District News

Live Stream for the Friday night Pride football game vs. Garretson

Canistota/Freeman Pride vs. Garretson 10-12-18

If cell service is not adequate for streaming, the game will be uploaded and replayed on the Canistota YouTube Channel.

2018 Region 3B XC Results
2018 Region 3B XC Competitor Numbers
Jr. Class T-Shirt Fundraiser

Order your Flyers shirts today to support the Freeman High School Junior Class! Order by October 18, 2018.

T-shirt order form

Live Stream for the Friday night Pride football game vs. Hanson
Location change for JH/JV Football on 10-8-18

The JH and JV football games on Monday will be played in Canistota – that is a change from the calendar.  It will be jamboree style and both the JH game and the JV game will start at 4:00 p.m.

Picture retakes will be on Tuesday, October 16th
Live Stream for the Friday night Pride football game vs. Baltic
Flyer Invitational XC Meet Results
Flyer Invitational XC Meet Competitor Numbers
Pride Gear - REORDER available here! Order by 9-11-18 @ noon.
FHS Homecoming Pork BBQ on 9-14-18 @ 5:00 p.m.

Join us for the Homecoming Pork BBQ! See the following link for details!

FHS Homecoming Pork BBQ

2018 Canistota-Freeman Pride JH Football Jamboree on 9-8-18 @ 9:00 a.m.
Dueling Duo coming to FHS Gym on 9-29-18

Andy Gibson & Ryno, the Dueling Duo, will be performing on Saturday, September 29, 2018 in the FHS Gym. See the following posters for performance details and seating information.

Dueling Duo Poster

Dueling Duo Seating Information

Pride on KJAM radio tonight

Howard is having trouble with their video connections, so the game will not be streamed. However, it will be broadcast on KJAM radio out of Madison.

2018-2019 Junior-Senior High School Supply LIst
2018 - 2019 School Lunch Prices *** updated ***

Updated meal prices for 2018 - 2019

2018-2019 School Lunch Program Information
2018 - 2019 Special Events *** updated ***
2018 - 2019 School Calendar - Maroon/White Rotation
2018 - 2019 K - 6 School Supply List
2018 - 2019 School Calendar *** updated ***
2018 Atheltic Physical Form
Coach T Football Camp in Canistota

Coach T Football Camp
Monday July 16, 2018 - Friday July 20, 2018
8:30 am -11:30 am
Located on Canistota football practice field

Grades K-8 girls and boys

Sign up your kids by calling/texting
Bridget at 254-6001

Get your Pride Football Apparel today! Order by 8-15-18
Follow State Golf Live!

SDHSAA offering live scoring of the State Golf Tournaments. See the following file for details on how to "watch" the Flyers!

Live Scoring via Golf Genius

2018 Region 5B Track Meet Results
2018 Region 5B Track Meet Seeded Entries (pre meeting)
2018 Region 5B Track Meet Seeded Entries (post meeting)
Spring 2018 Semester Test Schedule
2018 Cornbelt Conference Track Meet Results
2018 Cornbelt Conference Track Meet Competitor Numbers
2018 Don Diede Relays Results
2018 Don Diede Track Meet Competitor Numbers
2018 Wizard Relays Competitor Numbers
2018 Wizard Relays Track Meet Results
Scrubs Camp scheduled for 4/18/18 postponed. Make-up date TBD.

The Scrubs camp schedule for Wednesday, April 18, 2018 has been postponed due to the forecasted weather. A make-up date has yet to be determined.

Golf and Track weather delays and postponements
  • The JH track meet scheduled for today (April 16, 2018) at Gayville has been cancelled.
  • The JV/Varsity track meet scheduled for Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at Gayville has been cancelled.
  • The SD Class B Golf classic rescheduled to today (April 16, 2018) has been moved again to May 7, 2018.
  • The Parker golf meet scheduled for Tuesday, April 17, 2018 does not have a reschedule date yet.
Golf @ Parker on 4-17-18 postponed - reschedule date TBD; JH Track @ Parker on 4-20-18 has been cancelled
7 - 8 Track team attending Gayville / Volin Raider Relays on 4-16-18.
Track at McCook Central / Montrose (Salem) on 4-10-18 has been cancelled.

Due to the weather, the track meet at McCook Central / Montrose (Salem) on April 10, 2018 has been cancelled. There will not be a make-up date.

