• Meridian Bridge Fog

    Meridian Bridge Fog

  • Meridian Bridge Winter

    Meridian Bridge Winter

  • Meridian Bridge Fall

    Yankton Meridian Bridge Fall

  • Lewis & Clark Lake

    Lewis & Clark Lake walking trails.

  • Yankton 4th of July Fireworks

    Yankton's annual 4th of July fireworks show over the Missouri River.

  • Rockin' Ribfest

    June 3-4

  • Yankton Marina

    Yankton Marina

  • Yankton Missouri River

    Yankton Missouri River

  • Fishing the Missouri

    Missouri River Yankton

  • Meridian Bridge

    Meridian Bridge

  • Ice Sailing

    Missiouri River Ice Sailing

  • Yankton Riverside Park Winter View

    Yankton Riverside Park Winter View

  • Missouri River Yankton

    Merry Christmas

  • Yankton Discovery Bridge

    Yankton Discovery Bridge

Education

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Yankton School District

ysd-sacYankton School District encompasses an area of 210 square miles, all of which is located in Yankton County. The district serves approximately 3,100 students from Jr. Kindergarten to the 12th Grade. The district provides four Elementary Schools (Grades K-5), one Middle School (6-8), one High School (9-12), and one Alternative Learning Center (9-12). The district offers a comprehensive educational program emphasizing sound, basic curriculum. http://www.ysd.k12.sd.us.

Sacred Heart School

Sacred Heart School is located in Yankton, South Dakota. The first school was built in 1884 just west of the current Sacred Heart Church. In 1922 a new two-story brick school was completed at 5th and Capital. In 2002 construction of the new PK-4th classrooms was added on to St. Benedict church building.

The school has over 27 staff members. Grades range from Pre-Kindergarten to 8th grade. Current enrollment of approximately 385 students from 225 families. http://www.shs.k12.sd.us.

Mount Marty College

mmc-bede-hall-verticalThe Profile

Mount Marty College is a private, Catholic, Benedictine co-educational liberal arts college. Primary emphasis is placed on the development of each person as a complete human being with intellectual, professional, and personal skills and a composite of moral, spiritual, and social values.

The People

Mount Marty College enrolls over 1100 students of all faiths. Students come from 25 states and 5 foreign countries. Classes are taught by professors, not graduate students. The small student-faculty ratio fosters personalized learning, where teaching is the highest priority.

The Place

Mount Marty College is located in Yankton, South Dakota, a town of 15,000 people. Located on the bluffs of the Missouri River, the 80-acre campus has a mix of modern and historic buildings. The campus has a new Scholastica Learning Center and Cyber Cafe.

Academics

Mount Marty is known for value-centered education and professional preparation. We are on the leading edge of teaching and learning as defined by student achievement and a high placement rate. MMC connects you to the real world of work through practicums and internships.

http://www.mtmc.edu

Regional Technical Education Center (RTEC)

rtecThe purpose of RTEC is to provide high quality, accessible, affordable, technical education and training opportunities which will enhance the abilities of individuals to obtain and retrain employment.

The goal of RTEC is to provide a work and skills ready labor force that will provide area business with a competitive edge in the marketplace.

By working closely with local businesses RTEC is able to broker and provide the training and vocational opportunities for the areas work and labor force by being responsive to immediate training needs of area businesses.

WHAT IS RTEC?

RTEC is a not-for-profit technical education center that provides rapid response training and education for regional organizations in collaboration with strategic partners.

There is no set curriculum at this time. RTEC goes out into the regional area, determines the employer needs, and develops education and training to meet the needs.

WHAT TYPES OF TRAINING AND EDUCATION HAS RTEC PROVIDED?

  • LPN classes
  • Welding classes
  • Geometric dimensioning and tolerancing classes
  • Medical transcription classes
  • Personal and professional development classes
  • Forklift training
  • Schematic and blueprint reading
  • Computer training
  • Hydraulic training
  • Mobile equipment certification

http://www.rtecedu.org