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The first school was taught in the county, by John Jay Ross, son of Capt. Leonard Ross.
It was kept in the courthouse and the names of his pupils were, so far as remembered,
Orlando C, Charlotte, Schuyler, Mary Emily and Elizabeth Ross, Benjamin, John, Eliza and Phoebe Shinn, John Webb, Frederick and Eliza Franklin,
Jeremiah and William Tungate, James Laura and Nancy Sprague, James W. Whitney taught the next school, which was also at Atlas.
Misc. School History

Some Early Schools History

First Annual Commencement 1896

8th Grade Commencement 1907

School Reorganization


Atlas Schools Barry Schools 1928 Barry High School "Yr-Rab"
Black Oak School Brewster One-Room School - 1912 Brush College School
Cincinnati School Cold Water School Crosier School Derry Twp.
Detroit School Eagle Slough School El Dara School
Griggsville High School 1875-76 Griggsville Academy 1880 Griggsville High School 1904
Griggsville High School 1923 Griggsville Grade School 1925-26 Griggsville High School 1931 Yearbook
Griggsville 8th Grade Graduation 1932 Griggsville High School 1936-37 Griggsville High School 1937-1944
Griggsville Shelley School Grubb Hollow School Hackberry School
Higbee High School (1936-37) Horton Creek School Hull School
Kennedy School District 155 Kinderhook Blue Grass School Kinderhook West Pike School
Martinsburg School Mounds School 1903 Nebo School
Nebo High School 1941
Graduates Remember
New Canton Alumni
1920 - 1948
New Canton 1928 - 1953
New Canton Band 1941 New Canton School
Misc. Photo's
New Canton High School
1917 - 1945
New Canton
Class of 1947
New Canton 1947
Basketball Champs
New Canton
Class of 1948
Oak Grove Grade School Oakland School Pearl School
Perry High School Pittsfield - East School Pittsfield High School 1948
Pittsfield High School
1950's Year Unknown
Pittsfield High School 1950-51 Pittsfield High School
1951 Graduates
Homecoming 1952
Pittsfield East
Voshall Gymnasium
Pleasant Hill Grade School
Pleasant Hill Basketball Pleasant Hill High School Pleasant Hill High School 1920
Commencement Annoucement
Pleasant View School Rockport School 1920's Rockport High School
1926 Graduation Diploma
Rockport School - 1930's Smith School Stockland School
Summer Hill School Union School Horton Creek Walnut Grove School
West Pike High School Whip Herring Whittleton Grade School 1939
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