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Halloween Fun for the BC Elementary Schools

November 2, 2022

Spook Parade in Downtown Lynch   On October 31, 2022, the Boyd County Elementary at Lynch could be seen parading around the community.  They elicited many smiles as they paraded through town in their costumes.  . . . read more

BC Preschool is in Full Swing

August 27, 2022

Preschool has begun in Boyd County!  In Butte, they began with a farming theme. Pictured are the students with the cow hats they made!   read more

1st Grade Phones

May 3, 2022

The first graders recently learned about how sound travels. At the end of the unit, they made phones, the new fad. These phones don’t come with a monthly phone bill, are very low maintenance, and a new favorite for first . . . read more

First Graders Catch the Gingerbread Man

December 22, 2021

The first graders at the west campus read the story The Gingerbread Man in reading class. They did literacy activities to go with the story. They followed up with activities such as decorating gingerbread paper boys/girls and building . . . read more

Elementary Students Honoring Veterans

November 11, 2021

Some of the Boyd County Elementary students celebrated Veterans Day in different ways. Mrs. Roth's Kindergartners sang a song for them during class. Click the link below for the video. Kindergartners Sing for Veterans . . . read more

Kindergarten Culture Show & Tell

March 29, 2021

The Kindergarten Class held a Cultural Show and Tell. Students brought in many interesting facts and artifacts to show the culture of their families. This is Carol Whipple. She is wearing the Jingle Dress and Regalia that she dances in for . . . read more

1st Grade Shadow Activity

March 1, 2021

The first graders at the Butte campus studied light and shadows in their science class.  They did some activities involving different materials and whether light will go through them.  They also performed a shadow puppet play in . . . read more

PE Christmas Games

December 18, 2020

Mrs. Benson has been having the elementary students play Christmas themed games. She said they really seemed to have a lot of fun with it! 1st graders do a build a snowman relay 3rd graders do a build a snowman relay . . . read more

BC 3rd Grade Poetry Coffee Shop

November 9, 2020

For the past two weeks third graders at Boyd County West campus have been learning about poetry. This week the students practiced poems to present to their class as well as composing their own poems. Some of them writing their very first . . . read more

3rd Grade Virtual Field Trip

September 26, 2020

Third grade west campus took a virtual field trip to Custer State Park to watch their annual Buffalo Roundup via South Dakota Public Television.  Mrs J’s third grade has been reading about our national parks system in reading, . . . read more

Boyd County Kindergartener Sidewalk Chalking

September 20, 2020

The kindergarten students spread a little joy during their art class. They decorated sidewalks at Butte Senior Living and Countryview Manor.     read more

4th Grade Butterflies

September 2, 2020

The Boyd County Fourth Grade Class at Butte released their butterflies on Monday, August 31.  They received 10 very small caterpillars in the mail on Friday, August 14. They quickly grew to large caterpillars and formed cocoons. In less . . . read more

Fun With Fractions

March 5, 2020

Mrs. Johnson's 3rd graders had fun with fractions using smarties to make, order, and compare fractions.   read more

Kindergarten Antique Road Show

The Kindergarten Students had their own version of Antiques Road Show.  They took their Antique Show and Tell project on the road to the Butte Senior Living Center.  Each student told about their antique item and what they could . . . read more

Gingerbread Villages

Mrs. Magwire's 4th graders celebrated the beginning of Christmas break making Gingerbread Christmas villages! read more

4-H Extension Office Visits BC K-4th Graders for Game Changers

The 4-H Extension Office visited the Boyd County K-4th grade students for their Elementary Winter presentation to have students participate in Game Changers. Game Changers is the 2019 Nation Youth Science Day . . . read more

Preschool Pumpkins

The Butte Campus Preschool students decorated pumpkins this week. They made unicorns, spiders, cats, longhorn cows, and a monster. read more

3rd Grade Field Trip

Boyd County 3rd and 4th grade students traveled in style to Chamberlain, SD on Thursday, May 16. They visited the Akta Lakota Cultural Museum on the campus of St. Joseph's Indian School. The museum is all about the Native American ways of . . . read more

3rd Grade Tree Scavenger Hunt

All the saplings must go to elemen-tree school before high school! Mrs. Johnson's third grade elemen-tree students got to spend some time learning all about trees! Connie McCarthy came to talk about everything that trees provide . . . read more

Elementary Americanism Essay Winners

Every year some of the students in Boyd County participate in the Americanism Essay Contest sponsored by the American Legion. Listen below are the elementary winners! 4th grade: Adam Bernt, Kyla McCarthy 3rd Grade: Ben Schmitz, Carter . . . read more

Elementary NVC Art Show

Check out these winners from the Elementary NVC Art Show. Kindergarten  Kadi Allen 2nd  Callie Luber Honorable Mention Addison Lechtenberg  1st    First grade . . . read more

Stories from the Butte Senior Living Center

April 8, 2019

The school year is coming to an end but some memories will last a lifetime. On Thursday, the Kindergarten students were fortunate to be able to hear life stories from some of the residents of the Butte Senior Living. They heard stories about . . . read more

3rd Grade is Full of Static

Mrs. Elizabeth Johnson’s 3rd graders had a lesson on static electricity. Enjoy some pictures of them as they discover static electricity. Click on the picture for a slideshow. read more

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