Schools to Open Monday; All Teachers Now Ready, 1943

Nisqually Valley News   September 9, 1943 

 The McKenna Lackamas and Yelm schools will open for the new school year on Monday morning, September 12th at 9 am. All bus runs will be the same as at the close of school last year. Both times and routes.

Pupils do not need a lunch on the first day. The buses will make the return trip starting at 11am. The second day will be a full day at the school, closing at 3:30.

The full staff for school district No. 400 is as follows.

Lackamas School: Mrs. Fannie B. King.

McKenna School: J.M. Johnson. Kathryn Rosenbaum. Ruby Lynn and the custodian will bee C.N. Ockfen.

Yelm Grade School: Patricia Coffee, Opal Hibbard, Ada Hart, Franc Norton, Vivian Uhlman, Virginia Clark, Evelyn Clumpner, Buna Belle Cavett, Laura Midsater, Laura L. Hahn, Paul Brincken, W. H. Thun, and Harry Southworth. John Pfeiffer custodian and Frank E. Carrier fireman.

Yelm High School: Grace Howard, Eva P. Curry, Ethel Jane Cahoon, Nellie F. McNeil, Mary Lou O’Bryon, Clarence Jean, and Frank Bower. The custodian will be Frank Noble.

Bus drivers will be Wm. Merz Jr, Sam Stewart, Jay V. Foster, Henry Moyer, Romola Follman and Lafayatte Parker.

Mrs. Jean Grinde will again be the librarian. The school directors are Dan Cook, chairman. Wm Merz Sr, clerk. Truman Wilcox, Jack Peugh, and George L. DeWitt, O.L. Montgomery is the superintendent.

Arrangements have been made for the services of a Public Health Nurse for at least one day a week.

The school lunch room will be open on Monday, October 4th. s

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