The South Dakota Senate has passed a bill proposed by Republican Gov. Kristi Noem that would ban transgender women and girls from participating in school sports leagues that match their gender identity.
Over four months into the school year, some classrooms across the city are closed due to a surge in COVID-19 cases among students and staff , as more than 10-percent of the RCAS workforce is either out with COVID, or under quarantine.
South Dakota Mines has come out on top according to a broad spectrum of publications that provide annual rankings for universities. The newest rankings put the school among the top schools in the state and nation.
”We really have to think about timelines right now,” Kevin Case, Superintendent of Douglas School District, says. “Making sure we’re ready when the influx comes in. We can’t wait for the influx to get here and have 24 to 30 months to get something built.”
From bathroom mirrors to exit signs and soap dispensers, schools across America and right here in Rapid City were hit with an uptick of vandalism and theft. All this is thanks to a TikTok challenge “Devious Licks”. Although the original challenge has dissipated, a new one is taking shape called “smack a staff member.”
During Tuesday night’s Rapid City School Board meeting, a group gathered outside of the meeting location, voicing frustration on a number of topics, all rounding back to them believing the Rapid City Area Schools Board of Education is not listening to all of its constituents.