WELCOME TO TAKINI SCHOOL
"All staff, students, and their families are a spiritual community. Teamwork is the essence of life. The environment is nurturing and safe. We are confident and pursue our dreams."
"To empower all learners for the challenges and changes of the 21st Century both on and off the reservation."
Welcome to Takini School,
The Takini School School Board has approved the virtual platform Reopening Plan for School Year 2020-2021 during the unprecedented COVID-19 global pandemic to ensure the safety of all stateholders. Takini School's Reopening Plan is aligned with the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe’s COVID-19 Emergency Response Status. Takini School will be implementing Phase C: Virtual E-Learning for 2020-2021 School Year.
Takini School has been awarded the EASIE/Title VI Grant which is the Indian Education Formula Grant for SY 20-21. Takini School is in the process for applying for the EASIE/Title VI for SY 21-22. The EASIE/Title VI Grant requires all applicants and awardees to inform stakeholders the use of the funding and collaboration of funding to provide culturally related academic needs of Indian children, including language and cultural needs.
For SY 20-21, Takini School was awarded $35,017 for the EASIE/Title VI Grant. Takini School programs the EASIE/Title VI for Language Teacher Salary and student consumables, to provide the following:
Culturally related academic needs of Indian children, including language and cultural needs.
Restoration of Lakota language and culture classes to all students with Lakota Language Speakers/Teachers.
Provide more cultural events such as hang game competitions, Lakota dance, and field trips with mitigated COVID-19 efforts.