Central Elementary has started selling PTO trash bags. Please contact any Central student or go online to https://buybags.trashbagfundraiser.com/ and use order code: DXTRSCHS to order your trash bags. All profits from this sale will go to help Southwest, Central, and T.S. Hill Middle School students.
DHS Parents: Senior parent night has been postponed until September 27 at 6:00 pm in the DHS auditorium. Thank you.
Central Elementary- PTO trash bag sells begin Tuesday, September 7th and run through Tuesday, September 21st. Trash bags can be purchased from any Central Elementary student. They also be ordered online at https://buybags.trashbagfundraiser.com/ using order code: DXTRSCHS
Central Elementary- Don't forget picture day is tomorrow, Wednesday, September 8th. Pictures can be ordered online at inter-state.com/order using order code: 60116FB
Athletic Update HS Volleyball tonight @ Cape Central beginning at 5:00. Information from Cape Central below: All spectators will be required to have a ticket to enter all ticketed events. There will be no tickets sold at the gate. All transactions will be online through this website https://chs.capetigers.com/athletics/tickets. The Cape Central mask order has changed from Highly recommended to Required inside all buildings.
Central Elementary- Remember there is NO SCHOOL tomorrow, Monday, September 6th. Classes will resume on Tuesday, September 7th.
Athletic Update Here is ticketing information from Sikeston regarding the football game this Friday. All of our ticket sales are online. Tickets must be purchased on our website (link below). No cash at the gate. https://www.sikestonr6.org/296427_2
Central Elementary- PTO will be selling Bearcat PTO shirts tonight at Central's Meet the Teacher night from 5:30-7:00. There will also be discarded library books for sale in the library. We hope everyone can drop-in tonight at Central Elementary.
Central Elementary- Don't forget to drop-in for Meet the Teacher night on Monday, August 23rd anytime from 5:30-7:00. Students and parents are welcome to bring school supplies that night.
Central Elementary- Monday, August 23rd from 5:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m. will be Meet the Teacher night! Central students and parents are encouraged to drop-in during that time to meet their new teacher and drop off school supplies.
MS Athletic Update Fall Sports practices will begin the week of August 16th. In order to begin practicing, all athletes must have a physical on file in the office. MS Football practice will take place from 7-9am at the field. MS Cross Country practice will be from 7-8am at Hidden Trails Country Club. MS Football cheer will be from 9-10:30am in the MS gym. MS Girls Basketball will begin practicing after school on Wednesday, September 1.
HS Athletic Update Fall Sports practices will begin on Monday, August 9th. In order to begin practicing, all athletes must have a physical on file in the office. Fall Sports Media Day will take place on August 17th. Girls Tennis tryouts will be from 8-11am at the tennis courts. Football practice will take place from 5-8pm at the field. Cross Country practice will be from 7-8am at Hidden Trails Country Club. Volleyball will be from 8-11am in the BEC. Football Cheer will be from 10-12am in the BEC. Marching Band Camp will be from 8am-3pm.
Class 3 Sectional Track Meet Update The following member of our track team have advanced to the Class 3 State Track Meet next weekend in Jefferson City. Congrats to our athletes and coaches!! We are proud of you!! Anistin Kyle Boys 400 Meter Run—52.42–4th Place Gavin Cartwright Boys High Jump-1.78 Meters-3rd Place Avery Neely, Allison Turnbo, Dulcie Pullen and Gabrielle Brown Girls 4 x 400 Relay-4:23:02-4th Place RJ Farmer, Anistin Kyle, Carter Dorton, and Gavin Cartwright Boys 4 x 400 Relay-3:35:56–3rd Place New School Records Josh Alday Boys Javelin-50.97 Meters-1st Place Clayton Bell, Christopher Stone, Carter Dorton and Gavin Cartwright Boys 4 x 800 Relay—8:30:64–3rd Place Gabrielle Brown Girls 800 Meter Run-2:24:07-2nd Place Gabrielle Brown Girls 1600 Meter Run-5:28:43-1st Place
Our baseball team will be playing at home today for the Class 4 District 1 Championship against Kennett. First pitch is set for 5:00. Come out and support our players and coaches! Go Bearcats!!
District Baseball Update The Class 4 District 1 Baseball championship between Dexter/Kennett is cancelled for today. The game will be played in Dexter and is rescheduled for tomorrow at 5:00.
DHS Seniors - you will need to return all items today: books, chromebooks and chromebook chargers to the library. All fines and fees should be paid. These things must be done in order to get your diploma tomorrow night. Senior Sunset tonight - arrive by 7:15 at the football stadium
Sports Physicals Reminder Free Physical Day will be held at the SE Health Hospital Clinic(N. One Mile Road) tomorrow, May 13th, from 3:30-5:00 pm for any incoming 7-12 student athlete. Physical forms are on hand in the HS and MS office. Students must have page 2 and page 3 fully completed, along with a signature from their parent/guardian before meeting with the healthcare provider. We encourage all student athletes to get a physical. Thanks again to SE Health for providing this service for our students.
