Fredonia No. 5
aka the Lundgren School
aka the Center School
Newspaper Articles in chronological date order
LeMars Sentinel, October 10, 1898
SOUTH FREDONIA: Miss Hattie Ellsworth has begun the winter term of school in the Center district.
Remsen Bell Enterprise— no date
A graduating exercise was held last Monday evening at the center school house in Fredonia township District No. 5. It was given by Miss Bessie Levins and Miss Anna Sudtelgte in honor of the nine graduates of that township. The school house was beautifully decorated, the colors being purple and old gold. The motto, “Onward and Upward.”
Following, Mr. Countryman gave a fine speech and presented the diplomas.
The graduates were as follows:
The program was followed by a peanut social. Mr. Leo Kunkel of Oyens acted as auctioneer and Mr. Ben Sudtelgte as clerk. Both program and social were carried out successfully.
A large crowd attended and a very enjoyable time is reported.
LeMars Semi-Weekly Sentinel
UP TO REQUIREMENTS
Miss Mae Francis, state standardization inspector, who made an examination of all the Plymouth County rural schools, has reported the following to be up to the requirements:
Fredonia township, school No. 5; Ottillia Berner, teacher.
Grant township, school No. 8; Emma Dack, teacher.
Marion township, school No. 5; Irene Puetz, teacher (provisionally).
Meadow township, school No. 5; Marcelinda Alesch, teacher.
Meadow township, school No. 6; Maria Soe, teacher.
Stanton township, school No. 1; Catherine H. Carel, teacher.
All of the schools whose teacher and equipment meet the standard qualifications, receive a bonus from the state, consisting of $6 per pupil in attendance. Half goes to the school and half to the teacher.
LeMars Globe-Post, September 12, 1927
SENEY: (By Special Correspondent)
The Misses Edith and Ethel Darville, of Gayville, S.D., arrived on Saturday
LeMars Sentinel, April 13, 1928:
Seney--Miss Ethel Darville, who has been teaching the Albert Lundgren school the past year, was married in Morningside Saturday to Vera (sic--Vern) Burris of that place. Mr. and Mrs. Roy McArthur of this place, and her mother, Mrs. Charley Darville, of Gayville, S.D., attended the wedding. Rev. Reed was the officiating minister.
FREDONIA: (Special Correspondence)
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