Sturgis Elementary

1121 Ball Park Road • Sturgis, S.D. 57785

(605) 347-2386


Chantal Ligtenberg, principal

Amanda Christensen, assistant principal


Sturgis Elementary Website


Follow us on Twitter @SturgisElem 


Welcome to Sturgis Elementary School. Sturgis Elementary school tour video presented by the 2018-19 Student Council.




Congratulations!!! Sturgis Elementary School Library



Sturgis Elementary School Library, led by teacher-librarian Heidi Kruse and supported by administrator Chantal Ligtenberg was awarded the state-level 21st Century School Library Award. Each year the SD State Library, a division of the SD Dept. of Education, recognizes school libraries as Effective, Enhanced or Exemplary, based on performance in three areas: The Place (both physical and online learning environments), The Program, and The Professional.


Thank you Heidi Kruse and Ginger Smith for all your hard work in our fantastic library! Smile



Watch the video below:




 Important Calendar Dates:

Thanksgiving Break- No School - Monday Nov. 23- Friday Nov. 27

Happy Thanksgiving!



School Operations and Parent Communication


Click below for an important Letter to Parents 

letter to parents 10.09.2020.pdf


Please click here for the school operations that will be in place for the school year.

 Chantal's "Welcome Back Letter" to Parents

Click here to read this important information!


Smile Monthly Newsletter Smile

October Newsletter.pdf



 Cool October Scholar of the Month

Pictures in October Newsletter Laughing


Braunsen Whitford, Thaddeus Hoff, Maxx Lewis, Leo Pyle, Austyn Kaufman
1st Grade:
Jada Hanson, Carter Bestgen, Bryson Potter, Maddox Eckhart, Hadley Werlinger,
 AnnaMaria Carroll


2nd Grade:

Landry Wilson, Lily Reindl, Ayla Maguire, Kyrian Steely, Spencer Proefrock

3rd Grade:
Trevyn Snow, Adrianne Buck, Mason Maag, Jordynn Roache
4th Grade:
Abigail Wetz, Fallon Dinkins, Burk Potter, Nora Peldo, Tenlee Koontz