Sports Physicals Free Physical Day will be held at the SE Health Hospital Clinic(N. One Mile Road) on Thursday, May 13th, from 3:30-5:00 pm for any incoming 7-12 student athlete. Physical forms will be on hand in the HS and MS offices. Students must have page 2 and page 3 fully completed, along with a signature from their parent/guardian before meeting with the healthcare provider. We encourage all student athletes to get a physical. Thanks again to SE Health for providing this service for our students.
Athletic Update The DHS Spring Sports Athletic Banquet will be held this evening in the HS auditorium at 6:30 pm. The Individual Tennis District Tournament will be played tomorrow at Notre Dame. The match is scheduled to start at 1:00 pm.
Athletic Update Boys Tennis against Sikeston has been cancelled for today. The Poplar Bluff Track Invitational scheduled for today has been moved to tomorrow, 5/5.
Southeast Health will once again be providing free physicals for all Dexter athletes entering grades 7-12. This will take place at the hospital from 3:30-5:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 13th. We recommend that all athletes take advantage of this service even if you have had a physical in the last year. We would like thank SE Health for providing this service for our students!
Athletic Update The HS Baseball game today against Jackson has been moved to a 4:15 start. This game will be played at Capaha Park. The MS Baseball game scheduled for today against Portageville has been cancelled. The HS Softball game scheduled for today against Caruthersville has been cancelled.
The softball game scheduled for today against Senath has been cancelled due to inclement weather.
Athletic Update All activities for today have been cancelled. The Poplar Bluff Invitational Track meet will now take place on May 4th.
Central Elementary- Dexter Public Schools has decided to transition to masks being optional for students and staff beginning Thursday, April 22nd.
Athletic Update The HS Baseball game against Jackson has been postponed until tomorrow, 4/21.
Athletic Update The HS Track Meet at Sikeston has been postponed until Monday, 4/26. The SCAA HS softball tournament has been postponed until tomorrow, 4/21. The HS Tennis match against Farmington has been cancelled. The HS Golf match for today has been moved to Tuesday, April 27th. The MS Baseball game against Bloomfield has been cancelled.
Athletic Update The V/JV Baseball game scheduled for today at home has now been moved to Chaffee. First pitch is set for 4:15. The MS Track meet at Poplar Bluff has been cancelled.
Our HS baseball team will take on Advance and Bell City today at East City Park. Dexter vs Advance—-1:30 Advance vs Bell City—3:30 Dexter vs Bell City—5:30 Go Bearcats!
MS Athletic Update Our MS Baseball game against Advance will start at 3:30 today. Our 7th grade volleyball team will play Bloomfield tonight for third place in the SCAA Volleyball tournament. Game time is at 4:00. Our 8th grade team will square off against Advance for the SCAA Championship. Game time is at 7:00. Go Bearcats!!
The HS Softball game today against Clearwater will start at 3:30 instead of 4:30.
The HS softball game scheduled for today against Puxico will now be played at Dexter. Game time is 4:30.
Athletic Update The HS baseball game at Notre Dame will start at 3:30--Varsity only. The home softball game against Bloomfield will start at 3:30.
Athletic Update HS Baseball vs. Cape Central--Postponed HS Softball vs Risco--Cancelled MS Baseball vs NMCC--Postponed MS Track @ East Prairie--Moved to tomorrow 3/31 Thank you.
Athletic Update-3/26/2021 HS Baseball game against New Madrid has been moved to tomorrow. This will be a varsity only contest and will start at 1:00. HS Softball game against Doniphan has been cancelled. Once we finalize a make-up date, we will make an announcement. MS Baseball game against Cape Central has been moved to 4/16.
Cape Doubles Tennis Update The Cape Doubles Tennis match scheduled for tomorrow has now been moved to Notre Dame. The match will begin at 9 a.m. Players will leave from school at 7:15 a.m. We apologize for any confusion. Go Bearcats!!
Boys Tennis Update The Cape Doubles Tournament scheduled for tomorrow morning has been cancelled. Coach Boles would like for all players to prepare to practice after school. Thank you.
Athletic Update HS Boys Tennis against Poplar Bluff is cancelled for today. The match has been moved to 4/23. The MS Track Open scheduled for today has been cancelled. Once we finalize a make-up date, we will make an announcement.
MS Track Meet Update Due to inclement weather, the MS Track meet scheduled for today at East Prairie has been moved to tomorrow, March 24th.
Track Update The High School Dexter Track Open scheduled for today will be tomorrow. We will honor our senior track members at the meet. The MS Dexter Track Open will be on Thursday, March 25th. We should receive information regarding the MS meet at East Prairie today no later than 1:30 today.
Due to inclement weather, the following activities have been rescheduled. The Dexter Track Open has been moved to tomorrow, March 24. The meet will start at 3:30. HS Softball vs. Bloomfield will be postponed until April 7. MS Baseball vs. Advance will be postponed until April 9.
Central Elementary- Spring pictures were taken today, Friday, March 19th. Order forms will be sent home with your child today, if you would like to order pictures return to the forms to school by THURSDAY, MARCH 25TH. The online ordering code was for pre-orders only.
