La Veta Schools
Contributed by Karen Mitchell.
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LA VETA SCHOOLS
1872- First school built in La Veta.
1881- A.G. Boone owned the La Veta school building. Teacher was Melvina Hammond.
1882- Teachers at La Veta were Jennie Dunlap and Honora McQuisten.
1883- may- La Veta Election of officers, Treasurer S. L. Strange term had expired and President C. McComb had died. