Congratulations to the Beresford/Alcester-Hudson Wrestling Team on their 3rd place finish in the Region 2A Tourney held at the Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls on Feb. 15! Eight BAH Wrestlers have advanced to the State A Tourney in Rapid City on Feb. 22-23! Good Luck at State!
Good luck to our Beresford/Alcester-Hudson Wrestling Team as they compete in the Region 2A Tourney on Friday, Feb. 15 at 1:00 p.m. at the Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls! The top 4 place winners will advance to the State "A" Tourney in Rapid City on Feb. 22-23.
Tonight's Girls' and Boys' Basketball double-header between our Watchdogs and the Lennox Orioles can be viewed on the NFHS Network by clicking on the following link: https://www.nfhsnetwork.com/schools/beresford-high-school-beresford-sd. GO WATCHDOGS!!
The District's bond election did not pass, but the need for facilities remains. The District believes it would be beneficial to hear from its residents to determine what, if any, the next steps should be. Your response is appreciated! https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/8LL3NFJ
The Beresford Girls and Boys Basketball teams will play a double-header at Elk Point-Jefferson tonight. If you would like to watch the livestream, please click on the following link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC0ngRd2muXUkxEt2uQ1jkvw/featured. GO WATCHDOGS!!
Due to the early morning wind chill, there will be a two-hour late start on Friday, February 8. There will be no morning practices or activities. Please travel safely.
The GBB and BBB double-header with Garretson has been rescheduled to Monday, Feb. 18 at Beresford. Boys C Game, 4:00 @ BHS Girls JV Game, 4:00 @ BES Boys JV Game, 5:00 @ BHS Girls C Game, 5:00 @ BES Girls Varsity, 6:30 @ BHS Boys Varsity, 8:00 @ BHS
Please come out and support our Grades 7-12 Bands and Choirs on Monday, February 11. They are hosting their Pork Dinner fundraiser from 5:00-7:00 p.m. Their concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the BHS Gym.
The Girls and Boys Basketball double-header with Garretson for tonight has been postponed. The schools are trying to find a make-up date.
The Beresford Boys' Basketball team will still play at Wagner in their main gym on Friday, February 15. The C game will begin at 5:10. The JV game will begin at 6:30. The Varsity game will begin at 8:00.
Please note the GBB schedule changes. The girls were originally scheduled to play at Wagner on Fri., Feb. 15 but that game has been moved to Thurs., Feb. 14 at 4:00, 5:10, and 8:00. The girls will play a make-up varsity game only at home with Chester on Fri., Feb. 15 at 5:00.
The Watchdog Hall of Fame Class of 2019 nominations are due on Friday, Feb. 15. The Steering Committee is accepting nominations in the 4 pillars of Academics/Achievement, Fine Arts, Athletics, and Distinguished Service. Please click on the link to nominate: https://5il.co/5s4k.
Tonight's home Girls Basketball game vs. Chester is postponed due to weather conditions north of Sioux Falls. The game will be rescheduled at a later date.
The Beresford School District is proud to announce that Faith Weiland was named a Distinguished Finalist for the Prudential Spirit of Community Awards in South Dakota! Select the link to read more about Faith's award: http://bit.ly/FaithWeiland
Good luck to our BHS Vocal Music students tomorrow as they participate in the Region I Vocal Solo and Ensemble Contest at Yankton High School! The vocal students are under the direction of Miss Emily Ayres.
Due to the wind chill warning and extremely cold temperatures, there will be a 1:30 dismissal on Tues., Jan. 29 and NO SCHOOL on Wed., Jan. 30. All school practices and activities for Tues. and Wed. have been postponed.
Due to the wind and cold temperatures, Bingo for Books that was scheduled for tonight at Beresford Elementary School has been canceled. The Vermillion Valley Council will do their best to reschedule this event if possible. Thank you for your understanding!
