School is almost here! While the 2020-2021 school year may look different due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we still want to help make sure your students are ready for class. KELOLAND News has compiled the latest education headlines along with supply lists. See our staff when they were in the classroom and share photos of your children as they start the new school year.

2020-2021 School Start Dates

MONDAYTUESDAYWEDNESDAYTHURSDAYFRIDAY
August 17
Bishop O’Gorman
Irene-Wakonda
Kimball






August 18
Aberdeen
Colman-Egan
Colome
Consolidated
Corsica-Stickney
Montrose
Wilmot
Wolsey-Wessington
August 19
Armour
Hanson
Leola
Mitchell
Scotland




August 20
Hamlin
Harrisburg
Pierre
West Central





August 21
Brookings
Highmore-Harrold






August 24
Yankton

August 25
Northwestern

August 26
Lennox
Parker
Redfield
August 27
Sioux Falls

August 28

August 31
Douglas
Sept. 1
Sept. 2
Lead-Deadwood
Sept. 3
Sept. 4
Sept. 7
–Labor Day
Sept. 8
Rapid City Public
Sept. 9
Sept. 10
Sept. 11

KELOLAND News School Photos

We want to see those first-day of school smiles. Share photos by emailing them to us at ushare@keloland.com. You can also use the KELOLAND News app to submit photos. View a photo gallery of KELOLAND News staff when they were in school in a slideshow below.


We reached out to the school districts who use KELOLAND.com’s Closeline to see where the area schools are at in their planning process. You can find the results below:

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