Both the Britton-Hecla and Langford Area School Districts saw a boost in school enrollments for the 2020-21 school year.
Putting on high school athletics and activities during a pandemic is going to take patience, flexibility and constant communication. That was the consensus during a strategic planning session of the South Dakota High School Activities Association board of directors and executive staff.
Just like high school sports, fine arts are feeling the effects of the pandemic as oral interp contests and the high school journalism convention have been moved online and All-State Chorus and Orchestra has been postponed to next year.
The Britton-Hecla Class of 2021 has selected its homecoming royalty candidates. Candidates from left to right are Joel James, Colby Carlson, Trevor Zuehlke, Taylor Storbakken, Delaney Pruitt, and McKenna Carlson. The regular coronation ceremony held in Amacher Auditorium will be replaced this year by crowning the new royalty at the burning of the BH west of the tennis courts at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday. (Carrie James Photo)
Britton-Hecla homecoming activities are set for next week, Aug. 24-28.
A growing body of medical research shows that cigarette smokers and possibly e-cigarette users face a significantly higher risk for serious complications from COVID-19 than non-users.