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Greetings and welcome from your Superintendent!

Aug 01, 2022
Greetings and Welcome from your Superintendent! We are extremely excited that you will be part of the South Sioux City School District! We will do our best to make sure everyone feels they are part of our Cardinal family! My family is also proud to call South Sioux City home and my children are benefactors of the same dynamic education that we all experience in the South Sioux City Community Schools!…

Return to our Normal Calendar

Feb 04, 2022
2/4/22 Good Morning Cardinals and Happy Friday!   I wanted to thank you all as we have navigated the past couple weeks with student and staff absences.  Monday, February 7, will be our final Monday without students.   We will follow the adopted school calendar going forward, continue to monitor our absences and adjust if needed. Thank you and have a fantastic weekend! Todd StromSuperintendent South…

Cardinal Pride!

Sep 01, 2021
Greetings and welcome from your Superintendent! We are extremely excited that you will be part of the South Sioux City School District for the 2021-22 school year and will do our best to make sure everyone feels they are part of our Cardinal family! My family is proud to call South Sioux City home and my children are benefactors of the same dynamic education that we all experience in the South Sioux…

Annual District Report 2020

Jan 13, 2021
We appreciate the support from all of our stakeholders as our valued employees of South Sioux City Community Schools strive daily to serve our students and families. Since the reopening of school in the Fall, our work has been guided by the following board and district vision:   Families are satisfied with options for their students. Families feel a strong sense of school community and bond to school…

October Calendar Changes

Sep 29, 2020
Good Afternoon Ladies and Gentlemen:   In an effort to be transparent with district happenings, we will continue to share updates. We are planning to make some small changes to the 2020-2021 School Calendar in October.  This idea has been discussed with our administrative team, SSCEA Leadership and school board. We are planning to make October 16th a full day off for students and October 21st will…

Pk-8th Grade 100% Virtual Learning to End on Oct. 16th

Sep 25, 2020
Happy Friday Cardinals! Thank you for a great week! Next week promises to be even more exciting!  We will celebrate Homecoming  in Cardinal Nation and it will look a little different this year. Here is a link to information on Homecoming, the Football Game and Coronation.  Your principal will share with you how your building is celebrating Homecoming 2020.  #GoCards  #Hoco2020    Here are a few informational…

Be Kind, Be Respectful, Be Better Every Day

Jun 08, 2020
Dear Families, We have reached the end of a school year that brought a challenge we had never seen before as we dealt with the impact of COVID-19.  A wide-reaching series of events, triggered by the tragic death of George Floyd, unfolded in recent days.   Last week, our community experienced a devastating fire that displaced people and families.  We know there are a multitude of emotions our…

Learning Plan for Rest of Year

Apr 02, 2020
Dear Families, Last night, Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts issued a directed health measure “all schools to operate without students in their buildings until May 31, 2020. Extracurricular activities are also canceled statewide. This restriction does not apply to school staff working in school buildings.”With this new information, we are going to follow our previously communicated plan to move to our…

Important Information about the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Mar 09, 2020
Dear Families, South Sioux City Community Schools and the Dakota County Health Department are aware that our local Special Olympics team participated in a tournament at the Fremont YMCA on Saturday, February 29, 2020.   The twelve Middle and High School students that participated are at very low risk due to limited (if any) exposure to an individual diagnosed with COVID-19 who was at the same event.    Out…

A Call to Arms: LB 974 Not the Answer for our Public Schools

Feb 17, 2020
Fellow Stakeholders of South Sioux City Community, Ponca Public and Homer Community Schools,This week a bill introduced by State Senator Lou Ann Linehan of Elkhorn, LB 974, will be debated on the unicameral floor.  This bill is currently the  legislatures’ main property tax proposal. We support the concept of property tax relief, but this measure is not the answer. The future of our children is at…