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MOUNT VERNON: Year-end activities keeping everyone busy

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Activities for the week of May 5-12 include:

Today, May 5, there will be a varsity golf meet held in Mitchell with the girls at Lakeview and the boys at Wild Oak, beginning at 10 a.m. There will also be a junior high track meet at Wagner beginning at 3 p.m. The seventh through 12th grade Spring Concert will be held at 7 p.m.


Tuesday, May 6, there will be a varsity track meet in Freeman beginning at 1 p.m.

Wednesday, May 7, there will be a junior high track meet in Kimball beginning at 1 p.m. There will be a varsity baseball game at Beresford beginning at 7 p.m.

Thursday, May 8, there will be a varsity baseball doubleheader at Wagner beginning at 7:30 p.m.

Friday, May 9, the Golf Regionals will be held in Mitchell with the girls at Lakeview and the boys at Wild Oak beginning at 10 a.m. The Mount Vernon Kindergarten Tea will be held at 2:30 p.m. in the school commons. Any new prospective Kindergarten students wanting to come to Mount Vernon School please call Julie at 236-5237.

There will also be a varsity baseball game at Mount Vernon beginning at 5:30 p.m.

Saturday, May 10, a fourth through sixth grade volleyball camp will be held in Mount Vernon.

Sunday, May 11, the first round of the varsity baseball playoffs will be held. Baccalaureate services will be held at 7 p.m. at the Salem Lutheran Church in Mount Vernon Graduating Class of 2014. Mount Vernon/Plankinton Fellowship of Christian Athletes Leader, Becky Klooz will be the guest speaker. Refreshments will be served following the service. All are invited to attend.

Monday, May 12, there will be a junior high track meet at Parkston beginning at 3:30 p.m.

The Up and Get It 4-H Club will be doing garden plots again this year. Whoever wants information may contact Becky Muhs at 236-5683 or email her at Their next meeting will be on May 18 at the school cafeteria.

The 2014 Mount Vernon High School Alumni Banquet will be held on Friday June 20, at the Mount Vernon School. A social will begin at 5:30 p.m. with a 6:30 p.m. banquet and program to follow.Tickets will be $15 in advance and will go on sale June 2. Honored classes this year include graduates from 1954, 1964, 1974, 1984, 1994, 2004 and the Graduating Class of 2014. The banquet planning committee requests a “class member” from each of these classes to contact Doug Greenway at 996-4368 or They ask these agents to forward these details to each of their honored class members. Follow the alumni on Facebook at MVHS South Dakota for current information. All past graduates, teachers and administrators from Mount Vernon High School are invited to attend.

There will be a Mount Vernon City Wide Rummage Sale June 20-21. If you are interested in having a sale please contact Mel Kristensen at 236-5336 or Jen (Deinert) Block at 236-5549 or 999-3909.