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The Menno School District is located in the southeast corner of South Dakota. The community of Menno is approximately 65 miles SW of Sioux Falls or 35 miles NW of Yankton. The city of Menno has a population of over 600. The district covers more than 160 square miles of rural South Dakota. 

The district serves approximately 280 students in grades PreK-12. Maxwell and Jamesville Hutterite Colonies fall within the Menno District. In addition to academic classes, the school offers several sports including football, basketball, volleyball, track, and cross country. Vocal and instrumental music, as well as drama, FFA, and FCCLA, are a few of the other options available to students.

Classrooms are equipped with interactive whiteboards and each student in Grades 2-12 has their own device to use. High School students are able to have their laptop with them 24X7. Technology plays an important part in the education of students at Menno Public Schools with teachers and students using the available tech tools to teach, learn, and collaborate.

Our School Vision
Our students will become productive members of society and lifelong learners.

Our School Mission

The students,  staff, school board, and the community at large will work together to develop and maintain high academic standards and strong co-curricular activities enabling students to become productive members of society and lifelong learners.


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2020-2021 Calendar .pdf
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2020-2021 MS HS Class Schedule.pdf
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Physical exam form 2020-2021.pdf
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student supply list.doc
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The Menno School is looking for folks interested in helping out by becoming Substitute Teachers and/or Substitute Bus Drivers.

Send applications to Tom Rice, Superintendent, Menno School District, PO Box 346, Menno SD 57045. More information can be obtained by calling 605-387-5161. EOE

Current Info./Coming Events:

Menno School Sick Student/Staff Policy

Menno School Sick Student-Staff Policy.pdf

Students or Staff: If you are feeling unwell, please do not attend school in-person.

Check for the following Symptoms:
-Temperature 100.0 degrees Fahrenheit or higher

-Sore Throat

-New uncontrolled cough that causes difficulty breathing (for students with chronic/allergic/asthmatic cough, a change in their cough from baseline)

-Diarrhea, vomiting, or abdominal pain

-New onset of severe headache, especially with fever

If you meet any of the criteria listed, please remain at home until you have been symptom-free for at least 24 hours, or if you see a medical professional and they inform you that your symptoms are non-COIVD related and deem it safe for you to return to a school setting.

The Menno School Board has chosen to remain with the protocol of a 14-day quarantine for students that are identified as having had close contact (within 6 feet for at least 15 minutes) with a person infected with COVID-19.

SDHSAA Task Force Guidelines--Covid-19

SDHSAA Parent Letter--Covid-19

SDHSAA Return To Play Form--Covid-19

Menno Back To School Plan 2020.pdf

The following resolution was passed at the special school board meeting Monday 8/24/20:

The Menno School Board of Education strongly encourages anyone who wants to wear a mask, that they wear a mask, but it is the Menno Board policy that it is not mandatory by anyone to wear a mask for students and staff.

South Central Coop Screening will be conducted on Oct. 1, 2020, in the Menno School District for children ages 3-5. Please call the SCC office at 1-800-568-4193 to make an appointment by September 24.

Screening Oct. 1 2020.pdf

"Fight For The Cure"--The Avon Post Prom is selling t-shirts for the Menno and Avon VB matches on October 23 in Avon. If you would like to order a shirt, click on the link below or see the file attached. Shirts will be shipped to Menno and available on October 20. The deadline to order is October 7. Please help support a worthy cause.

Website to order shirts:

Info Pinkout Night VB MennnoatAvon 102320.pdf

Activities for the week:


XC at Bon Homme 2:00, leave at 12:30
JH FB at Baltic 4:00, leave at 2:00
VB here with Bridgewater-Emery 
6th/7th Gr game 3:45 followed by 8th Gr game
C game 5:15, JV & Var 6:15
Ticket sellers:  Jody & Sheila
Concessions advisor:  Candace
 Concessions workers:  Austin, Laura, Tyler

JH VB at Viborg-Hurley 4:00/5:00 (at Viborg), leave at 3:00
*JH will play 3 sets (if time allows)
JV & Var VB at Viborg-Hurley 6:15 (at Viborg), leave at 5:00

**Attendance info from Viborg-Hurley for VB at Viborg:

We are going to give out 4 passes to each vb player, coach, manager/stat, etc.  This will be for JH as well.   Players/coaches/personnel do NOT need a pass for themselves.

Masks and social distancing are strongly encouraged.  We will have concessions, but modified offerings.  Livestream should be available on the NFHS network

We are NOT charging admission but no spectators without passes will be allowed. 


FCCLA meeting 7:40 a.m.
Virtual Post High Planning Day for Juniors 10:00-11:00, library
Cornbelt Conf XC at Howard 1:00, leave at 10:45
JH FB at Hanson (Alexandria) 4:00, leave at 2:30
Volleyball at Freeman
**Attendance info from Freeman for VB at Freeman:

All adults may attend.

