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Minute Book - Twelve Mile School District 3257

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Date Range
1915 – 1928
Description Level
Item
Accession No.
20041025
Physical Description
Notebook, handwritten
Scope and Content
Coaldale; Twelve Mile School District; R.M. (Readymade) Consolidated School District 46; School Site; School Finances; School Taxes; School Board; Board of Trustees; Ratepayers; Teachers; Teachers’ Accomodations/Housing; School Van Tenders; Coal Hauling Tenders; Ladies of the Eveready C…
Date Range
1915 – 1928
Description Level
Item
Creator
Board of Trustees of the Twelve Mile SD
Physical Description
Notebook, handwritten
History / Biographical
The school district was formed in 1915. The first Board of Trustees included S.W. Shower, O.T. Lathrop and John McCann. The school building was erected on NW-33-8-19. When the school opened in the fall of 1915, Mr. W.S. Fuller was hired as teacher. Later teachers included Mr. McKinna and Mr. Armstrong. After Readymade Consolidated School District was formed in 1918, Twelve Mile School buildings were moved to a more central location within the area.
Custodial History
The book was found in the office of retiring Superintendent
Scope and Content
Coaldale; Twelve Mile School District; R.M. (Readymade) Consolidated School District 46; School Site; School Finances; School Taxes; School Board; Board of Trustees; Ratepayers; Teachers; Teachers’ Accomodations/Housing; School Van Tenders; Coal Hauling Tenders; Ladies of the Eveready Club Aug 1915 -election of trustees – C.J. Gillett, R. Taylor, W.T. Thompson Tenders accepted for erection of school house – contract awarded to Sandquist & Oberg for $1225.00 Oct 1915 -W.S. fuller – teacher $800/yr Jan 1916 - 23 Feb 1918 no entries in book 23 Feb 1918 – school districts consolidated into one – Readymade Consolidated School District 46 (R.M. Cons. S. D. 46) Including – S.D. 3257, S.D. 3542, S.D. 3614 Trustees – H.P. Ober, F.E. Foreman, Chas. Wood 04 Apr 1918 – meeting purpose – take over of 12 Mile School house, etc. Need new school site – SW corner of SW ¼ sec 2-9-19 to close to farm bldgs. so SE corner of SW ¼ sec2-9-19, 5 acres 09 Jan 1919 - school closed “on account of the prevalence of influenza…” 20 Jan 1919 - Mr. Jackson mentioned as new teacher 27 Feb 1919 - Ernest Joseph Gillis new teacher $1200/yr 26 Apr 1919 - Gillis resigns 02 Jun 1919 - Patrick White, Esq – new teacher will finish term 01 Oct 1920 - Mr McCoy new teacher 07 Feb 1920 - trustees – H. J. Miller, Geo. A. Delaney, John Hamilton, Mr. Roberts, A. J. Watson 07 Dec 1921 - Mrs Reid new teacher 06 Jan 1922 - trustees – O. T. Lathrop, Mrs. S. McCann, H. W. Rowley 01 Nov 1923 - trustees – P. A. Ober, Mr & Mrs McCann, M. Worthington, W. Wahl, G. H. Key, H. W. Rowley, E. Bishop 04 Mar 1924 - Mrs M.E. Jones new teacher $1000/yr 24 Mar 1924 - Jones resignes, Mrs B. E. Sinke new teacher 21 Aug 1924 -Mr. R. Dick new teacher 21 Apr 1925 - Mrs. Galway offered teacher’s post $1200/yr 09 Jan 1926 - new trustee – Mr. S. Vaselenak 15 Jan 1927 - new trustee – Mr. F. Ewing 07 Feb 1927 -plans to add new room and basement to school house 19 July 1927 - 2nd teacher hired – Mr. T. Weir
Accession No.
20041025
Collection
Archive
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