Grades 5 & 6 Football cancelled this week - Wednesday, September 18.
Reminder: Parents/Guardians are asked to wait outside or in their vehicle during DCE Dismissal. (Kindergarten parents may enter.) If you would like to visit a teacher, please wait until dismissal is complete. Please do not park in drop-off/pick-up lane. If you have any questions, please review the Arrival & Dismissal Procedures that were sent home/posted or call Mrs. Brown. Thank you for helping us put safety first!
Tonights Varsity football game at Ray will be broadcasted on BEK TV and KTGO radio out of Tioga. Good Luck to the Maroons!
Grades 5 & 6 Football will be at the elementary gym today, Wed., Sept. 11. Students can be picked up after practice at the District Office entrance.
Thank you for your cooperation during the soft lockdown at DCE today. We have been advised that school can resume as normal tomorrow, Tuesday, Sept. 10.
Due to a threat in the neighborhood, not inside our school building-Divide County Elementary is on a soft lock down. All students are safe. Elementary students will be released directly to their parents.
JUNIORS & SENIORS will attending a college fair on Wednesday, Sept. 11th. The bus will leave the HS at 7:45AM and return by noon. They should bring some money to eat lunch in Williston.
There will be no Mini Maroon’s Football today (9-7) due to the weather.
Divide County Elementary participated in a Fire Drill this morning. They did great! Please check your child's backpack for more information about upcoming emergency drills. If you have questions, please don't hesitate to contact me 701-965-6324. ~Mrs. Brown
When life gives you cucumbers....FACS II students make refrigerator pickles.
2018-2019 Yearbooks are for sale at the Divide County High School Office. $40.00/book.
Hunter Jacobs and Allyson Grote went to Grenora to educate their 9th through 12th graders about FBLA. They represented Divide County and FBLA with professionalism. Mrs. Grote is a very proud adviser.
Reminder of Divide County Mini Maroons Football today at 10 AM. If you didn’t get a registration sheet or forgot to turn one in you are welcome to still attend. Go Maroons!
Just a reminder about a couple of changes for this coming year. DCHS is now officially a "Closed Campus" during noon hour. Also, cell phones will be turned off and collected by first hour teachers and given back to students at the end of the day. Thank you!
DC VOLLEYBALL NEWS: FALL SPORTS MEETING AT DCHS AUGUST 12 AT 7:00 PM THERE WILL BE AN INDIVIDUAL VOLLEYBALL TEAM MEETING IN THE LIBRARY AFTER THE MAIN MEETING. I LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU ALL THERE! COACH BURTMAN
DCE Class Lists will be posted at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, August 9 in the entrance of the elementary school.
Monday, Aug 12 is the Fall Parent/Athlete rules meeting@ the High School, 7:00 PM. Parents and athletes grades 7-12 participating in a fall sport must attend.
I'm Possible Basketball Camp scheduled for July 11 and 12 at the High School, anyone interested needs to sign up ASAP, please log into the website and sign up, thanks at IPT North Dakota.
Divide County Basketball Camp for girls and boys, it is called IPT, July 11 and 12, 2019, grades 4-8th 9:30-12:00, High School 1:00-3:30, Divide County High School. Cost is $ 125.00, please register online.
Today at the Regional Track meet Zack White placed 3rd in the 110 meter hurdles and Vicktoria Holdaway placed 2nd in the 3200 meter run. Each of these individuals have qualified for the State Track meet held next weekend in Bismarck. Great job!
Regional Track tomorrow at Duane Carlson Stadium in Minot. Field events start at 11 am and running events start at 11:30 am. Divide County will be represented by 32 athletes. Go Maroons!
DCE & DCHS will have early dismissal on the last day of school, Friday, May 24 at 1:45. Kindergarten will dismiss at 1:35.
Reminder: Awards Day at the High School is scheduled for Wed. May 22, 2019, starting at 2:00 PM.
Parents/Students just a reminder Drivers Education Enrollment Sheet which need to be signed by students and parents are due to Mr. Harding on Monday, May 20th, 2019. Classroom dates are June 3-8, 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM with a lunch break from 12:00-1:00. Driving times will be scheduled for each student during the classroom portion. Please call Mr. Harding at the HS if you have questions.
