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COAL CREEK TOWNSHIP SCHOOL NEWS
Source: Unknown newspaper (probably Crawfordsville Journal) unknown date (may be according to the listing of people) in 1902 -- note: thanks so much to the Oppy family for the big group of articles :)
County Superintendent R.C. Walkup last week finished grading the manuscripts of applicants at the last examination, and the commencement will be held at Wingate sometime during the first week in June. The list of graduates with their general average and the school they attended is given below:
Henderson ................ 75 .......... New Richmond
Source: Unknown newspaper (Probably Crawfordsville Journal) unknown date (according to the list of people probably 1903-1906 timeframe)
The following 24 pupils out of 29 examined passed and will be graduated this spring:
Livingston ............. 87
Source: Unknown newspaper (Probably Crawfordsville Journal) unknown date (1915 hand written on article)
Trustee O.W. Mason has about completed his corps of teachers for the high schools and grades of Coal Creek Township, only one place yet remains unassigned, that of the manual training department of the Elmdale schools. There are not a great many changes in the school faculty and it is thought this corps of teachers is a very good one. The teachers for each of the schools in the township are as follows:
L. Coons, Supt.
The schools of the township will open September 13 - 7 weeks from next Monday.
Trustee O.W. Mason yesterday received from County Superintendent Walkup his list of common school graduates of Coal Creek Township, 29 out of 34 who tried having successfully passed the examination. According to the listing this is probably about 1900
Pittenger .............. 85
7th Years -- Eight out of 14 of the 7th year pupils of the township who took the examination in georgraphy only, passed with the following grades.
Kincaid ............... 76
A secoind examiniation for township graduation will be held at Center School on aturday, April 19.
Coal Creek TOWNSHIP TEACHERS
Trustee John W. McCorkle gives out the following list of teachers for the three schools of this township, for the coming school years, the school to open Monday, Sept 13.
Linton - Prinicipal
Hirsbrunner - Principal
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