Boys State Wrestling Update Diego McCormick, Eric Harmon and Alex Townsend will be wrestling this morning at the Missouri State Class 2 Wrestling tournament. Good luck to our boys and coaches! Go Bearcats!
Class 4 District 1 Boys Basketball Update Congratulations to our coaches and players on their victory last night over the Doniphan Dons in the semifinal round of the Class 4 District 1 Tournament. Dexter High School will host the District Championship this Friday, March 5th, as we take on the NMCC Eagles beginning at 7:00 p.m. Seating will NOT be limited. The gate will open at 6:00 pm. Per MSHSAA, the admission will be $5.00. All spectators will pay at the front gate. Tickets and/or passes will not be accepted. Masks are recommended. Go Bearcats!!!
Class 4 District 1 Boys Basketball Tournament Update Dexter High School will host the semifinal and championship rounds of the Class 4 District 1 Boys Basketball Tournament beginning tomorrow night as our own Dexter Bearcats take on the Doniphan Dons beginning at 7:00 p.m. Seating will NOT be limited tomorrow night or on Friday night. The gate will open at 6:00 pm. Per MSHSAA, the admission will be $5.00. Tickets and/or passes will not be accepted. Masks are recommended.
Class 4 District 1 Girls Basketball Update Our girls basketball team will travel to Doniphan tomorrow night to take on the Donettes in the semifinal round of the Class 4 District 1 girls basketball tournament. The game will begin at 7:00 p.m. Doniphan has asked that we use the east gate of the gym and that our fans sit on the east bleachers. There will be no seating limitations for this game. Admission will be $5.00 and no passes will be accepted. The gate will open at 6:00 p.m. For those of you who can't make the trip, you can watch the game live using the following link. Per MSHSAA, each postseason game will cost $10.00 to watch online. https://www.mshsaa.tv/?S=DoniphanDons&fbclid=IwAR263jazt5llL5IeG3pOJ37ALX2o5C4VhK48OQwZVQEixowD7ZXFq2i4Py8
Sectional Boys Wrestling Update Congratulations to the following wrestlers for advancing to the MSHSAA Class 2 State Wrestling tournament. Eric Harmon-Third Place Diego McCormick-Third Place Alex Townsend-Sectional Champ We are proud of you guys!
Central Elementary- Dr. Seuss Scholastic reading week is Monday, March 1st- Friday, March 5th. Many Color Monday- Wear Colorful clothes. Terrific Hat Tuesday- Wear a Hat. Cat Day Wednesday- Dress like a Cat in the Hat or wear red and white. Thing One and Thing Two Thursday- Wear red and blue. Fox in Socks Friday- Wear crazy socks.
Sectional Boys Wrestling Update Our wrestling team will travel to Ste. Genevieve tomorrow for the Class 2 Sectional 1 boys wrestling tournament. The first round will begin at 10:00 a.m. Good luck to our coaches and wrestlers! From Ste. Genevieve- 2 SPECTATORS PER WRESTLER WILL BE ALLOWED. 2 SPECTATORS PER COACH WILL BE ALLOWED AS WELL. A LIST WILL BE AT THE DOOR AND EVERY SPECTATOR WILL HAVE TO TELL THE GATE WORKER WHICH WRESTLER OR COACH THEY ARE WITH. WE DON’T WANT TO HAVE TO TURN PEOPLE AWAY AT THE DOOR. PLEASE MAKE THIS IS CLEAR TO YOUR PARENTS AND FANS.
Central Elementary- The Central Elementary online Scholastic Book Fair starts today and will run through March 9th. Support our school and shop the link below. Students will also have a chance to shop in person at the book fair on March 3rd and 4th. www.scholastic.com/bf/centralelementaryschool113
Class 4 District 1 Boys Tournament Update On Tuesday, March 2nd, our boys basketball team will play in the semifinal round of the Class 4 District 1 Tournament against the Doniphan Dons . The championship game will be on Friday, March 5th. Both games will be played at the Bearcat Event Center and will tip at 7:00 pm. The gate will open at 6:00 pm. Seating will be limited to the first 1250 spectators. Per MSHSAA, the admission will be $5.00. Tickets and/or passes will not be accepted. Masks are recommended.
Boys Basketball Update Our varsity boys basketball team will travel to TRCC to play North County this Saturday, February 27th.. The game is scheduled to tip at 2:30 pm. TRCC does not limit spectators. A mask is required.
Boys/Girls Basketball vs Notre Dame Our JV/V Boys Basketball and V Girls Basketball teams travel to Notre Dame tomorrow, February 22. The JV boys will begin at 4:30. The V girls and boys games will follow. In order to attend the game, all spectators must have a ticket. All tickets have been distributed to our coaches. There will be no additional tickets available at the gate. Masks are required for spectators. The game will be live streamed using this link: https://www.nfhsnetwork.com/schools/notre-dame-cape-girardeau-high-school-cape-girardeau-mo
Girls Basketball Update Our JV/V girls basketball team travels to Jackson tonight. The game begins at 6:00. Face coverings are required to enter any building in the Jackson R-2 School District for adults and students over the age of 10. Face coverings must be worn at all times while on the property. There is no limitations on seating capacity. All spectators will pay at the gate.
