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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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CHS theater teacher earns prestigious recognition

Central High School theater teacher Justin Speck is one of two South Dakota teachers being honored by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS). At the State One Act Festival last weekend, he accepted his Outstanding ...
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RCAS Shoutout

RCAS school psychologist earns esteemed credential

We want to congratulate RCAS school psychologist Alyssa Marquardt. She recently earned her Nationally Certified School Psychologist credential. It is the only professional credential acknowledging school psychologists who meet rigorous nationally recognized standards. School psychologists who hold this ...
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First-grade students attend book launch event

First-grade students from across the district attended a book launch event for the book Porter the Hoarder at Central High School’s theatre in early February. The Porter the Hoarder book series is a sequence of look-and-find books written ...
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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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