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COVID-19 Update April 3, 2020

Dear Families, It is hard to believe that it was just three weeks ago that we received the initial news from Governor Noem that school was closing. In some respects, it feels like months have gone by. This ...
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March 24, 2020 COVID-19 Update

Dear Rapid City Area Schools Families, Staff, and Students, The Rapid City Area Schools will remain closed through May 1st. This decision was made with the utmost care and aligns with guidelines and recommendations from Governor Noem’s office ...
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COVID-19 Update for Families (March 17)

It has been an unprecedented week for our nation’s schools, and next week promises to be more of the same. As we all continue to navigate what lies ahead in the coming weeks, we want to thank you ...
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RCAS response to COVID-19 (March 13 update)

Dear Rapid City Area Schools Staff and Families,   The past several days, I, along with a number of key RCAS staff have spent an incredible amount of time discussing, planning and conferring with health experts about what ...
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Educating the Whole CHILD

A team of district leaders, under the leadership of Dr. Robin Gillespie, Director of Federal Programs and Grants, has developed a Rapid City Areas Schools initiative to educate the Whole CHILD. This initiative includes supports to meet the social, ...
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See STEAM2 Pilots in Action

Learn more about what STEAM2 looks like in action by watching this video! Saving the World Through Science, From Garden to Table, Theatrical Special FX, Robotics Into Orbit – these are just a few of the new courses ...
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A breakdown of RCAS’ state report card results

The South Dakota Department of Education released its annual report card in November 2018. While the stats are helpful, there has been some confusion, particularly around the District’s College and Career Readiness score. This year the state revamped ...
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