Sectional Girls Wrestling Update Congratulations to Julianna Rivera for finishing second place in the Class 2 Sectional wrestling tournament. She will advance to the State Tournament.
The girls/boys games for tomorrow will be played at home in the BEC.
Basketball Update Our Lady Bearcats will take on Oran at 1:30 tomorrow. Our varsity boys will take on Charleston following the girls game. Both contests will be varsity games.
The Dexter-Cape Central girls basketball game scheduled for tonight has been cancelled. All tickets that were purchased will be credited back to the cardholder.
Tonight’s girls basketball game scheduled against Oran has been cancelled.
The boys basketball game scheduled for tonight at Poplar Bluff has been cancelled.
Boys Basketball Update The Dexter-Charleston game that was scheduled for tonight will now be played on Saturday, February 20. The game will be played at the Bearcat Event Center at 3:00. This will be a varsity game only.
The girls and boys basketball games for this evening have been cancelled.
Central Elementary- There is NO School on Monday, February 15th or Tuesday, February 16th, due to President's Day. We will see students back on Wednesday!!
Boys Basketball Update The Boys Basketball game scheduled for tonight against Kennett has been postponed until February 22.
Athletic Update The girls basketball game that is scheduled for this evening at Cape Central will now be played on Thursday, February 18th. Any tickets purchased for the game tonight will be honored next Thursday. The Boys District Wrestling tournament begins this Saturday at Park Hills. The first match will now begin at 11:00 am instead of 10:00 am. Admission for Wrestling: Admission price is set by MSHSAA. ALL TICKETS WILL BE VIRTUAL TICKETS AND MUST BE PURCHASED ONLINE. WE WILL NOT BE ACCEPTING CASH AT THE DOOR. Here is the link to the tickets: https://www.mshsaa.org/activities/tickets.aspx
Girls Basketball Update The girls basketball game scheduled for tomorrow night at Cape Central has been cancelled.
Boys District Wrestling Update Boys District Wrestling begins this Saturday at Park Hills. First match begins at 10am. Admission: Admission price is set by MSHSAA. ALL TICKETS WILL BE VIRTUAL TICKETS AND MUST BE PURCHASED ONLINE. WE WILL NOT BE ACCEPTING CASH AT THE DOOR. Here is the link to the tickets: https://www.mshsaa.org/activities/tickets.aspx
Boys Basketball Update The JV/V Boys Basketball game tonight against Bell City will begin at 5:30, instead of the original start time of 6:00.
Wrestling and Girls Basketball Update @ Cape Central Our Wrestling team will travel to Cape Central today. The match will begin at 4:00. All spectators will be required to have a ticket to enter. There will be no tickets sold at the gate. General public tickets are available now. All transactions will be online through this website https://chs.capetigers.com/athletics/tickets. Our girls basketball team will travel to Cape Central on Thursday. The JV game will begin at 6:00. All spectators will be required to have a ticket to enter the game. There will be no tickets sold at the gate. General public tickets will go on sale for the girls game tomorrow morning. All transactions will be online through this website https://chs.capetigers.com/athletics/tickets.
Basketball Update On February 23, our V Girls basketball team and JV/V Boys basketball teams will play at Notre Dame. The JV Boys game will begin at 4:30 and the V Girls(6:00)/Boys(7:30) games will follow.
Wrestling Update The wrestling match for today at Cape Central will begin at 4:00 instead of the originally scheduled time of 5:00.
Central Elementary- Your student will be bringing home their Chromebook every night this week, due to the forecast of inclement weather. IF school is dismissed due to weather, you child will need to complete the work assigned on their Google Classroom or the AMI pages sent home. Please make sure your child brings their Chromebook back to school with them each day.
The girls basketball game for tonight against Notre Dame has been cancelled due to incoming weather.
Central Elementary- This week we are participating in Kindness Week. Students are encouraged to participate in our Kindness dress-up days. Monday- Wear PJ's (Dreaming of Kindness) Tuesday- Wear Tie-Dye or Neon (Peace, Love, & Kindness) Wednesday- Wear Workout attire or Kind words shirt (Stretch out the Kindness) Thursday- Wear Bearcat or Sports Attire (Nothing Beats Kindness) Friday- Wear Pink or Red (Powered by Kindness)
Central Elementary- Tomorrow we are celebrating Superbowl Friday. Students may wear their favorite football team shirt and/or colors.
Central Elementary- 3rd Quarter Progress reports were sent home with students today. Please take time to look over these with your child!!
Boys/Girls Basketball Update Tomorrow night our boys basketball team travels to Sikeston. All Sikeston events will have a maximum of 50% capacity at all SPS locations. Tickets are ONLY available online through our ticketing partners at hometownticketing.com. Access tickets through this by going to the Sikeston High School website, sa.sikestonr6.org and click on the game you want to attend. https://sa.sikestonr6.org/ Our girls basketball team will play Twin Rivers on Thursday night at home instead of Naylor. The games will begin at 6:00.
