District News

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The MVP Titans Live website has been relocated to the bottom of the page, next to staff, student, and parent resources.

Go check it out, it's a great way to easily find all our upcoming games!


Homecoming Fast Approaching: Friday October 5th!!!

Theme: Holidays

Coronation: Monday Oct. 1 7:30 PM @ TYCC

Parade: Friday Oct 5 line-up @ 2 PM with start time of 2:30 PM.  Call the office to enter.

Dress up Days:  Monday = PJ day, Tuesday = Ugly Sweater day, Wednesday =Twin day   Thursday = Career day, Friday = Spirit day

Broadcast Team

Funny Quote of the Day

Uuuuuuuuuuuur Ahhhhrrrr Uhrrr Ahhhhrrrrr Aaargh


Inspirational Quote of the Day

Smooth seas never made a skilled sailor.

Titans V.S. Warriors

September 21st, 7:00 P.M.

Video link https://youtu.be/8ycH-0nxuxQ

MVP Titans vs Winner Warriors
Kickoff starts @ 7pm in Winner.
MVP Titans vs Canton C-Hawks
Funny Quote of the Day

The brain is an incredible organ. It starts working as soon as you wake up and doesn't stop until you get to your job.

Inspirational Quote of the Day

A comfort zone is a beautiful place, but nothing ever grows there.

Titans V.S. C-Hawks Volleyball

Inspirational Quote of the Day

Don't believe in destiny. It's just a lame excuse that people made to wait for something good to happen instead of actually doing something.

Funny Quote of the Day

It's not good to let a kid near a container with a skull and crossbones on it, because it might have a skeleton costume in it, and the kid could put it on and really scare you.

Inspirational quote of the day

If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door.

Funny Quote of the Day

Before you criticize someone, you should walk a mile in their shoes. That way, when you criticize them, you're a mile away from them, and you have their shoes. 

Inspirational Quote of the Day

Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there.

Funny Quote of the Day

Probably the saddest thing you'll ever see is a mosquito sucking on a mummy. Forget it, buddy.

Funny Quote of the Day

Love isn't something you can put chains on and throw into a lake. That's called Houdini. Love is liking someone a lot.

Inspirational Quote of the Day

If plan A fails, the alphabet has 25 more letters! Keep trying!

If none of those work, you can always go to AA, AB, etc. There are 676 of those.

Titans vs Fliers
MVP Titans @ Flandreau Fliers 7pm kickoff
Help Raise Money for the Mt. Vernon Prom!
MVP Titans vs Flandreau Fliers



Funny Quote of the Day

Some people are like slinkies: they don't really have a purpose, but they still make you smile when you push them down the stairs.

Inspirational Quote of the Day

Try to be a rainbow in someone else's cloud.

Tonight's Volleyball Game
Inspirational Quote of the Day

Don't wait. It will never be "the perfect time".

Funny Quote of the Day

I bet our entire universe is in a tiny glass jar placed neatly o a shelf in an alien child's room as a science project that he got a C- on.

Titan Order form

Titan Order form can be found at the following link: HTTPS://WWW.GCNDESIGN.COM/MVP-2018.HTML or drop them off in the office tomorrow.

Deadline is Sept 11th so that they will be ready Sept 25th.  This way we will have them for homecoming October 1-5th.


HS Assembly Sept 12th

"Where is your life headed?" Assembly given by the Todd Becker foundation will be at the Plankinton gym, Sept 12th at 1:30 for HS students and 7pm for parents.  A letter with information about the assembly was sent home to parents with a student in the HS, If you have any questions please call the school and talk with Allison Sandland or Mr Mikkonen 236-5237.  We hope that parents will have time to come listen to this powerful message of hope.  This should be a very impactful message for our students.

Titans V.S. WiLdKats

Inspirational Quote of the Day

For every minute you're angry, you lose one minute of happiness.

Funny Quote of the Day

If trees could scream, would we cut down so many? Maybe, if they screamed all the time, for no good reason.

