BLACK HILLS SPECIAL SERVICES COOPERATIVE, STURGIS
The Middle School Jam: All that Jazz will provide after-school and summer programs in two rural school districts. The program will provide expanded learning opportunities, prevention education, and opportunities for parents and other adults.
EAGLE BUTTE SCHOOL DISTRICT 20-1, EAGLE BUTTE
To address the needs of youth on the Cheyenne River Reservation, the project will develop effective relationships among a variety of youth service providers in the community, provide access to quality literacy and recreational activities for youth in small rural communities outside of Eagle Butte, and focus on expanding learning and recreational opportunities in Eagle Butte, particularly for middle school age students.
FLANDREAU PUBLIC SCHOOL 50-3, FLANDREAU $451,366
Prairie Learning Centers will be established in three schools by a consortium including eight villages, one town, South Dakota State University, local businesses, state agencies, and community volunteers. They are designed to reduce drug and alcohol use and violence; increase standardized test scores in reading, mathematics, and science; increase school, parent, and community collaboration; and create a model program.
TODD COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT #66-1, MISSION $318,915
Four community education sites will be established in the He Dog, Rosebud Elementary, Spring Creek, and Okreek schools. They will focus after-school and extended-year programs on literacy education, cultural programs, telecommunications and technology, employment, and services for individuals with disabilities.
WOLSEY SCHOOL DISTRICT 2-5, WOLSEY $76,519
This after school and summer program will provide students with access to computers, the school library, help with homework, nutritious food and information about nutrition, recreational facilities, audio and video equipment, drug-free education, field trips, and Internet access.