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By Donna Schulz

Mount Vernon correspondent

The Mount Vernon-Plankinton Girls’ Cross Country team won the regional meet held Oct. 17 in Chamberlain.

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The Mount Vernon Student Council now has an online spirit store set up. Sale ends Nov. 7.

All orders are done online. Merchandise comes approximately three weeks after the sale ends. A website can be found on the school website as well. Any questions, call the school or email

Activities for the week of Oct. 28 through Nov. 4 include:

Today, there is no school in Mount Vernon. The fifth- and sixth-grade girls’ basketball team will play Corsica in Mount Vernon at 4 p.m., followed by the fifth- and sixth-grade boys’ at 4:45 p.m. There will be a JH volleyball game at Woonsocket at 4 p.m.; a girls’ C game at 5:15 p.m. a JV game at 6:15 p.m. and the varsity at 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, there will be a fifth- and sixth-grade girls’ basketball game in Mount Vernon with James Valley Christian at 6 p.m. with the fifth- and sixth-grade boys’ game to follow at 6:45 p.m.

Wednesday, the county health nurse will visit for school screenings at 8:30 a.m. The flu shot clinic will start at 3 p.m.

Thursday, there will be a C volleyball game at Plankinton with Winner at 5 p.m. a JV game at 6:15 p.m. and the varsity game at 7:30 p.m.

Friday and Saturday, the All-State Chorus and Orchestra Festival will be in Sioux Falls. There will also be a fifth- and sixth-grade girls’ basketball tournament in Plankinton Saturday at 9 a.m.

Sunday, the Salem Lutheran Church of Mount Vernon will have the annual soup, sandwich and pie supper and bake sale from 5 to 7 p.m. A free-will offering will be accepted and supplemental funds are provided by Thrivent Financial for Lutherans.