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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

12/18/2014 3:15 PM LAME Club meeting 
12/18/2014 4:00 PM GBB/BBB @ Parker 
12/19/2014 12:00 AM JH/HS clothing drive ends 
12/19/2014 12:00 PM Plant Science class field trip to Hudson Elevator 
12/19/2014 3:15 PM Elem Cheer camp after school & performing at halftime of GBB/BBB games 
12/19/2014 5:00 PM GBB/BBB vs. G-V (Here) 
12/20/2014 10:00 AM WR @ EPJ 
12/22/2014 12:00 AM JH/HS Semester Exams  
12/22/2014 5:00 PM GBB/BBB vs. EPJ (Here) 
5:00-JV Boys-new gym 5:00-JV Girls-main gym 6:15-Varsity girls-main gym 8:15-Varsity boys-main gym
12/23/2014 12:00 AM JH/HS Semester Exams 
(More Events...)

 Lunch Calendar

12/18/2014 12:00 AM Cheese Pizza, Carrots, Fruit, Veggie Bar 
12/19/2014 12:00 AM Hamburger w/Bun, Smiles, Fruit, Veggie Bar 
12/22/2014 12:00 AM Crispito w/Cheese Sauce, Baked Beans, Fruit, Veggie Bar 
12/23/2014 12:00 AM Chicken Strips, Mashed Potatoes w/Gravy, Peas, Fruit, Veggie Bar 
12/24/2014 12:00 AM NO SCHOOL 
1/1/2015 12:00 AM NO SCHOOL 
1/2/2015 12:00 AM NO SCHOOL 
1/5/2015 12:00 AM Pepperoni Pizza, Corn, Fruit, Veggie Bar 
1/6/2015 12:00 AM Chicken Nuggets, French Fries, Carrots, Fruit, Veggie Bar 
1/7/2015 12:00 AM Soft Shell Taco, Mexican Rice, Refried Beans, Fruit, Veggie Bar 
(More Events...)

 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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