The HSVB game vs. Faith on October 23rd will start at 5:30 and not 5:00, as posted on the school calendar. Thanks and please inform others of this change.
The Newell School District is accepting applications for MS/HS asst. wrestling coach, MS asst. girls basketball coach, HS asst boys basketball coach. Please call the school at 456-2393 or email Steven.Schoenfish@k12.sd.us if interested.
The Middle School Football and Volleyball games vs Harding Co in Newell will begin at 5:30 Monday, October 16th.
Varsity GBB team will be having a fundraising supper on oct 25th from 4-6 pm in the MPR 1st night of PTC The meal will be a loaded potato bar.
There will be a MS GBB meeting Thursday Oct 19th during drive time for girls interested in playing basketball. Practice starts Oct 23rd@ 6:15 am through the 26th
The Newell School District is looking for a MS/HS Asst. wrestling coach. If interested please contact the school at 456-2393 or email Steven.Schoenfish@k12.sd.us
Thursday October 12th the volleyball game will not be a tri with Oelrichs and RC Christan. It will only be a match between RC Christan and Newell. The jv will start at 5 in the Austin Auditorium.
Congratulations to the girls varsity cross country team as they earned 1st place as a team. Individually Delaney Leber 1st, Kayden Steele 5th, Lexa Burtzlaff 6th, Austin Alexander 9th, Kassidy Weeldryer 22nd. Boys team finished 4th as a team Ben Parrow 7th, Nathaniel Kirby 15th, Ryan Hohenberger 18th, Garrett Winkler 26th and Payton Burtzlaff 30th. The girls team along with Ben, Nathaniel and Ryan will run in the state cross country meet on October 21st.
There will be a MSGBB meeting Oct 19th during drive time. MSGBB practice will start Oct 23rd @ 6:15 am
New Weatherbug equipment has arrived! This replaces the weather station damaged by hail this summer. Installation is scheduled for October 10
Newell School is going to attempt to have school today as usuall. We understand some people are without electricity. We are hoping the electricity will be on by 8 o'clock. We will notify people as soon as possible if there is a change.
Only one box of clothes came in today. Will be here tomorrow afternoon. Once again sorry for the delay
Clothes from our clothes store will be arriving Monday morning. Sorry for the delay. Items will be delivered during the day as we unpack them
During halftime of the home football game tomorrow September 29th against Lemmon/McIntosh, Newell School will be presenting the 2017 5th place Girls Track banner to the members/coaches of the team. Please come out and show you support to the Football team as well as last years girls track team.
Wed Oct 25th the Varsity GBB team will be serving a potato bar during PTC for a fundraiser
Fall individual and group pictures will be held Monday September 25th. If you are in a group picture and would like a memory mate please stop in the HS or MS office to get your packet.
Job Posting -Business Manager-Strong accounting, business and computer skills are needed. Salary negotiable-based on degree and experience. http://www.newell.k12.sd.us/employment-opportunities--22
Web store will be closing tomorrow at midnight. Place your orders http://newellhswebstore2017.itemorder.com
Clothes store will close September 10th website is on my 1st post
August 21-26, 2017 (Weekly Schedule) August 25, 2017 - HSFB vs. Bison (H) 7:00 August 25, 2017 - X-Country @ Douglas 9:00 August 25, 2017 - HSVB at Custer (A) 3:00 August 26, 2017 - HSVB at Custer (A) 9:00
“There will be a rodeo club meeting at the Butte Electric board room on Monday August 28th at 6 p.m. This will be for all returning club members and anyone interested in joining this year. We are going to visit about the upcoming year and who can help with the Coy Price Memorial roping.
Newell webstore is up and running. It will close Sept 10th https://newellhswebstore2017.itemorder.com
Middle School Football and Volleyball will have a short meeting right after school in the Middle School Gym on Monday August 21st. The meeting will be to discuss rules, practice times and pass out game schedule. Make sure you have your physicals are complete and ready to turn in the day of the meeting.
With school just around the corner, it is time to order new Newell apparel. Please follow the link to shop for what you would like. The window for ordering is from August 14th through September 10th. https://newellhswebstore2017.itemorder.com/
Conflicts or additions to HS student course schedules will be dealt with during home room the first day of school.
Student insurance is now offered online: https://www.1stagency.com/index.php Choose South Dakota and Newell from the drop down list.
Special Olympics Bake Sale: during Newell School open house in the multi-purpose room on Thursday, August 17, 6-7 p.m.
