Sturgis Elementary

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

(605) 347-2386

Chantal Ligtenberg, principal

Joseph Williams, assistant principal

Follow us on Twitter @SturgisElem 

Welcome to Sturgis Elementary School

Sturgis Elementary has dedicated teachers and support staff who work to ensure that all students receive the best education. The Meade District is emphasizing Character Education in its K-12 goals.  Please join us in teaching children the qualities of good people--trustworthiness, respect, responsibility, fairness, caring and citizenship.

Click here for another opportunity to support the school's cookie dough/gift fundraiser. 


Upcoming Events


 Sturgis Scooper Volleyball Camp

Date:  June 11th, 12th, 13th


Time:  8:30-10:00 (incoming 4th-6th graders) 

10:00-12:00 (incoming 7th-8th graders) 

1:00-3:00 (incoming 9th-12th graders) 


Place: Sturgis Brown High School 


Cost: 4th -6th grade $30 (includes camp shirt) 

7th -12th grade $40 (includes camp shirt) 

Make checks payable to Sturgis Scooper Volleyball 


Camp will include three days of fun and instruction on the fundamentals of volleyball including passing, serving, hitting, blocking, and ball control. 


The camp will be instructed by the Sturgis Scooper coaches and high school players. Registration Form



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Mustangs of the Month


KG: Graecyn Huber, Jaxon DeJean, Adeline Lalicker, Winona Red Eagle, Landry Wilson 1st: Tavin Robbins, Makayla Shoun, Easton Gouldin, Harper O’Dea, Angel Chaudhari


2nd: Xavier Jaramillo, Nora Peldo, Mason McGillivry, Mary Ligtenberg, JaMarcus Blakeman 3rd: Mallory Lyons, Natalie Walker, Gavin Hunt, Katelin Belawske, Morgan McNabb, Jadyn Weiss
4th: Hailey Condon, Tripp Burgdoerfer, Rowen Lutz, Ariana Burke, Danica Dschaak

Sturgis Elementary Teacher of the Year & Support Staff Nominees

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Sturgis Elementary Teacher of the Year nominee:  Julie Witcraft and Professional-Technical Support Staff of the Year nominee:  Ginger Smith.