Sturgis Elementary

1121 Ball Park Road • Sturgis, S.D. 57785

(605) 347-2386


Chantal Ligtenberg, principal 

Katy Jutting, assistant principal


Sturgis Elementary Website

Follow us on Twitter @SturgisElem 


Welcome to Sturgis Elementary School. Sturgis Elementary school tour video presented by the 2018-19 Student Council.




Meade School District will offer our summer feeding program at Sturgis Elementary and at Whitewood Elementary. All children up to age 18 are eligible to have lunch and they do not have to be students of Meade School District. All meals are served at no charge.


Lunch times are as follows: Sturgis Elementary - 11 AM to 12:30 PM: Students must dine onsite; there is no carry out this year. 
Lunch will be served beginning Tuesday, May 31st and will be served Monday through Friday throughout June and until July 15. 



Sorry Sold Out

*Be watching for Pre-Orders right after Christmas Break for

22-23 school year


Important Calendar Dates:


Open House: Thursday Aug. 25th 2-4pm

First Day of School: Monday Aug. 29th, 2022


Parent Communications

  Click below for an important Letter to Parents  


Field Day Changes 5.16.22

Parent Letters 5.11.22

Parent Letter 5.4.22

Food Service 22-23 changes

Parent Letter 2.17.22

Parent Letter 2.4.22

Parent Letter1.28.22

Parent Letter 1.21.22

Superintendent Letter 1.18.22

Parent Letter 1.14.22

Parent Letter 11.12.21

Parent Letter 11.5.21

Parent Letter 10.29.21

Parent Letter 10.22.21

Parent Letter 10.18.21

Parent Letter 10.7.21

Parent WIN time letter 3rd 4th Grade

Parent letter 9.24.21

Parent letter 9.17.21

Parent letter 9.10.21

Parent letter 9.2.21

  Please click here for the school operations that will be in place for the school year.

 Chantal's "Welcome Back Letter" to Parents

Click here to read this important information!


Smile Monthly Newsletter Smile


May Fun 

May Newsletter 21-22

April Newsletter 21-22

March Newsletter 21-22

February Newsletter 21-22

January Newsletter 21-22

December Newsletter 21-22

November Newsletter 21-22

October Newsletter 21-22


 Cool May Scholar of the Month

Pictures in May Fun Newsletter Laughing


Beckem Pudwill, Brooklyn Christenson, Kade Sanders,
Vada Cummings, Mallori Kangas, Quentin Mayer
1st Grade:
Bridger Wingen, Ridley Walker, Ryleigh Cox, Winston Bush,
Brantley Richter


2nd Grade:

Hadley Werlinger, Caradyn Boyum, Anna Maria Carroll,

Annabelle Hoffman, Parker Townsend

3rd Grade:
Cassidy Belawske, Maloree Paklin, Braylee Blakeman, Erika Sjomeling, Gavin Oliver
4th Grade:
Owen Condon, Marin Hammerstrom, Layne Johnson,
Berklei Townsend, Presleigh Plaggemeyer, Adrian Wall