Web Admin
The LDSD Grab-n-Go Meal Program will continue over the summer! Check out the details here: https://www.lead-deadwood.k12.sd.us/article/253247?org=lead-deadwood-school-district
2 days ago, Web Admin
Web Admin
Class Day and Graduation will air on the LD YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC1Oa6PoBB4IAQjzeo7BjO3w The virtual Class Day ceremony will be aired on the district YouTube channel on May 15 at 2:00. The virtual Graduation ceremony will be aired at 12:00 on May 17.
14 days ago, Web Admin
Jamie Hohn
Please make sure to view the school checkout procedures on the school website here: https://www.lead-deadwood.k12.sd.us/o/lead-deadwood-school-district/page/important-covid-19-school-information
25 days ago, Jamie Hohn
Web Admin
View important High School Grading information here: https://5il.co/fd4w
about 1 month ago, Web Admin
Web Admin
View important Middle School Grading information here: https://5il.co/fcmf
about 1 month ago, Web Admin
Web Admin
Please order your 2020 copy of the LDHS yearbook “The Goldenlode” by following this link https://wpcgo.yearbookforever.com/MR6me
about 1 month ago, Web Admin
Web Admin
Attention area parents and students; Since we are unable to do a classroom setting for the area residents please follow the instructions/link below to get HuntSAFE certified. This HuntSAFE course is for South Dakota residents only. https://gfp.sd.gov/hunter-education/
about 1 month ago, Web Admin
Web Admin
Great News: Starting tomorrow, the Lead-Deadwood School District will be serving Grab and Go Lunches for ALL children ages 0-18. You may pick up the lunches from 10:00am-11:00am at the High School Cafeteria. Please share this news with neighbors and friends!
about 1 month ago, Web Admin
Web Admin
Just a reminder, Lead-Deadwood Schools is serving Grab and Go lunches Monday - Friday between 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. outside the High School Cafeteria doors. We will also be serving lunches on Good Friday and Easter Monday. (Friday, April 10th and Monday, April 13th)​ Thank you
about 1 month ago, Web Admin
Web Admin
You may view the official list of cancelled or postponed activities on the COVID-19 Information page on our website or click here: https://www.lead-deadwood.k12.sd.us/o/lead-deadwood-school-district/page/important-covid-19-school-information
2 months ago, Web Admin
Web Admin
L-D School District will be providing Grab and Go Lunches for the week of March 30th - April 3rd. If your student(s) will be picking up a lunch, please complete this survey before March 26th so we can prepare enough meals for everyone. Thank you! https://tinyurl.com/rgggq9g
2 months ago, Web Admin
Web Admin
The LD School District will follow the latest recommendation of Governor Noem to keep all schools closed until May 1. All activities are either cancelled or postponed until further notice. We will be letting you all know what is cancelled and what is postponed. Thank you.
2 months ago, Web Admin
Tim Kosters
The Lead-Deadwood Elementary School is distributing learning packets today, March 20. Packets are available for pick up in the elementary school lunchroom at the following times: PreK     8:00-9:00 K      9:00-10:00 1 10:00-11:00 2 11:00-12:00 3        12:00-1:00 4 1:00-2:00 5         2:00-3:00 We ask that only 1 person per household attends to pick up items, so that we do not create a larger gathering. Please enter and exit the elementary building through the Kindergarten doors.
2 months ago, Tim Kosters
Web Admin
If you will be picking up Grab and Go Lunches next week and have not completed the survey, please complete it before Friday at 8am. This will help ensure we have enough meals prepared for everyone. Thank you. https://tinyurl.com/rgggq9g
2 months ago, Web Admin
Tim Kosters
The Salvation Army of Spearfish and Deadwood Elks Lodge #508 will have 150 boxes of non-perishable food items for pick up on Saturday March 21 starting at 9:30am at the VFW in Deadwood. First come first serve for those in need. Thank you.
2 months ago, Tim Kosters
Web Admin
All enrolled students in the L-D School District will be given a free breakfast and lunch beginning 3-23-20. Meals will be distributed at the HS outside the cafeteria door from 10am-11am. To help us estimate how many meals, please complete this survey. https://tinyurl.com/rgggq9g
2 months ago, Web Admin
Web Admin
Today, Governor Kristi Noem extended the closure of schools in South Dakota one week. At this time, school is set to resume on March 30. You will find more information on the Lead-Deadwood closure here: https://5il.co/dvcw
2 months ago, Web Admin
Tim Kosters
The Lead-Deadwood Elementary School Kindergarten screening schedule for March 20th is postponed until further notice.