High School Computer Distribution details are published on the school webpage, News section. http://www.newell.k12.sd.us
REVISED: DUE TO CONFLICT WITH BUTTE/LAWRENCE FAIR TIME AND DATE HAS BEEN CHANGED The Fall Sports meeting (HS Volleyball, HS Football and cross country) will be Tuesday August 1 at 7:30 PM in the multi-purpose room. Please make sure you attend to visit with the coaches and ask questions you may have. This meeting is only for student who are participating in HS Volleyball and HS Football; however, all students who are planning on cross country grades 6-12 should attend. If any question please email Steven.email@example.com
2017-2018 School Calendar can be found on the school website by clicking on the + sign, Documents, Calendars or http://5il.co/10l3
Newell School District will be starting school on the original start date. We are all working hard to get everything repaired or patched. There may be tasks left after school starts, but we are all flexible and resilient; we will make it work.
Newell School District is seeking coaches for the following positions. Asst. HS Football Head HS Volleyball Asst. HS Volleyball Head MS Football Asst. MS Football If you or someone you know is interested in a position please call the school at 456-2393 or email Steven.Schoenfish@k12.sd
Newell School's Weatherbug was damaged in last night's hail storm. Parts will need to be ordered so it will be down for a while.
Reminder: All athletes in grades 6-12 planning on participating in a athletic co-curricular event will need to have an annual physical on file at the school before their first practice. Paper work my be picked up from the high school office.
6-12th grades girls basketball camp at Austin Auditorium dates are July 13, 18, 25, and 27 7 to 9 pm cost $100 For more info contact Scott wince at Scott.wince@K12.sd.us
June School Board Meeting Agenda https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/58291/June_2017_Board_Prop_Agenda.pdf
Coaching Positions needed for the 2017-18 school year: *Head HS volleyball Coach *Asst. HS volleyball Coach *Asst. HS football Coach *Head MS football Coach *Asst. MS Football Coach *Asst. HS Boys Basketball
One incumbent along with one new school board member have been elected to the Newell School Board during Tuesday’s school board election. With all precincts reporting, unofficial results show that current board president Todd Youngberg was re-elected with 116 votes, newly elected was Darren Alexander with 97 votes. Also running for the board was Alan Gifford, who received 83 votes.
Results of the state golf meet. The girls team ended up 16th. Adrianna shot an 89 on day 2 and ended up 9th, Abbie shot a 113 placed 68th, Kassidy shot a 139 placed 96, and Emma 147 placed 97. Boys team was 17th Dylan shot a 83 placed 45th, John 97 placed 77th, Huttson 100 placed 95th. We fell a little short of our goals but this is a great group of kids very proud of all of them. The 2 seniors will be missed and looking forward to seeing how the under classmen progress. Great season and good job to all the golfers.
Newell School Board election is today. Please vote!!
Results of the first day of the state golf tournament. Girls team is in 13th. Adrianna is in 4th shooting an 84, Abbie 56th with a 105, Kassidy 96th with a 125, and Emma 98th eith a 139. The boys are in 17th. Dylan is in 62nd with a 92, John 69th with a 94, and Huttson is in 93rd with a 102. Good luck tomorrow.
Great day 1 at the State Track meet. Dana Youngberg finished 8th in shot put, Austin Alexander got 7th in triple jump, Delaney Leber won the 800. The 4 x 800 relay (Delaney Leber, Austin Alexander, Lexa Burtzlaff, Kayden Steele) finished 2nd.
Good job Newell golfers today at regions in tough conditions. The girls team qualified for state placing 2nd as a team. Adrianna was 3rd, Abbie 5th, Kassidy 16th, and Emma rounded out the team. 3 of the 4 boys qualified individually and will also play as a team at state. Dylan was 8th, Huttson 13th, John 15th, and Chase just missed qualifying Good luck to all the qualifiers at state in Sioux Falls June 5th and 6th.
Good job today to the Newell golfers at the pre region at Hart Ranch. Both the boys and girls teams took 2nd. Individually Dylan and John tied for 5th. Adrianna took 2nd. Good luck next Monday at Regions.
Congratulation to the Newell HS/MS track teams as they traveled to Lemmon today to participate in the LMC track meet. All the Newell athletes did outstanding. The Newell High School Girls team won the LMC with a score of 189 followed by Lemmon's 148.
Good job golfers today in Belle both the boys and girls teams finished 2nd as a team. Individual placers for the girls Adrianna got 2nd and Abbie got 5th. Chase was 5th individually for the boys. Good luck Monday at pre-regions at Hart Ranch.
The 2016-17 Yearbooks are in. Stop in the office to buy/pick up.
