Huron School Board hears COVID Activities Plans

The Huron Board of Education had a lengthy COVID discussion Monday. The district is planning on beginning the new school year as scheduled on August 24 with students in the classroom if they choose. Activities and athletics are also planned to begin on time. Huron Superintendent Terry Nebelsick says there are still questions to be answered. such as riding the bus for activities.

He says something is lost without traveling together

Mr Nebelsick says whether in class, on a band trip, or traveling to an event, kids want to be together

Huron Activities Director Terry Rotert is a member of the SDHSAA COVID task force, and says situations are different depending where you’re at

There are many decisions to make, such as when a game has to be cancelled due to COVID

Rotert says some states are flipping fall and spring sports

Mr Rotert is optimistic about starting next month

Rotert says some AD’s will be meeting Wednesday ahead of a task force meeting Friday. He hopes a plan can be brought the the Activities Association Board next Monday.



The South Dakota High School Activities Association task force for fall sports and activities will meet for a second time on Zoom Thursday afternoon. The group is composed of high school administrators, Activities Association board members and staff, plus medical and state officials. Huron High Activities Director Terry Rotert is a member of the task force and said last week’s initial meeting lasted two and half hours as medical professionals and represebetives from the state gave reports. Rotert says the task force is gathering all available information that changes often….

A meeting is scheduled for Thursday afternoon and Rotert expects weekly meetings in order to develop safety guidelines and policies for this fall.


The Tiger Quarterback Club is holding their annual golf scramble a week from Saturday, July 18, at Broadland Creek. The Gold scramble is the booster club’s main fundraiser of the year, and Huron Activities Director Terry Rotert says the money provides aid in a number of areas….

The Quarterback Club had saised over 118 thousand dollars over the years. They would like registrations in as soon as possible, cost is 240 dollars pre four person team, which includes green fees, team mulligans, and dinner. Twenty six teams competed last year. For more information and to register, call Ben Dragt at Broadland Creek 353-8525. Deadline to register is next Monday, July 13.