Wrestling Update The wrestling match scheduled for today has been cancelled due to the beautiful snow.
Livestream Information--SCAA Tournament All games will be live streamed on the Bloomfield R-14 School District Wildcats YouTube Channel. Here is the link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCDlXbOwG4e5EsIvWrSpc94w If you can't make it to the game, tune in to catch the games and a dance routine by our cheer team during halftime of the JV game. Go...fight...Win!
Athletic Update Our Wrestling team has added a quad match this Wednesday at Notre Dame. Wrestling will begin at 5. Teams participating include Notre Dame, Festus and Cape Central. ND is currently allowing 400 fans to sporting events in the gym and not issuing tickets for this event. Masks are required for fans. The match will also stream on the NFHS network. Our boys basketball teams will begin play in the SCAA Tournament tonight. The V will take on Bloomfield at 4:00 and the JV will face Bell City at 5:30. SCAA tickets are required to attend the SCAA Tournament this week. Go Bearcats!
Boys Basketball Update On Friday, January 22, our JV/V boys basketball teams will play at New Madrid County Central beginning at 6 pm. Due to the current situation with Covid-19 it has become important that we limit the capacity at events. Anyone attending an event will be required to obtain a ticket prior to the event starting. All tickets will need to be purchased online through the website: www.nmceaglenation.com/tickets No money will be accepted at the gate for tickets and must be pre-purchased prior to the start of the game.
Class 4 District 1 Basketball Update Kennett High School will host the Class 4 District 1 girls basketball tournament final on Thursday, March 4th, at 7:00 pm. Dexter High School will host the Class 4 District 1 boys basketball tournament final on Friday, March 5th, at 7:00 pm. The first round of the tournament will begin on Saturday, February 27. The team who is the higher seed will host the first round and semifinal round. Seeds will be determined on February 16.
Our Boys Basketball team will be at home this evening as we take on the Puxico Indians. The JV game will begin at 6:00. After the JV game, we will recognize our Cheer, Dance, and Boys Basketball Seniors. Go Bearcats!
Boys and Girls Basketball Updates Boys Basketball @ Bernie tonight @ 6:00 The Varsity game will be streamed on YHC and the JV/V game will be on the "Bernie Mules Sports" YouTube Channel. Bernie is asking that everyone wear a mask when entering the gym. When spectators are not seated or up moving around, mask should be worn. The Jackson Lady Indian Showcase will be streamed on YouTube tomorrow. Search JHS Athletics or click on the following link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCxe01JU2Fjin88-oBV9_7ww/featured
Girls Basketball Update Our JV/V Girls play in the Jackson Indians Showcase tomorrow, January 16. JV vs. Woodland @ 9:00 am V vs. Woodland @ 10:30 am Face coverings are required to enter any building in the Jackson R-2 School District for adults and students over the age of 10. Face coverings must be worn at all times while on the property.
Boys Basketball Update The basketball game against Bloomfield scheduled for Tuesday, January 12, will now be played on Thursday, January 14. The JV game will begin at 5:00.
Winter Sports Senior Night Update We will honor our cheer, dance, and boys basketball seniors after the JV contest of the Puxico game on January 19, 2021.
Boys Basketball Update This Friday, January 8, our boys basketball team will play at Cape Central. The freshmen will play at 4:30. The JV/V games will follow. General admission tickets for home spectators and visitors will begin ONE day prior to the event at 6:00 am. All transactions will be online through this website https://chs.capetigers.com/athletics/tickets. All spectators will be required to have a ticket to enter the game. There will be no tickets sold at the gate. All spectators will be expected to wear masks at all times while on Cape Central campus. All those not actively engaged in the athletic endeavor should be masked at all times. Home events at Cape Central will be streamed through the NFHS website with this link https://www.nfhsnetwork.com/schools/central-cape-girardeau-high-school-cape-girardeau-mo
Our boys basketball team will begin play in the Bloomfield Christmas Tournament this Saturday as we take on Bloomfield at 9:00am. All tickets have been distributed through the players and coaches. We have been asked to remind parents/spectators to leave the gym after each session comes to an end. This will help the Bloomfield staff get ready for the next session and for the games to start on time. Additionally, we have been informed that there will be a limited amount of VIP passes at each session on day one. These passes will be valid for each session of the tournament. This pass will allow you to watch the entire tournament. Cost is $30, with a limit of 2 per purchase. Merry Christmas to all and wishing our players and coaches a great week! https://5il.co/o6im
The Freshman Boys Basketball game against Sikeston tonight will be played in the HS gym. Game will tip at 6:00.
Boys Basketball Update The Boys Basketball game against Charleston has been postponed. The game will now be played on February 15, 2021. We will announce a date for senior night after Christmas Break.
