School Zone

School Zone: Ninja Warrior Camp

Kids learn life skills through fun activities

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The end of the school year means the beginning of summer camp season. Embrace Church in Sioux Falls is hosting a ‘Ninja Warrior Camp’ open to kids from kindergarten to fifth grade and their parents on Saturday, June 9th at Terrace Park. The event will build friendships, teach teamwork, and give kids and parents a safe…

School Zone: Sioux Falls Community Education

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – While classes may be winding down for kids, many of us are learning new tricks and trades throughout the summer. Through the Sioux Falls School District Community Education, you have the chance to learn new hobbies, crafts, lessons, and a whirlwind of other topics through signing up for different classes. Photojournalist Tiffany Sommer and Simon Floss…

Unique Programming at New Tech High Helps Students Excel

It is a network of schools that aim to transform the way teachers teach and students learn. And if you’ve never heard of New Tech High School in Sioux Falls, the hands-on based academic approach to all of their programming is worth checking out. Categories: KDLT News Today, KDLT News Today Interviews, Local News, News, School Zone Tags: hands on…

“It’s One of the Best Ways I’ve Had to Learn”

One of the student ambassadors for New Tech High explains why project-based learning works, how it’s changed her life and why other students at this alternative school in Sioux Falls can’t wait to get back into the classroom next fall. Categories: KDLT News Today, KDLT News Today Interviews, Local News, News, School Zone Tags: alternative school, High School, New Tech…

School Zone: Pipestone

PIPESTONE, M.N. – For this week’s edition of ‘School Zone’ we take you across the border to Pipestone, Minnesota. Students at Pipestone High are benefiting from numerous programs geared towards improving mental health in the classrooms, as well as outside of them. One room in the school, dubbed the ‘wellness room’ offers students a safe place and also equips them…

School Zone: Mitchell

MITCHELL, S.D. – For this week’s edition of ‘School Zone,’ we head west to Mitchell. Students at Gertie Belle Rodgers Elementary School are learning through ‘personalized learning classrooms.’ P-L-C’s focus on student’s learning at their own pace, not through traditional measures. Things like a traditional classroom, K-5 grade levels, and ‘A’ through ‘F’ grading scales are thrown out. Students are…

School Zone: Central Lyon

Hands-on programs and technological advancements teaching students in unique ways

ROCK RAPIDS, IA – Welcome to ‘School Zone.’ A new segment at KDLT News Today where we travel around to area schools and highlight cutting edge programs they have for their students. We kicked things off by heading east to Central Lyon High School in Rock Rapids. Through hands-on programs and advancements in technology, Central Lyon students are learning in…