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2017-2018 School Calendar
DVMS/UE Daily Announcements

Today's Announcement (please click here to view)

2nd Annual DV Jk-12 Art Show Info

2nd Annual Dakota Valley JK-12 Art Show on Monday, May 1 from 6:00-8:00 PM in DVHS Gym

(Click here for flyer/info)

2017-18 Freshman Orientation Meeting Info

I just want to send a reminder email about Freshman registration next week.  

Please park in the new high school parking lot when you arrive.  We will be ending the evening in the new high school and parking in the high school parking lot will be more convenient for you.  

What:  Freshman Registration for all current 8th graders and 8th grade parents

When:  April 4th @ 7:00pm

Where: Auditorium

 Please mark this date on your calendar as this is for all 8th graders and 8th grade parents.

 During this event, we will talk about graduation requirements, course options, differences in high school compared to middle school, and register for freshman courses. 

Thank you.         

Erik Sommervold

High School Principal

Dakota Valley High School 

1150 Northshore Drive, North Sioux City, SD 57049

Phone (605)422-3820

  • PANTHERS JUNIOR GOLF TEAM (ages 7-16)  MORE INFO under Junior Golf Tab:http://golftworivers.com/ Contact person Coach Rodd Slater
  • 2017 Dakota Valley Baseball Association Summer Baseball for 13-19 year old by April 30, 2017 click here for forms and info
  • 2017 DV Youth Football Camp contact: Jeff.VanDenHul@k12.sd.us or click here for Registration form
DVMS/UE Parent/Teacher Conference Info

Parent Teacher Conference Info

Grade 4 (click here for info)

Grade 5 (click here for info)

Grades 6-8 (click here for info)

Copies were sent home with your student 2/28/17 ~ please schedule 4th & 5th Grade Appointments by March 3, 2017 ~ thank you!

Drivers Ed Registration Info

Drivers Ed Registration Form (click here to view) TIME Sensitive with Deposit when submitted

Session 1 Calendar (click here to view) Classes Began 2/23/17

Session 2 Calendar (click here to view)  SESSION 2 FULL - NO LONGER AVAILABLE

Session 3 Calendar (click here to view)

Any questions, please contact Jeff.Hamm@k12.sd.us or Andrew.Johnson@k12.sd.us

DVMS/UE Announcements

Thursday Feb 23 Announcements (please click her to view)

  • Please open and view for today's activities and updates ~ thank you!
  • DRIVER'S ED Classes Session 1 Begin Today 4:00-8:00 PM in Room 346 (Johnson)
  • Driver's Ed Session 2 -FULL (Sorry ~ No Applications Available/Accepted)
DVMS/UE Announcements

FRIDAY 2/3 Announcements (please click here to view)

  • Please open announcements to view the upcoming events at our DVMS/UE buildings ~ thank you!
PURPLE PANTHERS 4th-5th Grade SPRING Volleyball

Spring Volleyball - 4th & 5th Grade Purple Panthers

Purple Panthers volleyball registration for the spring season is now open.  Please visit the Girls Purple Panthers website and click on the registration tab at the top of the home page.  There is also a registration link towards the bottom of the home page. 




WEDNESDAY 2/1 DVMS/UE ANNOUNCEMENTS (please click here to view)


  • Please open and view announcements for schedules for today's events ~ thank you!
MS Boys Basketball Order Form

7th/8th Grade Boys Basketball order form (click here to view)

Deadline is Wednesday 1/11/2017 to Coach Johnson

Bus Route Info

Bus Route Info for DV School District (please click here to view)

**Please note the grade levels in BOLD Type above each street/time noted as to the info you are needing**

DVMS/UE Announcements

Thursday, January 5th Announcements (please click here to view)


  • DVMS Jazz Band Practice 7:30-8:15 AM in DVHS Band Room (Venaas)
  • 7th/8th Grade Boys' Basketball Practice 3:20-5:15 PM (Hamm)
  • 7th-12th DV-WR Practice 3:30-5:30 PM in DVHS (Ryan)
DVMS/UE Announcements

Friday Announcements (Please click here to view)


  • 1:30 PM Early Dismissal on Thursday 12/22 Holiday Break Begins (ALL Buildings)
  • NO SCHOOL - Fri-Tues 12/23-1/3/2017 Holiday Break (ALL Buildings)
  • NO SCHOOL - Wed 1/4/2017 -Teacher Workday/Professional Development (All Buildings)
  • CLASSES RESUME Thurs 1/5/2017 at 8:20-3:20 PM
DVMS/UE DAILY Announcements

Thursday Announcements (please click here to view)


NO SCHOOL on Friday 10/7/16 for Staff Comp Day for Parent/Teacher Conferences this week

Please see the DVMS/UE Announcements for Practice/Athletic Schedules, thank you!

