Hot Springs School District, Behavior Management Systems partner to bring additional mental health care to students

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By Marcus Heerdt

HOT SPRINGS – The Hot Springs School District (HSSD) and Behavior Management Systems (BMS) of western South Dakota have started a new partnership that will bring much-needed mental health care to K-12 students in Hot Springs. The contract was approved at the April 2022 school board meeting and BMS began services at the beginning of the 2022-23 school year.

On Thursday, Jan. 12, representatives from each organization met virtually via Microsoft Teams to discuss the new...

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Missoula Children’s Theatre coming to Hot Springs

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Photo courtesy of Missoula Children’s Theatre

Youth from a previous Missoula Children’s Theatre production perform the play Aladdin on stage.

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By Charity Maness

HOT SPRINGS – The Missoula Children’s Theatre (MCT) is coming to Hot Springs this week to open a whole new world to the youth of the community through the adventure of theater.

“I have worked with them before and they are one of the most incredible programs,” said Jeff Temple, Hot Springs City...

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Edgemont School staff attends ‘Emotional Poverty’ training

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Photo by Garland Wright/Fall River County Herald-Star

Bethany Tucker from the Ruby Payne Company presented an “Emotional Poverty” workshop to the Edgemont Staff on Friday, January 13.

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By Garland Wright

EDGEMONT – Edgemont staff attended a professional development titled “Emotional Poverty” on Jan. 13, 2023. Guest speaker, Bethany Tucker, offered training on behalf of the Ruby Payne Company geared at providing an understanding of the origins of anger, anxiety...

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School’s Technology Coordinator returns to work after battling life-threatening disease

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When Joe Schniers arrived back in Hot Springs after several weeks in the hospital, he found posters hung up at his home that were made by Hot Springs School District students.

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By Marcus Heerdt

HOT SPRINGS – On Sept. 29, 2022, Hot Springs School District (HSSD) Technology Coordinator Joe Schniers was admitted to the hospital. He returned home 62 days later, but only after an initial misdiagnosis, nine spinal taps, a life...

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Miss Rodeo South Dakota crowned at coronation event in Hot Springs

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Miss Rodeo South Dakota Morgan Erickson stands proudly with her family at her coronation January 7. Pictured left to right: brother Cole, father Jon, Queen Morgan, mother Shelli and sister Bailey.

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By Charity Maness

HOT SPRINGS – Local Hot Springs resident Morgan Erickson was crowned Miss Rodeo Queen South Dakota this past Saturday evening, Jan. 7,  at coronation ceremonies held at the Hot Springs American Legion.

“We are...

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