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Webster school board approves modified calendar

After months of wrangling back and forth, the Webster Area School Board finally acted on the issue of continuing a four-day school week. What patrons will get, and the board terms “a compromise,” is a modified school calendar – meaning students will go to class six more Fridays a year. The new calendar adds six instructional days that are planned for the first Friday of the month. Read More »

Webster School Board discusses four-day week

At the regular monthly meeting of the Webster Area School Board on Feb. 11, a discussion was held about the four-day week. Superintendent Jim Block put together a chart of South Dakota schools who are four-day and listed their calendar hours. Of the 38 schools in the state, Webster Area is listed as 31st for the amount of instruction time spent with students. Read More »

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