Iowa Old Press
Alton Democrat, November 20, 1897
“Our School Bulwark of the Nation.’’
The boys of the High school are enjoying the rare sport of football.
The Effort, will meet next Friday evening at the home of Miss Elizabeth Smith.
We are grateful to our board for a full set of Colombia maps and other apparatus placed in the schools last week.
The fourth, fifth and eighth grades are arranging a Thanksgiving program to be rendered in the assembly room the afternoon before Thanksgiving.
The number of pupils enrolled in the various departments for the month ending November 5th, are as follows: Number of boys; First Primary, 26; Second Primary, 21 Intermediate, 9; High school, 16; making a total of 72. Number of girls, First Primary, 15: Second Primary, 24; Intermediate. 16; High school, 29; making a total of 84. Sum total of pupils enrolled, is 156.
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