Deubrook Alumni Banquet – Saturday



Banquet will be held on  Saturday, July 21, 2018 at Deubrook High School in White and we hope you will join us. Classes ending in 3 and 8 will also commemorate their special years.  Social time begins at 5:30 p.m. in the courtyard.  Our banquet meal will be served at 6:30 p.m. at Deubrook High School in White, followed by special entertainment. Come meet and greet former friends and classmates and join us in commemorating this special anniversary.  Following the banquet you may continue to socialize in the courtyard and enjoy root beer floats with friends and classmates.  The Pioneer Days committee also hosts a dance at the McKnight Hall, starting at 9:00 p.m., which is free to the public. Banquet reservations are needed by July 5, 2017.  Our meal will be catered by Mac’s Catering  of Brookings and cost is $17.00 per person. Reservations and monies can be sent to Marlys Haber, Treasurer, 20476 481st Ave., White, SD 57276Tickets will be picked up at the door the evening of the event.  We welcome all who attended any of the member schools of Astoria, Toronto and White, either in  elementary/high school or former teachers.  You are our beginnings! Friends and family of the Deubrook Area Schools who are interested in the betterment of the school are also welcome. Gather with your fellow classmates, high school friends and rekindle friendships and support your Alumni Association! ADDRESS CHANGES AND NEWSLETTER ITEMS:   Moved?  We would appreciate your address change. If you have items for our newsletter to share, email to: or please send them also to Kathy McKinney PO Box 63, White, SD 57276


  • President:  Jon Iverson,
  • President-elect: Gloria Miller,
  • Secretary:  Brenda Kleinjan,;
  • Treasurer:  Marlys Haber, 605-629-3921,;

__________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Individual classes will be gathering throughout the weekend.  Check with your class members for times and places.  We hope you and your class include the Deubrook Area School 50 year Reunion on Saturday, July 15, 2017 in your weekend agenda! __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Lodging options for weekend: Make reservations early, motels book fast for weekend! Brookings hotels/motels:

  • American Best Value-Clear Lake: 874-8279
  • MY Place                                 605-696-3150
  • Econo Lodge Inn & Suites:605-692–3111
  • Arlington Inn, Arlington, SD: 605-983-4609
  • Super 8:                                605-692-6920
  • Quality Inn & Suites:           605-692-9566
  • Buffalo Ridge Resort, Gary, SD: 272-7777
  • Holiday Inn Express:           605-692-9060
  • Hampton Inn:                        605-697-5232


Your Alumni Association support following projects and need your help in their continuance.

Scholarship Fund

DEUBROOK alumni scholarship fund was created in 2005.  An endowment goal of $10,000 was set, and has been met.  We have offered a scholarship each year since 2008 of $500 to a Deubrook Senior. Donations from Alumni and friends help continue and are needed for the continuing support of this project. Donations are tax deductible.  Donations may be sent to Treasurer, Marlys Haber, 20476 481st Ave., White, SD 57276.

Deubrook Alumni Directory

A Deubrook Alumni Directory will also be available.  If you are interested in purchasing one they are $6.00 each.  You may pick it up at the Banquet, or if you prefer to have it mailed to you will need to add an additional $4.00 for shipping/handling.  A limited number will be printed so please reserve your copy by Mailing your order and money to:   Fayriene Schafer, 20391 478th Ave., White, SD 57276

Hall of Fame

Our first annual Hall of Fame award will be presented at this year’s banquet.  Criteria and forms for submitting a nomination are available on the Deubrook Alumni Web Page.  Nominations are needed by MAY 1, 2017.  Forms may be sent to Paul Ekern, PO Box 621, White, SD 57276.

Dolphin Fun Run/Walk

Join the walkers and runners in the Dolphin Fun Run/Walk on Saturday morning, July 15, 2017.  Start time is 9:00 a.m. for 5K; 9:10 a.m. for mile.  Registration is from 8:00 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. at the high school.  Proceeds go to the Scholarship fund.   Entry fee is $20.00, $25.00 after July 1, 2017.  Registrations after July1, 2017 may not be assured a t-shirt, so please have our registration in early.   Divisions:  Separate male and female awards to top finisher overall in each division.  Those under 18 years of age will need a parent/guardian consent release.  Awards presentation will be at 10:00 a.m. at the White football complex (finish area).  Fun/Run Tee shirts will be given to registrants.  For registration forms click on Deubrook Alumni Association Fun Run forms on this site.  Please send registrations and monies to Paul Ekern, PO Box 621, White, SD 57276. Enter as a team of former classmates or family members .  Prizes given to class and family members with most entries.  Get your team together and register!!!

  • Fun Run of 5K (3.1 miles) or 1 mile
  • Walk distance of 1 mile

Proceeds from the FUN RUN/WALK go to Scholarship Fund. PRE-REGISTRATION FORM We hope to see you July 15, 2017 at White, SD. Come meet old friends and make new friends!