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Smee School District #15-3 is a public school located in Wakpala, South Dakota on the Standing Rock Indian Reservation.  We are dedicated to the intellectual and social growth of each student as they learn to live effectively in a contemporary bi-cultural world.  Our school educates students to help them become successful in all aspects of life with attention to individual differences.

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21st Century After School Program Starting Soon!

Our after school program will be starting soon & we're excited to get started! Students will participate in academic, enrichment & cultural activities Monday - Thursday from 3:30-5:30 pm CST. Students have been sent home with an application. If you are interested in having your child participate in the program, please have it returned as soon as possible. Your child will not be able to participate until the application has been returned.
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Late Start Class Schedule

As winter approaches, we know there will be days where weather will cause late starts. Please keep the attached scheduled handy for those days!

Thanksgiving Break - No School

There will be no school from Nov. 25th through Nov. 27th because of the holiday. School will resume on Nov. 30th. Have a Happy Thanksgiving!!
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Picture Retake Day - November 30th

This is your chance to get your photo retaken or take a picture if you missed the original picture day. If you wish to retake your picture, please bring your original photo package with you! For online students enrolled at Wakpala Public School, please be at the school between 9:30-11:30 am CST if you want to participate. Remember, the Wakpala District is graciously paying for the basic photo package for all Wakpala Public School enrolled students. Payments must be made for the difference on any packages with a higher dollar value on the 30th.


Wóuŋspe wašté hiyágleya!
A good education leads to success!

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Lakȟóta Tȟawápaha Olówaŋ (Lakota Flag Song) Tȟuŋkášilayapi tȟawápaha kiŋháŋ oíhaŋkešniyaŋ hé nážiŋ kte ló.
Iyóȟlatheya, oyáte kiŋháŋ wičhíčhaǧiŋ kta čha, léčhamuŋ weló.
The President, his staff without end it will stand.
Under it, the people they will grow, so I do this.
Lakota Flag Song was composed by Ellis Chips, Pine Ridge, sometime in the 1950’s.
Lakota translation from the New Lakota Dictionary.
English translation from Sharing the Gift of Lakota Song.