St. Francis Indian School

Using Lakota Values to Achieve Excellence

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  • Quick Contact Information
    Administration - (605) 747-2299
    Interim Superintendent: Dr. Roger Bordeaux
    CEO:  Ms. LuAnn Werdel
    High School - (605) 747-2298
    Principal:  Deb Boyd
    7-12 Office Manager - Paula Whiting
    Middle School - (605) 747-2298
    Principal:  Kim Hicks
    Elementary School - (605) 747-2297
    Principal:  Dani Walking Eagle
    Lower Elem Office - Donna Hollow Horn Bear (605) 747-2297
    Upper Elem Office - Madonna Crow Eagle (605) 747-2999

    Transportation - (605) 747-2296
    Director:  Clayton Wright

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Questions: Please call Brenda Farmer at 605-747-2299


  • Student Cell Phone - New Rule

    Beginning March 4, 2019 MS & HS students at SFIS will no longer be allowed phone privileges.  If students bring cell phones to school they will be collected by staff until the end of the day.  If students do bring cell phones they are responsible for them. St. Francis Indian School is not responsible for the loss or theft of cell phones.

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  • Make Sure You Get The Word.
    SFIS will announce closures, delays and special events on our local radio stations KINI and KOYA, our official K-12 Facebook page, School HomepageKELOLand Closeline, and by NASIS School Phone Messanger.  Contact your school's secretary to update your contact information.  

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  • Decolonizing Native Ed
    March 25, 2019
    Open Invitation Lecture Series
    Cultural Safety Practices: Creating a Climate for Systemic Change
    Speaker:  Harley Eagle, Wapaha Ska Dakota First Nation - Facilitator & Consultant.
    Public is invited 12 Noon to 12:50pm at HS Gym
    Call Dr. Edward Valandra for more information 605-747-2299
    Series Information PDF

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