3 months ago, Tim Kosters
Tim Kosters
All school activities, as well as practices are canceled for the week of March 16-20 as well.
3 months ago, Tim Kosters
Tim Kosters
This is Lead-Deadwood Elementary School Principal Tim Kosters. The Lead-Deadwood Schools will be following Governor Kristin Noem's recommendation to close schools for the week of March 16-20. This step is being taken in order to stay ahead of the spread of the coronavirus. The governor recommends that schools use this time to do deep cleaning of our facilities. More information to come soon. Thank you,
3 months ago, Tim Kosters
Tim Kosters
With the recent news that COVID-19 has been positively identified in South Dakota, the LD Schools wish to share some information regarding pandemic planning, guidance for possible responses to COVID-19, and thoughts about when folks should not come to school. These documents are posted on the Lead Deadwood School District website on the Documents Page in the Health Related Concerns folder and under the Our District tab as COVID-19 documents. http://www.lead-deadwood.k12.sd.us/o/lead-deadwood-school-district/browse/109993
3 months ago, Tim Kosters
Dan Leikvold
There will be a two hour late start in the Lead Deadwood School District on Wednesday, February 26th due to the snow.
3 months ago, Dan Leikvold
Dan Leikvold
There will be no school in Lead Deadwood on Tuesday, February 25th due to the snow.
3 months ago, Dan Leikvold
Web Admin
Free At-Home Kindergarten Readiness Program! Give your child a fun start in reading, math or science! For more information, click the link: https://5il.co/cvvi
4 months ago, Web Admin
Dan Leikvold
There will be a two hour late start on Friday, February 7th due to the snow.
4 months ago, Dan Leikvold
Web Admin
The High School Basketball games between Lead-Deadwood & Philip have been rescheduled for February 13th. JV’s will play at 4:00, varsity girls at 5:30 and varsity boys at 7:00. The Lead-Deadwood Middle School Basketball game at Belle Fourche has been cancelled.
4 months ago, Web Admin
Web Admin
Wish our LDHS Students GOOD LUCK!!! Many of South Dakota’s finest high school actors will gather in Sioux Falls for the 64th annual State High School One-Act Play Festival. The 2020 State One-Act Play Festival will be held Feb. 6-8 at O’Gorman High School in Sioux Falls.
4 months ago, Web Admin
Dan Leikvold
There will be a two hour late start in the Lead Deadwood School District on Monday, February 3 due to the snow.
4 months ago, Dan Leikvold
Web Admin
Digger Robotics Team takes 1st in Gillette!
5 months ago, Web Admin
Lenessa Keehn
Congrats to the Digger Robotics team for placing 1st in the Vex Championships today in Gillette!
5 months ago, Lenessa Keehn
Lenessa Keehn
LDHS Theater Dept Presents!
5 months ago, Lenessa Keehn
Web Admin
Do you need new Golddiggers or Bears gear for the 125th All Class Reunion? Place your order now with the LDHS Booster Club. Orders may be picked up during the 125th Reunion Registration on June 26, 2020. Click here for the order form: https://5il.co/c3hh
5 months ago, Web Admin
Web Admin
Delta Dental Bus will be at the LDSD Feb 3-7. If you are in need of dental care for your child age first tooth - 21, please print and fill out the form and return to the School Nurse, Laurie Rogers before Jan 10. If you have questions please call 717-3884. https://5il.co/bzjs
5 months ago, Web Admin
Web Admin
Tips for Students and Parents to help Stay Safe with New Technology https://sway.office.com/y6HoB7W3b8zEEYRA?ref=Link Click on the link to view a short presentation that includes tips on how to stay safe when setting up new technology and online accounts.
5 months ago, Web Admin
Web Admin
We want to hear from you! Please take the time to complete this quick survey on your phone, tablet or computer. http://sdsfec.org/familysurvey
6 months ago, Web Admin
Web Admin
Upcoming Dates: There is a 3 Hour Early out on November 7th for P/T Conferences. Elementary will be released at 12:10, MS/HS will be released at 12:30. Conferences are from 1pm-7pm. There is no school on November 8th for a Professional Development Day.