DVMS/UE Announcements

Thursday-Sunday Announcements (please click here to view)

DVMS/UE Homecoming INFO & Dress Up Days for the WEEK 9/26

DVMS/UE Homecoming Dress Up Schedule (click here to view)

Copy of Email sent to ListServe for Parents that Subscribe (please click here to view)


DVMS/UE Announcements

Tuesday Announcements (please click here to view)

DV-PTO Homecoming T-Shirt Order Form

Order Form (please click here)

DVMS/UE Daily Announcements

Monday Announcements (please click here to view)

DVMS/UE Announcements

Tuesday DVMS/UE Announcements (please click here to view)

2016-17 Panther Banner DVMS/UE Office Personnel
2016 DVMS New Basketball Court
NEW DVMS/Upper Elementary Entrance
2016-17 Student Accident Insurance Info

Please click on the link to Student Assurance Services, Inc to enroll your child if you choose to participate:


thank you

MS Summer News

Middle School Office Hours:  (**Hours are subject to change; due to maintenance of buildings** )

June 14 Summer Office Hours begin: 8am-3pm Tues-Thurs, CLOSED ON MONDAYS & FRIDAYS. We still recommend that you call before stopping by in case our hours have changed.

FULL-time Office Hours return on  AUG 03  8:00-4:00 PM

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AUG 30 = PICTURE DAY – MS & UE ONLY *~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~REMINDERS~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~**~*~*~*~*~*~*~*

REMINDER #1: - Update Household Information Remember to let our offices know if you have a new address, phone numbers, work numbers, or even a new family member.  Keeping your family and household information updated is very important to us so please let us know of any changes as soon as they happen. 

REMINDER #2: - Report Cards / Balance Due Accounts If your child had a negative fine balance their report card and test scores were held .  You are welcome to stop in during our summer hours to pay any balances, return missing items and collect held report cards/test scores.

New SD Vaccination Requirements Update

Parent Notification ~

SD Immunization Change Requirement for students entering 6th grade beginning the 2016-17 school year:

Parent Information (Please click here)

Updated Immunization Requirements (Please click here)

NEW SCHOOL BUS Policy for 2016-17

NEW BUS INFORMATION FOR 2016-17:  Due to bus capacity and safety reasons, multiple switching of busses before or after school is no longer an option. Parents/Guardians must select one pick-up location and one drop-off location for Normal School Days and one drop-off location for Early Dismissal Days.

Please click here for a copy of the NEW BUS Form that you may print out and complete for any permanent changes/requests.  thank you!

Thank you!

DVMS Summer Announcements

DVMS Summer Announcements and Updates (please click here to view)

DVMS Announcements

FINAL Friday Announcements (click here to view)

More News to Share:

HaVe a FuNtAsTiC sUmMeR bReAk!!!


Summer Athletic Events/Camps



For NON-DV Schools Related Camps check the COMMUNITY Tab on the dvschools.com webpage ~ thank you!

DVMS Announcements

Friday Announcements 5/6 (please click here to view)


Attention All 2016 Purple Panther Players:There will a mandatory meeting for all grades at Dakota Valley Elementary Gym at 8:15 PM Monday May 9th 2016.  The meeting will last 30 minutes only. Parents need to be aware of updates to our program as well as how to register on line. Current registration is open. Please be sure to register what grade your player will be ENROLLED IN NEXT CALENDAR SCHOOL YEAR.

  Go to PurplePanther.org to register.  

Also jerseys will be at the gym to try on if you need to order a new jersey for the upcoming year which is included on the registration. 

QUESTIONS?  Contact Carl Reinhardt at reinhardt.carl@gmail.com 



2016-17 DVMS Student Supply Lists

DVMS 2016-17 Student Supplies Lists ( please click here to view)


2016-17 DVMS Enrollment Packet

1.DVMS Enrollment Packet (Click here to print for Grades 4 & 5)

2.  DVMS Enrollment Packet (Click here to print Grades 6-8)

3.UPDATED SD Vaccination Requirements (Click here to view)  All 6th graders and ALL NEW students (age 11 and above) transferring into DV Schools)

Please return ALL pertinent material to DVMS Office upon registration ~ thank you!