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2017 Fall Academic Achievement Team Award Recipients

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

All varsity athletic teams and fine arts groups that achieve a combined grade point average of 3.0 or higher are eligible to receive the SDHSAA Academic Achievement Team Award. With the completion of all the SDHSAA fall activities, the SDHSAA announces the following schools and their teams who have received the “Academic Achievement Team Awards” for the 2017-2018 Fall Season.

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James Baldwin, Hubert Humphrey and the American Dream

Last Updated by Katy Beem on

Acclaimed documentary I Am Not Your Negro on SDPB

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The Black War Bonnet - Artist Herman Red Elk

Last Updated by Brian Gevik, Text by Conor McMahon - Chief Curator - U.S. Dept. of the Interior - Indian Arts and Crafts Board on

A 20th-century artwork exemplifies traditional Lakota symbols and their meaning.

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Children & Education

Teachers And Those Magical OK Go Videos: A Match Made In Science?

Posted by Laura Dimock on

If you're a rock band, and thousands of teachers and students are using your hugely popular music videos in the classroom, why not help them out?

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Poll: Most U.S. Teachers Want Gun Control, Not Guns To Carry

Last Updated by Laura Dimock on

A Gallup poll finds teachers support measures like background checks for gun buyers, but little enthusiasm for bearing arms.

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PHOTOS: Students Make Their Stand At D.C.'s 'March For Our Lives'

Last Updated by Laura Dimock on

For many students, Saturday was their first demonstration for a cause. They bundled in the U.S. capital, delivering a defiant message: stricter gun regulation. NPR photographers captured the scene.

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Holy White Man

Last Updated by Text by Gary Enright - Director - 1881 Courthouse Museum - Custer, Brian Gevik on

Frontier doctor Valentine McGillycuddy had a positive relationship with the Lakota people on the Pine Ridge Indian reservation.

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Savor Dakota

Savor Dakota Entrees: An Extended Conversation with Chef Sanaa Abourezk

Last Updated by Heather Benson on

Chef Sanaa Abourezk shares mediterranean dishes from Syria with guests at a restaurant that bears her name. Much can be shared with a community simply by passing a plate.

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Savor Dakota Season 2 Links

Last Updated by Melissa Sievers on

Links to the folks interviewed during season two can be found here.

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Savor Dakota at the Legislature: SB 96, Make Chislic the State Nosh

Last Updated by Melissa Sievers on

Chislic is a love it or leave it type of dish with a significant following. The meat treat is typically served using lamb or mutton, occasionally other proteins might be offered instead. Senate Bill 96 would make the skewered meat the official nosh of South Dakota.

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Science & Technology

Medicine Women

Last Updated by Katy Beem on

A new documentary interweaves the lives of Native American women healers of today with the story of America’s first Native doctor.

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The Neuroanatomy of a Zombie

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PBS NewsHour Presents: The Zombie Autopsies

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Initiated Measure 22

Posted by Stephanie Rissler on

An Act to revise campaign finance and lobbying laws, creates an ethics commission and democracy credit program.

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Sports & Recreation

Mike Miller Joins Memphis Tigers Coaching Staff

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

South Dakota native and two-time NBA Champion Mike Miller will join Penny Hardaway’s coaching staff at the University of Memphis as an assistant coach.

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USD Names New Men's Basketball Coach

Last Updated by Jeremy Ludemann on

The University of South Dakota names Todd Lee as its next men’s basketball coach. Lee is from Huron and graduated from the University of South Dakota in 1986. He returns to USD after several coaching stints in the college and professional ranks.

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Kyla Crow of Oelrichs, The Magic of Dedication

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

There are many high school athletes in South Dakota who not only succeed in the sport they love, but are just as dedicated when it pertains to academics. One of these kids is Kyla Crow, a senior girls basketball player for the Oelrichs Tigers.

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"In The Margins" With Lori Walsh

A Book, A Hammock and a Lifetime of Reading

Last Updated by Lori Walsh on

It's time to pack your beach bag with books and get ready for a holiday weekend. As the summer reading season heats up, we catch up with Peggy Stout. She's the owner of Prairie Pages Bookseller in Pierre.

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