Montgomery County Elk City, Kansas

Sunnyside School, District No. 24
Montgomery Co., Kansas
Louisburg Township


 

    Sunnyside Rural School Dist. No. 24 History of Sunnyside, teachers and their salaries. Compiled by Warren A. Culp Sr.
    Sunnyside Rural School Board Members

    Picture of Sunnyside School in 2004

    The one room school houses home page

    Classroom Students and Schedules
    1939, 1940, 1941,1942,1943, 1945/1946

    1939/1940
    Daily Attendance Register, Term began September 4, 1939 ended May 17, 1940, Teacher Minnie Reynolds,

    Name of Student Age Name of Student Age
    Olga Ann Aiken 5 Richard Meadows 5
    Duane Aiken 7 Jimmie Wilson 8
    Betty Blakemore 8 Bernice Daratt 12

    1940/1941
    Daily Attendance Register, Term began September 2, 1940 ended May 16, 1941, Teacher Minnie Reynolds,

    Name of Student Age Name of Student Age
    Olga Ann Aiken 6 Richard Meadows 6
    Duane Aiken 8 Jimmie Wilson 9
    Betty Blakemore 9 John Wilbanks 12
    Bob Wilbanks 14 Gleta Leffingwell 10
    Danny Leffingwell 11 Jaqueline Leffingwell 13

    Class Record for 1940/1941

    Hot Lunches were served during cold weather. Girls sewed aprons. The boys made toy airplanes, coat hangers, shelves. Community meetings were held each month. Entered local fair. Interest in connection with school work: None in Agriculture; Club work. Social supper held two times during the term, for the community. Signed by Minnie Reynolds, Teacher, May 19, 1941

    1941/1942
    Daily Attendance Register, Term began September 1, 1941 ended ---, Teacher Nora Lee Ward

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    Name of Student Birthday Age Name of Student Birthday Age
    Aiken, Duane April 25, 1932 9 Aiken, Olga Ann Oct. 17, 1933 7
    Meadows, Richard Dec. 24, 1933 7 Leffingwell, Danny Jan. 10 11
    Leffingwell, Gleta Sept. 29 9 Willbanks, Bob Sept, 20, 1926 14
    Willbanks, John August 8, 1928 13 Wilson, Gerald Lee August 14, 1935 6
    Wilson, Jimmie March 19, 1931 10 Nusbaum, Clinton Dec. 30, 1933 8
    Nusbaum, Geraldine Dec. 20, 1935 6
    Ringle, Vera Mae Oct. 15, 1934 7 Ringle, Francis Nov. 1935 6
    Johnson, Ruby July 6, 1930 11

    1942/1943
    Daily Attendance Register, Term began September 7, 1942 ended May 21, 1943, Teacher Nora Lee Ward

    Name of Student Birthday Age Name of Student Birthday Age
    Aiken, Olga Ann Oct. 17, 1933 8 Aiken, Donnie April 23, 1936 6
    Aiken, Duane April 25, 1932 10 Boone, John Sept. 10, 1927 15
    Huser, John Jan. 20, 1934 8 Huser, Mary Feb. 26, 1936 6
    Johnson, Ruby July 6, 1930 12 Rankin, Roger May 23, 1936 6
    Ringle, Francis Nov. 14, 1935 6 Ringle, Marjorie Dec. 14, 1937 5
    Ringle, Vera Mae Oct. 15, 1934 7 Wilson, Gerald Lee Aug. 14, 1935 7
    Wilson, Jimmie March 19, 1931 11 Crowell, Beverly July 11, 1934 8
    Crowell, Caryl July 16, 1931 11 Crowell, Kathryn June 16, 1936 6

    1943/1944
    Daily Attendance Register, Term began September 6, 1943 ended -----, Teacher Wilma Haines

    Name of Student Birthday Age Name of Student Birthday Age
    Aiken, Olga Ann Oct. 17, 1933 8 Aiken, Donnie April 23, 1936 6
    Aiken, Duane April 25, 1932 10 Boone, John Sept. 10, 1927 15
    Huser, John Jan. 20, 1934 8 Huser, Mary Feb. 26, 1936 6
    Johnson, Ruby July 6, 1930 12 Rankin, Roger May 23, 1936 6
    Ringle, Francis Nov. 14, 1935 6 Ringle, Marjorie Dec. 14, 1937 5
    Ringle, Vera Mae Oct. 15, 1934 7 Wilson, Gerald Lee Aug. 14, 1935 7
    Wilson, Jimmie March 19, 1931 11 Crowell, Beverly July 11, 1934 8
    Crowell, Caryl July 16, 1931 11 Crowell, Kathryn June 16, 1936 6

    1944/1945

    Daily Attendance Register, Term began September 4, 1944 ended April 27, 1945, Teacher Ruth Lyon. Teacher's Certificate 3 year state, Graduate Independence, Ks. High School, Independence Jr. College. 159 days taught in 32 weeks in 8 months. Number of volumes in library 122, number added this term 5 books.