Reminder: IPT Basketball camp at High School this evening, May 10, 2019. Sign up at the door. Grades 4-8 from 4-6 PM and grades 8-12 from 6-8 PM.
Boys Varsity Golf, we will be hosting a Varsity Boys Golf Meet at the Crosby Country Club on Tues. May 14th starting at 11:00 AM.
Girls Softball, West Sub Region 3 Tournament @ Minot, South Hill Complex, Monday, May 13th, DC v DLB @ 2:00 PM, also, win or lose we will play at 4:00 PM that day.
Wednesday, May 22nd at 1:30 Divide County High School will induct new members of the National Honor Society. Also on the 22nd, at 2:00 Divide County High School will hold its annual Awards Ceremony. All community members are invited to attend!
I'm Possible Basketball Training Camp with Josh Foust May 10th, (4-6 PM grades 4-8, 6-8 PM grades 8-12) at DC HS. Athletes can sign up @ iptnorthdakota.com.
There is NO SOFTBALL game tonight in Glenburn. Softball game has been cancelled for tonight in Glenburn. Next game for Girls Softball is Friday, May 3rd @ DLB. 4:30 start time.
Softball tomorrow May 2nd @ 4:30 PM will be played in Glenburn. Friday May 3rd the game will be played in Burlington start time is 4:30 PM.
The track meet scheduled for Saturday May 4th in Watford City has been cancelled due to potential weather.
Preschool Screening at St. Patrick's Catholic Church on Tuesday, April 30 from 9:00 am-2:30 pm. Ages 3-5. Hearing, vision, speech, and academic screenings will be assessed. Please call the elementary school at 965-6324 to set up a time for your child's screening.
No track for HS tomorrow at Rugby, it has been postponed until May 13. Also there is no JH meet tomorrow in Washburn. There wil be a JH track meet at Tioga on Friday May 3rd, starting at 3:30. Also there is a HS track meet in Tioga on Monday, May 6th starting at 3:30.
Spring Concert for the JH and HS tonight at the HS gym, 7:00. Call time is at 6:00 for all performers. Formal dress with black pants, socks and shoes with their DC music polo. See you all there!
JH track at Velva for tomorrow (4-29) has been canceled. The JH team will go to Washburn on Tuesday (weather permitting). The meet at Washburn starts at 2:30 pm. Leave time TBA.
5th & 6th Graders at DCE will begin the North Dakota State Assessment (NDSA) on Monday, April 29. 3rd & 4th Graders will begin the following week on Monday, May 6. Our students have worked very hard this year and are set to Rock the Test! Go DCE!
Cancellation - Boys' Elementary Basketball Jamboree scheduled for Saturday, May 4 in Stanley has been cancelled.
Congratulations to Lauryn Heide on being selected to the 2019 Lion's All Star Basketball Team. Games will be played July 15th at Bismarck Legacy High School and July 16th at West Fargo High School.
*Correction* - DC Elementary Basketball Games today (Tuesday, April 23) vs. Tioga are at HOME. The girls play at 5:30 and the boys play at 6:30 at DCHS. Go Maroons!
Elementary Girls and Boys Basketball Scheduled for April 18th at Stanley has been canceled.
Elementary Girls' and Boys' basketball games in Stanley on Thursday, April 18 have been cancelled.
Science Olympiad in Fargo has been postponed due to winter storm weather there. We will let you know when we get the new date.
Auditions for the Missoula Children's Theater production of The Frog Prince will be held TODAY at 3:45 at DCHS. There are roles for students in K-12. Performances will be Saturday, April 13 at 2 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. at DCHS.
Boys' and Girls' elementary basketball games today in Lignite. Bus leaves at 2:45. Girls play at 4 & 4:45. Boys play at 5:30 and 6:15. Go Maroons!
Over $3,000 in sales and 308 books sold at this spring's Book Fair! Thank you for supporting our libraries!
7th & 8th Grade Parents, 7th & 8th graders will be issued a Chromebook device to use for all classes & homework. A parent meeting is scheduled for 3/25/19 at 7 pm at the HS to explain an agreement & student expectations. We encourage parents to please attend this meeting.