Congratulations to our GBB Team on their win over Flandreau last night! They will play McCook Central-Montrose in the Big East Championship tonight! All four games today can be viewed at http://fliers.liveticket.tv/
Good luck to our GBB team tonight in the semi-final round of the Big East Tourney at Baltic. Beresford will play Flandreau in the second game at 7:30. View the game: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQvyFTHrlefb2EOoW9zFmyg Flandreau v. Beresford Girls Basketball tonight.
Good luck to our Beresford-Alcester/Hudson Wrestling Team as they travel to the Wagner Tourney on Saturday, January 26 at 10:00 a.m.!
Good luck to our GBB Team as they compete in the Big East Tourney on Jan. 24-26! Tonight and tomorrow night, the Watchdogs will play in Baltic. On Saturday, the finals are in Flandreau. Tonight, #3 Flandreau plays #6 Chester at 6:00 and #2 Beresford plays #7 Baltic at 7:30.
Good luck to our BHS Debate Team as they compete in the Yankton Invite on Friday, January 25! Those competing include: Caleb Weiland, Jackson Heiberger, Emme Josko, Gavin Bautista, and Christian Mayberry. Our Debate coach is Dr. Tommy Merriman.
Due to the snowfall and wind that is forecast, there will be NO SCHOOL in the Beresford School District on Friday, January 18th. Also, a reminder that there is NO SCHOOL on Monday, January 21st in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.
Due to the weather forecast and cold temperatures for Saturday morning, the Little Watchdog Basketball Clinic scheduled for Saturday, January 19 has been postponed. A make-up date will be set soon. We will still recognize the Little Watchdogs at the BB games on January 29.
Due to the predicted snowfall and wind that is forecast for Friday, the BB double-header with Canton has been moved to tonight (Jan. 17) at 5:30 p.m. in the BHS gym. The Varsity Girls will play at 5:30, followed by the Varsity Boys at 7:00. There will be no sub-varsity games.
Please come out and support our One Act Play Cast & Crew as they perform a comedy titled, "Cut” by Ed Monk on Saturday, January 19 at 7:00 p.m. in the Elementary Gym. They will competing in the SDHSAA Regional One Act Play Contest on Tuesday, January 22 in Yankton! Good luck!
USD's Dental Hygiene Department will be at Beresford School February 26th-28th. They will be offering FREE fluoride treatments, screenings, and sealants. Cleaning and x-rays available with payment. https://5il.co/67pt for consent form.
Please click on the following link below to view tonight's boys basketball games between the Beresford Watchdogs and McCook Central-Montrose Fighting Cougars. GO WATCHDOGS!!https://www.nfhsnetwork.com/schools/beresford-high-school-beresford-sd.
State Wrestling Tourney tickets are now available for purchase. Please click on the following link and complete the form for Beresford HS: https://tinyurl.com/yb6gzutj. Both the "A" and "B" Tourney will be held in Rapid City at the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center on Feb. 22-23.
The Beresford Athletic Booster Club and Watchdog BB Teams will host a free Little Watchdog BB Camp for grades 1-6 on Sat., Jan. 19 from 8:30-10:00 a.m. in the HS Gym. For more information and to register your child, please click on the following link: https://5il.co/622j.
The Big East Conference Boys BB Tourney matchups have been released. Beresford will host two rounds on January 3 & 4 at 6:00 p.m. Beresford will host: #1 SV v. #8 Chester and #4 Beresford v. #5 MCM. Garretson will host: #2 Parker v. #7 Baltic and #3 Flandreau v. #6 Garretson.
Tonight's girls' and boys' basketball double-header between the Beresford Watchdogs and the Sioux Valley Cossacks at Volga will be broadcast live on the NFHS network. Please click on the following link: https://www.nfhsnetwork.com/schools/beresford-high-school-beresford-sd.
On Tuesday, BAH will host West Monona in a Wrestling Dual at 6 pm in the BHS gym. It is also Senior Parent's Night! The match will feature the Chesnut father-son battle! The dual will be broadcast live at https://www.nfhsnetwork.com/schools/beresford-high-school-beresford-sd.