The Newell golf team had a great day up in Lemmon in the LMC/Lemmon Invite. Both the boys and girls teams came home with LMC titles and the boys also won the Lemmon invite and the girls came in a close second both teams shot season bests with a 250 and a 328. Individual results for the girls: Adrianna 82 1st in both, Abbie 111 4th in LMC, Kassidy 135, and Emma 154. Boys individual: Dylan 79 2nd in both, John 85 5th Lemmon invite 4th LMC, Chase 86 5th in LMC, Huttson 88, Caleb Mutchler 116, and Caleb McGregor 139.
The High School Athletic Banquet will be held May 11th in the Middle School Gym starting at 6:30. Juniors and Seniors are to bring a side dish. Sophomores, Freshman and any Middle school (who participated on a HS team) should bring a main dish.
The 2016-17 Newell School Yearbook, is now on sale in the middle school or high school office for $15. They are hardcover and are expected to arrive during or before the last week of school.
Elementary Play day is May 10th starting at 8:15. If you are a volunteer helper there will be a short meeting at 8:00 am by the football field cross nest. Thanks
The Newell Golf meet schedule for Friday April 28th has been postponed until Friday, May 19th @ 9:30.
Good job today Newell golfers at Devils Tower. Adrianna took 1st with a 76, Abbie shot a 120. Dylan got 2nd with a 82, John 5th with a 88, Chase 91, Huttson 95, Skylar 105. The boys took 2nd as a team. Caleb, Caleb, and Emma participated in a scramble and did very well.
Results of today's Special Olympics area swimming: -Dontae Boesem 1st place in his division for 15 m assisted swim -Jeremy Boesem 1st place in his division for 15 m assisted swim -Frannie Boesem 1st place in her division for 15 m walk -Destiny Egleston 1st place in her division for 15 m freestyle -Destiny Egleston 1st place in her division for 25 m floatation -Xya Elmore placed 1st with her team for 4X25 M Unified Relay -Xya Elmore placed 1st in her division for 25 m freestyle -Xya Elmore placed 1st in her division for 50 m freestyle -Highlights of the meet will be on News Center 1 NBC at 5 p.m.
Congrats Newell golfers. The boys finished 2nd as a team with a 264. Dylan was 4th with an 83, John 5th with an 85, Chase shot a 96, Skylar 102, and Huttson 109. Adrianna got 2nd in the girls with an 84, Abbie shot a 120, and Emma 210. Good job today in Philip.
The Newell seniors will be presenting their senior projects on Wednesday April 26th. They will have their projects set up in Austin from 8:30 a.m to 3:30 p.m. The public is welcome to stop by and see what they have been working on. The seniors would love to show you their projects. If you have time please stop by.
Reminder: Newell students do not have school on Monday, April 24. Teachers will be attending a conference.
Policies which had their first reading at the April School Board Meeting: http://www.newell.k12.sd.us/o/district/browse/9134
The golfers had a good day in Wall under less than perfect windy conditions. For the girls Adrianna was 1st (medalist) and Abbie took 5th. Emma also had a good first tournament. For the boys John once again tied for 5th but lost in a scorecard playoff. Huttson, Skyler, and Caleb also had good days.
Middle School Play-The Absolutely Insidious and Utterly Terrifying Truth About Cat Hair. Matinee for the student body at 2 pm on Thursday April 13. Public performance on Thursday April 13 at 7 pm.
2 hour late start - Monday April 10
Newell golfers had a good first tournament. Caleb McGregor got 4th shooting a 67 on 9 in the junior high division. Caleb Mutchler shot a 114 in the JV division. Adrianna Wheeldreyer was the medalist in the girls varsity with an 84. Abbie Nelson shot a 112 placing her 6th. John Jackson shot a 92 tieing for 5th. Huttson Weeldreyer shot a 116, Skylar Gartamaker 114, and Kai Banks 114.
Newell High School 2017 Prom is this Saturday, April 8th! Prom Goers should arrive at 6:30 pm for line-up. Doors Open to the Public at 6:45 pm. Grand March 7:00 pm in the Austin Auditorium. Crowning of Prom Queen & King during Grand March. Mother-Son / Father-Daughter Dance to Follow. Group Photos can be taken until 8:30 pm (Only Prom Goers/Ushers/Chaperones allowed in Austin after 8:30 pm).  images will be taking Photos during Grand March and Prom! Prom 8:30 pm - 11:30 pm. Post Prom to follow starting at Midnight! ~On behalf of the Newell Junior Class of 2018~
Reminder: Kindergarten round-up. April 4th - 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Call the elementary office to make an appointment, 456-0102. Please bring a copy of birth certificate and immunization records.
