Meadow No. 5

"Center School"

Newspaper Articles in chronological date order

April 19, 1907
Remsen Bell-Enterprise

   The Shadow Basket Picnic at the Center School House in Meadow twp. was largely attended in spite of the cold snap and recent scare of sickness.  The program was not as large as had been planned, but was appreciated by the audience.  “Dreams of Funny Land” was a very interesting feature of the evening, and caused a great deal of laughter among the young folks whom it concerned.  Although there were only fourteen baskets, a neat little sum of eighteen dollars was realized. During the evening a fine phonograph concert was given by Bert Hasenkamp. George Sievers who is well known to the public as a musician, also proved to be an excellent auctioneer with Henry Krogman as clerk.

LeMars Semi-Weekly Sentinel
June 4, 1920

Number Of Schools Will Receive Bonus From State

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.





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