Good luck to our BHS Quiz Bowl team tomorrow, December 18 as they compete at Canton! Team members are: Shaylen Andal, Cassidy Sjovall, Leonela Perez, Marisa Klumper, Gavin Bautista, Emelye Josko, and Carlie Johnke. Their coach is Mrs. Noelle Muller.
Tonight's GBB/BBB games between the Beresford Watchdogs and the Flandreau Fliers will be broadcast live on the NFHS network at the following link: https://www.nfhsnetwork.com/schools/beresford-high-school-beresford-sd. A subscription fee is required. GO WATCHDOGS!!
Beresford's 20th Anniversary Frostbite 4 will be held at BHS on Sat., Feb. 2, 2019 at 11:00 am. The Frostbite 4 continues to be a primary fundraiser for the Beresford Athletic Booster Club. Please register online at: https://www.allsportcentral.com/EventInfo.cfm?EventID=68356.
Tonight's basketball double-header with Baltic will be broadcast on the Baltichighschool youtube channel at 4:00--Girls JV, followed by Boys JV, Girls Varsity, and Boys Varsity. Go Watchdogs!
The Watchdog Hall of Fame Steering Committee is seeking nominations for the Watchdog Hall of Fame Class of 2019 in the pillars of Academics/Achievement, Fine Arts, Athletics, and Distinguished Service. Please click on the following link to nominate: https://5il.co/5s4k.
The Beresford-Alcester/Hudson Wrestling Team will now be hosting a Wrestling Dual vs. West Monona, IA on Tuesday, December 18 at 6 p.m. in the BHS gym. This will also be Senior Parents' Night for our Wrestling Team and Cheerleaders.
Winter weather is here and winter driving can be extremely hazardous at times due to poor road conditions or reduced visibilities from heavy or blowing snow. Please click on the following link for important information on Winter Travel Safety Tips: https://5il.co/5qfy.
The District's Holiday Concerts can be viewed for free as a live web stream or as an archived event by clicking on the following link: https://www.nfhsnetwork.com/schools/beresford-high-school-beresford-sd. Elem. on Nov. 29 @ 7pm; MS on Dec. 4 @ 7pm; & HS on Dec. 6 @ 7 pm.
Due to the icy road conditions, there will be a two hour late start in the Beresford School District on Thursday, November 29. Please travel safely!
Congratulations to the following students who are representing BHS at the Region I Honor Band Concert in Yankton today--Kaitlyn Ellis, Kaden Petersen, Hannah Josko, and Jackson Heiberger. The concert will be at 7:00 p.m. Our band director is Mr. Brian LeMaster.
Good luck to our HS Quiz Bowl Team today as they compete at the Sioux Falls Roosevelt Invite! Team members are: Alyssa Hartsock, Caleb Weiland, Sydnie Boone, Cassidy Sjovall, and Carli Johnke. Our Quiz Bowl Coach is Mrs. Noelle Muller.
Congratulations to our BHS Debate Team on a great performance at the Mitchell HS McGovern Debate Tourney this weekend! They earned 2nd place in Class A debate! Our Public Forum teams went a combined 11-4 and Caleb Weiland earned 4th in Varsity Intl. Extemporaneous speaking!
Good luck to our BHS Debate Team today as they compete at the Mitchell Tournament! The following students are competing today: Johnathan Carlson, Caleb Weiland, Emelye Josko, Gavin Bautista, and Isaac Andal. Our Debate Coach is Dr. Tommy Merriman.
Congratulations to the following seniors on being named to the Academic All-State Volleyball team: Alana Bergland, Makayla Nelson, Kadison Satter, and Aubrey Twedt!
Congratulations to the following seniors on being named to the Academic All-State Football team: Jack Antonson, Tyler Kropuenske, Blake Peterson, and Beau VanGelder!
Congratulations to the following for being named to the Big East All-Conference Volleyball team: Sr. Alana Bergland, Sr. Aubrey Twedt, Sr. Cali Boden, and Sr. Aubrey Boden! Also congratulations to Alana Bergland and Aubrey Twedt on being named to the All-Region First Team!
