Below is the list of live stream links and passes allowed for activities this week. Thank you. Tuesday – Home WR (open attendance) Live Stream: https://www.nfhsnetwork.com/schools/trivalley-high-school-colton-sd GBB @ Baltic (6 passes/team personnel) Live Stream: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFpMu48SyF-y3jSvtma08_g Thursday – DHBB @ Mt. Vernon (No restrictions – must take temp when coming in the door) Live Stream: https://www.nfhsnetwork.com/schools/mount-vernonplankinton-high-school-mt-vernon-sd Saturday – WR @ Garretson (2 per team personnel) Live Stream: https://www.nfhsnetwork.com/schools/garretson-high-school-garretson-sd
Good afternoon, Parents of archery participants, please check your email for a link to requesting practice times. Coach Ginter and Coach Glasford will make every effort possible to honor your requests. If you did not receive the link or have specific questions, please email Coach Ginter (email@example.com) or Coach Glasford (firstname.lastname@example.org). Registration for archery is now closed. Thank you, Eric Smart
Good morning, below is some information on activities for this week. Today, JH boys basketball is leaving at 4:15 and traveling to Sioux Valley. The game will be played at the school with 7th grade starting at 6:00 and 8th grade following the 7th grade game. Masks are required in Sioux Valley facilities. The gym is located Sioux Valley High School. Also today, the middle school wrestlers travel to McCook Central for a meet that starts at 5:30pm. Masks are required during the event as well. Tomorrow, we host Vermillion boys and girls in HS basketball. We will NOT have a JV game for the girls. Below is the new schedule of events. 4:00 - 'C' Girls (MS Gym) & JV Boys (HS Gym) 5:30 - 'C' Boys (MS Gym) 5:45 - Varsity girls 7:15 - Varsity boys Please let me know if you have any questions: email@example.com Thank you, Eric Smart
Good morning, Here's an update for activities and spectator restrictions for this week. Tonight's choir concert for 7-12th grades is allowing 4 persons per student. Live stream link: https://www.nfhsnetwork.com/schools/trivalley-high-school-colton-sd Tomorrow the basketball game against Madison is allowing 4 persons per team personnel. Live stream link: https://www.nfhsnetwork.com/schools/trivalley-high-school-colton-sd Tomorrow's wrestling event at West Central is allowing 4 persons per team personnel - the time of the event was changed to start at 5:30pm. Thursday's 5-12th grade band concert is allowing 4 persons per student to attend. Live stream link: https://www.nfhsnetwork.com/schools/trivalley-high-school-colton-sd Friday's basketball game at Chester is allowing 6 persons per team personnel. Reminder there are no 'C' games for this event. Order of events (starting at 4:00pm) - JV Girls, JV Boys, Varsity Girls, Varsity Boys. Saturday's wrestling event is limited. Athletes will be receiving vouchers this week to distribute to spectators. At this time, I do not have any more links for live stream; but, will update if they become available. Thank you, Eric Smart
Fans, here is the link for the JV and Varsity basketball games tonight in Garretson. https://www.nfhsnetwork.com/schools/garretson-high-school-garretson-sd Here is the link for tomorrow's wrestling event in Howard: https://www.nfhsnetwork.com/schools/howard-high-school-howard-sd Reminder for tomorrow the athletes were given two passes each for the basketball game tomorrow night. The wrestling event is unlimited for fan entrance on Saturday in Howard. This Saturday and Tuesday, we host Sisseton and Madison in double-header basketball events. The livestream link for both games is below - JV and Varsity games will be livestreamed. Team personnel were given 4 passes each for the events. https://www.nfhsnetwork.com/schools/trivalley-high-school-colton-sd Thank you and Go Mustangs!
Please use this link to sign up for Tri-Valley Archery. Grades 4th-12th can participate in Archery; however, 4th-6th grade archers must pay a fee for practice facilities and any applicable tournament fees. For students in grades 7th-12th, all fees are paid by the district. https://forms.gle/fiw4r8onVUHSAJvWA
Tri-Valley is in need of a bus monitor. The pay is $25 per route ($50 per day). Interested individuals should contact Sherry at the bus garage at 605-446-3482.
Greetings, We have recently been placed into a Winter Storm Warning. With the timing of the warning, I don’t believe that a district wide early release would be of much benefit by the time we could get busses here, loaded, etc. and this would also put parents in a significant time crunch to make daycare arrangements. We are going to make some accommodations due to the weather though: 1). High school students will be released today at 2:50 p.m. This will allow the high school to begin 8th-period and get any materials that they may need before dismissal. This will also allow our high schoolers that drive to get on the road before our busses start to enter the premises and parents begin to show up for student pickups. If a high schooler rides a school bus home, they will be able to stay until loading time for the busses. Some of our high schoolers drive siblings home and in these events: parents if you wish for your jk-8 child to be released earlier so they can ride home with a sibling please contact the appropriate office (Joni Bunde 446-3538 ext. 100 for jk-4th-grade; or Dana Sundal for grades 5-8 at 446-3538 ext. 400). 2). There will be no after school activities today. 3). In order to get our busses home as soon as possible today, some routes will not have bus monitors so as to not have to take extra time to drop off the monitors at the conclusion of the route. Respectfully, Dr. Mike Lodmel, Superintendent
The board agenda for Monday's meeting can be found at: https://www.tri-valley.k12.sd.us/browse/156880 On Monday, the school board will decide whether or not to open up our facilities to outside groups and organizations. This includes youth sports practices.
