Thursday, January 3, 2019

Thursday, January 3rd

Thursday, January 3rd
Orange Day

Sanborn Central sends their deepest condolences to the family of Reverend Garry Swagger.  Garry has touched the lives of so many individuals in our community and he will be deeply missed.  Attached is a link of Reverend Gary Swagger's obituary

The Blackhawks travel to Howard for games today – Bus at 2:55. The JV Girls are scheduled to tip off at 4:00 followed by the JV Boys, Varsity girls, and Varsity Boys. Howard is hosting a Papa Murphy’s Feed with Root Beer Floats starting at 4:30

Drumline is scheduled to practice at SC today.

All Powerlifters competing at O'Gorman Saturday will need to have their opening weights decided today and must be weighed by Mr. Flatten before they leave school on Friday. The cost is $20 per lifter, and we will leave the school at 5:45.

January 6th-Little Blackhawk Cheerleaders mini-practice session will be held at 2:00 in Woonsocket.  January 8th they will be performing at the basketball game in Woonsocket.

January 7th-The JH bb KWL game at White Lake has now been change back to the original time


January 9th-Sonshine Club will be held on at the Letcher church

January 17th-is the last day for HS students to add/drop classes.

January 18th-"All you need is love"...or chocolate and roses. The junior class will be selling half pound boxes of fudge (9 flavors and 2 additional sugar free options) and roses for Valentine's Day. They will have five rose packages available this year. Talk to your favorite junior to order yours now! All orders must be placed by January 18th to ensure they arrive in time. Plan Ahead!!!!!

January 25th-Dakotaland Federal Credit Union scholarship is due - See Mrs. Johnson for Applications
January Information

It's that time of year for boys state application.

Juniors - South Dakota American Legion (SDAL) Boys State program.  

                The application process is now open until April 1, 2019.  You can access the Boys State 

               Application for the participants here:  BOYS STATE APPLICATION

Sophomores - HOBY Youth Leadership Seminar
              --  A unique experience to participate in leadership training, service-learning,  
                and motivation-building experiences. 
                     ---  June 2019 (3-4 Days) 
              Interested? Talk to Mrs. Johnson! 


Sunday January 6th
Sunday January 12th
                                                Sunday January 13th (Game Day)

Little Spartan volleyball camp is being held for grades 3rd-8th.  The camp will be $30 per player and proceeds will go tot the Wessington Springs volleyball team.  To view times and detail's please visit

March 9th The power lifting team will attend SF Roosevelt State Meet

Wolsey JH games at Wolsey have been moved from Jan. 29 to Feb 1
Girls 6 PM, Boys 7 PM
These are the changes that have been made to the basketball schedule since it originally went out:  
Feb 16th - JH Round Robin will be played in Woonsocket not Sanborn Central

The 7th-12th boys and girls basketball schedule is ready for viewing.  Please note that changes are listed below

Confirmation will now be held every Sunday morning at 10 AM at the Letcher Community Church.

Reverend Garry Swagger Memorial Service, Saturday 1/5 at 1:00 PM at the Mitchel Wesleyan Church

The Artesian Community Center kitchen will be undergoing a makeover at the beginning of 2019, including new cabinets, countertops, and appliances. There are several dishes and other kitchen utensils that are no longer used. If you or your family made a donation of any items that you would like back, please contact Kaci Bechen (520-0720). Any items that are no longer used or claimed will be donated prior to the remodel.

If you have completed the required training necessary shooting Sports practice will begin on Sunday, January 6th at 2 pm and regular practice will run 2-6 each Sunday for guns & archery, and 6-9 each Tuesday for guns only. We are also working on adding 22 rifle to our discipline options (must be junior age level or older – ages 11-18).  If you are interested in more information, contact Paula Linke at or 605.350.2813.

Friday – Jan 4th – Blue: GBB @ Woony        BB @ Sc      4th Boys @ Woony 6:00       5th Boys @ Woony 6:30
Saturday – Jan 5th – GBB @ Redfield Classic 12:30 vs. St. Francis        3/4th Girls @ SC 10:00
5th Boys @ Woony 9:00             Powerlifting @ O’Gorman
Sunday – Jan 6th: 5th Boys @ DWU           Little Cheer Camp 2:00 Woony
Monday – Jan 7th – Orange: JH G/B @ White Lake – Bus 2:50 – Boys 4:30 Girls 5:30
HS GB @ Woony          HS BB @ SC
Tuesday – Jan 8th – Blue: G/B vs. KWL @ Woony -Pep Band – 4:00 JVG/JVB/VG/VB
Little Cheerleaders perform Lake Area Rep @ Noon          Tutoring
Wednesday – Jan 9th – Orange: GB @ Woony          BB @ SC Blood Drive
WWTS @ Artesian                 Sonshine Club @ Letcher
Thursday – Jan 10th – Orange: BBB vs. JVC @ SC (Moore/Foster) – Pep Band – 5:15 JH/JV/V GB @ SC        Tutoring

Friday Breakfast-Breakfast Buffet, Kitchens Choice
Friday Lunch-Cheese Breadstick w/ marinara Sauce, Broccoli, Chilled Fruit, Honey Apple Crisp

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