Scottie Memo

Beef Raffle for Hunter - tickets are available now -
see Mr. Donnelly - Colt Fitzgerald - Mrs. Peterson
  • 1 for $5.00   3 for $10  - drawing is for 20# hamburger with 2 drawings at each home FB and VB game

    Need not be present to win.  100% going to Hunter and family

  • Great Job k-12 students -You all did a super job with your numbers and the new lunch program!  We will be even better by the end of the week :-)  Parents, if you have any questions, please call Lisa or Kathy - thanks.
  • Attention 7th, 8th, and 9th graders who wish to run for a class officer or student council officer position.  Please pick up a nomination petition from Mrs. DeJong.  A 3.0 GPA or higher is required to run for office.  Completed petitions are due to Mrs. DeJong no later than 12:30 (lunchtime) on Thursday, August 24, 2017.

  •  If you want to work for passes, Kathy will be at the pool gate Thursday for FB game  with the sign up sheet.  PLEASE do not go through the other gates if you are going to sign up to take tickets...thank you.
  • Homecoming is the week of September 4th - which means there will be School on Friday, September 8th 
  • Monday, August 21, 2017 - JH sports practice begin
  • Fall Pictures - 8/31/2017
  • 2016 Senior Graduation & 8th Grade recognition pictures taken by Deb S are in the HS office ready for you to pick them up.
  • Interested in attending an Ivy League College (Duke, Georgetown, Harvard, Penn, Stanford)?  There will be a student/parent information session on Thursday, September 14th at 7pm at the Rushmore Plaza Holiday Inn.  Please RSVP to‚Äč 

  • New Infinite Campus Parent Portal Features -  PLEASE be patient - we will approve changes as soon as we have time - we must get the students settled first...thanks!

    1. You now may go in and update your information:  Please update information for only your current students and we need your current MAILING address 

      E-mail Address (Primary and Secondary), Phone Number – both cell and household, Address, etc.

      When you update this information it is sent to Kathy Peterson and Pat Westerberg for approval.  Once we approve it, you will get a message that it has been updated. 

    2. You will be able to see your child’s Food Service Account including transactions and balances.
    3. We are beginning a new messaging system.  Haakon Schools will be sending you messages such as school closings due to weather via phone, email, or text.  In order for us to do this, you will need to go into the portal and update your contact preferences.

    If you have any questions, please call either Kathy or Pat at 859-2680 or 859-20




Philip Elementary Notes

School Starts August 21st at 8:00 AM.

Link to School Supply List on Main page






South Dakota requires all 6th grade students to have:

  1. One dose of Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis (Tdap) vaccine on or after the 11th birthday
  2. One dose of Meningococcal (MCV4) vaccine on or after the 11th birthday

Reminder to Parents

All Haakon School District residents that have children ages birth to 5 years old are encouraged to call the Philip Elementary Office (859-2001) to inform the school of their children’s names, date(s) of birth, age(s), parent’s names, current mailing address, and contact information. This information will be used to contact parents for Haakon School District’s child find/preschool screening that is held every spring. With this data, the District will contact parents with information concerning this event. You may call Pat at 859-2001 in the elementary office Monday through Thursday. Thank you for your help and cooperation.

Good Job Wrestlers!  1st Place at Philip Inv!  1st:  Parker, Cody, Nick, Blake; 2nd:  McCoy, Jadyn, Hunter, Keagan; Jorey;  8th-Geoffrey;  Thanks for everyone's help and support.  Matt

State B Wrestling Tickets are on sale NOW - the PHILIP SCOTTIES ticket order will be mailed January 26th!  Adult All Tournament - $45.00; Student (grades 1st-12th) General Admission all tournament ticket - $25.00 Kindergarten or younger are admitted free, but not necessarily provided a seat in the reserved section without a ticket.


Small Business is Everybody’s Business! Community Support for Young Entrepreneurs
Friday, February 10, 2017  -  12:15pm–3:30pm MST - Room A-3 Philip High School


College/Military Reps - sign up with Mrs. DeJong and talk with your teacher about missing class:

2/1 Sheridan College 10:00am

High School Juniors and Seniors - The SD Highway Patrol and the American Legion are sponsoring a free Youth Trooper Academy to be held June 26-30, 2017.  Applications are due March 26th, and can be picked up in Mrs. DeJong's office.

High School Junior Boys - The 75th annual Boys State Convention will be held May 29-June 2 in Aberdeen.
 The online application is available at and is due March 15th.

High School Juniors - Apply to attend the free West Central Electric Trip to Washington DC June 8-15.  See Mrs. DeJong for an application which is due no later than February 17th. 

Wednesday, April 19th - Meeting for all interested in going out for wrestling in 17-18 season meet at 12:23 in Mr. Donnelly's office.

Seniors:  if you think you qualify for the Honor Athlete White Letter you need to see Mrs. Menzel - applications are due May 4th...