District News

Teacher and Paraprofessional Qualifications

All students have the right to be taught by the most qualified teachers and paraprofessionals.  All teachers and paraprofessionals within the Gayville-Volin School District are 100% Highly Qualified.  Should your son/daughter have a teacher who does not meet these qualifications, you will be notified with a letter indicating such and what steps are being taken to remedy the situation.  You have the right to know the qualifications of those who instruct your child.

Sports Information Night

Sports Information Night will be held at 5:30 PM on Tuesday, July 31st. All athletes planning to participate in any activity should be present with a parent!

Back to School Night and High School Registration Days

Please mark these important upcoming activities on your calendar!

March 21st - Preschool Screening - Call 605-267-4476 or stop in the office to make an appointment Preschool Screening


Student Enrichment - Monday, January 29

Check out the enrichment activities planned for Monday!

Career Launch Program starts in January

The Boys & Girls Club of Yankton is excited to offer a new Career Launch program at Gayville-Volin High School through a grant received from the South Dakota Community Foundation.

Adopt a Grandparent - Holiday Service Project

GV SADD is sponsoring the Adopt a Grandparent service project and we invite all students, staff and community members to take part!

Smarter Balanced Assessment and Science Assessments

The Smarter Balanced (SBAC) and state Science Assessments will begin for students in grades 3-8 and 11 on April 3rd. We do our best to work around the busy Spring schedule when planning the assessments, so please try to have your child at school during the scheduled testing times. The schedule is as follows:

April 3 – 6:  5th grade SBAC

April 9 - 13:  4th grade SBAC

April 10 – 12: MS ELA 

April 13: 11th  ELA

April 18 – 20:  5th grade Science

April 18: 11th  Science 

April 19: 11th  Math 

April 23 – 27: 3rd grade SBAC

April 25 – 26: 6th and 7th grade Math 

April 25: 8th grade Science 

April 26: 8th grade Math 

April 27: 8th and 11th grade Math (PT) 

Please contact Amy Westrum at amy.westrum@k12.sd.us or 605-267-4476 ext.121 if you have any questions. Thank you!!

Gayville-Volin School District 63-1  |  100 Kingsbury St.  |  Gayville, SD 57031
Phone:(605) 267-4476  |  Fax:(605) 267-4294