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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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Election Results

Election Results

The June 4th School Board Election resulted in a 3-way tie for one of the Board Member positions. A recount was requested & performed today, June 10th, 2024. Upon recount, it was found that a tie did not exist & a winner was declared. 48 ballots were cast of the 262 registered voters in our district. The official results are:
Michelle Scharmer - 11
Jeff Cadotte Sr - 23
Robert Mellette - 17
Shannon Little Shield - 21
Laura Grijalva - 20
Joe Strong Heart - 20
Marlo Free - 24
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Gym Monitors needed

The Wakpala Public School is looking for one male and one female open gym monitor to supervise open gym for 3 hours a night.
Applicants must have a valid driver's license and pass background checks and a pre-employment drug test.
Apply In-person or online for more information contact Silas Blaine.
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21st CCLC Phone

If parents/guardians of children enrolled in the after-school program need to reach the after-school program director between the hours of 4:00 & 6:00 pm please call 605-850-1713.

American Education Week!

To celebrate American Education Week, staff can wear jeans all week! We will also have goodies all week in the staff workroom. Thanks for all that you do!


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.