The Divide County FFA Livestock team competed today in Minot for the State FFA CDE contest. The team consisted of Cashlyn Krcklau, Tucker Svangstu, and Maren Burtman. The team received 31st place and Cashlyn received a silver award and Tucker received a bronze award. Congratulations to these 3 individuals.
The 5th grade class was awarded a grant from Reflex. Reflex is an online math facts fluency program. 5th grader students will begin the Reflex grant today and have access to it for one calendar year. Students will have access over the summer months and into 6th grade. Parents can watch their progress too! Informational letters will go home at Parent/Teacher conferences.
DC choir received 4 out of 4 Stars ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ yesterday from both judges @ Region 9 Vocal Contest. Mixed vocal ensemble “Benedictus”, women’s duet “Die Schwestern”, and men’s a cappella ensemble “Ride the Chariot” all received stars as well as high compliments from the judges. A total of 5 out of 7 stars! It was such a great day and I couldn’t be prouder of these kids’ accomplishments. Way to go you guys!! Now on to State!! 👊🏻👊🏻😍😍🎶🎶
The Divide County Elementary Geography Bee winner is Isaac Johnson. After winning the school bee, Isaac took an online qualifying test to see if he qualified for the North Dakota State Geographic Bee and we were just notified that he has qualified to participate in the state Bee. The ND State Geo Bee will take place March 29 at Bismarck State College in Bismarck.
The 5th and 6th grade students are creating I AM banners. Students were asked to choose one positive word that truthfully describes them. No two students were allowed to use the same word. The banners will be hung in the upstairs hallway to help promote positive mental health. Can you guess which word describes your child?
DCE Families - Please pick up your cookie dough today by 6 p.m. It is located on the elementary playground. You will be missing 1 box - it is the box of prizes that will be given to your student tomorrow. :) Thank you!
The Juniors will be taking the State ACT on Tuesday, March 12 at 7:45AM. Please bring a calculator. This will be at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church.
The DC JH & HS Choir will be attending Region 9 Vocal Contest @ WSC on Monday, March 11th. Please make sure your child has their parent consent form signed and turned in by tomorrow. Students need to be at the school by 7 am Monday morning. Bus leaves @ 7:30. Wish us luck! I am excited to see how we do!
We just received word that the cookie dough will not be delivered until Wednesday. Sorry for the second delay. :(
DCE Families - Cookie dough is expected to be delivered late this afternoon. We are expecting notification 1 hour prior to delivery. Please stay tuned for more information!
Mrs. Grote's Management class is working on a business simulation in which they must turn a nonprofitable business into a profitable one. Some of the activities they must complete include supervising employees, redesigning a productive office and production floor, bidding on orders, and buying insurance.
Thanks to Kyler and Sam for reading to 4th grade today! Good luck at Districts!
The Divide County Maroons Boy’s Basketball team was victorious over the Tioga Pirates. They will play the Kenmare Honkers Monday at 4:30 PM in Ray with a trip to the Region 8 Basketball Tournament on the line.
The Lady Maroons season comes to an end tonight as they lost 33-60 to the Parshall Braves. Congratulations to Coach Harding and the Lady Maroons on a great season. Thanks to our two seniors Bekka and Lauryn on a great career.
DC School is so proud to serve this great community and its students. Thank you to the community, parents, staff and students for all you do in support of the school. Have a great long weekend. And Go DC Maroons!
FOODS class finishing cookies for valentines day
Congratulations to Sophie Burtman for being selected to sing the national anthem at the ND FBLA State Leadership Conference opening session, on March 31.
Congratulations to the Lady Maroons on their 3rd place finish at the District Tournament. Congrats to Lauryn Heide and Hannah Burtman for being selected to the All District regular season team. Lauryn Heide and Faith Johnson for being selected to the All District Tournament Team. Lauryn Heide was selected as the District 16 Senior Athlete of the Year.
The Lady Maroons advance to the Regional Tournament with a 50-29 win over the Tioga Pirates. The Regional Tournament begins February 18 at the Four Bears Event Center in New Town. Regional Tournament schedule TBA. 🏀
Due to the extreme cold temperature, Divide County School District will have a 10 a.m. start on Friday, February 8, 2019. No breakfast served
Due to the cold temperature, Divide County School District will be having a 10 am start this morning, February 7, 2019. No breakfast served.
