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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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MS Track Meets Announced

Our middle school track schedule is as follows: • April 8 - Pierre - 3:30 CST • April 15 - Gettysburg - 12:00 CST • April 30 - Mobridge - 2:00 CST • May 6 - Sully Buttes - TBD
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Deputy Chief of Staff for Senator Mike Rounds Visits

Kyle Chase visited with the Wakpala 6-8th grade students today. Kyle was born in Ft Yates ND and graduated in 2008 from Mobridge HS. He is an enrolled member of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe and is currently the Deputy Chief of Staff for U.S. Senator Mike Rounds. Kyle shared his journey and experiences as well as the struggles he encountered while working toward his goals. Kyle’s wife Alyssa and daughter Saylor also made the trip from Washington DC.
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Prom will be Friday, April 23rd from 7-10pm. We will have Grand March, a DJ (Grey Willow Music), a meal for the students, laser tag & archery tag, a cash booth, basketball, corn hole and other games. Students Grades 9-12 may sign up with Mrs. Heil at the school

Spring Basketball Schedule

Wakpala has announced it's Spring Basketball League schedule! Spectators are welcome to attend games held at the Wakpala Public School but must wear masks and space whenever possible. Concessions will be available at the home games as well. Keep in mind, each school might be different on their Covid rules regarding spectators. If you are unsure of their policies, it may be best to reach out to them before you travel.


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.