Wrestling-Tiger Classic Our high school wrestling team will take part in the Tiger Classic this Saturday at Cape Central Junior High School. Wrestling will begin at 10:30 am. All spectators will be required to have a ticket to enter the tournament. There will be no tickets sold at the gate. All transactions will be online through this website https://chs.capetigers.com/athletics/tickets. Cape Central asks that all spectators wear masks at all times while on campus and in our buildings. All those not actively engaged in the athletic endeavor should be masked at all times.
Senior Night Basketball Update On Thursday, our JV/V girls basketball team will play the Holcomb Hornets beginning at 6:00. We will honor seniors between JV and V game. On Friday, our boys basketball team will play the Charleston Bluejays. This will be a Varsity only contest. We will honor our cheer, dance, and basketball seniors beginning at 6:00. The game will begin at around 6:30.
The Dexter-Richland boys basketball game will be Varsity only tonight. The game will begin at 6:00. In order to attend the game, all spectators must present a SCAA at the door.
Central Elementary- Don't forget about our Holiday dress up schedule for this week: Monday- Wear white Tuesday- Wear red/green Wednesday- Wear Holiday Hat Thursday- Wear Ugly Christmas Sweater Friday- Wear PJ's
LBB game at Perryville will be live streamed on YouTube....Just look up (D32Pirates!). The JV game will begin at 5:30. To attend the game in person, you must have a ticket before entering. Go Bearcats!
SEMO Conference Boys Basketball Tournament--Tickets Our Boys Basketball team will face Jackson at 6:00pm tonight in the SEMO Conference Tournament at Sikeston. General public tickets will be available at noon today. Event tickets are available online using the following link. You will not need a passcode. https://sikestonr6.org/296427_2 For those unable to attend, all games will be on the Sikeston Public Schools YouTube channel. Go Bearcats!
MS Boys Basketball at Sikeston tonight beginning at 5:30pm. Tickets are required to attend the game. Tickets can be purchased using the following link. You will not need a passcode. https://sikestonr6.org/296427_2
SEMO Conference Boys Basketball Tournament--Tickets Our Boys Basketball team will face Cape Central at 6:00pm tonight in the SEMO Conference Tournament at Sikeston. General public tickets will be available at noon today. Event tickets are available online using the following link. You will not need a passcode. https://sikestonr6.org/296427_2 For those unable to attend, all games will be on the Sikeston Public Schools YouTube channel.
Link to SEMO Conference Boys Basketball Tournament Bracket https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1QBZujhaCuEHeupqUZTXEiWw9I6BqdHdhwmZbnMonJRc/edit?usp=sharing
JV/V Girls Basketball Update-Tonight vs. New Madrid--6:00 Tickets will be limited for the girls basketball game tonight at New Madrid. All tickets will need to be purchased online at the following website www.nmceaglenation.com/tickets Anyone attending the game tonight will be required to obtain a ticket prior to the event starting. Go Bearcats!
Wrestling Update--Senior Night Our Wrestling team will open their season at home tomorrow night, December 8th, against the New Madrid County Central Eagles. To kick off the evening, our MS Wrestlers will face Sikeston and New Madrid beginning at 5:00 in the HS Gym. Following the MS match, we will honor our Senior Wrestlers. Good luck to our wrestlers and coaches!
Our JV/V Boys Basketball teams open their season tonight against the Malden Greenwave beginning at 6:00 in the HS Gym. The gate will open at 5:15. All spectators must have a ticket to enter the game. We encourage all spectators to wear a mask while attending events on our campus. Good luck to all players and coaches. Go Bearcats!
SEMO Conference Boys Basketball Tournament On Saturday, December 5th, our Boys Basketball team will face Notre Dame in the first round of the SEMO Conference Tournament beginning at 5:30. The tournament is held at the Sikeston Fieldhouse. General public tickets will be available at 5pm on Friday, December 4th. Event tickets are available online using the following link. You will not need a passcode for general public tickets. https://sikestonr6.org/296427_2 For all other games throughout the week, general public tickets will be available at noon on game day. For those unable to attend, all games will be on the Sikeston Public Schools YouTube channel.
Due to COVID-19, we will have limited capacity at our winter sporting events. Tickets to the BEC/home events have been distributed through our athletes to their parents and families. If you receive a ticket, please know that you will still need to pay as you enter. For ALL SCAA away events, tickets will be required and ours have been distributed to our athletes. For all other games, most will have limited capacity. We will share any new information as we receive it. We will be live streaming many of our home events. For anyone unable to attend, all games will be on the Dexter R-XI YouTube channel. Here is the link to the channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8sCOVfTl4xmRKddd9nTVYQ Thank you for your understanding.
SEMO Conference Girls Basketball Update The SEMO Conference Girls basketball tournament will begin on Monday, November 30, at the Bearcat Event Center. Our own Dexter Bearcats will take on Kennett beginning at 5:30. Each team received 200 tickets to distribute to their friends and family to be used throughout the week. We have a limited number of tickets still available. If you would like to attend the tournament and do not have a ticket, please contact Coach Sitze at email@example.com or Josh Dowdy at firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you.
