost is $2.00 per person. 
The first day of the 2023-2024 school year will be Tuesday, August 22.  Middle School supply list

Dorothy Garrick Award
Jared Vergeldt, Webster Area Third Grade Teacher, was the recipient of the 2022-23 Dorothy Garrick Teaching Award.  The criteria for the award is a teacher who has distinguished him/herself as an excellent teacher and as an innovator in the field of education for the Webster Area School District.

Youth Track Meet
Saturday, June 24
Registration: 1-2 pm
Cost: $5.00 per athlete
Youth Track Meet

Summer Weight Room
The Armory weight room will be open for all Webster Area students during the summer on Monday through Friday from 7am to 9am. School personnel will supervise and there will be no charge to the students. The dates will run from June 1 to July 28, except on July 1-7 for the SDHSAA Summer Moratorium.

WABA Summer Shots Club
Please note the change in the flyer and if you’ve already signed your child up please do so again. Thanks!
Join the 5000 or 10,000 shots club.  Incoming 1st - 11th grade can participate. Email waba-sd@hotmail.com to sign your child up and receive forms and workouts.
WABA Summer Shots Club

Webster Basketball Clinic
3rd - 12th grade boys and girls, July 10 & 11 at the Webster Armory.
Eyes Up Sports

Girls Wrestling
If you have thought about wrestling and want to give it a try in an atmosphere designed for women, here is your chance!  The Webster Wrestling Booster Club will host a wrestling session for ALL girls, with or without experience.  
Wrestling flyer

4H Cultural Exchange Program
This summer this is an opportunity through States’ 4-H to become a host for our international delegates in Japan.  If you love culture, Japanese anime, or making new friends this could be a fun chance for you to branch out this summer. The program is looking for kids between the ages of 9-17. The Japan delegates will arrive in Sioux Falls July 22 and depart on August 17th. 

We are also looking for someone who would want to host the adult Chaperone that comes with the Japan delegates. Kids in the home are NOT required to host a chaperone. So, if you know a family that might like to host our chaperone, please feel free to pass on the information.

Contact Kristi Hinkle the SD States’ 4H International Exchange Coordinator.
Summer Program

Jr. Bearcat/Youth/Junior High Summer Volleyball Camp Opportunities
Girls in grades 1st - 7th should have received registration forms for upcoming volleyball camp opportunities. Available camps are listed below. The grade level indicated is for the current grade your daughter is in. 

Jr. Bearcats (1st & 2nd grade) camp is on Tuesday, June 6th
Youth (3rd - 7th grade) camp is on Tuesday, June 6th and Wednesday, June 7th. 
Junior High (6th - 7th grade)  SPARKS camp will be on Tuesday, June 27th. 
Contacts for the camps are Lynnsey Sichmeller or Vanessa Bloom. 

Babysitting Clinic
The Day County Extension & Community Health will be hosting a baby-sitting clinic on Monday, June 5th from 1:00-4:00 PM at the Day County Courthouse Community Room in Webster. Girls and boys grades 5-8 are invited to attend. The registration form is linked below and is due with payment to the Day County Extension Office or Community Health Office by May 31st.
Babysitting clinic

Drivers Education Class
A change had to be made to the Driver Education class dates & times-Wed, May 31st—8am-12 and 12:30-4:30 -Thurs, June 1st—8am-12 and 12:30-4:30-Fri, June 2nd—8am-12 and 12:30-4:30-Sat, June 3rd—8am-12 and 12:30-2:30, questions contact-Mr. Nygaard 605-949-0427.

Dakota Dreams Career Exploration Summer Camps
Students entering 7th and 8th grade next year can spend 5 days on one of SD University Campuses.  Please use the link for more information: https://ourdakotadreams.com/launch-your-dream/summer-camps/.

2022-23 Meals:
Free / reduced meal application

*Breakfast will be served if school runs one hour late, however, it will not be served if school goes two hours late. 

Free Online Tutoring
The Dakota Dreams Online Tutoring Program provides free online tutoring to K–12 students in South Dakota in the subjects of English/Language Arts, Math, Science, and Social Studies. The program offers one-on-one virtual tutoring sessions using an online platform seven days a week, excluding holidays. Supporting individual student learning needs, tutors help with homework, specific subjects, and broader educational concepts.

All of our online tutors are current School of Education university students at Northern State University or Black Hills State University. 

Sessions can be pre-scheduled with a tutor at a set time to ensure help when needed. On-demand sessions are also available dependent on tutor availability. 

To learn more and register, visit ourdakotadreams.com

Box Tops for Education
For over 25 years, Box Tops for Education has given families an easy way to earn cash for schools — with products they already buy! Today, you can find hundreds of participating products throughout the store. Scan your receipt with the Box Tops app and you’ll earn for your school with every Box Tops product you buy.

Teachers are amazing … and so is this sweepstakes! This month, when you buy Box Tops products and scan your receipt, you’ll be entered to win $10,000 for your school. Plus, we’ll make a one-time donation of $10,000 to Kids In Need Foundation to support their Supply a Teacher program. Ends 5/31.*

Our Family Labels Save your labels to help our school!
By buying Our Family brand products – and saving the UPC barcodes from those cans, boxes and bottles – store guests can help schools, faith-based and other community organizations earn money for textbooks, art supplies and more.

For each bundle of 500 Our Family UPC barcodes collected, Webster Area School can earn $25.

Student Accident Insurance
Student accident insurance provides financial assistance with your out-of-pocket medical expenses when your student sustains an accidental bodily injury. Available for all students PS-12. The Webster Area School no longer receives the insurance envelopes to distribute to students.  It is all online.  Student Accident Insurance flyer

It's Everything Webster Area, In Your Pocket
Webster Area School District launched a new mobile app that helps students, parents, and community members know what is happening on campus, right from their phones. Watch the video on how it works. Webster Area School mobile app video

Download the app on Android: www.webster.k12.sd.us/android-... or  iPhone: www.webster.k12.sd.us/apple-ap... 

Reminder from Sheyenne Transportation
Parents should drop their children off on the north side of the Elementary, not where the buses unload. Thank you!

Health Mart Children's Free Vitamin Program
Forms can be picked up at Cornwell's. 

Community Events & Resources
Stay up-to-date on events in the Webster area via the Chamber website at WebsterSD.com plus Facebook.com/WebsterSouthDakota and Twitter.com/WebsterSD. Find current job and housing opportunities in Day County under the Opportunities tab, or visit DayCountyJobs.com and DayCountyHousing.org

Follow Us on Twitter
You can follow Webster Area School on Twitter - @WebsterArea18_5  

Bus Service
For information regarding bus transportation, contact Kevin Duenwald at Sheyenne Transportation, 590-1038.

Federal Regulation
Due to federal regulations, pop is not allowed in the lunchroom during lunch hours.