Inspirational Quote of the Day

Don't worry about failures, worry about the chances you miss when you don't even try.

Football Jamboree Schedule

Junior High Schedule


C Team Schedule

Heroes' Field Induction Nominations

If you have someone in mind that you would like to see nominated for Hereos' Field, please click the "view all" below for more details. Nominations are due by Midnight Friday Sept 7th.

Titans vs. Pheasants

Inspirational Quote of the Day

You can't cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water. -Rabindranath Tagore

5th Quarter

5th Quarter gathering after the football game Friday night

Funny Quote of the Day

I can picture a world without war. And I can picture us attacking that world, because they wouldn't expect it.

Inspirational quote of the day

Diamonds are only formed under pressure.

Funny quote of the dEAy.

Pay $4.99 to see today's quote.

Inspirational Quote of the Day

Stars can't shine without darkness.

Upcoming Events
Funny Quote of the Day

I need a

hug e amount of money.

Inspirational Quote of the Day

You never truly lose. You either win, or you learn.

Funny Quote of the Day

The wise man can look in a grain of sand and see a whole universe. But the stupid man just rolls around in some seaweed and says, "Look at me, I'm vine man!"

Inspirational Quote of the Day

Light tomorrow with today.

Funny Quote of the Day

Thank goodness I don't have to hunt for my own food. I don't even know where tacos live.

Inspirational Quote of the Day

One kind word can change someone's entire day.

Funny Quote of the Day

87% of young people have back pain.

The other 13% don't have a computer.

Inspirational Quote of the Day

You can't change the direction of the wind, but you can adjust your sails to always reach your destination.

Funny Quote of the Day



You little rebel.

Funny Quote of the Day

I used to think I was indecisive, but now I'm not so sure.

Quote of the Day

Never regret a day in your life. Good days give you happiness and bad days give you experience.

Upcoming Sporting Events

Titans logo

Quote of the Day

Keep your face always toward the sunshine, and shadows will fall behind you.

Attention! Attention!

Click on link to the left to enroll

Welcome Back to School!!!!

New Student Open House:  Monday, July 30th from 6:30 to 8 PM

Parent/Athlete Meeting: Tuesday, July 31st @ 6:30 in Plankinton

Physical forms for all athletes are in the office.

1st day of School: Monday August 20th.

Time of School: K-5- 8:10 to 3:30 6-12 -8:10 to 3:37

Welcome Back to School Picinic: Wendnesday August 15th starting @ 6:00 PM in the TYCC.

Click on the view all link below in order to see enrollment directions.

Titans Kick off their Season!

MVP Titans vs Stanley County Buffaloes 7pm @ Hero's Field

Mount Vernon School District

If you have a child interested in enrolling at Mount Vernon School District please contact the school at 605-236-5237 or email Superintendent pat.mikkonen@k12.sd.us to schedule a tour and discuss fall enrollment options.

Mount Vernon Purpose Statement

Empowering Students to Recognize and Optimize Their Full Academic Potential.

The purpose of the Mount Vernon School District, administration, faculty, students, parents, and community is:  To empower students to recognize and optimize their full academic potential for life-long learning in a safe and caring environment, reflective of our changing diverse world.

Congratulations to the MV Jazz Band and Jazz Choir on fantastic performances at the USD Jazz Festival on March 13th.

Jazz Band took home 3rd place out of 10 bands in Class A.

Jazz Choir took home 1st place out of 5 choirs in Class A.

Volleyball Skill's Camp

Hi, I’m Hailey Walz I’m a senior in Mount Vernon. For my senior project I’m doing a volleyball camp. I want to share my love for the game of volleyball. We will be teaching volleyball fundamentals. Which will include:

  • Passing
  • Setting
  • Hitting

Sign up date is Wednesday May 23rd. Please return the form with shirt size and payment. You can also email me at HW3138@K12.sd.us or text or call me at 605-933-1054. Please let Coach Deinert or myself know if you want to attend the camp. I look forward to spending the day with you. 😊

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Watch this Video.