Dexter School District Mask Mandate letter (read in NEWS)
Athletic Update-SCAA All fans must have a ticket in order to attend any AWAY Stoddard County middle school or high school games. MS Boys play at Richland tonight beginning at 6:00.
District Cross Country Update Gabbie Brown finished 5th and Abbie Lloyd finished 15th today at the Class 3 District Cross Country Meet in Arcadia Valley. On the boys side, Gavin Cartwright finished 10th. All three will represent Dexter High School in Columbia at the State Meet on Thursday. We are proud of you!!
Volleyball update... Our girls defeated Owensville to win the Class 3 State Sectional. We will play the winner of Park Hills and Visitation Academy for the right to play in the State Semifinals. Should Park Hills win, tune in on http://kfmosports.com/ to listen to the Quarterfinal game. Should begin around 5:00. Go Lady Bearcats!!
District Football Announcement for Friday Night Spectator COVID rules from Ste. Genevieve Schools Admission at the gate ($3 for adults and $2 for students for HS and $2 for adults and $1 for students for middle school) Visiting schools have 400 tickets available Only allowing people to enter with a ticket given to them by the visiting school. Masks will be required unless visitors are seated. That includes wearing them when they are entering, exiting or transitioning to and from their seats (using the restroom, visiting the concession stands, etc.) Families should sit together and strive to socially distance 6 feet from other families and visitors. Visitors must sit in designated visitor bleachers (Football is far side away from concessions ).
State Sectional and Quarterfinal Volleyball Information Location: Owensville Date: Saturday, October 31 Sectional Dexter vs. Owensville @ 1:30 Visitation Academy vs. Park Hills @ 3:30 Winners will play in the Quarterfinal @ 5:30 Owensville High School does not require masks or face coverings, they do recommend them to be worn when physical distancing is not possible. They ask that all spectators sit in family groups with 6' distance kept between groups. They are limiting gym capacity to 50%; with this limitation their capacity is slightly over 1,100 spectators. Owensville is confident they will have plenty of room for all spectators from each school. Owensville will assign sections of the gym for spectators from each school and ask that we use the assigned quarter of the gym. Owensville will have floor level and balcony level seating, our assigned section will run from the floor to the top to provide ample room. Our volleyball team will receive 75 vouchers. The holder of these vouchers will guarantee admission, but they do not see us getting anywhere near 1,100 people on Saturday.
We have a limited number of general public tickets available for the Dexter-Ste. Genevieve football game scheduled to be played this Friday at Ste. Genevieve. These tickets will be offered on a first come-first serve basis. If you are interested in tickets, email Josh Dowdy at email@example.com. Thank you.
This just in.....Our Lady Bearcat Volleyball team just won the Class 3 District 1 Championship tonight. We we will play Owensville in the Class 3 State Sectional. More details on game time will be announced soon. Congrats to our players and coaches!!
Due to a rainy forecast the field trips this week have been rescheduled for next week. Monday, November 2 will be Kindergarten and Wednesday, November 4 will be First and Second grade.
Central Elementary- We will have an early dismissal tomorrow, Thursday, October 22nd @ 11:00, due to Parent/Teacher conferences. Also, there is NO SCHOOL on Friday, October 23rd. Students will return to school on Monday, October 26th.
The Class 3 District 1 Volleyball Tournament will be held on October 26-27 at Dexter. Click on the link to view the bracket. https://5il.co/m3xw
Reminder: You must have a ticket to enter any SCAA high school volleyball game on the road. Tickets are not required at the BEC.
Communications update from Superintendent, Amy James. See two-page letter in NEWS.
Exciting Announcement!! Free Meals!! The USDA has announced they will extend the summer foods program into the fall to provide a free breakfast, lunch, and snack to all students through the month of December or until there is no longer funding for the federal program. If the funding changes, we will provide this information to families as quickly as possible. We have been told this program will be retroactive to September 1st. Any charges will be credited to your students lunch account and any payments made will be credited for future use on a lunch balance. The free meal does not include any ala carte items. They will continue to be available at the high school for cash purchase only. We are so happy to implement this program beginning with free meals on Tuesday, September 8th and introducing snacks on Monday, September 14th.
Girls tennis has been cancelled for today. We will try again tomorrow.
The tennis match that was rescheduled for today has now been cancelled due to rain. We will try again tomorrow as we take on the Charleston Bluejays. Match will begin at 4:00.
The HS Volleyball game for tomorrow night against Arcadia Valley has been postponed until September 30.
The Girls Tennis match that was cancelled on Friday against Poplar Bluff will be played today at home beginning at 3:30. Good luck to Coach Boles and her team!
The tennis match scheduled for today has been cancelled due to rain. We will keep you updated when this match will be rescheduled.
Football Friday Update Football Friday is back! We kick off the season tomorrow night beginning at 7:00 as we travel to Scott City. Scott City administration has informed us that there will be plenty of room for lawn chairs should anyone want more space for seating. Normal seating will also be available. We encourage everyone to wear a mask when you are not able to practice social distancing. Additionally, Scott City has asked that we use the concession stand on our side of the field. Good luck to our team and coaches! We are fired up to have Football Friday back! Go Bearcats!!