Tri-Valley will travel to SF Christian tonight for a Region 3A Semifinal match starting at 7:00pm. SF Christian is allowing all fans to attend; the only stipulation is all spectators MUST wear masks. The game is also livestreamed on SF Christian's website. (www.siouxfallschristian.org). It is a YouTube link, so shouldn't have any issues with subscriptions this time. My deepest apologies for the error on Tuesday's stream. Go Mustangs!!
Good morning, Last night, the Region VB brackets were finalized. Tri-Valley will be hosting West Central on Tuesday, November 3rd at 7:00pm. This will only be one varsity game and the winner will advance to the second round of the region tournament to be played at SF Christian on Thursday, November 5th. With active cases increasing in our district, we will only be allowing two spectators per varsity volleyball player to attend the game on Tuesday at Tri-Valley. Varsity players will give their two names to the head coach and the compiled list will be at the Activities Entrance. For post-season play, all spectators must pay admittance per SDHSAA guidelines - Adults $6.00 and Students $4.00. The game will be live-streamed for free at: https://www.nfhsnetwork.com/schools/trivalley-high-school-colton-sd If you have any questions, please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org Thank you.
Over the past month, we have received numerous questions regarding the "school lunch grant" (free meals) that has been published in many media stories. There's two different avenues for the free lunches that get somewhat intertwined. The first is if you believe your family would qualify for free and reduced lunches based upon household income that can be easily investigated. There is a form to fill out that pretty much lets you know if you qualify. You would need to contact our business manager, Brian Anderson (446-3538 ext. 408) and he can guide you through that process. Secondly, many districts are able to offer free lunches to all students under the grant from the state because their free and reduced lunch numbers (explained above) are higher than they were a year ago. The rationale being that Covid-19 probably caused a lot of people out of work and then their household income went down and thus they now qualify for free and/or reduced lunches and wouldn't have before. In Tri-Valley, we didn't receive an "uptick" in free and reduced lunch households in August and September so we hadn't been able to receive the grant, unlike some other area schools. Just recently, our free and reduced lunch numbers have increased so we completed the grant process and have waited to hear back on its approval. I am pleased to announce that today we were informed that we have been approved by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to provide free breakfast and lunch meals to all our students under the Seamless Summer program. Our approval runs from October 1st until December 31 or until the USDA funding runs out (whichever comes first). We will begin the process of crediting back any meals that have been purchased since October 1st. If your student wishes to purchase extra entrees, milk, or other food items, it will be charged to their account. Likewise, if your student purchased extra entrees, milk, or other food items, those items will not be credited back to the account. The regular cost of meals will resume in January. Respectfully, Dr. Mike Lodmel, Superintendent
Tri-Valley is in need of a bus monitor and substitute bus monitors. They pay is $25 per route. Interested individuals should contact Sherry Roth at 605-366-8777.
The board agenda for Monday's meeting has been posted to the Tri-Valley website: https://www.tri-valley.k12.sd.us/browse/156880
Good Evening, At the school board meeting this evening, the administrative recommendation did not pass. The school board passed a motion that stated “Close contacts can remain in school for the 14-day quarantine period as long as extra mitigation efforts are made (wear a mask).” What this means essentially, is if your child is a close contact, they can remain in school as long as they exhibit no symptoms and wear a mask. Unlike the administrative recommendation, mask usage is not a requirement at the time of exposure; just for the 14-day “quarantine” period. The board also made a clarifying motion that will continue to require students to wear a mask on school busses. Respectfully, Dr. Mike Lodmel, Superintendent
Tri-Valley will be having a special board meeting on Tuesday, October 6th for the purpose of potentially changing close contact definitions and quarantining procedures. The agenda can be found at: https://www.tri-valley.k12.sd.us/browse/156880
Tonight the high school varsity volleyball team is traveling to Kimball to play a varsity only match at 6:00pm. Here is the link to the livestream: https://youtu.be/VcAu2QKsarE Good Luck Mustangs!
Tri-Valley will be having a special board meeting on Wednesday, September 30th at noon. The purpose of the meeting is for executive session for personnel matters. The agenda can be found at: https://www.tri-valley.k12.sd.us/browse/156880
Tri-Valley is seeking applicants for an educational assistant (teacher's aide) and bus monitor. Interested applicants should apply online at: https://trivalley.tedk12.com/hire/index.aspx
Monday, September 21st Activities as scheduled. No changes. Tuesday, September 22nd MSVB @ Canton 3:30 (changed from 4:00) 7th @ Elementary (724 N Sanborn Canton, SD 57013) 8th @ High School (800 N Main Canton, SD 57013) HSVB @ Canton 5:00 *4 passes per rostered player **MASKS ARE REQUIRED IN CANTON SCHOOL FACILITIES** MSFB vs. West Central has been moved to Thursday, September 24th Wednesday, September 23rd Activities as scheduled. No changes. Thursday, September 24th MSFB vs. West Central 4:30 (changed from 4:00) 7th followed by 8th MSVB vs. Lennox 7th – MS Gym 8th – HS Gym HSVB @ Madison 5:00 *10/passes per rostered individual allowed **MASKS ARE REQUIRED IN MADISON SCHOOL FACILITIES** Friday, September 25th HSFB @ Dell Rapids 7:00 *4 passes per rostered individual allowed **7-12 Students MUST present School ID for admission, but do not need a player pass (Lunch Card will work) **MASKS ARE REQUIRED IN STUDENT SECTION**