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SCHOOL Phone Numbers                          FAX                                    Address

Custer Elementary          673-4483              673-4515              1415 Wildcat Lane             

Preschool                        673-2001             673-4515              1415 Wildcat Lane          

Lunchroom (Custer)         673-4157              673-4515              1415 Wildcat Lane             

Custer Sr/Jr High             673-4473              673-4710              1645 Wildcat Lane          

Hermosa                         255-4345              255-4190              PO Box 27 / 11 4th St.          Hermosa, SD 57744

Administration                  673-3154              673-5607              527 Montgomery           

Special Education             673-2171              673-5607              527 Montgomery           

GED Office                      673-4144 or 673-1661                      527 Montgomery           

    Contact Renae Schneider

Rural Prenatal to Five Head Start  Office cell: 209-3116   527 Montgomery            

     Contact Kelly Aves

ACE School                       673-3592            673-5607            527 Montgomery                  

      Contact Dave Williams


In-town Bus Stops

  • 7:18am at Super 8 area and 7:21am at the Sentinel Federal Credit Union.
  • There will be a bus that will stop at Lynn’s in the AM for pick up at 7:26 am.
  • After school, the Pass Creek bus (turkey picture in window) drops off at Purple Pie Place/Super 8 area.  Carrol Creek bus (dog picture in window) drops off at Shopko


Important Dates

  • School starts on Wednesday, August 22  
  • Monday, Sept. 3 – Labor Day – no school
  • Friday, Oct. 5 – School day – Homecoming
  • Nov. 21 – early release at Noon for Thanksgiving Break
  • Dec. 21 - Jan. 6 - Christmas Break
  • Monday, April 22 – Spring Break (no school)
  • May 18, 2019 -  CHS Graduation – 2 p.m.
  • May 23 – Last day of school for students/staff – students early release at noon


Custer Junior/Senior High School
1645 Wildcat Lane
673-4473 – Mon.-Thurs.
Follow on Twitter @CusterWildcats



Sports physicals are required for all students competing on a high school sports team & must be completed before starting practice.  The required CHS/SDHSAA physical forms are attached. Physicals are recommended but not required of middle school athletes -  unless they are competing on a high school team.  

Students who are home schooling and participating in on a CSD sports team, must complete the Public School Exemption form (available in the admin. office or online and return the form to the CSD Admin. Office. 



For high school athletes - All forms and physical must be completed in order to participate in practice. 
Contact Cherri Block at  605-673-4473


Practice starts August     @      p.m.  at Rocky Knolls Golf Course.
Practice will be 
Open to all students in grades 7-12
All golfers (including 7th-8th graders) would have to have the SDHSAA physical completed since they would be participating on the HS golf team.
Email:  Coach Paul Kelley -


 This is for all junior high and high school athletes interested in participating in cross country this fall.

Parent meeting:                                 at the high school in Coach Karim's classroom

First practice:  August     @      at the high school.

Questions contact Coach Karen Karim – Phone: 440-0032


9-12 grade Football Practice starts August      at the Football Field

This is for all High School Players and all upcoming Jr High players are invited and encouraged to attend also.


For high school athletes - All forms and physical must be completed in order to participate in practice. 
Email:  Coach Russ Bailey -  Phone:  673-4473


Jr/Sr High Office Hours: 

  • NEW STUDENT REGISTRATION:  August  TBD - please bring copies of immunizations and birth certificate.
  • Students in grades 7-12 - August TBD

Pick up your registration packets, which include the following forms to be filled out by a Parent/Guardian:

  • 2017-18 Enrollment Form
  • Lap Top Agreements (remember $00 per individual or $50.00 per family) - attached
  • Free/Reduced Lunch Form (One per family)

You may also pick-up the following:

  • Lap tops (with paperwork completed) – see attached forms
  • Class Schedules
  • Locker Assignments
  • BACK-TO-SCHOOL OPEN HOUSE – Tuesday, Aug. 21 – 5:30-7 p.m. – Come meet your teacher(s) – bring school supplies – pay for milk & meals.

Custer Elementary School (CES) – K-6
1415 Wildcat Lane – 673-4483 ~ 7:30~4 p.m., Mon.-Thurs.

  • New Student Registration:  August 13-14 – Bring Certified Birth Certificate and Immunizations
  • Open House – Monday, Aug. 20 – 5:30-7 p.m. – Come meet your teacher – bring school supplies – pay for milk & meals. Kindergarten Parent meeting will be at 6:30 p.m. that same evening.   
  • Save the Date:                                         Haggerty’s will be here in the HS Band Room to sell and rent instruments to the new 5th grade band students.



CONTACT:  Diana Ziolkowski, CSD Preschool Teacher at 440-0726 or email diana.ziolkowski@hotmail

6th Grade Vaccination Requirements

South Dakota Department of Health administrative rules require both the Tdap (Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis) and MCV4 (Meningococcal ACYW) vaccines for 6th grade students. The requirement is a result of legislation passed in 2016 adding meningococcal infection to the list of diseases specified in South Dakota Codified Law 13-28-7.1 for which DOH can require vaccination for school entry in South Dakota.    

 School entry requirements for South Dakota 6th grade students include:

  • One dose of Tdap vaccine (tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis)
  • One dose of MCV4 vaccine (meningococcal ACYW)
  • The requirements apply only for 6th grade entry and transfer students 6th–12th grade
  • If a child is 10 years old when entering the 6th grade they have 45 days after their 11th birthday to be vaccinated.


Hermosa School
PO Box 27 ~ Hermosa, SD   57744  ~ 255-4345 – Monday-Thursday
Follow on Twitter @HermosaSchool

Check out Hermosa School’s Website for important school information:

Hermosa Office Summer Hours

The Hermosa School office will be open from                      starting                     ,   for early registration.  Please stop by to get the paperwork completed before the first day of school which is Wednesday, August 22nd!