“Clarification: The Notice of Vacancy On School Board Newell School District #9-2 published twice in the Butte County Post in March, 2017, announces that three at large school board positions will become vacant due to expiration of present terms of office, two for three year terms, and one for a one year term. There are no “representation areas” in the Newell School District, and all the school board positions are elected at large. The designation of School Board Member “A” and “B” in the Notice of Vacancy does not alter or affect the at large election procedures historically used by the Newell School District, which will apply to the upcoming election.”
The National Honor Society is putting on their annual blood drive Thursday, March 23rd in the MS gym. The blood drive begins at 8:30 with the last appointment time of 2:45. If you would like to donate please email firstname.lastname@example.org with a time that would work for you, or you can make your own appointment on line https://www.bloodhero.com/
Community Health Nurse will be here on March 21st to administer the required medications (TDAP and Menniococcal) to the 5th graders and to anyone age 16 years of age or older. The forms that the parents needed to sign for authorization were sent home with the 5th graders, Juniors, and Seniors.
Kindergarten round-up. April 4th - 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Call the elementary office to make an appointment, 456-0102. Please bring a copy of birth certificate and immunization records.
Just a reminder that the hearing screening mobile lab will be here on Monday. Please have the top of your forms for your students filled out prior.
Bailee Yule represented Newell School at Middle School All-State Band-Great Job Bailee! https://www.facebook.com/lifewrxmedia/photos/pcb.1331794053533262/1331791976866803/?type=3&theater
Special School Board meeting agenda: https://newellsd.apptegy.net/s/documents-district-newellsd/browse/2470#
Last state wrestling update. Lane finished the season 6th. Very proud of both him and Dylan on the careers they had for Newell.
The Boys Basketball District tourney will begin on Monday February 27th. Newell vs. Takini in Newell at 6:30. The district semi-finals will be held in Faith on February 28th with games at 5:30 and 7:00. The district finals will be held at Spearfish High School on March 2nd begining at 7:00
Congratulations to the Middle School Boys Basketball team on their 2nd place finish in the LMC tourney. Team members were: Ryan Hohenberger, David Morrell, David Anderson, Corbin Mackaben, Jaden Tennis, and Braydon Cox, Colton Burtzlaff.
State wrestling update after session 3: Lane went 1-1 winning his first and then losing a close one. He will wrestle this afternoon for 5th place.
State wrestling update after session 2: Dylan won his 2nd match and then lost another close one to finish one match from placing. He had a very good year. Lane lost his quarterfinal match but came back to win his 3rd match to get into tomorrow and the placing rounds. He will wrestle tomorrow to see how high he can place.
State wrestling update: Lane won his first one by fall. Dylan lost a close one 1-0. They will both wrestle again this afternoon.
There will be a K-12 assembly tomorrow, Wednesday February 22 at 12:47 in Austin Auditorium. The assembly is to celebrate FFA week and also to wish Lane Schuelke and Dylan VanDerBoom good luck as they leave for the state wrestling tourney this weekend.
District 16B Tournament Tuesday February 21st in Harding Co. 5:30 - Faith vs. Harding Co 7:00 - Newell vs. Bison
Good job newell wrestlers at regions. Lane took 1st at 160 and Dylan was 3rd at 145. Both will be heading to state next week. Marvin, Garrett, Caleb, Jerome, and Chase all competed well. Looking forward to good things next year and in the future. Good job to all the wrestlers.
Reminder: no school on Monday, February 20, for Presidents' Day.
Tryouts - Middle School Spring play, "The Absolutely Insidious and Utterly Terrifying Truth About Cat Hair" on Tues., February 22 and Wed., February 23 at 4 PM in the middle school all purpose room.
Good job Newell wrestlers today in Kadoka. Patrick went 0-3 @ 106. Chase went 1-2 for 5th @ 106, Garrett went 1-1 for 2nd @ 113, Jerome went 1-1 for 2nd @ 120, Caleb went 2-2 for 5th @ 138, Lane went 2-1 for 2nd @ 160. Good luck next Saturday at regions.
Good job Newell wrestlers at Hill City. Marvin King 132 got 4th, Dylan VanDerBoom 145 got 4th, and Lane Schuelke 160 got 3rd.
Mrs. Erk on KOTA TV: Newell School wins $25,000 in national technology contest http://www.kotatv.com/content/news/Newell-School-wins-25000-in-technology-advances-in-national-contest-412291243.html
Marvin King took 6th at 132 and Lane Schuelke took 5th at 160 this weekend at the Belle Fourche Wrestling tournament. Good job this weekend all Newell wrestlers.
The following events for today, Tuesday, January 24, 2017 are cancelled/postponed: HSBBB vs. New Underwood – Postponed MSBB vs. Spearfish – Cancelled HSWR at Lemmon – Cancelled Please make sure you help spread the word.