Middle School Fall Sports Announcement August 17 MS Football will begin at the football field from 3:30-5:30 pm. MS Cross Country will begin in front of MS from 7:00-8:00 am. August 24 MS Girls Basketball will begin in the MS Gym after school. Please make sure all students have completed our online sports and activity waiver, enrolled in Privit, and have a physical on file. Link to waiver- https://forms.gle/4tcYxaFcBMqCoq286 Link to Privit- https://dexterbearcats.e-ppe.com/index.jspa
MS Cheer Tryouts will be held after school on August 25-27. The clinic will be on Tuesday/Wednesday(8/25-26) and the tryout will be on Thursday(8/27). If interested in trying out, please email the coach, Heather Tice, at firstname.lastname@example.org. All students will need to have a physical and be enrolled on Privit---https://dexterbearcats.e-ppe.com/index.jspa Thank you.
Last week, an email was sent out regarding a Sports and Activity waiver. If you completed the waiver, please disregard. If not, please follow the directions below. Please use the link below to complete our online sports and activity waiver. This form is required by our insurance company and must be completed prior to August 9 for any student(grades 7-12) participating in extracurricular events for the 2020-21 school year. This includes band, choir, and athletics. This only take a minute to fill out. If you filled one out for summer activities, you will need to complete another for the 2020-21 school year. Thank you for your help. https://forms.gle/4tcYxaFcBMqCoq286
School Registration for 20-21 is now open. Go to NEWS for information and links!
Weightlifting Schedule from June 22-July 30. Monday, Wednesday and Thursday HS Football-- 6 am, 7 am, 8 am MS Football-- 9 am All other HS and MS sports-10 am, 11 am, 4 pm Dead Period--August 1-9 HS Fall Sports first practice--August 10 MS Fall Sports first practice--August 17 Go Bearcats!
Central Parents and Students- The official last day of school is today. We miss you all and wish you a great summer. If we have not spoken to parents about retention then you know your child has been promoted to the next grade level. Since we did not take grades during 4th quarter report cards will not be issued. We wish you the best summer ever! Mrs. Duncan and Mrs. Miller
Central Elementary- Last chance to pick up student items, yearbook, and to return library books is tomorrow, Friday, May 15th from 10:30-12:30. Any items not picked up by tomorrow at 12:30 will be disposed of due to lack of storage.
Central Elementary- Remember Tonight from 5:00-7:00 is your first chance to pick up student items and return library books. Please post your child’s name and grade in your passenger windshield to speed up the pick-up process.
Central Elementary- Don't forget about the student item pick-up and library book drop-off times this week. Everyone needs to stay in their vehicle and pull up to the top circle at Central. Tuesday, May 12th 5-7 Thursday, May 14th 5-7 Friday, May 15th 10:30-12:30
Central Elementary- LIBRARY BOOK CONTEST!!! Students returning all of their library books during any of the pick-up times, will be entered into a drawing for a $50 gift card. Pick-up times: Tuesday, May 12th 5:00-7:00 Thursday, May 14th 5:00-7:00 Friday, May 15th 10:30-12:30
Central Elementary- Student items can be picked up at Central during any of the following times: Tuesday, May 12 5:00-7:00 Thursday, May 14 5:00-7:00 Friday, May 15 10:30-12:30 Yearbooks (if ordered) will be included with the student items.
A front-door school bus evacuation drill will be held on Tuesday, March 10 and Wednesday, March 11 in the BEC Rear Parking Lot. The drill will be conducted during the morning drop-off. All students who ride a Dexter R-XI school bus will participate in the emergency drill.
There was a fire alarm pulled this morning before school at the TS Hill MS. There was NO fire and everything is back to normal school day.
Health Resource Fair, December 12, 2019 from 3 - 6 pm in the Dexter High School Gymnasium.
Central Elementary- Don’t forget to wear Red, White, and Blue for the Veteran’s Program today!!
Central Elementary- Jump Rope for Heart forms and money must be turned in by tomorrow, Thursday, October 31st.
Veteran's Day Ceremony, Friday, November 8th at 9:30 a.m. in BEC.
October 31 5-7 pm DHS will host Trunk or Treat/ Haunted High School.. Students pre-school - 5th grade are welcome to come trick or treat.
Central Elementary- Red Ribbon Week Dress-Up Days! Monday, Oct. 28th-Wear Red, Tuesday, Oct. 29th-Crazy Socks, Wednesday, Oct. 30th-Pajama Day, Thursday, Oct 31st-HALLOWEEN Costume (no-masks), Friday, Nov. 1st-Bearcat Colors
No school, Friday, October 25
First quarter progress reports go home Wednesday, September 25th.
Remember, you can still order prints of your student's portrait taken at school registration. The url's for each building are on the NEWS page of the District website or under the District tab for Parent Resources.
View the district presentation of tentative plans for building remodeling/additions to be completed over the summer upon voters passing the bond issue for the April election. The PowerPoint file and PDF versions are available for download in the Documents folder.