This week's sub-zero temperatures took a toll on many - including kids.
And Rapid City Area Schools is doing its part to keep students warm.
Wednesday was the first day of school for students in Rapid City Area Schools, and the new superintendent was greeting the children as they walked through the doors.
Rapid City leaders made a proclamation Wednesday indicating the importance of school attendance.
Although some students are already back in school, students in Rapid City Area Schools will hit the books again starting Wednesday.
So how are schools preparing for the big first day?
Students are gearing up to head back to school and the community gathered to close out summer break with a bang.
A block party took over College Park in Rapid City Sunday for Youth Appreciation Day.