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.