CHS-built cabin up for bid

Four Custer High School (CHS) students are witnessing the fruition of their hard work, as the second year of CHS’s cabin project comes to a close. The 16×30 cabin located on the east side of the high school is open for bids through May 31. The process will be done through sealed bids which can […]

Summer reading program concludes

The Custer County Summer Reading Program concluded July 20 with a party at Custer Elementary School. Children who participated in the program were treated to a magic show by Reuben Fast Horse and face painting by Vivian Billy. Entertainment was provided through a grant from the Shopko Foundation. The party had 98 participants. The Summer […]

Custer School District welcomes new staff

The Custer School District stayed busy this summer by hiring 15 new staff members. Most of the hires were replacements, but there were a couple new positions added as well. Custer Elementary added two new teachers, Wendy Drew and Jaci Neiffer, and a new principal, Barb Paulson. Drew grew up in Flagstaff, Ariz., where she […]

Girls ready to rock

This Saturday, June 17, 15 Custer girls will show just how hard they can rock with a first-of-its-kind concert at the Custer High School theatre, starting at 7 p.m. The concert is the final act for campers with Girls Rock Camp Custer, a week-long half-day camp for girls, started by the Custer Area Arts Council […]

Senior: Just say ‘no’ to straws

Custer High School senior Logan Block encourages the people of Custer and surrounding communities to put down their straws this Sunday, April 22, for “NO Straw Day,” held in conjunction with Earth Day. The NO Straw Day is Block’s senior project, born out of an article his father, Brad, read a couple of months ago about a […]

Knowledge Bowl shines at LNI, regions

The Custer High School Knowledge Bowl team was awarded a wildcard seat at the recent regional competition, where both the Northern and Southern Hills...

5th Quarter a popular event

While the game may be over, Custer High School students don’t necessarily have to go home. Instead, they can go to 5th Quarter — which welcomes students to gather with friends and have a evening full of games, food and fun. 5th Quarter, which has run on and off over the past decade, was started […]

Software makes for sweet music

While a “finale” can be defined as the end of a musical performance, Finale the software is anything but that. Finale is a music notation software that Custer Jr./Sr. High School band teacher Rick Hamil has utilized for a number of years, but has recently introduced his band students to the program. The software listens […]

Girls will rock Custer

Come this June, girls in the Southern Black Hills will show just how hard they can rock with the second annual Girls Rock Camp.  Led...

Girls Rock camp set for Saturday

This Saturday, June 16, 14 girls will show Custer just how hard they can rock with a unique concert at the Custer Jr./Sr. High...

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