It is much to be regretted that all records of matters pertaining to public schools during the first years of the settlement of the county, have been lost. All that can be done now is to record such matters as may be remembered by those who were engaged in school affairs in those days, as
A directory of rural teacher listings for Ida County, Iowa, covering the years of 1906-1956. Covers the towns of: Battle, Blaine, Corwin, Douglas, Galva, Garfield, Grant, Griggs, Hayes, Logan, and Maple townships. Battle Township Rural Teachers Blaine Township Rural Teachers Corwin Township Rural Teachers Douglas Township Rural Teachers Galva Township Rural Teachers Garfield Township Rural
In the early days, each county had an academy to which the State would furnish small annual appropriations. The first commissioners of Pulaski Academy were: Furney F. Gatlin Nelson Clayton Hardy Vickers William Hathorn Robert Thompson. These were named as such in Act of the Legislature, approved December 25, 1822. In 1830, by another Act
Pulaski County Academy’s Records Mt. Horeb Grand Valley Academy was organized 1808. The date of 1st record is 1840 (Acts 1840, p. 13; Cobb p. 1194, 12/19/1840). 1821 Pulaski County Academy. 1832 Pulaski Walnut Branch Academy. 1840 Pulaski Mt. Horeb Grand Valley Academy. Number chartered 3 (Secondary Education in Georgia 1732-1858) Boogher. Pulaski County Academy-Higher
Those who have served as superintendents from 1926 to 1935 are as follows: T. A. Clower, 1926-28 M. E. Thompson, 1928-33 J. P. Millican, 1933 Principals have been as follows: M. E. Thompson, 1927-28 J. P. Millican, 1928-33 F. M. Greene, Jr., 1933-34 G. T. Simpson, 1934
About seventy-five years ago, two young men, John Polhill and Dick Carruthers, who had just finished high school, were elected co-principals of the Hawkinsville Academy. The school opened auspiciously with quite a number of students. The school building consisted of only one large room. John occupied a seat at one end of the room and
The Board of Education has been a most vital factor in the development of the school to the high standard it now holds. Serving without pay, the members of the Board of Education have displayed an unusually whole-hearted interest in school life and activity. The harmonious accord of their decisions has helped the school to
The Hawkinsville High School through the years has been outstanding. During the last half century seventy-five per cent of its graduates have enrolled in the different colleges and have generally taken good stands, the school for years ranking ninth in the State. None of this excellent record could have been possible without a uniformly splendid
Members of County Board: Rev. G. R. McCall Ira E. Stanley Robt. W. Wynne Jas. J. Kinchin E. A. Pollock. 4 years Ira E. Stanley; 4 years David H. Hendleys 4 years Hezekiah Harrell.
G. R. McCall, Pres. of Board. J. J. Kinchins I. E. Stanley R. W. Wynne E. A. Pollock Terms expire see action of Grand Jury at Nov. term 1874. Appointed County School Commissioner April, November term 1874, G. R. McCall. Elected December 12, 1876.