User uShare Login | Register
Login
Register

Along with posting photos, videos, and stories, your uShare account lets you post Classified Ads, recipes on What's For Dinner, and Announcements.


64° View Weather Current Conditions Sioux Falls Change Location
Set Weather Options

RADAR LOCATION

TEMPERATURE LOCATION

KELOLAND.com | Sioux Falls News & Weather, South Dakota News & Weather, Minnesota and Iowa News

[0] My Saved Articles
Back to all news

Education

Find local businesses
on the KELO Pages!

 

SD Students Get Mystery Gift: $1K To Pay Forward

January 17, 2013, 7:26 AM

SCOTLAND, SD -

Elementary school students in the southeastern South Dakota town of Scotland have received a mystery "pay it forward" package filled with $1,000 for the third time in eight years.

The students don't know the name of the giver, who remains anonymous and has been nicknamed "Secret Santa." Superintendent Damon Alvey says the packages arrived in 2005, 2010 and this school year. He says each package has had 100 envelopes, each containing $10.

Alvey says the packages also have included a letter talking about knowing the good in the world and urging students to pass on their good fortune to others. He says school officials have distributed the money and hope to eventually put together a journal on how it was spent.

Previous Story

Next Story


Sponsored
Find Local Businesses on KELO Pages!

View education

You may also like

Sioux Falls May Have Found Its New Superintendent

3/31/2015 10:13 AM

Brian Maher confirmed with KELOLAND's Brady Mallory Tuesday morning that he was selected to replace outgoing superintendent Pam Homan on July...

Full Story
Maher Looking Forward To Leading Sioux Falls School District

3/31/2015 6:20 PM

The Sioux Falls School District has selected its next superintendent.

Full Story | Watch
How Maher Becomes New SF Superintendent

3/31/2015 10:00 PM

Selecting Brian Maher as the new Superintendent for the Sioux Falls School District didn't happen overnight.

Full Story | Watch
Siouxland Youth Football League Kicks Off In August

3/26/2015 4:55 PM

While many of us are swept up in the March Madness of basketball, others are preparing for the upcoming football season in the fall.

Full Story | Watch
Wage Hike 'Good News, Bad News' Situation For Students

4/1/2015 3:26 PM

Board of Regents Executive Director and CEO Jack Warner says the $8.50 minimum wage hike that voters approved in November is a "good news, bad ne...

Full Story


Events