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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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No School - Native American Day

There will be no school on Monday, Oct. 10th in observance of Native American Day. Classes will resume on Tuesday, Oct. 11th.
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After School Program Schedule

The afterschool program will be going to Krause Apple Orchard tomorrow during the afterschool program. Students will still be arriving home on the 5:30 bus at their usual time.
There will be no afterschool activities on Wednesday Oct. 5th due to Parent Teacher conferences.
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No School - Friday, Oct. 7, 2022

There will be no school on Friday, Oct. 7th. It is parent/teacher conferences comp. day. School will resume on Tues., Oct. 11th. Enjoy the 4 day weekend!
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Super Appleman visited Wakpala Elementary

Who is Super Appleman?
Motivational Speaker and educational consultant Don Blake also known as Super Appleman is dedicated to children being healthy smart and well grounded. He encourages character building by explaining the importance of being respectful and honorable. He delivers crowd pleasing educational entertainment that focuses on eating fruits and vegetables and exercising.


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.