Sturgis Elementary

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

(605) 347-2386


K: 8:10 am - 3:00 pm

1st: 8:10 am - 3:05 pm

2nd-4th: 8:05 am - 3:05 pm


Chantal Ligtenberg, principal

Katy Jutting, assistant principal


 Office Hours

Monday-Friday: 7am-4pm

 A student's Absence can also be emailed to: meadesesoffice@k12.sd.us


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 Homecoming Dress Up Days:

Sept. 20-22

Wednesday: Bright Lights (Neon colors-Vegas bright)

Thursday: Celebrity Day (or Dress Fancy Day)

Friday: Scooper Gear

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Monday October 23




Parent Information


Please use the Harlow's link to register your students riding the bus for 2023-24 school year:


Parents eating school lunch with their students: Please bring exact change ($4.85)when purchasing a school lunch for yourselves :) The cafeteria does not have change. Thank you! 


Important Calendar Dates 

Early Release: Friday, Sept. 22nd 1:05pm (Homecoming)

Parent/Teacher Conferences: Oct. 2nd & 5th

No School: Oct. 6th & 9th (In-Service/Holiday)

No School: Nov. 22nd-24th (Holiday Break)

No School: Dec. 21st-Jan. 2nd (Holiday Break)

No School: Jan. 15th (In-Service)

No School: Feb. 19th (Holiday)

Parent/Teacher Conferences: Feb. 26th & 29th

No School: March 1st (In-Service)

No School: March 8th (Spring Break)

No School: March 29th & Apr. 1st (Holiday Break)

No School: Apr. 19th (In-Service)

Tentative Last Day of School: May 22nd


Parent Communications

  2023-24 Welcome Letter


Monthly Newsletters



September Scholar of the Month

Pictures in Monthly Newsletters


Remi Torok, Kennedy Schmidt, Gunnar Thompson, Oliver Mundy, Sawyer Pickett
1st Grade:
Ryker Roberts, Adley Goldade, Allie Brown, Karsey Meland,
Cameron Reyes


2nd Grade:

Alistair Hines, Stetson Martin, Tyr LaParr, Summer Reausaw,

Brookelyn Wilen, Harley Poe

3rd Grade:
Arya Baldwin, Blaisely Haugen, Jayma Burke, Benson Williams, 
Olivia Oliver, Wesley Larson
4th Grade:
Levi Fitzsimmons, Tillee Smeenk, Bryson Potter, Elijah Ferrell,
Zaylen Bright, Levi Dahl