Milbank Homecoming 2020 will be celebrated September 14-18. Coronation is Monday, September 14, at 7 p.m. in the high school gym. The program consists of introducing the Class of 2021 royalty and naming the Homecoming king and queen. The program is not open to the public due to COVID-19 concerns. Each royalty candidate will be given six tickets.
The Milbank Bulldogs take on the Groton Tigers in the football game on Friday, September 18, at 6 p.m. at Art Campbell Stadium.
The senior class elected these students as royalty candidates: Siri Bien, daughter of Sheila and Lance Bien; Rhianna Folk, daughter of Kim and Tony Folk; Allison Leddy, daughter Lori and Wade Leddy; Lindsey Mertens, daughter of Lesa and Darin Mertens; Greta Snaza, daughter of Beth and Darin Snaza; and Jessica Van Peursem, daughter of Nanci and Kendall Van Peursem; Jared Johnson, son of Dina and Lance Johnson; Mason Riley, son of Holly and Mike Riley; Drake Rogers, son of Mindy and Jon Rogers; Toby Schneck, son of Sherri and Brian Schneck; Parker Schell, son of Heidi and Ben Schell; and Jake Trevett, son of Jeannie and John Trevett.
The 2020 theme is Decades. The senior class chose the 80s, the juniors the 70s, the sophomores the 90s, and the freshmen the 50s. If a student wants to purchase buttons and beads (maroon and gold), they need to contact their classroom teacher. Buttons cost $2 and beads are $1 per pair.
Dress up days include: Monday – Decade Day; Tuesday – Pajama Day; Wednesday – Walt Disney Day; Thursday – Athletes vs. Mathletes Day; and Friday – Maroon and Gold Day.
Extra-curricular activities scheduled for homecoming week include: Monday – JV football at home vs Aberdeen Roncalli and 7th/8th football at home vs Aberdeen Roncalli; Tuesday – Boys Golf at Redfield, Cross Country at Yankton trails park; Thursday – MS and Varsity Volleyball vs Hamlin; Saturday – Girls Tennis at Aberdeen.
There will be no Homecoming parade or dance.