6-12 Spring Concert

Watch the 6th-12th grade perform their Spring Concert at 7:30pm.

Click Here --> Watch Live

Girls Basketball Camp

During this two day camp, your child will be taught by current MVP Titan players with the guidance of Coach Kristensen. The camp will focus on fundamentals, skill work, and team building. The cost will be $20 which will include a T-Shirt. We look forward to seeing you there.

Students going into Grades 3-5 will be in Session 1.

Students going into Grades 6-8 will be in Session 2.

Track Results

Canton- Girls

Platte- Girls

PK-5 Spring Concert

Watch the PreK through 5th grade perform their Spring Concert Live!

Click here --> Spring Concert

Preschool Registration Night

Monday May 7th from 5:30-6:30pm.

Must be 4 years old by September 1st, 2018

Please contact the school if you are unable to attend and would like to registar your child.

Academic Awards Ceremony

Academic Awards Ceremony will be held Wednesday, May 9th at 2:30 PM in the TYCC.  This will include the National Honor Society Induction ceremony, Academic achievement recognition and scholarship presentations.  We are excited to include our entire student body in this celebration of our students success.  This will allow students to see what is available to them through hard work and dedication to their school work, while giving the students recieving the honors the support that they deserve.  Please spread the word, we welcome parents, grandparents, and our community to join us!

Youth Baseball/Softball 2018 Registration

Click here --> Mount Vernon Registration Agreement


Sudden Cardiac Death Screening coming to Mount Vernon

Sudden Cardiac Death Prevention Screening will be offered at the Mount Vernon School on April 30th.  It is for students and young adults ages 12-34, Screening America came about after the untimely death of a Baltic student.  This will be the 3rd screening we will host in Mount Vernon and we have had a family lucky enough to have discovered a heart defect in their student that would not have been found at regular Dr appointments and/or at any sports physical exam.  This screening consists of a limited echocardiogram, healthy history, 12 lead ECG and blood pressure check all reviewed by a local Board Certified Cardiologist.  If you would like I can email you the informationor you can go to screening-america.com.  You can sign your student up on line or call the school and we will help you.  Cost is $89 for the first student and $44.50 for any additional.  Please let me know if you have any other questions or if you would like me to send the paper work home with your student.  

Allison 605-236-5237 Ext 0

Snack Pack Program

If you would like to donate food items for the snack packs a list of common items is provided but not limited to. 

Congratulations Mount Vernon State Art Participants

Mount Vernon Art Contestants

Mt Vernon Community Blood Drive

Sponsored by: Mt Vernon HS

Wednesday, April 11th from 12pm - 6pm at the Mt Vernon School Gym

To schedule an appointment call Pat Mikkonen at (605)236-5238 or go to www.bloodhero.com!

Use sponsor code: mtvernon

DWU Track Results

Boys Results

Girls Results

CBH Academic Festival

Wednesday April 4th 

8 am At DWU

No School Friday March 16th

Just a reminder, that there is NO SCHOOL on this Friday the 16th.  This is a scheduled vacation day on the school calendar.

State Visual Arts Contest

Date of the contest: March 15-17

Awards held: March 17 @ 4:30 pm

Place of the contest: Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls

Address: 1201 West Ave, SF SD 57104

Girls On The Run

This great program is coming to Mt Vernon starting March 5th.  Information will be sent home with all girls in 3rd thru 5th grade.  Visit https://www.receplanner.com/register/index/SD-IA-MN-GOTR-HS-Spring-2018  for the application and more information.  You can also reach Angela Eide @ angela.eide@gmail.com

Late start Wednesday March 7th

9:45 AM late start Wednesday, March 7th.

 NO PK or breakfast. No North Bus Route, Bus to 4-H grounds adjust pick up time to 9:15.  Anyone who lives in the country where roads are impassable just call school in the AM and let us know if you can't make it.  605-236-5237

Cancellation Notice

Due to the impending blizzard warning for Monday March. 5th.  There will be no school tomorrow.

