Kick off the school year with South Dakota’s largest classroom
August 19. 2014 11:44AM
Teachers, kick off your school year with South Dakota’s Largest Classroom. The South Dakota State Fair is inviting teachers and students from across the state to participate in South Dakota’s Largest Classroom on Thursday, Aug. 28, and Friday, Aug. 29.
This educational program gives students an opportunity to experience things they may not otherwise have a chance to see in a regular classroom environment.
While attending, students will be able to see the thrill show, Royal White Tiger Discovery Show sponsored by American Bank and Trust, Kidz Science Safari, Value Added Ag activities, IronWill Dogsledding Exhibition and other activities such as the FFA Animal Nursery, a one-room schoolhouse, the Dakotaland Museum and 4-H and open class exhibits.
Schools are encouraged to register as soon as possible. Students that are homeschooled are also encouraged to register. Last year, nearly 1,000 students and teachers attended. The program is free to students, teachers and chaperones. Lunch and parking will also be provided. The registration form can be obtained by calling (605) 353-7354.
South Dakota’s Largest Classroom is sponsored by Wells Fargo and the SD Education Association.
The 2014 South Dakota State Fair will run from Thursday, Aug. 28, through Monday, Sept. 1. Channel Seeds preview night will be Wednesday, Aug. 27. This year’s theme is “What Does The Fair Say?” For more information on State Fair events, contact the Fair office at 800-529-0900, visit www.sdstatefair.com or find them Facebook and Twitter.