Perry Township
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LeMars Sentinel
March 18, 1910
SENEY:  (Special Correspondence)
Miss Mae Kennedy resumed her duties as teacher in the Perry school house Monday, after enjoying two weeks vacation.

LeMars Sentinel, May 23, 1930

Miss Katherine Stenger, public health nurse, visited schools in Perry,
Hancock and Sioux Townships last week.

LeMars Globe-Post, March 19, 1934

Perry Center: (By Special Correspondent)

The directors elected in this township, Monday were as follows: George
Berger, district No. 1; Chris Petersen, No. 2; No. 3 not reported; Leon
Rodwig, No. 4; Clarence Von Drak, No. 5; J. White and Miles Barrett tied in
No. 6; Walter Pence, No. 7; Mr. Allard, No. 8; and Mr. Eylers in No. 9.

LeMars Globe-Post, Monday, Sept. 7, 1936

Perry Center: (By Special Correspondent)

School in district No. 1 opened up Monday with Miss Geraldine Ellison of
Hinton teacher; No. 2, Miss Sue Waddell, of South Sioux City, Neb.; No. 5,
Miss Olive Fugate of Sergeant Bluff, Ia.; No. 6, Miss Hazel Watje; No. 7,
Miss Violet Reinking, of LeMars; No. 8, Miss Beulah Hazen, of Volin, S.D.;
and No. 9, Miss Gontran Beaulieu.

LeMars Globe-Post
September 6, 1937

PERRY CENTER:  (By Special Correspondent)

Miss Helen Hensel left for Sioux City Sunday evening, where she will resume teaching in the Smith school.

Mr. and Mrs. David Swanson and Ruth accompanied by Miss Sue Waddell, of South Sioux City, Neb., and Marvin Burnett, returned home Thursday evening from a week’s vacation, spent fishing at Black Duck Lake, near Hines, Minn.  They spent last Tuesday at Fort Frances, Ontario, Canada.

Miss Alta Vehe will teach in Plymouth township, near Merrill.

Miss Elsie Vondrak will teach the Ed Beaulieu school in Liberty township.

Miss Olive Fugate and brother of Sergeant Bluffs, Iowa, visited in the John Kovarna home, on Thursday.  Miss Fugate returned last week from Sheridan, Wyoming, where she spent the summer months with her sister and family.

The Perry township teachers attended a teachers meeting in LeMars, Saturday, and Institute in LeMars, Tuesday.

Miss Sue Waddell, former teacher in Perry No. 2 school, will teach the T. A. Ross school in Hancock township the coming year.

Perry township schools opened up with the following teachers Monday morning:  No. 1, Miss Gontran Beaulieu; No. 2, closed; No. 3, Miss Edna Rickert, of Sioux City; No. 4, Miss Dorothy Howes; No. 5, Miss Catherine Ruck; No. 6, Miss Hazel Watje; No. 7, closed; No. 8, Miss Olive Fugate; and No. 9, Miss Anna Vondrak.

The Perry township junior high and Central high school students began their studies Tuesday and Wednesday mornings.

Miss Hazel Watje returned home from Dennison, Iowa, where she attended 12 weeks of summer school sponsored by Iowa State Teachers College of Cedar Falls, Iowa

LeMars Semi-Weekly Sentinel, Sept. 2, 1952


Perry township schools opened for school Monday morning with the following teachers: No. 4 Miss Clara Holman of Springfield, S.D.; No. 5 Mrs. Viola Watje of Sioux City; No. 6 Mrs. Virginia Stout of this vicinity; and No. 8 Miss Margaret Mitchell of Jackson, Nebr.

LeMars Globe-Post, Monday, October 18, 1954

PERRY CENTER: The school children here enjoyed a days vacation Friday, when the teachers attended a county teacher's meeting at LeMars.



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