Academic Challenge Brings Seven Schools to Fort Pierre Last Week




FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Third Annual Stanley County Small School Academic Challenge was held in Fort Pierre last week.  Eight different schools attended the event.  Students were tested last Wednesday, November 7 on 20 different areas, including English 9-12, Algebra I and II, Geometry, Chemistry, Physics, Native American History and Language, U.S. and World History and Art.  Schools earned points based on their students’ standings.   Later in the day, a double elimination, Quiz Bowl-type contest was held between teams of four students from each school.  The final team standings in the Academic Challenge-according to Sue Hotalling of Stanley County Schools-had Philip taking first place-defeating second place Stanley County by just two correct answers; Jones County was third, Winner was fourth, White River fifth, Todd County sixth, St. Francis seventh and Kadoka was eighth.  

Check out the schedule of events taking place in the coming week at Stanley County Schools by visiting the website

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