A bomb squad from Minot Air Force Base has cleared Divide County High School following a potential threat to student safety earlier today. School will be in session as normal tomorrow, Thursday February 7, 2019
Due to a potential safety concern, DCSD is dismissing school today, Wednesday, February 6 at 12:45 p.m. Buses will run at that time. Parents may pick up their students at 12:45 or earlier.
Feb. 5th, 2019 the Boys JV Basketball game with MonDak scheduled in DC has been canceled due to the weather.
Divide County School District will have a 10 a.m. start time on Monday, February 4, 2019. Stay tuned in the morning for possible updates.
Monday, Feb. 4, 2019 we canceled the C-Squad Girls Basketball game at Kenmare, we will play JHBBB @ 5:45 and Varsity Boys @ 7:15 DC @ Kenmare.
Sat. Feb. 2, DC @ Trenton, we will not have a JV Girls game. We will have JHGBB @ 2:00, JHBBB @ 3:00, and Varsity Boys 20 minutes after the JHBBB game, roughly 4:30.
Feb. 5, 2019 we added a Boys JV Basketball game v. MonDak @ 6:00 PM @ DC.
Today, Jan. 31, 2019 we have JHGBB Trinity Christian/Alex @ DC @ 4:30, JV boys BB v. Trinity Christian @ 5:30 and Varsity BB @ 7:15
Due to the extreme cold temperatures, Divide County School District will have a 10 a.m. start on January 30, 2019. No breakfast served.
The Boys JH, JV basketball games for tonight Jan. 29, 2019 at Plentywood have been canceled. The GBB game v. Burke Co. is still on here at DC for tonight, however Dance and Gymnastics have been canceled also.
Due to the extreme cold weather conditions, Divide County School District will have a 10 a.m. start time today, January 29, 2019. No breakfast served
GBB Burke County @ DC JV 5:45, V 7:15, Senior/Parents Night, Gymnastics and Dance performing also.
Due to current weather conditions, Divide Copunty School District will have a 10 a.m. start today, 1/28/2019. No breakfast will be served. Buses where possible
Due to current weather conditions, Divide County School District will have a 10 a.m. start time today, 1/28/2019. No breakfast will be served. Buses where possible.
DCSD website is LIVE! Check us out at http://www.divcoschooldistrict.org Also, make sure to download our APP for all the latest announcements and notifications.
No Junior High girls basketball practice tomorrow January 21st. Practice January 22nd 3:45 P.M. at Elementary School
Junior High Girl’s Basketball had a game added to their schedule tomorrow January 15th starting at 3:30 PM at Divide County High School.
Keep up to date on the latest Divide County sports scores by using the D.C. app. Scores being updated daily.
Pep Band Call time tonight @ 6 pm. See you there!!
Junior High Girls basketball travels to Tioga today. Game starts at 4:30 and will be played at Tioga High School.
Jan. 10th and 11th is Semester Testing for DCHS. We will be using block scheduling those two days. On Thursday the 10th, tests will be conducted for class periods 1,3,5,7 and on Friday the 11th will be 2,4,6,8. Class periods will be for 90 minutes. Grades 9-12 can be exempted from the tests. Exemptions are based on semester grades and attendance as outlined on page 31 of the DC student handbook. Exemptions do not apply to grades 7 and 8. For further information please see the handbook or contact the high school at your convenience.
GBB today (1/4) is at Kenmare. Two games, 5:45 and 7:15.
School resumes on Thursday, January 3. Happy New Year!
DC Boys defeat Stanley by 10! Go Maroons!
Boys' basketball season opener Saturday, December 8 @ Alexander. Junior high 3:30, varsity 5:00. #GoMaroons
DCE doors will open for the K-3 Christmas Program at 6:30 this evening. Students should report to their classrooms at 6:45. Program starts at 7 p.m. Hope to see you there!
Financial Aid(FAFSA)/Scholarship Night will be held on Wednesday, December 5 at 7 p.m. in the high school computer lab. All senior parents and students are encouraged to attend. Refreshments will be served.
