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Welcome to the Aberdeen Public Schools Foundation website! Thank you for visiting. If you have any questions about the APS Foundation, please don't hesitate to contact Gretchen Sharp at Gretchen.Sharp@k12.sd.us.


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Congratulations to our 2024 Aberdeen Central High School Hall of Fame Inductees!
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Golden Apple

Congratulations to our 2023-24 Golden Apple Award recipients: Mike DeVoss, Kerry Konda and Cheryl Rawerts!

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Spring 2024

Click here or on the image above to read the Spring 2024 Blue & Gold Newsletter!

2023 HOF

Congratulations to the 2023 Aberdeen Central High School Hall of Fame Inductees!

Pictured left to right: Brian Cummings ’66, Kevin Krage ’74, Robb Nelson (son of Jim Nelson ’59, ASD ‘72-00), Dr. Gayle Ann (McLaughlin) Bortnem ’70, Mary E. Hollan ’78, Don Briscoe ’59, Hannah Kastigar ’13, Anthony C. Schwan, Jr. ’02, Kevin Andersh ’81.  Not pictured: Dr. Kent Halstead ’48.

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Know an outstanding CHS Alumnus? Nominate them for the CHS Hall of Fame!

Aberdeen Central High School Hall of Fame nomination form

Click here to view our Hall of Fame Inductees

Golden Eagle License Plate Decals!

If you live in South Dakota, and want to “Drive” your Golden Eagle Pride – purchase Golden Eagle License place decals ($10/set of 2 decals) for your organization license plates (may be obtained from your county treasurer’s office).   Contact Gretchen.Sharp@k12.sd.us for your Golden Eagle decals today!

Golden Eagle License plate decals

Scholarships and Grants

Aberdeen Central Class Reunion Information

Nomination Forms:

For information about initiating a class project or fund, contact Foundation Director, Gretchen Sharp at Gretchen.Sharp@k12.sd.us

Support the Golden Eagles!
Purchase Blue & Gold apparel from the
Athletic Boosters online store

Student/Staff Appreciation:

  • New Teacher Bags - The APS Foundation welcomes our new teachers each year with Golden Eagle themed bags and items to help them during their first year. Also, all new ASD staff members receive a Golden Eagles window cling.

  • New Teacher Grants - All ASD teachers that are new to teaching receive a $200 grant from the APS Foundation!

  • New family letters - the Foundation welcomes each new family enrolling in the ASD with a letter and Golden Eagles window cling.

  • Graduation photos – Every year, the Foundation welcomes graduating seniors as Golden Eagles Alumni with a letter and photo of each student receiving their diploma at graduation.

  • ASD Staff Thank You Baskets - Every year the Foundation sends "Thank you" baskets full of healthy snacks to every school in the district to let our staff know how much we appreciate them.

Donate safely and securely online to the Aberdeen Public Schools Foundation!

Mission Statement of the Aberdeen Public Schools Foundation, Inc:
The Aberdeen Public Schools Foundation empowers all students to succeed in a changing world.  We promote excellence in education by forging partnerships among our schools, community and alumni.  Our support of students and staff fulfills crucial and timely K-12 classroom, school and district needs not met by other sources.