Congratulations to the following for being named to the Big East All-Conference FB team: Sr. Jack Antonson, Jr. Brad Christensen, Sr. Tyler Kropuenske, and Sr. Blake Peterson! Honorable Mention went to: Soph. Caden Ellingson, Sr. Andrew Jensen, and Sr. Beau VanGelder!
Good luck to the Beresford High School Oral Interp team today as they compete in the Regionals at Vermillion for an opportunity to advance to the State Oral Interp Contest!
Good luck to our Beresford High School FFA Chapter today as the students compete in the Districts at Parker for an opportunity to advance to State!
JUULing is not just harmless flavor and water vapor as the vape can contain cancer-causing chemicals, heavy metals, tin, lead, and high levels of nicotine. A single JUUL pod contains as much nicotine as a pack of 20 regular cigarettes.
The Beresford High School Theater Department under the direction of Dr. Tommy Merriman will perform "The Three Musketeers" on Friday, November 9 and Saturday, November 10 at 7:00 p.m. in the Beresford Elementary Gym. Please come out and support our cast and crew!
The Beresford School District will host a Veterans Day Program in cooperation with the Beresford VFW and Beresford American Legion on Monday, November 12 at 2:30 p.m. in the BHS gym. Following is a link to the Veterans Day Program. http://5il.co/5ieo
Congratulations to our VB Team on their first round win over Vermillion in Region 4A! #2 seed Beresford will now host #3 seed Dakota Valley on Thurs., Nov. 1 at 7 pm. #1 seed EPJ will host #5 seed Tea Area in the other matchup. The winners will advance to the Round of 16.
Good luck to the #2 seed Beresford Watchdog Volleyball Team tonight as they host the #7 seed Vermillion Tanagers at 7:00 p.m. in the Region 4A Tourney. The BHS Student Council dress-up theme is "Costume Night." GO WATCHDOGS!
Good luck to our Oral Interp students today as they compete at the Lennox Invite! Katelyn Jacob and Caitlyn Kogel will compete in Poetry. Casey Klungseth will compete in Story Telling. Ashleigh Colford will compete in Dramatic Interp. The Region Oral Interp will be on Nov. 13.
The Watchdog VB Team is the #2 seed in Region 4A and they will host #7 seed Vermillion on Tues., Oct. 30 at 7:00. #3 seed Dakota Valley will host #6 seed Canton and #4 seed Lennox will host #5 seed Tea Area. EPJ is the #1 seed and they have a first round bye. GO WATCHDOGS!
Just a reminder that Parent-Teacher Conferences will be held at each campus on Wednesday, October 24 from 4:00-6:00 p.m. and Thursday, October 25 from 4:30-8:30 p.m. There will be NO SCHOOL on Friday, October 26.
Please come out and support the Volleyball Teams tonight in their final regular season matches prior to Regionals as the Watchdogs host the Quarriers from Dell Rapids at 5:00 p.m.! GO WATCHDOGS!!
There will be a Welcome Home for our BHS XC Teams at 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 21 at Runner's Point! Runner's Point is located on the walking path between the Bridges Golf Course Clubhouse and the baseball field.
Tonight's FB playoff game is available online at the following links: https://www.nfhsnetwork.com/events/sdhsaa/gam7cb99a8861 https://www.facebook.com/kvhtfm/ To avoid lines tonight, please consider purchasing your tickets online at: https://gofan.co/app/events/37948
Good luck to our Varsity Girls and Varsity Boys XC Teams at the State Meet on Sat., Oct. 20 at Yankton Trails Park in SF! Gates will open at 10:30 and the meet begins at noon. Our boys will run at 12:30 and our girls will run at 2:00. Spectator guide link: http://5il.co/5blo.
For your convenience, please consider purchasing digital tickets to the football playoff game at https://gofan.co/app/events/37948. Adult tickets are $7 each and student tickets are $5 each. Convenience fees apply. Tickets may still be purchased at the gate.
