Montgomery County Elk City, Kansas

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    Old One Hundred School History with teachers and their salaries. Compiled by Warren A. Culp Sr.
    Old One Hundred School Board Members

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    Classroom Students and Schedules

    1936/1937
    Daily Attendance Register, Term began September 7, 1936 ended April 23, 1937, Teacher Ruth Crossfield. 3 year state teacher's certificate, graduate of Elk City High School, Independence Junior College and Pittsburg University. School was taught 160 days in 32 weeks in 8 Months. 122 volumes in schol library with 5 added this term.

    Name of Student Age Name of Student Age
    Koger, Geneva 7 Dodson, Carl 7
    Reynolds, Fern 9 Davidson, Max 9
    Davidson, Rex 10 Koger, Harold 9
    Stephens, Mary Autumn 10 Pittman, Junior 12
    Schwatken, Laura Mae 12 Koger, Lorene 12

    Daily Program
    Time Grade Subject TimeGrade Subject
    9:00 All Opening Exercises 1:00 2 Reading
    9:15 2 Social Studies 1:15 3 Reading
    9:30 3 Social Studies 1:35 5 Reading
    9:50 5 Social Studies 1:55 7 Reading
    10:10 7 Social Studies 2:10 All Writing
    10:30 all Supervised Play 2:10 All Spelling
    10:45 2 Arithmetic 2:30 All Supervised Play
    10:55 3 Arithmetic 2:45 2 & 3 English
    11:15 5 Arithmetic 2:55 5 & 6English
    11:25 6 Arithmetic 3:05 7 & 8 English
    11:35 8 Arithmetic 3:25 5 Health Habits
    11:45 7 Arithmetic 3:25 7 Health Habits
    11:45 8 Agriculture Study 3:40 all Music
    12:00 all Supervised Lunch 3:40 All Art Industrial
    12:20 all Supervised Play 3:40 8 Agriculture

    On March 11, 1937, county superintendent Mamie Weber made the remarks about this school; Work is very commendable. Posters are attractive, schoolroom shows good house keeping.

    Visitors'Register

    Oct. 2, 1937 Bettie Reynolds, Elk City, Kans. Remarks; quiet room
    Oct. 2, 1937 Ruby Schwatken Elk City, Kans. Remarks; good behavior
    Oct. 2, 1937 Viola Schwatken Elk City, Kans. Remarks; interesting School Room
    Dec. 9, 1937 Catherine Merritt, Independence, Kans. Remarks; interesting school room
    April 1938, Mrs. C. C. Davidson, Elk City, Kan.

    Record of Class School Money

    Date Item Cash In Cash Paid Out
    November 24, 1936 Proceeds of a Pie Supper $19.62
    Turkey and expenses $4.77
    Art materials - paper punch $5.00
    Water Cooler $3.75
    Clock $1.00
    Work books for 2nd & 3rd grades 1.00
    Door Mat 1.65
    Waste paper basket .69
    Silver and Blue xmas decorations .90
    Phonic cards - drill cards - building cards 1.50
    Coping saw and blades .20
    October 1936 First Prize at County Fair in Art Exhibit 3.00
    Ball.45
    Bat .80
    Material for float at Halloween 2.00

    1937/1938
    Daily Attendance Register, Term began September 6, 1937 ended April 22, 1938, Teacher Bernice Lessman. Teacher's certificate 1st Co., expiration 8/8/1938, graduate of Elk City, Kansas, term 160 days in 32 weeks in 8 months. Number in school library 127 number added this term 5.

