Sturgis Elementary

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

(605) 347-2386


K: 8:10 am - 3:00 pm

1st: 8:10 am - 3:05 pm

2nd-4th: 8:05 am - 3:05 pm


Chantal Ligtenberg, principal

Katy Jutting, assistant principal


 Office Hours

Monday-Friday: 7am-4pm

 A student's Absence can also be emailed to: meadesesoffice@k12.sd.us


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Parent Information


Music Programs

December 14th

 3rd grade 5:30 pm

4th grade 6:30 pm

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Parents eating school lunch with their students: Please bring exact change ($4.85)when purchasing a school lunch for yourselves :) The cafeteria does not have change. Thank you! 


Music Programs 

March 14th


Kindergartent 5 pm 

1st Grade 6 pm 

2nd Grade 6:45 pm



Important Calendar Dates 

No School: Nov. 22nd-24th (Holiday Break)

Music Program Dec. 14th 3rd & 4th

(See above for times & location)

No School: Dec. 21st-Jan. 2nd (Holiday Break)


No School: Jan. 15th (In-Service)

No School: Feb. 19th (Holiday)

Parent/Teacher Conferences: Feb. 26th & 29th

No School: March 1st (In-Service)

Music Program March 14th K,1st, 2nd

(Please see above for details)

No School: March 8th (Spring Break)

No School: March 29th & Apr. 1st (Holiday Break)

No School: Apr. 19th (In-Service)

Tentative Last Day of School: May 22nd


Parent Communications

  2023-24 Welcome Letter


Monthly Newsletters



October Scholar of the Month

Pictures in Monthly Newsletters


Jorah Dixon, Kodell Field, Xanndria Ontiveros, Maeva Koski,
Jerome Kindell Jr
1st Grade:
Kade Richter, Ayven Weyer, Miles Whitford, Pax Koontz,
Drew Whelchel, Ella Schulte


2nd Grade:

Harper Shutt, Benjamin Meunier, Emma Jutting, Graeysin Ontiveros, Bryan Woodring

3rd Grade:
Sawyer Sigman, Evelyn Koski, Luke Edlund, Thaddeus Hoff,
Austyn Kaufman, Jayzon Wright
4th Grade:
Camden Fitzpatrick, Sadie Red Owl, Oliver Bosch, Alexis Stacy,
Carter Bestgen