Student e-mails will be migrated to Exchange Online this weekend (4-6-18 to 4-8-18)
Jr. High Track @ Scotland and Golf @ Mitchell this week

The 7-8 track meet at Scotland scheduled for 4/5/18 and the SD Class B Golf meet at Mitchell scheduled for 4/6/18 will not take place this week. The SD Class B Golf meet has been rescheduled to Monday, April 16, 2018. There is no reschedule date for the 7-8 track meet at Scotland at this time.

FFA Pancake feed on Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Come join us for the FFA Pancake Feed on Tuesday, March 20, 2018. See the flyer below for details.

Pancake Feed Flyer

2018 After Prom Information Flyer

See the attached flyer for expectations and planned activities for the 2018 After Prom.

2018 After Prom Flyer

Dueling Duo fundraiser postponed until Fall 2018
Freeman Girls Basketball vs. Sully Buttes will be on the radio.

Tune in to KGFX 1060 AM to cheer the girls on to a victory!

2018 Girls Basketball Round of 16 Game

The Varsity Girls Basketball team will play their Round of 16 game vs. Sully Buttes on Thursday, March 1, 2018 in Huron at 7:15 p.m.

2018 GBB Round of 16 Bracket

Varsity Boys Basketball is on the radio tonight!

Tune in to KVHT (106.3 FM) tonight to listen to the Freeman Boys Basketball team game if you can't make it to Yankton.

2018 Region 5B Boys Basketball Tournament Information
Watch State Wrestling Live!

The SDHSAA State Wrestling Championship (all mats) is being streamed live. Every match is also being recorded and posted with links to the video right on the brackets. You can follow the event using the following link:


2018 Region 5B Girls Basketball Tournament Information
FFA Week is February 19 through February 23

See the attached flyer for some of the exciting events happening for FFA Week at FHS!


Schedule for GBB & BBB double header @ Gayville on 2-15-18

There is a Girls and Boys Basketball double header on Thursday (2-15-18) @ Gayville. JV games for boys and girls will start at 5:00 p.m. followed by the Varsity girls at 6:15 and Varsity boys at 7:45.

JV - both @ 5:00 p.m.
Varsity girls - 6:15 p.m.
Varsity boys - 7:45 p.m.

GBB @ Parkston on 2-8-2018

Here's the schedule for Girls Basketball @ Parkston this Thursday (2-8-18)

C game - 5:15 p.m.
JV - 6:30 p.m.
Varsity - 7:45 p.m.

Games will be broadcast on www.trojansportslive.com.


February calendar misprint

Note: There was a misprint on the February calendars that went home this week. The February School Board meeting is Monday, February 12th, not Wednesday, February 7th.

SD DOE Testing Dates for 2017-2018 School Year

Smarter Balanced (ELA and Math Assessment) - Grades 3-8 and 11 : March 7 - May 4, 2018
(Paper/pencil window: March 19 – April 20, 2018. Tests shipped no later than April 25, 2018)

MSAA (Alternate ELA and Math Assessment) - March 19 - May 4, 2018

South Dakota Science and South Dakota Science Alt - Grades 5, 8, and 11 : April 2 – May 4, 2018

BBB & GBB vs. St. Francis on Saturday, January 27, 2018

There is Girls and Boys Basketball on Saturday (1-27-18) vs. St. Francis Indian School. There will be C games for both teams starting at 10:30 a.m. JV games will start at 11:30 a.m. The boys will play in the elementary gym and girls will play in the in HS gym for both the C and JV games. In the high school gym following the JV games will be the Girls Varsity game and then Boys Varsity game.

BBB vs. Lyman County @ the Corn Palace rescheduled to 2-17-18 @ 3:00 pm

The boys basketball game vs. Lyman County that was originally scheduled for January 15, 2018 at the Corn Palace has been rescheduled to Saturday, February 17, 2018 at the Corn Palace. The JV game will start at 3:00 pm.

Boys Basketball Parents' Night

Due to the potential for inclement weather, Boys Basketball Parents' Night that was scheduled for January 11, 2018 at the home game vs. Ethan has been postponed. The rescheduled date is TBD.

McCook Central / Montrose Wrestling Tournament @ Salem on 12-30-17 has been cancelled.

The McCook Central / Montrose Wrestling Tournament scheduled for Saturday, December 30, 2017 in Salem has been cancelled.

Order of games for double-header @ Wakonda on 12-21-17

JV Boys - 4:00 pm
JV Girls - 5:00 pm
Varsity Girls - 6:15 pm
Varsity Boys - 8:00 pm

Order of games for tonight's double-header vs. Howard

JV Boys - 5:00 pm in elementary gym
JV Girls - 5:00 pm in HS gym
Varsity Girls - 6:30 pm in HS gym
Varsity Boys - 8:00 pm in HS gym

High School Semester Test Schedule Information

We will run a modified schedule of all class on Monday, December 18, 2017. See the following attachment for details.