    Name of Student Age Name of Student Age
    Dodson, Leo 5 Koger, Geneva 8
    Dodson, Carl 8 Koger, Harold 11
    Davidson, Rex 12 Davidson, Max 10
    Reynolds, Fern 11 Stephens, Mary A. 11
    Pittman, Junior 13 Schwatken, Laura M. 13

    Visitors' Register

    9/28 Mrs. E. E. Schwatken, Elk City, Kans
    9/28 Alberta Dodson, Elk City, Kans
    9/28 Mrs. Edna Koger, Elk City, Kans
    10/5 Waneta Randall, Elk City, Kans
    10/5 Mildred Stroble, Elk City, Kans
    11/8 C. J. McGinnis, Elk City, Kans
    11/8 Fred Dodson, Elk City, Kans
    11/19 Margie Davidson, Elk City, Kans
    11/19 Bettie Reynolds, Elk City, Kans
    11/24 Mrs. L. E. Bird, Elk City, Kans
    11/24 Lizzie Aemisegger, Elk City, Kans
    11/24 Mrs. Cecil Davidson, Elk City, Kans
    11/24 Mrs. C. A. Harusse (?), Elk City, Kans
    11/24 Mrs. Herman Schwatken, Elk City, Kans
    11/24 Mrs. C. J. McGinnis, Elk City, Kans
    11/24 Ellen Graybeal, Burlington, Kan.
    11/24 Mrs. Fred Dodson, Elk City, Kans
    11/24 Mrs. Gertie McClauskey, Elk City, Kans
    11/24 Mrs. J. R. Goodwin, Elk City, Kans
    11/24 Mrs. Elmer Schwatken, Elk City, Kans
    11/24 Mrs. Edna Koger, Elk City, Kans
    11/26 Catherine Merritt, Independence
    11/26 Maxine McClauskey, Elk City, Kans
    11/26 Marie Whistler, Elk City, Kans

    Record of Class School Money

    Date Item Cash In Cash Paid Out
    November 16, 1937 Proceeds of a Pie Supper $19.80
    Blanket and expenses $2.00
    Ball $1.50
    Bat $.25
    Football $1.50
    Curtains 1.00
    Pencil sharpener 1.25
    Alphabet Chart .75
    Christmas materials 3.00
    Paint and brushes .50
    Construction paper, sewing cards, etc.
    thumb tacks, fasteners, crayolas
    5.00
    Junior play .50
    Show1.00
    Ball .50
    Annual .25
    Prize at County Fair3.00

    1938/1939

    Daily Attendance Register, Term began September 5, 1938 ended April 21, 1939, Teacher Ardis Cox. Teacher's Certificate 2 year state, Graduate Elk City High School, Independence Jr. College. 160 days taught in 32 weeks in 8 months. School library volumes 130 number added this term 3.

    Name of Student Birthday Age Name of Student Birthday Age
    Dodson, Lea April 22 6 Hadley, Edgar Nov. 21 7
    Koger, Geneva Apr. 23 9 Hadley, Josephine Jan. 4 10
    Dodson, Carl Jan. 5 9 Davidson, Max June 16 11
    Reynolds, Fern Nov. 7 11 Davidson, Rex Dec. 13 12
    Koger, Harold Oct. 2 12 Hadley, Ida Dec. 22 13
    Stephens, Mary A. Jan. 30 12