The HSBB game vs. New Underwood scheduled for Tuesday, January 24th has been postponed. No makeup date has been set yet.
Good Job Newell Senior Government class on their presentations at the We The People Showcase in Spearfish last Thursday. They presented on topics dealing with the Constitution to a panel of judges that ranged from lawyers and judges to college professors. Lane Schuelke, Blake Geddings, and Riley Leber were Unit winners.
Tuesday, January 24, 2017 there will be free admission as well as parents night for the HS Boy Basketball team. The introduction of the players/parents will take place before the start of the varsity game. There will also be the presentation of the Girls Cross Country State Runner Up banner. Please come and help honor these athletes.
The cast of "Gossip" performed at the regional one act play contest in Pierre yesterday. Abbie Nelson received individual honors in the form of an outstanding actor award for her portrayal of Andy in Newell's performance.
Congratulations to Bailee Yule on her selection as first chair flute to the Middle School All-State Band, which will be in Huron!
Change in school calendar: no school for students on Monday, April 24, so teachers can attend the TIE Conference in Rapid City.
Updates made to Infinite Campus. 1st login requires an email address. Password same. Clear cache or different browser if problems.
School Board meeting agendas are posted on the school website. Follow the path of Documents-School Board-Agendas
Watch our Newell Irrigator Wrestling team in action on Thursday at 5:00 in Custer. Check out the event at - http://thecube.com/e/695600
Calendar Changes: HS Boys' Basketball game vs Harding Co. has been rescheduled to February 13, 2017 in Buffalo starting at 5:30. The MS Girls' Basketball game vs. Faith has been rescheduled to December 19, 2016 in Newell at 4:30
Congratulations to the Newell FFA Ag Communications team. They earned a 2nd place finish at the District 5 Regional competition and will be going to State in December. Members are: Carrie Wetz, Taylor Vavra, Jessica Heil and Caleb Mutchler.
Congratulation to the Newell High School Girls Cross Country team on their outstanding State Performances. Delaney Leber finshed 5th, Kayden Steele finished 14th, Austin Alexander finish 29th and Lexa Burtzlaff finished 33rd; with the above finishes the team finished an outstanding 2nd place as a team. Nathaniel Kirby and Dylan VanDerBoom represented Newell School in the boys division very well with 59th and 97th place finishes. Congratulations all.
Congratulation to the Newell High School Football team on reaching the SDHSAA football playoffs. They will be traveling to Alexandria to face the Hanson Beavers on Tuesday October 25th. The kickoff is scheduled for 5:00MT/6:00CT.
School Board Meeting, Monday, October 10, 6:30, Multi-purpose Room. Agenda posted in Documents, School Board.
PTO Meeting Thursday, October 6, 4 pm in teacher's lounge. Come and share your ideas!
Congratulations to the 2016 Homecoming Queen Tori Gaer and King Sam Orwick,
HOMECOMING SPIRIT DAYS (SEPT 26-30) Homecoming Spirit Days: Monday - Twin Day Tuesday - Hobo Day Wednesday - ‘Merica Day Thursday - Destination Day Elementary: Safari Middle School: Texas Freshman: Mexico Sophomore: India Juniors: Australia Seniors: Hawaii Staff: Jail Guards Friday- Maroon and White Day
Dakota Players Theater The Dakota Players Theater is coming September 19th-24th. Auditions are Monday, September 19 from 4:00-6:00 in Austin Auditorium. Grades K-8 are invited to audition. Practices will start at 4:00 each day, and run until 8:00 for some performers. Practice times for the week will be sent home after auditions. If your child is asked to stay late, please send a sack lunch. Performances will be Friday, September 23 at 5:30 and Saturday, September 24 at 2:00. This is a wonderful opportunity for our students!
Yearbooks from last year are on sale for $45 and may be picked up in the high school or middle school office.
School has started. Please slow down and drive carefully when driving by the school. Also, remember the law when meeting or coming upon a stopped school bus.
Activities Calendar for 2016-2017 is now posted on school website. (newell.k12.sd.us) Click on +, then documents, calendars.
Supply List for the coming school year is posted at the school website in documents, flyers & information.
Looking for the Newell Weatherbug link? Scroll to the bottom of the home page. A Weatherbug app is also available for cell phones.
Join us on Twitter by searching for "NewellSchoolDistrict@newellirrigator. Items from this website may also be posted to Twitter.
Newell School has a new official Facebook page. Items from this school website may also post to the Facebook page Search for "Newell School District SD" on Facebook.
We now have a mobile app! Search for "Newell School District SD" in your iOS or Google Play Store.