Deubrook Alumni Association


Nominate Someone for the Deubrook Area Hall of Fame!!!

Join us for our 2018 Deubrook School Alumni Reunion Banquet on  Saturday, July 21, 2018 at Deubrook High School in White.  We look forward to seeing everyone.   Help the classes ending in 3 and 8 celebrate milestone years of graduation, along with other graduates.

Social hour begins at 5:30 p.m. in the courtyard.  The banquet meal will be served at 6:30 p.m. at Deubrook High School in White, followed by special entertainment, honoring our Hall of Fame winners and spending time with former classmates and friends.   Following the banquet you may continue to socialize in the courtyard and enjoy root beer floats.  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 10, 2018.  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!

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  • President:  Gloria Miller,
  • President-elect: Jackie Trooien,
  • 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 21, 2018 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.  Scholarships of $500 have been offered since 2008 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 limited amount of the Deubrook Alumni Directory have been ordered.  If you are interested in purchasing one they are $10.00 each.  You may pick it up at the Banquet, or mailed to you for an additional cost of $4.00 shipping/handling.   Send your order and money to:   Kathy McKinney, PO Box 63, White, SD 57276

Hall of Fame

Criteria and forms for submitting a nomination are available on the Deubrook Alumni Web Page.  Nominations are needed by MAY 1, 2018.  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 21, 201.

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.  Registrations after July 1, 2018 may not be assured a t-shirt, please register 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 21, 2018 at White, SD. Come meet old friends and make new friends!