The Junior High Girl's Basketball Team will play vs Stanley tomorrow (11/29) with 7th Grade starting at 4:30 P.M. with 8th Grade game to follow. Come out and support the Maroons!
Divide County Schools are changing to a 10:30 am start this morning. No morning bus service
Divide County Schools will start at 10:00 a.m. this morning. Buses will run where possible.
CONGRATULATIONS to the following students who have been selected to participate in the Williston State College Honor Band & Honor Choir! Band: Jacob Jeglum, Bria Smithberg, Michelle Landsverk, Bailey McCombs, Brynn Oppegaard, Tia Nygaard, Gracelyn Nygard, Micaela Kocher, Grant Kocher, and Addyson Eriksmoen Choir: Sophie Burtman, Jasmine Walker, Riley Casteel, Lydia Martin, Laurin LaCombe, Hunter Jacobs, Dominic Hurley, Gavin Jaynes, and Michael Daniels Their performance is tonight at Williston State College beginning at 7:30 p.m.
DCE celebrated GROWTH or GREEN today! We are celebrating student academic success on their STAR Reading & Math assessments. Students are recognized for showing GROWTH and making progress towards mastering reading and/or math skills. Students are also recognized for achieving the highest level of GREEN in these academic areas. Congratulations to all of our DCE students for working so hard! GROWTH or GREEN is GREAT! Keep it up!
Light Up Night Caroling!!! DCE students in Grades 3-6 are invited to come sing downtown on Light Up night in front of the Court House at 6:00 P.M. on Saturday, November 24. Come spread holiday cheer to our community!
Boys' Basketball Grades 7-12 Parent and Player Meeting on Thursday, Nov. 15 at 6:00 P.M. at the HS Library. Open gym to follow.
FFA Harvest Dinner tonight at 6:00 p.m., followed by a DCHS Drama Performance at 7:00 p.m. Everyone is invited. Free will donation to benefit the Kate Langley Memorial Scholarship Fund
DCE & DCHS Parent Survey Deadline extended to Friday, November 16. Survey link & QR Codes were sent home with report cards. If you need a replacement link, please contact your school office. Thank you!
Divide County FFA and Drama club will be having a harvest supper and drama performance on Tuesday, November 13 in the high school commons and auditorium. Dinner at 6 pm and performance at 7 pm. Free will donation with all money being donated to Kate Langley scholarship fund.
CALLING ALL 7-12 DCHS WRITERS! The deadline for the Red River Valley Writing Project is Dec. 4th and there is still some time to prepare a submission for one or more of the creative or academic writing categories! Maybe you will be one of our Gold Key winners this year!
Regional Volleyball - Maroons for the win! Way to go!! Tomorrow night they play in the semifinals at 7:30 at Tioga!! Head down and cheer them on!!
DC volleyball defeats Powers Lake tonight 3-1!
DCE Quarter 1 Report Cards will be sent home with students on Thurs., Nov. 1. DCHS will be mailing report cards this week. Please watch for a Parent Survey that will be enclosed - your input is valued!
The DCE Bank will not be open on Wednesday, October 31. The DCE Bank will be open for business on Tuesday, November 6.
District Volleyball Update - Divide County defeats Burke County 3-0! Maroons next game is Tuesday, October 30 at 5:30 vs. Kenmare. Come cheer on the Maroons!
District Volleyball Update - Divide County defeats Burke County 3-0! Maroons next game is Tuesday, October 30 at 5:30 vs. Kenmare. Come cheer on the Maroons! (for more results check the athletics tab)
There will not be conferences today, October 22 at DCHS. All conferences (DCE & DCHS) will be Tuesday, October 23 & Thursday, October 25 from 4:00-7:30.
Just a reminder - NO SCHOOL this week on Thursday, Oct. 18 & Friday, Oct. 19. Enjoy the break!
Mark your calendar for Parent-Teacher Conferences! DCHS - October 22 & 25, DCE - October 23 & 25. Conferences are 4-7 p.m. each day or as scheduled.
Contact Us: Divide County School District Office Dr. Sherlock Hirning, Superintendent 106 1st Street NE PO Box G Phone: (701) 965-6313 Fax: (701) 965-6004