Education Around Thurston County: 1914

Education Around Thurston County:  1914

Introduction:  The following are a series of articles related to education which appeared in the Washington Standard, published in Olympia.

The Thurston County Principals’ association will meet at Tenino January 24, when the following program and music arranged by Principal C. Lee Martin of the Tenino schools, will be given: “ What Can Be Done to Raise the Standard of Athletics in the High School?” C. Lee Martin; discussion, C. E. Beach; business session: “The Spring Track Meet,” S. E. Calvert; discussion, W.E. McGuire; “Credits for Home and Outside Work,” N.J. Aiken; discussion, C.A. Scobey; general discussion on all subjects. Bring your problems. Music and other exercises will be provided.

Washington Standard January 9, 1914

The following program is announced for the meeting of the Thurston County Parent-Teachers’ association at the Olympia high school beginning at 10:30 Saturday morning and continuing throughout the day: Opening exercises; business session; reports of committees; circle reports; president’s address; luncheon and social hour.

Washington Standard January 9, 1914

The school authorities expect to raise the diphtheria quarantine at the Hays school Saturday, only one death having occurred and the other pupils showing no symptoms of the disease. School will then be resumed next Monday.

Washington Standard February 22, 1914

A mass meeting was called in the Tono hall last Saturday to hear the report of the clerk of the school board which was most satisfactory to the public. Mr. E.C. Way tendered his resignation as clerk of the board, which was accepted, and the citizens thereupon nominated R.H. Zimmerman to run in his stead. Mr. Way is a very capable man and the school board loses a good man when he goes out of office.

Washington Standard February 22, 1914


New Directors in Some Districts- Others Re-elected- Results Incomplete

Very little more than the ordinary interest was displayed in the annual school elections held in the 64 districts of the county last Saturday and the clerks of some of the districts have been lax in sending in their reports of the result of the election. Following is as complete a list of directors chosen as the county superintendent’s office has received:

… Collins, W.W. Whidden; Rainier, Theodore Gehrke; … Mountain View, J.H. Lawrence, Charles Koeppen; … Bald Hill, John Nystrom; … Lindstrom, Theodore M. Thompson; … Yelm consolidation, John P. Martin; …

Washington Standard March 13, 1914

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