HS Schedule 12-18-17

*** UPDATE ***  Due to concerns about possible weather issues on Thursday, the last day of the semester for students will now be Wednesday, December 18th. We will still have 1:30 p.m. dismissals on Tuesday, December 19, and Wednesday, December 20th. Thursday, December 21, will be a staff only day. Please see the following link for the revised semester test schedule for the Jr./Sr. High School.

Fall 2017 Semester Test Schedule

GBB @ Platte / Geddes start time moved to 2:30 pm on Saturday, December 16, 2017

Updated game times as follows:

C game - 2:30 pm
JV game - 4:00 pm
Varsity -  ~5:30 pm

Cornbelt Conference JH Boy and Girls Basketball Tournament Information

The JH GBB team is playing in the Cornbelt Conference Tournament tomorrow in Hanson. See the attached flyer for details.

Cornbelt Conference JH GBB Tournament

The JH BBB team is playing in the Cornbelt Conference Tournament tomorrow in Hanson. See the attached flyer for details.

Cornbelt Conference JH BBB Tournament


HS Schedule for Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Period 1 (Maroon)   8:25 – 8:50 a.m.

Period 1 (White)       8:53 – 9:18 a.m.

Period 2                     9:21 - 9:46 a.m.

Period 3                     9:49 - 10:14 a.m.

Period 4 (Maroon)    10:17 - 10:42 a.m.

Period 4 (White)        10:45 - 11:10 a.m.

Period 6                      11:13 - 11:38 a.m.

Lunch                          11:38 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Students will be allowed to leave after 6th period if they are not staying for lunch.

Dairyland Donkey Basketball FHS Mixed Chorus NYC Fundraiser

The FHS Mixed Chorus is sponsoring a pork loin dinner and a Donkey Basketball Tournament this weekend on Saturday, November 11th. The meal will begin at 5:00 p.m. and is being served in the Elementary lunchroom. The donkey basketball games begin at 7:00 p.m. in the FHS Gym. There are students, staff, and 20 different members from Freeman businesses that will be riding a real, live donkey! It should be very entertaining! Don't miss out on the fun! Proceeds will go toward the FHS Mixed Chorus 2019 trip to NYC to sing in Carnegie Hall. Thank you for your support!

Game and Meal Information

Dairyland Donkey Baskeball Poster

Flyer Gear!

The boys basketball team is selling Flyer Gear again. You can access the merchandise catalog online at: https://shop.fancloth.com/57029/328329. Orders and payment are due by November 14, 2017. If you are ordering as a present, please let Mr. Hermsen know at Rory.Hermsen@k12.sd.us. He can arrange a pick up time, so it can be kept a secret. Otherwise orders will be sent home with the student. Thanks for supporting the boys basketball program!

2017 Region 5B Volleyball Tournament available to stream on The Cube!

Region 5B Volleyball tonight in Emery will be streamed via The Cube at the following link:


Come watch the game or watch online and cheer on the Flyers!

2017 Region 5B Volleyball Tournament Bracket
Second Round Football playoff game will be on the radio @ 107.7 KABD - FM and live broadcast @ www.dakotabroadcasting.com

The Canistota/Freeman Pride second round playoff game vs. Britton/Hecla in Britton, SD will be broadcast on the radio @ 107.7 KABD - FM. You can also view the live video broadcast of the game @ www.dakotabroadcasting.com. On their website, click on Sports > Football Video Coverage. If you can't make the game, be sure to listen or watch online!

Freeman Elementary School Wild West Book Fair!

The Freeman Elementary School Wild West Book Fair will run from October 26th through November 6th. See the links below for additional information.

Freeman Elementary Book Fair Home Page

Invitation letter from the K-8 Principal

First Round Football Playoff Game in Canistota this Thursday (10-19-17)

There will be a playoff football game on Thursday night (10-19-17) at Canistota Football Field vs. DeSmet. Game time is 7:00 p.m. See you at the game!

Music events this week!

All-State Chorus Extravaganza concert - Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at 1:30 pm in the HS Gym. Community members are welcome to attend!

Rescheduled 9-12 Pops Concert - Thursday, October 19, 2017 at 2:45 pm in the HS Gym. The community is welcome to attend this concert too!