    Visitors' Register

    Sept. 8 Fred Dodson
    Sept. 8 C. J. McGinnis
    Sept. 28 Marvin Whistler
    Sept. 28 Warren Cox
    Sept. 28 Warren Cox
    Nov. 21 Mrs. Harold Hadley
    Nov. 21 Isabel Hadley
    Nov. 21 Christina Hadley
    Nov. 21 James B. Hadley
    Dec. Jack Todd
    Dec. Isabell Hadley
    Dec. Mary Ann Dodson
    Dec. 23 Mr. Herman Cox
    Dec. 23 Mrs. Herman Cox
    Dec. 23 Mr. Ernie Lewis
    Dec. 23 Mrs. Ernie Lewis
    Jan. 3 Jack Todd
    Jan. 17 Fred Dodson
    Jan. 17 Billy Cox
    Jan. 17 Jack Todd
    Feb. 14 Lizzie Aemisegger
    Feb. 14 Mrs. C. J. McGinnis
    Feb. 14 Mrs. C. C. Davidson
    Feb. 14 Mrs. R. H. Stephens
    Feb. 14 Mrs. Maud Cox
    Feb. 14 Mrs. H. V. Hadley
    Feb. 14 Mrs. L. E. Bird
    Feb. 14 Mrs. Gilbert Hopkins
    Feb. 14 Mrs. Herman Schwatken
    Feb. 14 Mrs. C. C. Couch
    Feb. 14 Alberta Dodson
    Feb. 14 Edna Koger
    Feb. 14 Allen Koger
    Feb. 14 Fay Havane/Navarre(?)
    Feb. 14 Jack Todd
    Feb. 14 Isabel Hadley
    Feb. 14 Christina Hadley
    Feb. 14 Mary Ann Dodson
    Feb. 14 Jolene Schwatken
    Feb. 14 Ronald Schwatken
    Feb. 14 James B. Hadley
    Apr. 5 Leola Davidson
    Apr. 5 Mrs. J. R. Goodwin
    Apr. 5 Mrs. E. E. Schwatken
    Apr. 5 Mrs. Edna Koger
    Apr. 5 Alberta Dodson
    Apr. 5 Sophia Reynolds
    Apr. 5 Mrs. C. J. McGinnis
    Apr. 5 Mrs. C. C. Couch
    Apr. 5 Jolene Schwatken
    Apr. 5 Mrs. Bird
    Apr. 5 Mrs. H. Hadley
    Apr. 5 Allen Koger
    Apr. 5 Mary Ann Dodson
    Apr. 5 Mrs. H. Cox
    Apr. 5 Opsie Stephens
    Apr. 5 Lizzie Aemisegger

    Special Projects for the school year 1939 in woodworking were: coping, saw work, tie racks and kitchen knife holders. Special social gatherings: Christmas Program, pie supper program, last day program.

    Record of Class School Money

    Date Item Cash In Cash Paid Out
    October 10, 1938 Proceeds of a Pie Supper $18.50
    End table, pillow and expenses $4.00
    Soap and paper $.20
    Football $1.40
    Current event paper $1.00
    Paper and fastners .25
    Halloween party .70
    October 31, 1938Parade at Independence 1.00
    expenses .41
    Curtains for schoolhouse 1.54
    December 1938Expenses for making xmas presents 2.00
    Arithmetic pads for 2nd grade.50
    January 6, 1939Soft ball1.00
    Annual .25
    Show 1.50
    April 17, 1939 Prizes for track meet 1.00
    April 18, 1939 Expenses of weiner roast 2.55

    Daily Program

    Time Grade Subjects Time Grade Subjects
    9:00 all Opening Exercise 1:00 All Arithmetic
    9:15 all Social Studies 2:00 MWF all Writing
    10:15 2 Reading 2:00 Tues,Thurs 5 Health
    10:30 all Recess 2:15 Tues,Thurs 7 Health
    10:45 4 Reading 2:30 All Recess
    11:00 5 Reading 2:45 2 English
    11:15 7 & 8 Reading 3:00 4 English
    11:30 all Spelling 3:15 5 English
    12:00 Noon - 3:30 7 English
    - - - 3:45 8 English

    1939/1940

    Daily Attendance Register, Term began September 4, 1939 ended April 25, 1940, Teacher Ardis Cox.

    Name of Student Birthday Age Name of Student Birthday Age
    Dodson, Mary Ann Jan. 20, 1934 5 Schwatken, Joline Nov. 18, 1934 5
    Gates, Dale Aug. 6, 1932 7 Gates, Bertha Apr. 7, 1929 10
    Hadley, Josephine Jan. 4, 1928 11 Koger, Geneva Apr. 23, 1939 10
    Dodson, Carl Jan. 5, 1929 10 Gates, Opal March 14, 1928 11
    Koger, Harold Oct. 2, 1927 12 Davidson, Max June 16, 1927 12
    Davidson, Rex Dec. 13, 1926 13 Hadley, Ida Dec. 2, 1925 14
    Gates, Ella Aug. 15, 1926 13 Gates, Letha Apr. 30, 1925 14
    Dodson, Lea Apr. 22, 1932 7 Hadley, Edgar Nov. 21, 1931 8