Congratulations to the Watchdog Football Team on qualifying for the State 11B Playoffs! Beresford will host Sioux Falls Christian on Thursday, October 18 at 7:00 p.m. Following is the 11B bracket link: https://www.sdhsaa.com/Portals/0/MiscPages/Brackets/Football/11B.htm
Congratulations to the BHS Marching Band on their outstanding performance at the Sioux Valley Marching Festival on Friday, October 12! They placed 1st in Class A and had the top overall score out of 17 bands!!
The Beresford Watchdogs football team will travel to Mt. Vernon/Plankinton tonight. The game will be played in Mt. Vernon. The game will be livestreamed at www.mvptitanslive.com. Go Watchdogs!
Congratulations to the Varsity Boys XC Team on their runner-up finish at the Region 3A Meet today in Lennox! All six boys were medalists and qualified for State! Congrats to senior Alec Atwood who was the individual champion! https://results.dakotatiming.com/display?event_id=265
Screening America will conduct a Young Hearts Screening at Beresford HS on Thurs., Oct. 11. The life saving screening is easy and painless and will only take 25 minutes. The cost is $89. Please call AD Geoff Gross to schedule an appt. at 763-2145. http://5il.co/57a4
Follow the Watchdog Football Team at the Flandreau Fliers tonight by going to the following link. http://fliers.liveticket.tv
The District's Bond Election voter turnout was 42.7%, 1044 cast ballots out of 2444 registered District voters.
Beresford School District's Watchdog Legacy Project Bond was not passed by its District voters. There were 370 yes votes in favor of the bond (35%), 673 no votes against the bond (65%), and 1 unaccounted. The bond needed 60% to pass.
The traditional Watchdog Homecoming Parade will begin at 2:00 p.m. (please note the time change). All parade entries should lineup at Beresford High School in the parking lot or along Maple Street around 1:30 p.m.
The 2nd Annual Watchdog Marching Festival will be held in downtown Beresford on Friday, Sept. 28 at 9:45 a.m. There will be 23 bands competing from SD and MN, along with the SDSU Pride of Dakotas Marching Band. Please come out and support the marching bands!
BHS Homecoming Events 9-24 @ 2:21 pm -PowderPuff (stadium) and 9/10 Games 9-24 @ 7:00 pm -Coronation 9-25 @ 2:21 pm -IronMan VB (gym) and 9/10 Games 9-27 @ 2:40 pm -Pep Rally (gym) 9-28 @ 9:45 am -Band Festival Parade 9-28 @ 2:00 pm -HoCo Parade 9-29 @ 9:00 pm -BHS Dance
Please purchase your dinner tickets for the Watchdog Hall of Fame Banquet at the Bridges on Sat., Sept. 29 at 6 p.m. Tickets are $20. If you would like to purchase a ticket, please stop at the District office or call 763-4293. Following is the HOF program link. http://5il.co/4vkk
The FFA is sponsoring a tailgate this evening from 6:00-7:30 p.m. at the Cortland Carnes Stadium Picnic Shelter. They are grilling burgers and hot dogs. Proceeds will be used to support their attendance at the National FFA Convention. The Watchdogs play the C-Hawks from Canton.
Congratulations to our Royal Court! Alana Bergland, Kaylen Hoffbeck, Emma Hepner, Sydney Nelson, Grace Quartier, Alec Atwood, Jack Antonson, Blake Peterson, Beau Van Gelder, and Tyler Kropuenske Image link: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1XTmhiC9Q9TsB_cNMsGXCQD_mE6dOoGRE
Do you want to know the details for homecoming week (9-24 through 9-29)? If so, check out this link: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1GdNdAnekZqNcaJ4TDQQHQ0eEAtzxp7IE.
Good luck to the Watchdog FB team tonight as they travel to Groton Area to take on the Tigers. The game is being webcast at gdilive.com. Please use the following link: https://livestream.com/gdi.
