American Horse School
1 Main Street - PO Box 660
Allen, SD 57714
(605) 455-1209



Welcome to American Horse School

Latest Updates – INFORMATION UPDATED 04/27/2016 

And the April rains continue, which is making it difficult for the bus drivers to get the students living off the truck trails into school. Students who live in these areas will be excused the days that buses can’t pick them up. Well, it is official there is less than 10 days of school left for 1st – 8th grade and 7 days left for the kindergarten students’ Beginning the 3rd of May all kindergarten students will be going home at 2:00 pm with the FACE students. The last day of school for kindergarten students will be the 5th of May. Students graduating from Kindergarten on the 6th of May need to brought to school by their parents no later than by 9:30 am as there will be graduation gifts that will need to be transported home after graduation lunch, if you need transportation for you and your student please let me know by the 3rd of May. Gloria J Coats-Kitsopoulos, AHS Superintendent.

See Kindergarten Graduation Program 

  • 27th April- 8th graders visit Pine Ridge High School depart @ 9:00 am
  • 29th April- Shrine Circus – K-3rd
  • 30th April- Shrine Circus FACE Families
  • 3rd May – K-8th grade Fun Day Activities, Cook out & Sports Awards (1st – 7th) 3:00 pm in gym
  • 3rd May- Special Education Parent Meeting @ 1:00 pm in commons area, lunch will be served
  • 3rd May- 21st Century after School Program – 4:30-6:45 pm, 3rd- 8th graders
  • 4th May- Accelerated Reading Awards Assembly 1st-8th grade in gym @ 9:30 n gym
  • 4th May-1st-7th Academic Awards @ 1:00 pm in gym
  • 4th May – AHS Staff Appreciation @ 4:45 pm Common Area
  • 5th May- AHS Board Regular Meeting @ 5:00 pm in Business Office
  • 6th May- Teca Wacipi Okolakiciye Finals–Porcupine
  • 6th May-Kindergarten Graduation in gym @ 10:00 am, lunch to follow in commons area
  • 9th May- 8th Grade Lakota Naming Ceremony in gym @ 10:30 with Steve Dubray, parents are invited
  • 10th May- FACE Center –Based Fun/Parent’s Day(parents ride bus to school with their students); field & track events @ AHS football field; breakfast & lunch served to parents/caregivers who attend.
  • 11th May- Last day of school for 2015-2016 School Year for 1st– 8th grades; early dismissal @ 1:30 pm
  • 13th May- AHS 2016 8th Grade Graduation in gym @ 10:00 am





Vision Statement

We will stand together to create a healthy learning environment so that our children at American Horse School will have the opportunities to acquire leadership competences for building a better future by achieving a level of greatness experienced by our people carrying on the values that are uniquely and beautifully Lakota.
May 2016