7 months ago, Web Admin
Mark Jacobs
The Lead-Deadwood School District has partnered with the South Dakota Statewide Engagement Center and will be conducting Family Friendly Walk Throughs in each building. Please help us by filling out this quick survey on how inviting our schools are! https://bit.ly/32EUpEr
7 months ago, Mark Jacobs
Dan Leikvold
The Lead Deadwood School District will have a two hour late start on Monday, October 21, 2019.
7 months ago, Dan Leikvold
Web Admin
Fall Choral Concert - "Light Up the Dark" November 18th, 2019 View the picture for more details!
7 months ago, Web Admin
Web Admin
All State Choir Delegates L to R: James Pierce (9th), Courtney Stoltenberg (10th), Jeremiah Zellers (10th), Natalie Janssen (12th), TK Rainey (11th), Delaney Johnston (11th), Brandin Baumgartner (10th), Peyton Reller (11th)
8 months ago, Web Admin
Dan Leikvold
No school on Thursday, October 10.
8 months ago, Dan Leikvold
Web Admin
Middle School Football and Middle School Volleyball Practices have been cancelled for today, October 9th, 2019.
8 months ago, Web Admin
Web Admin
Digger Fans! Digger VB Gear is now online for purchase. Sales run from today until Thursday, September 12th. Thank you for your support! https://ldvolleyball.itemorder.com/
9 months ago, Web Admin
Web Admin
Knowledge Bowl Starts Tuesday Sept 10th at 7:45 am! Practices will be held Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7:45 to 8:25 in Rm 214 (across from Mr. Burgoyne's Rm). If you know something about anything, please come and join us! Looking forward to seeing you Tuesday morning!
9 months ago, Web Admin
Web Admin
9 months ago, Web Admin
Dan Leikvold
MS football will begin on August 28. Meet at 3:30 in the high school cafeteria. MS volleyball will begin on August 28. Meet at 3:45 in Gym 2. Both programs are for grades 7 and 8.
9 months ago, Dan Leikvold
Web Admin
Students 9-12: Why wait in line the first day of school? Pick up your laptop between 8-3pm from Aug 26th-30th in the Tech Office. Bring your signed paperwork!
10 months ago, Web Admin
Web Admin
There is a new Campus Phone App. Stay informed with your student's grades, attendance and more using the Campus Phone App! Look for the App on the Apple App Store or Google Play Store.
12 months ago, Web Admin
Web Admin
LDSD is conducting free developmental screening for children between ages birth – five, at the LD Elementary School, Sept 3rd from 8:30 a.m.– 2:00 p.m. After Aug 19th, call the school to make an appointment for your child, 717-3884.
about 1 year ago, Web Admin
Lenessa Keehn
Good luck #DiggerTrackandField State Qualifiers!
about 1 year ago, Lenessa Keehn
Lenessa Keehn
Congrats to the Class of 2019!
about 1 year ago, Lenessa Keehn
Lenessa Keehn
JStulken is the Black Hills Conference Champion with a Long Jump of 20' 9.75" for the #DiggerTrackandField team! Check out @DiggerTrack results & stats at https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1R7LOsSJ252dV77yNo6MHVASIY-5xi_N3htevSBYZahw/edit?usp=drivesdk
about 1 year ago, Lenessa Keehn
Lenessa Keehn
Way to go TBrady! The Senior #DiggerTrackandField runner qualifies for state in the 800m with a 2:01.97 at the Black Hills Conference Meet!
about 1 year ago, Lenessa Keehn
Lenessa Keehn
Congrats to SJones (#DiggerTrackandField's resident 7th Grader) for breaking the 3200m school record AND qualifying for state with an 11:53.40!
about 1 year ago, Lenessa Keehn
Lenessa Keehn
The blustery, cool conditions proved no match for KDillman as he punched his ticket to state with an 11'3" pole vault today! #DiggerTrackandField
about 1 year ago, Lenessa Keehn
Lenessa Keehn
"I Hate Shakespeare" takes the stage & cast members entertain audiences with two live performances.