Students in grades 9-12 may attend (student ID required for admission). These must be Freeman students or students from the opposing team.

Siblings of rostered participants may attend (pass required for admission).

Children younger than 9th grade will not be granted admission to an event unless they are a sibling of a rostered participant (must possess a pass).

Students participating in middle school events will be required to leave the building following the completion of their event when that event is followed by a high school event (unless they possess a pass as outlined above).  

If Menno students in grades 9-12 want to attend, they will need to pick up a voucher pass in the office before school is out on Thursday. If a sibling of a rostered participant wants to attend, they must also have a pass. Please call or pick up at the school office by 4:00 on Thursday.

7th Gr 3:45 followed by 8th Gr, C at 5:15 followed by JV & Var
JH & C team leave at 3:00, JV & Var leave at 5:15


FB at Scotland 7:00; bus leaves at 5:35

Here is the Livestream link for Friday night.

​XC at Platte 10:00
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VB here with Andes Central/Dakota Christian
6th & 7th Gr 3:45 followed by 8th Gr & C
 JV & Var 6:15 – Senior Night
  Ticket sellers:   Kristin H and Candace F
 Concessions advisor:  Betsy K
 Concessions workers:  Laura, Tyler, Chandler
  Tuesday -      VB at Irene-Wakonda (at Wakonda)
 JH 4:00/5:00, C 5:15, JV & Var 6:15
   JH & C teams leave at 2:45, JV & Var leaves at 4:45
  Wednesday - XC at Parker 2:00, leave at 12:15
  School Dismissed at 2:15
    Thursday -     Birth-5 yr Screening by South Central Coop
      XC Menno JH Power Run 4:00
  VB here with Bon Homme
 JH 4:00/5:00, C 5:15, JV & Var 6:15
   Ticket sellers:  Martin S and Rachael S
 Concessions advisor:  Kathy W
 Concessions workers:  Strider, Tyler, Ethan
 Friday -           FB vs Platte-Geddes at Marion (Marion Homecoming) 7:00

Friday 9-25-2020.pdf
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homecoming_Order form.pdf
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Info Pinkout Night VB MennnoatAvon 102320.pdf
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Monday 9-21-2020.pdf
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Online - Virtual Agreement 2020 - 2021.doc
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Screening Oct. 1 2020.pdf
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Thursday 9-24-2020.pdf
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Tuesday 9-22-2020.pdf
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Wednesday 9-23-2020.pdf
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Changes to athletic and extra-curricular schedules:

Cross Country team will attend the Platte meet on Sept. 26. 10:00 am

Varsity VB vs FA/Marion at Marion will be played on Oct. 22. 7:00 pm. No JH or JV matches

The varsity volleyball tournament at AC/DC on Oct. 17 is canceled.

Volleyball schedule vs. AC/DC on Sept. 28--3:45 6th/7th and followed by 8th grade, C match at 5:15, JV at 6:15, followed by the varsity. We will use a running schedule for the first three matches.

Volleyball vs. Mitchell Christian on Oct. 15 will be a varsity match only starting at 6:15. Mitchel Christian doesn't have enough for a JV team. 

We will play Alcester-Hudson in VB on Oct. 17 at Menno. C team at 5:00, JV starts at 6:15, and varsity will follow.

JV Volleyball Tournament at Parker on October 24 is canceled.

JH football game vs. Hanson has been rescheduled to Sept. 24 at 4:00. 
The game will be played at Alexandria

JH football game vs. Scotland on Sept. 28 is canceled due to low numbers for Scotland. 

JV football game vs. Scotland is canceled due to low numbers for M/M on Sept. 28. 

Band marching dates have been canceled for the following:
Sept. 25 @ Beresford
Oct. 2 @ Chester

2020-2021 Athletic Schedules: Updated on August 17, 2020

Master HS Schedule 2020-2021.pdf

Master JH Schedule 2020-2021.pdf


Laptop Information Video

Menno High School Home Athletic Events are live-streamed on the NFHS Network

Sites for learning at home:

The Bureau of Information Telecommunications (BIT) Security Division has prepared a document covering security best practices for K-12 School Districts.

K-12 Security Considerations.pdf

The Menno School District 33-2 does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age in its educational programs, activities employment opportunities.  For assistance with civil rights related questions or concerns, please contact Supt. Tom Rice, the 504 and Title IX coordinator at PO Box 346, Menno, SD 57045 or call 605-387-5161 or the Office of Civil Rights, US Dept of Education, One Petticoat Lane, 1010 Walnut St., 3rd floor, Suite 320, Kansas City, MO 64106


The Menno School District has made every reasonable attempt to insure that webpages are educationally sound and do not contain links to any questionable material or anything that can be deemed in violation of the Menno School District Acceptable Use Policy.

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