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Welcome to the Alcester-Hudson Schools
Misson:  "Inspire Every Student, Every Day,With Every Opportunity"

The Alcester-Hudson School District includes the rural communities of Alcester and Hudson located in southeast South Dakota.  This district encompasses 176 square miles including some of Union and Lincoln County. This district is an agricultural based community with newer settled families who are escaping from the large cities, as well as many life-long residents.

The Alcester-Hudson School serves approximately  276 students, with 153 in grades K-6, 44 in Junior High and 79 High School students.

The Alcester-Hudson Schools is  fully accredited by the South Dakota Department of Education and is a member of the Southeast Area Educational Co-op.


Alcester-Hudson Elementary 2005 United States Department of Education Blue Ribbon School  



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 School Board

Warren Johnson ​President
​Tara Cole ​Vice-President
Amanda Beeler ​Board Member
Stacy Rasmussen ​Board Member
​Jay Hallaway ​Board Member
Dean Moller ​Board Member
Denise Vant Hof ​Board Member


Tim Rhead ​Supt./Elem Principal
LeeAnn Haisch​ ​Principal
​Roxanne Clark ​Business Manager
​Mike Seivert ​Athletic Director
​Kathy Johannsen ​Technology Coordinator
​Tiffany Johnson ​Title 1 Director
Neal Barnes ​Maintenance Supervisor
Kathy Behnke Food Service Director​​

 Contact us:


​Alcester-Hudson School District 61-1

PO Box 198, 102 E. 5th Street

Alcester, SD  57001

High School Phone: 605-934-1890

Elementary School Phone:  605-934-2171


 Events Calendar

7/27/2015 6:00 PM HS VB In-House Team Camp 
7/28/2015 8:00 AM Summer Tutoring program (Grades KG-6th) 
7/30/2015 12:00 AM Last Day/Summer Tutoring 
7/30/2015 12:00 AM 6:30 - Senior FB Player/Parent Meeting @ EL Old Commons 
7/30/2015 12:00 AM 7:00 pm - 9th-11th FB Player/Parent Meeting @ EL Old Commons 
7/31/2015 8:00 AM Community Garden Work Day 
8/1/2015 12:00 AM Public Library Closed 
8/3/2015 8:00 AM Community Garden Work Day 
8/5/2015 12:00 AM Gyms CLOSED for Floor Waxing 
8/6/2015 12:00 AM 6:00 pm - JH FB Player/Parent Meeting @ EL Old Commons (For 6th-8th boys & girls) 
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 Lunch Calendar

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 Alcester-Hudson School District Website



Alcester-Hudson District #61-1 does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age in its programs and activities and provides equal access to designated youth groups.  The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

504 Coordinator

Lynette Busch

PO Box 198

Alcester, SD  57001



Title IX Coordinator

LeeAnn Haisch

PO Box 198
Alcester, SD 57001



South Dakota Regional US Office for Civil Rights:

Office for Civil Rights

U.S. Department of Education

One Petticoat Lane

1010 Walnut Street, 3rd Floor, Suite 320

Kansas City, MO  64106


Telephone:  816-268-0550

 FAX:  816-268-0599; TDD:  800-877-8339










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