about 1 year ago, Lenessa Keehn
Jay Beagle
The Delta Dental bus will be coming to our district May 6-11. Any child in our district, first tooth to age 21 is eligible. There is no cost to the child or family. No insurance is necessary. A full range of dental services are offered, including exams, cleanings, preventative treatments and fillings. Please contact school nurse, Laurie Rogers as soon as possible for more information. 717-3884 or laura.rogers@k12.sd.us
about 1 year ago, Jay Beagle
Lenessa Keehn
Another #DiggerTrackandField athlete qualified for state in the Queen City Classic: TBrady in the 400m!
about 1 year ago, Lenessa Keehn
Web Admin
about 1 year ago, Web Admin
Lenessa Keehn
Early #DiggerTrackandField season state qualifiers: JStulken in 100m & LJ and NJanssen in LJ. Congrats! Be sure to follow @DiggerTrack on Twitter for updates!
about 1 year ago, Lenessa Keehn
Lenessa Keehn
2019 Pops Concert & Silent Dessert Auction
about 1 year ago, Lenessa Keehn
Lenessa Keehn
2019 Pops Concert
about 1 year ago, Lenessa Keehn
Lenessa Keehn
"Overcoming Challenges" Speaker Josh Drean has fun with #LDHSDigger & @LDMSDiggers mascot tryouts: representin' LDHS!
about 1 year ago, Lenessa Keehn
Dan Leikvold
The Lead Deadwood Schools will have a two hour late start on Monday, March 4th due to the cold weather. Thank you..
about 1 year ago, Dan Leikvold
Web Admin
Black Hills State Soccer Camps are coming on April 27th! View the registration form here. Register before April 19th.
about 1 year ago, Web Admin
Web Admin
Girls Softball Registration Open NOW! Due by March 15th. Ages 5-16. Click here to get a registration form: https://5il.co/6lds
over 1 year ago, Web Admin
Lenessa Keehn
LDHS Theatre 1-Acts Presents: 10 Ways to Survive the Zombie Apocolypse, 7pm Friday & Saturday night at LDHS Auditorium
over 1 year ago, Lenessa Keehn
Wendy Schamber
Key Club District Convention (DCON) in Minnesota - registration due soon! See Ms. Schamber for more details!
over 1 year ago, Wendy Schamber
Web Admin
Digger fans mark February 22nd and 23rd on your calendar! The State Wrestling Tournament is in Rapid City. There will be Diggers representing our school! Quarterfinals are Friday night, semifinals Saturday morning, and finals and awards Saturday afternoon! Support our wrestlers!
over 1 year ago, Web Admin
Web Admin
Want to help for Post Prom? There are many ways you can help! Click Here: https://www.ldhspostprom.com/
over 1 year ago, Web Admin
Beau Voegeli
Carson Pinske and Robbie Lester led the wrestling team to a third place finish over the weekend. Carson was voted by the coaches as the Outstanding Wrestler of the tournament. Robbie earned the pin award!
over 1 year ago, Beau Voegeli
Lenessa Keehn
LDHS Drama Club presents Snapshot! Friday 12/14 & Saturday 12/15, 7pm LDHS Auditorium
over 1 year ago, Lenessa Keehn
Web Admin
The Lead-Deadwood District State Report Card is now available. You may access the Report Card at the following website and searching for the appropriate school: https://sdschools.sd.gov/#!/home
over 1 year ago, Web Admin
Beau Voegeli
LDHSWR! Congrats to Lester and Pinske for winning the Custer Invitational last Friday! Fierbach, Brady, Renner, Rakow, and Lucero placed as well. Fri/Sat. is the prestigious Rapid City Invite. 4 states and 39 schools will compete in this tournament! Follow us on twitter!
over 1 year ago, Beau Voegeli
Lenessa Keehn
The HS Symphonic Band completes the Creepy Christmas Concert with sounds from "Hedwig's Theme" (from Harry Potter) and "Rudolph's Christmas Overture"
over 1 year ago, Lenessa Keehn
Lenessa Keehn
The 7/8th grade band continues the Creepy Christmas Concert with the likes of "Shadows Unleashed" and "The Name's Claus...Santa Claus"
over 1 year ago, Lenessa Keehn
Lenessa Keehn
The 6th Grade band kicks off "A Creepy Christmas" concert.