    Daily Program
    Time Grade Subjects TimeGrade Subjects
    9:00 allopening exercise 1:00 1 arithmetic
    9:15 all social studies 1:00 2 arithmetic
    10:00 1 reading 1:00 3 arithmetic
    10:15 2 reading 1:00 5 reading
    10:45 3 reading 1:00 6 reading
    10:45 1 spelling 1:00 8 reading
    10:45 2 spelling 1:00 3 English
    10:45 3 spelling 2:45 5 English
    10:45 5 arithmetic 2:45 6English
    10:45 6 arithmetic 2:45 8 English
    10:45 8 arithmetic 2:45 5 spelling
    - - - 2:45 6 spelling
    - - - 2:45 8 spelling
    - - - 2:45 thurs allwriting
    - - - 2:45 Fri all free period

    Remarks; special work and programs: Christmas Program, Framed individual pictures to be given to parents as Christmas presents.

    Nov. 1939 pie supper program,
    Dec. 1939 Christmas program
    April 1940 last day program,
    community meeting program numbers, no date.

    Josephine Hadley, won honor, 2nd place, Zone Spelling Contest.

    Record of Class School Money

    Date Item Cash In Cash Paid Out
    Sept. 1939 Basketball 2.00
    Nov. 22, 1939 Proceeds of Pie Supper 24.12
    expenses $3.75
    Hectograph and pencil $2.07
    English Workbook $.37
    English Workbooks 3.25
    Paper .30
    Christmas expenses (gifts) 2.18
    Christmas decorations 1.00
    Feb. 12, 1940Football 2.00
    Paper .20
    Basketball2.00
    Paper.25
    Soft ball .25
    Picnic .80
    Tests .27
    Child Life Magazine 2.50

    1940/1941

    Daily Attendance Register, Term began September 2, 1940 ended ---, Teacher Faye Tom

    Name of Student Birthday Age Name of Student Birthday Age
    Hadley, Isabella August 14, 1934 6 Dodson, MaryAnn Jan. 22, 1934 6
    Schwatken, Joline Nov. 18, 1933 6 Dodson, Leo Apr. 22, 1932 8
    Hadley, Edgar Nov. 21, 1931 9 Kroeker, Robert Apr. 23, 1931 9
    Hadley, Josephine Jan. 4, 1928 12 Dodson, Carl Jan. 5, 1929 11
    Kroeker, Martha March 7, 1928 12

    Daily Program
    Time Grade Subjects TimeGrade Subjects
    9:00 allopening exercise 1:10 1 arithmetic
    9:15 1 - 2 social studies 1:10 2 arithmetic
    9:30 4 social studies 1:20 4 arithmetic
    9:45 6 social studies 1:30 6 arithmetic
    10:00 7 social studies 1:40 7 arithmetic
    10:15 all study period 2:00 2 spelling
    10:30 - recess 2:10 4 spelling
    10:45 1 reading 2:20 6spelling
    11:00 2 reading 2:30 allrecess
    11:15 4 reading 2:45 7 spelling
    11:30 6 reading 3:00 2 English
    11:45 7 reading 3:15 4 English
    - - - 3:30 6 English
    - - - 3:45 7English
    - - - 2:15 - 2:30 Thurs all writing

    Projects, programs & remarks:
    Cooking: Hot Lunches served for 5 months,
    Sewing: Dresser scarfs were made for Christmas presents
    Community meeting: held second Friday in each month
    Activities:
    Amateur hour was well attended in January
    Oct. Pie supper program
    Dec. Christmas program
    April Closing Day program
    Josephine Hadley won 2nd in Zone spelling contest.

    1941/1942

    Daily Attendance Register, Term began September 1, 1941 ended April 17, 1942, Teacher Faye Tom. graduate of Lafontaine High School, Normal School 2 winters, 3 summers, Kansas State Teachers College, Pittsburg. taught 158 days in 32 weeks in 8 months. Have 135 volumes in school library added 12 this term.