    Name of Student Age Name of Student Age
    Cox, Glora Mae - Hawk, Beverly Ann -
    Rankin, Richard Carl - Kroeker, JoAnn -
    Smith, Ronald Lee - Rankin, Roger Horace -
    Wilson, Gerald Lee - Meadows, Richard Lloyd -
    Wilson , James Leon -

Visitors' Register 1944/45

Sept. 4 Edna Mae Cox
Sept. 4 Mrs. H. Rankin
Sept. 4 Billy Cox
Sept. 4 Mr. H. Rankin
Sept. 4 Mr. Dell Cook
Sept. 4 Mrs. John B. Koeker
Sept. 4 Mr. John B. Kroeker
Sept. 4 Howard Kroeker
Sept. 4 Mrs. Hawk
Sept. 8 Mrs. Edna Mae Cox
Sept. 13 Mrs. Rankin
Sept. 19 Howard Kroeker
Sept. 20 Edgar Ballenger
Sept. 22 Edna Mae Cox, Elk City, remarks School going fine
Sept. 29 Bill H. Cox
Sept. 29 Mrs. Madge Rankin, Elk City, Kans remarks: enjoyed the program
Oct. 27 Mrs. Madge Rankin, Elk City, Kans remarks: enjoyed program & lunch
Oct. 27 Mrs. Margaret Meadows Elk City, Kans
Oct. 27 Mrs. Marie Kroeker Elk City, Kans remarks: enjoyed it very much
Oct. 27 Mrs. Carrie O. Estep, Elk City, Kans. remarks: that the program and party was fine
Oct. 27 Mrs. Mable Powell, Elk City, Kans.
Oct. 27 Edna Mae Cox, Elk City, Kans. remarks: enjoyed program and party
Nov. 14 Madge Rankin
Jan. 8 Howard Kroeker
Jan. 19 Edna Mae Cox
Jan. 24 Dell Cook
Jan. 25 Madge Rankin
Feb. 12 Roger Newton
Feb. 14 Belle Chambers, Independence remarks: a very attractive room
Feb. 14 Edna Mae Cox
Feb. 14 Mrs. Carrie Estep remarks: Sure enjoy the school
Feb. 14 Mrs. Don Smith, Elk City, remarks: school fine
Feb. 14 Mrs. Vic Palmer
Feb. 14 Mrs. John Kroeker
Feb. 14 Mrs. Madge Rankin
Feb. 14 Billy Cox
Feb. 14 Larry Smith
Feb. 14 Vickie Palmer
Feb. 14 Howard Kroeker
Feb. 14 Wanda Jean Kroeker
Feb. 14 State Fire Marshall J. A. Watkins
March 1 Larry Smith
April 23 Howard Kroeker

Feb. 14, 1945 comments of county superintendent, Belle Chambers; records neat and attendance good. A very busy group of children. Special Projects for the school year; cooking: Children helped prepare food for hot lunch program. Sewing: Each child made a sachet for their mothers at Christmas. Woodwork: Children helped make some scenery. Parent-Teacher Associations: Sunnyside Community Club was organized and had 6 programs during the year.

Comments by teacher Ruth Marie Lyon on April 27, 1945: The children collected seeds of various types and learned how nature sows seeds and how we sow them. The children have a pet turtle and have studied its habits. A weather chart was made for one month. The boys and girls formed a Jr. Red Cross unit making decorations for Soldier's over seas units for Christmas and filling 2 educational boxes for war orphans overseas. A picnic was enjoyed by pupils and teachers April 13.

Daily Program

Time Grade Subjects Time Grade Subjects
9:00 all Music Opening 1:00 1 Social Studies
9:30 1 Reading 1:15 2 Social Studies
9:45 2 Reading 1:30 3 Social Studies
10:00 3 Reading 1:456 Social Studies
10:15 6 Reading 2:00 All Spelling
10:45 1 Arithmetic 2:45 1 Language-Reading
11:00 2 Arithmetic 3:00 2 Language-Reading
11:15 3 Arithmetic 3:15 3 Language-Reading
11:30 6 Arithmetic 3:30 6 Closing Period
11:45 All Writing 3:45 All Art, Music, Science, Health

1945/1946

Daily Attendance Register, Term began September 3, 1945 ended May 17, 1946, Teacher Ruth Lyon

Name of Student Age Name of Student Age
Kroeker, Howard 6 Cox, Glora Mae 7
Rankin, Richard 6 Kroeker, JoAnn 8
Smith, Ronald Lee 8 Rankin, Roger 9
Vernetta Rowe 6 Meadows, Richard 11

Visitor's Register

Sept. 27 Margaret Meadows
Sept. 28 Edna Mae Cox
Oct. 22 Belle Chambers Co. Supt. Independence, Kans.
Nov. 9 Mrs. Carl Estes
Susie Smith
Stella Cook
Edna Mae Cox
Larry Smith
Nov. 12 Susie Smith
Stella Cook
Edna Mae Cox
Nov. 16 Larry Smith
Jan. 4 Larry Smith
Jan. 11 Larry Smith
Jan. 18 Larry Smith
Jan. 23 Edna Mae Cox
Billy Cox
Jan. 24 Larry Smith
Jan. 29 Jeanne Reynolds - Kansas Day Program
Billy Cox - Kansas Day Program
Larry Smith - Kansas Day Program
Feb. 8 Larry Smith
Vernetta Rowe
Rosie Bryant
Valentine Party
Feb. 14 Edna Mae Cox
Susie Smith
Larry Smith
Stella Cook
Billie Cox
Madge Rankin
Elaine Rankin
Eddie Rowe
March 14 Larry Smith
March 22 Larry Smith
April 11 Clarence Meadows
April 17 Madge Rankin - Richard's Birthday Party
Elaine Rankin - Richard's Birthday Party
Larry Smith - Richard's Birthday Party
April 18 Rev. Ray Dean
Max Kniffins
April 19 Max Kniffins
Billy Cox
Larry Smith
Bernita Reed
May 10 Larry Smith

Remarks by Ruth Lyons May 17, 1946

Cooking - Children helped in preparing hot lunches
Remarks - Children gathered some science specimans and especially noted flowers, trees and other vegetation. Birds and their habits as well as insects were a topic of great interest.

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