Region 5A Boys Game

Watch the MVP Titans vs Parker Pheasants Live Friday, March 2nd. The game is scheduled to start at 7pm in Parker. The winner will advance to the Round of 16.

Click Here for the game.

Boys Basketball Schedule Change for tonight!

Due to the impending weather tonight, MVP and MCM have decided to move the games up and will go with a rolling schedule.  Game will run as follows:

4:00 C game: 5 minute quarters and a 2 minute halftime

4:45 JV game: 6 minute quarters and a 2 minute halftime

5:30 Senior Recognition

5:45 Varsity game: 15 minute warmup to the regularly played game

*Note Times are approximate and will be on a rolling schedule

Double Header Basketball Game in Mount Vernon

MVP Titans vs Dell Rapids Quarriers
Old Gym - Boys C 4:00 followed by JV game
TYCC - Girls JV 4:00 followed by C game

Girls Varsity @ 6:30 followed by Boys Varsity
Game Link: https://youtu.be/J-04ZDBogdk

Schedule Changes

Attention: Feb 5th school will dismiss @ 2:50 as it is Parent/Teacher Conferences starting @ 3:30. Also Feb 16th has been changed from a half day of school to a full day of NO SCHOOL due to Teacher In-Service.

One Act Play

Once Act Play Performance Tuesday, January 16th 7:30 PM>

Coat Drive

We are looking for slightly used to new coats to be donated to the Blessings Repeated store in Plankinton.  This store is a Mission store and helps purchase food items for the Snack Packs, donates clothing and supplies to the reservations, donates toiletry items to our veterans and so much more.  It is a non-profit store that is run by volunteers and every penny earned goes right back to the community.

You can help by dropping off coats at the Mount Vernon School. There is a box right at the front door, all you have to do is bring it in!  Thank you for helping make this a warm winter for everyone!

No Basketball Double Header in Gregory

BB Doubleheader in Gregory for tonight has been cancelled.  Make up date TBD later.  There will be no practice either for today. We are dismissing school at 2 PM today.


NEW: Early out on December 21st.  

Due to some scheduling conflicts we have made the decision to dismiss early on Thursday December 21st, 2017.  We will now have an early dismissal time of  2:00pm for the start of our Christmas Holiday.  Please spread the word.


NEW: Early out on December 21st.  

SCW vs MVP Live Feed

Follow the games tonight live!


Go Titans! 

Junior High and C Team Scrimmage

Junior High Scrimmage will begin at 4:15 in Plankinton, followed by the C Team Scrimmage at 5:15. 

JV GBB vs Bridgewater/Emery at 6:15

Varsity GBB vs Bridgewater/Emery at 7:15

Winter Band and Chorus Concert Schedule

6-12 Middle School & High School Concert will be November 30th at 7:30PM

PreK - 5th Grade Concert will be December 7th at 7:00 PM

Holiday Shoppe

Junior Class Fund Raiser  There will be a holiday shoppe open at the Mt Vernon school where kids may shop for holiday gifts.  Your children can come and shop for gifts with a member of the Jr class.  All gifts will range from $1 to $15, the Jr's will help your child select a gift in their price range and they will even wrap it up for the shopper! The shoppe will be open 3:30-5:30 November 29th thru December 1st.  Please see the attached flier for more information.

Mount Vernon Variety Show - Tuesday, November 14th, 7:30 PM - Tom Young Community Center

Mount Vernon Variety Show - Tuesday, November 14th, 7:30 PM - Tom Young Community Center

Showcasing the talented students of the Mount Vernon School District - Come and enjoy an evening of live music, laughs, and much more!  Presented by the Mount Vernon Music Department


Veterans Day Program

Veterans' Day Program will be Friday, November 10th, 8:30 AM @ the TYCC.  The public is welcome and encouraged to attend.

Mt Vernon and Mitchell Upcoming Flu Clinics
In-service Oct 6th

Teacher In-service

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