    Name of Student Birthday Age Name of Student Birthday Age
    Hadley, Christina Jan. 13, 1936 6
    Hadley, Isabella August 14, 1934 7 Dodson, MaryAnn Jan. 21, 1934 7
    Schwatken, Joline Nov. 18, 1934 7 Dodson, Leo Apr. 23, 1932 9
    Hadley, Edgar Nov. 2, 1931 10 Kroeker, Robert Apr. 23, 1931 10
    Hadley, Josephine Jan. 4, 1928 13 Dodson, Carl Jan. 5, 1929 12
    Kroeker, Martha March 7, 1928 13

    Daily Program

    Time Grade Subjects Time Grade Subjects
    9:00 all Opening Exercise 1:00 1 reading
    9:15 1 social studies 1:10 2 reading
    9:30 2 social studies 1:20 3 reading
    9:45 3 social studies 1:30 5 reading
    10:00 5 social studies 1:40 7 reading
    10:15 7 & 8 social studies 1:50 8 reading
    10:30 - writing 2:00 2 spelling
    10:45 1 arithmetic 2:10 3 spelling
    11:00 2 arithmetic 2:20 5 spelling
    11:15 3 arithmetic 2:45 2 English
    11:30 5 arithmetic 3:00 3 English
    11:45 7 arithmetic 3:10 5 English
    11:15 8 arithmetic 3:20 7 English
    - - - 3:30 8 English
    - - - 3:40 7 & 8 spelling

    Remarks from County Superintendent M. D. Smith, Enjoyed the recitations, You are doing splendid work.

    1942/1943

    Daily Attendance Register, Term began September 7, 1942 ended April 16, 1943, Teacher Faye Tom.

    Name of Student Birthday Age Name of Student Birthday Age
    Hadley, Christina Jan. 13, 1936 7
    Hadley, Isabella August 14, 1934 8 Dodson, MaryAnn Jan. 21, 1934 8
    Schwatken, Joline Nov. 18, 1934 8 Dodson, Leo Apr. 23, 1932 10
    Hadley, Edgar Nov. 2, 1931 11 Kroeker, Robert Apr. 23, 1931 11
    Hadley, Josephine Jan. 4, 1928 14 Willson, Glenn - -
    Willson, Janiece - -

    Remarks, Information Diphtheria and Smallpox vaccination 100%
    Red Cross Donation 100%
    Inventory on hand April 16, 1943 - Good Flags, Construction paper, art supplies
    Equipment needed: Thermometer, Large Dictionary, Erasers, primary seats, supplementary readers for primary grades.
    Volumes in school library 165, volumes added 20, World Book.
    45 hot lunches were served
    January 15, 1943 County Superintendent M. D. Smith remarks; Very neat and well kept. Your room is clean and attractive. You are doing fine work.

    1943/1944

    Daily Attendance Register, Term began September 6, 1943 ended April 21, 1944, Teacher Phyllis Gramly

    Name of Student Birthday Age Name of Student Birthday Age
    Ronnie Schwatken Oct. 25, 1937 6 Charlotte Traylor Jan. 20, 1937 7
    Bille Jo Penell July 23, 1937 6 Harold Traylor Dec. 12, 1935 8
    Janiece Willson Nov. 22, 1936 7 Christina Hadley Jan. 13, 1936 8
    Buddy Jones Apr. 4, 1935 8 Glenn Willson Jan. 18, 1935 9
    Isabell Hadley August 14, 1934 - Joline Schwatken Nov. 18, 1934 9
    Mary Dodson Jan. 22, 1934 10 Wilma Jones Oct. 13, 1931 12
    Edgar Hadley Nov. 21, 1931 13 Leo Dodson Apr. 22, 1932 11
    Robert Kroeker April 23, 1931 12 Wanda Jones July 19, 1930 13

    Visitors' Register

    Mrs. Herman Schwatken, Elk City Nov. 10
    Mrs. W. E. Jones, Elk City Nov. 26
    Mr. Fred Dodson Elk City
    M. D. Smith Co. Supt. Independence, Ks. A clean and attractive Dec. 1, 1943
    Pvt. Johnny D. Roles Waco, Texas Dec. 12, 1943 Very good system
    Cpl. Johnny Elliotte Coffeyville, Kans. Oct. 11, 1943 - classes ?

