Watertown High School will be hosting an Open House for the public to come in and get a tour of the newly remodeled Watertown High School. This will take place on Monday, August 14th from 6:30-8:00 PM. All are invited to stop in and see how good WHS looks!!
Don't forget to vote. A reminder that the Joint City/School election will be held at the Watertown Civic Arena on Tuesday, June 20 from 7 AM - 7 PM.
The Watertown School District will be conducting an emergency planning drill on Tuesday, May 30th in the morning from 8 AM – 12 PM. The district offices will be closed for the morning to the public. The public is asked to avoid the area of the high school as much as possible during these hours, as an influx of emergency responders will be present. We appreciate the cooperation of law enforcement and other first responders to assist the school district in it’s safety planning.
The Watertown Chamber will be hosting a candidate forum on Tuesday, May 30 at 6:00 PM in the DD Miller Auditorium at Watertown High School. Candidates for school board and city council will be present for this forum.
The public is invited to an Open House celebrating the 2023 retirees from the Watertown School District from 3:45-5:00 PM on Wednesday, May 17th in the Watertown High School Commons.
A reminder to Watertown School District families that Friday, April 21st is a full day of school. The final day of school for students is Friday, May 26th with a 12:30 dismissal.
Kindergarten Round Up for all day, every day Kindergarten is for children who will be five years of age on or before September 1, 2023. Screenings will take place on Wednesday, April 12 and Friday, April 14, 2023 at the Garfield Education Center. Appointments are required, so please call 605-882-6398 today!
The Watertown School District will start 2 hours late (10:15 AM) on Wednesday, April 5th. All morning activities and practices will also be 2 hours late. No breakfast served or AM preschool/JK. Conditions will be evaluated again in the morning.
There will be no school in Watertown on Friday, March 31. All activities are either postponed or cancelled.
The Watertown School Board is holding a special meeting on Monday, March 20th for the purpose of discussing our elementary schools. The meeting will take place at 5:30 PM in the Watertown High School Commons.
The plan for makeup snow days was approved at last night's Watertown School Board Meeting. That means school will start at 8:15 AM on Monday, March 20th and continue through the end of the school year on Friday, May 26th. School will dismiss 15 minutes later for the remainder of the year, so 3:35 for grades K-4 and 3:45 PM for grades 5-12. The rest of the information can be found at: https://5il.co/1qhjf
The Watertown School District will be 2 hours late on Monday, March 13th. All morning practices and activities will also be 2 hours late. No breakfast, morning preschool or Junior Kindergarten.
Due to rural road conditions, the Watertown School District will be dismissing on Thursday, March 9th at 1:15 PM. All afterschool and evening activities will either be postponed or canceled. The Girls State BB Tournaments will still be going, as those are SDHSAA events.
The Watertown School District will be two hours late on Monday, March 6th. No breakfast will be served, and there is no AM preschool. All morning activities will also start two hours late.
The Watertown School District will be dismissing at 2:15 PM on Wednesday, March 1st. After school activities are either postponed or canceled. Thank you.
No school for the Watertown School District on Thursday, February 23rd. All activities are postponed or canceled for Thursday. Take care!
No school for the Watertown School District on Wednesday, February 22nd. All activities are postponed or canceled for Wednesday. Stay safe!
The Watertown School District will dismiss at 2:15 PM on Tuesday, February 21st. Evening activities will be either postponed or canceled.
The Watertown School District will be hosting a Family Mental Health Night on Tuesday, Feb. 21 at 7:00 PM. This is specific to Watertown families, and the preregistration can be accessed at https://cookcenter.info/WatertownFeb21
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