over 1 year ago, Lenessa Keehn
Web Admin
How do you like our new website?! Take this survey to give us helpful feedback. We look forward to hearing your thoughts and ideas! Click Here: https://tinyurl.com/ybema3gf
over 1 year ago, Web Admin
Beau Voegeli
The high school wrestling team competes three days this week! Tuesday the team starts the season at Harding County. Friday and Saturday the squad will battle at the Custer Invitational! Follow our results on trackwrestling.com and our twitter page!
over 1 year ago, Beau Voegeli
Lenessa Keehn
Lead-Deadwood Middle School Choir graces the stage during the Fall Choral Concert
over 1 year ago, Lenessa Keehn
Kari Owens
Congratulations to AMERICA ADKINS (7th gr) for being selected (via recorded audition) for 2019 SD Junior High Honor Choir! January event in Sioux Falls.
over 1 year ago, Kari Owens
Kari Owens
Congratulations to TODD LOCKE (9th gr) for being selected (via recorded audition) for SD Junior High Honor Choir! January 2019 in Sioux Falls!
over 1 year ago, Kari Owens
Lenessa Keehn
Lead-Deadwood High School Choir performs their 2018 Fall Choral Concert
over 1 year ago, Lenessa Keehn
Tim Kosters
The SD Lions Kidsight program will be in the Lead-Deadwood Elementary School tomorrow, November 15th providing routine eye screenings for the first, third and fifth grade students. You will be contacted about the screening if any follow up care is needed.
over 1 year ago, Tim Kosters
Web Admin
Coat Drive - November 13th - December 6th. LDHS National Honor Society
over 1 year ago, Web Admin
Web Admin
High School and Middle School Student Council Honor our Veterans.
over 1 year ago, Web Admin
Wendy Schamber
Food Drive at the middle school begins Nov 12th! The homeroom donating the most food by Dec 12th wins a Pizza Party!
over 1 year ago, Wendy Schamber
Kari Owens
Congratulations to Lead-Deadwood 6th grader, Raelie Williams! She was selected for SDMEA Honor Choir on Saturday, October 27, 2018
over 1 year ago, Kari Owens
Kari Owens
Congratulations to SD All-State Choir delegates from Lead-Deadwood A Cappella choir!!
over 1 year ago, Kari Owens
Lisa Rantapaa
Having fun at the Middle School Halloween Dance!
over 1 year ago, Lisa Rantapaa
Tony Biesiot
Congratulations to Trinity Brady, Pratt Williams, Sara Jones and Clarissa Heisinger on qualifying for State XC!
over 1 year ago, Tony Biesiot
Tim Kosters
The South Dakota School for the Deaf will be in the Lead-Deadwood Elementary School providing routine hearing screenings for all 1st, 3rd and 5th grade students on Wednesday, October 10th. Results from this hearing screening will be sent home with each student.
over 1 year ago, Tim Kosters
Tony Biesiot
Congratulations to Maxx Percy, Wyatt VandeVelde and Chayton Bower on qualifying for state golf!
over 1 year ago, Tony Biesiot
Web Admin
Pablo Munoz-Fraga's Game Winning Field Goal~ Click Here: http://5il.co/4ipu
almost 2 years ago, Web Admin
Tony Biesiot
Great job by the Golddigger football team in defeating Red Cloud 19-16!
almost 2 years ago, Tony Biesiot
Tony Biesiot
Coach Mau working tackling techniques on scenic Mountain Top.
almost 2 years ago, Tony Biesiot
Tony Biesiot
Golddigger football gearing up for their 2018 season.
almost 2 years ago, Tony Biesiot
Jamie Hohn
Parents & Students: There is a new URL to access Infinite Campus. This includes saved bookmarks, links from websites, and any other processes used to access IC. The new URL for the Lead-Deadwood School District is: https://sis3.ddncampus.net/campus/lead_deadwood.jsp
almost 2 years ago, Jamie Hohn
Web Admin
The 2018 Yearbooks (the Goldenlode) are ready to be picked up in the high school office. There are still books available for purchase so if you didn't pre-order a book you can purchase one from Mrs. Lori Aberle in the high school office. Hope you enjoy the books, The 2018 Publications Staff and Ms. Loeffen.
almost 2 years ago, Web Admin
Tony Biesiot
LDHS HOSA members Kaitlynn Zellers and Kaitlyn Meade finished in the Top 10 in the US for Medical Innovation-Original. They developed and created a mobile EEG device that is Bluetooth enabled.
almost 2 years ago, Tony Biesiot