    1944/1945

    Daily Attendance Register, Term began September 4, 1944 ended April 20 , 1945, Teacher Vivian Kroeker, Teacher's certificate Emporia State, graduate of Elk City High School,Normal School, 8 hours Pittsburg Teachers College. 160 days taught in 32 weeks in 8 months.

    Name of Student Birthday Age Name of Student Birthday Age
    Hadley, James July 3, 1938 6 Schwatken, Ronnie October 25, 1937 7
    Hadley, Christina January 13, 1936 9 Hadley, Isabell August 14, 1934 10
    Schwatken, Joline November 18, 1934 10 Dodson, Mary Ann January 22, 1934 10
    Willson, Janiece Nov. 22, 1936 8 Willson, Glenn Jan. 18, 1935 9
    Dodson, Leo Apr. 22, 1932 12 Kroeker, Robert Apr. 23, 1931 13
    Hadley, Edgar Nov. 21, 1930 14 Sumner, Ray July 17, 1931 13

    Daily Program

    Time Grade Subjects Time Grade Subjects
    9:00 all Opening Exercise 1:00 1 reading
    9:15 1 arithmetic 1:09 2 reading
    9:27 2 arithmetic 1:18 4 reading
    9:39 4 arithmetic 1:27 5 reading
    9:51 5 arithmetic 1:36 6 reading
    10:03 6 arithmetic 1:45 7 reading
    10:15 7 arithmetic 1:54 8 reading
    10:23 8 arithmetic 2:03 all spelling
    10:30 all recess 2:30 all recess
    10:45 1 social studies 2:45 1 English
    11:00 2 social studies 2:52 2 English
    11:15 4 social studies 2:59 4 English
    11:30 5& 6 social studies 3:06 5 English
    11:45 7 & 8 social studies 3:13 6 English
    - - - 3:20 7 English
    - - - 3:27 8 English
    - - - 3:45 all writing - music

    Remarks from County Superintendent Belle Chambers - Records very neat, attendance very good. A very busy school

    Visitors' Register

    Frances Ann Schwatken
    Janiece Willson 10/30/44
    Glenn Willson 10/30/44
    Herman Schwatken
    Frances Ann Schwatken
    Lydia Stelting
    Jimmy Stelting
    Martha Kroeker, Elk City, sure onery kids
    Belle Chambers 2/7/45 Independence, Children all behaved
    Mrs. Herman Schwatken 2/14/45
    Frances Ann Schwatken 2/14/45
    Mrs. Rachel Brown
    Alberta Dodson
    Mrs. Helen Kroeker, Elk City, Kans.
    Marion Dale Dodson
    Jimmy Stelting 3/14/45 Elk City, Kans
    H. H. Kroeker 3/20/45

    1945/1946

    Daily Attendance Register, Term began September 3, 1945 Teacher Bertha Kroeker

    Name of Student Birthday Age Name of Student Birthday Age
    Charles William O'Neal Dec. 5, 1940 5 Frances Ann SchwatkenMay 10, 1939 6
    James B. Hadley July 3, 1938 7 Evelyn Troutman August 12, 1938 7
    Ronnie Schwatken Oct. 25, 1937 7 Eleanor Troutman June 26, 1937 8
    Christina Hadley Jan. 13, 1936 9 Isabell Hadley August 14, 1934 11
    Joline Schwatken Nov. 18, 1933 11 Mary Ann Dodson Jan. 22, 1934 11
    Ray Sumner July 19, 1931 14 Alfred Lee July 7, 1931 14

    Visitors' Register

    Mrs. Earl Sailor 7/21 Eugene Oregon
    Mrs. H. V. Hadley 7/21 Elk City, Kans.
    Fred Dodson 7/28 Elk City, Kansas
    Herman Schwatken 7/28 Elk City, Kansas
    Belle Chambers 3/7 Independence

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