Due to a scheduling conflict with Dakota Valley, tonight's Volleyball game has been postponed and will be rescheduled at a later date. Please share, post, retweet, etc.
Please purchase your dinner tickets for the Watchdog Hall of Fame Banquet at the Bridges on Sat., Sept. 29. The dinner will be at 6:00 p.m. If you would like to purchase a ticket, please stop at the District office, call 605-763-4293, or email Rhonda.Peterson@k12.sd.us.
Please come out and support the Watchdog Volleyball teams tonight in their first home matches as they take on the Bulldogs from Baltic. The Watchdog Varsity team is 4-2 on the season. NEON is tonight’s dress theme. Good luck to our Freshmen, JV, and Varsity VB teams!
The District will host a Watchdog Legacy Project Community Informational Presentation at the Elementary School Student Commons/Gymnasium during its school board meeting on Monday, September 10 at 7:00 p.m. Please click on the link for a summary of the project. http://5il.co/4k20
The Watchdog Legacy Project Committee and Beresford School District just rolled out their "Sponsor a Seat" in the Grace Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts campaign. http://5il.co/4i93 (Cash or Check) https://us.commitchange.com/nonprofits/5013/events/1540 (Credit Card)
There will be a Tailgate prior to tonight's first football game from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at the stadium picnic shelter. Pulled pork sandwiches will be served by Jekyll & Hyde BBQ. The Beresford Watchdogs play the Bridgewater-Emery/Ethan Seahawks at 7:00 p.m. Go Watchdogs!!
Please click on the following link for an exterior and interior video of the entire Watchdog Legacy Project (4:40). http://5il.co/4fwq
At their August 13 meeting, the Beresford School Board approved an $11 million bond resolution for the Watchdog Legacy Project—Grace Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Students Commons/Lobby, Auxiliary Gym, and Community-access Fitness Center. The bond election will be held on Tuesday, October 2 at the public library.
On Monday, August 20 our District will host an Open House for students and parents from 5:30-7:00 p.m. at the Elementary School and 6:30-8:00 p.m. at the Middle/High School.
Sixth grade parents and students -Join us on Thursday night (8-16) at 6:30 p.m. (choir room) to kickoff the year!
Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors -Join us on Thursday (8-16) and Friday (8-17) when your schedule allows from 8:00-3:30 to get your iPad (make sure online forms are done), make schedule adjustments, and pay your $5 student fee.
Ninth grade parents, students, and new high school students and parents -Join us on Thursday night (8-16) at 7:30 p.m. (choir room) to kickoff the year, talk about BHS, and to get your iPad set-up. Parents, please be sure to complete our online forms prior to the meeting.
Infinite Campus Parent Portal Users - Applications for free or reduced meals can now be completed online. Select Applications/Forms on the Portal. Call 763-4293 if you have questions or need help.
School is right around the corner! Please use this link for the school supply list! http://5il.co/4akf
Boys’ Golf will meet in the HS Library with Coach Flemmer on Monday, August 6 at 5:00 p.m., followed by the parent meeting at 6:30 p.m.
Our FB, VB, and XC coaches will host their annual meeting for student-athletes and parents on Tuesday, August 7 at 7:00 pm in the BHS Gym.
Our District's new mobile app is available for download on iPhone or Android devices. Search for Beresford K12.
Check our our BMS Newsletter for 2018-2019! https://docs.google.com/document/d/1MMFLGI89FteU30DrkqAIhMJEvHnjX11qcsOxpW4nfoY/edit?usp=sharing
Check out our BHS Newsletter!https://docs.google.com/document/d/1hLETR_EbOcnYTnXcS2yyS-mD9mU-BcHPMye-t9vQ8Lk/edit?usp=sharing
As a District, it is our desire to communicate important and pertinent information that is timely and relevant to what is taking place in our schools.
Our District's intent was to build a mobile app that focuses on what really matters: the user experience. It is our hope that parents and community will use the app for meaningful information.
We are very excited to rollout our District's new mobile platform through Apptegy, which will allow us to manage all of our communications from a single place.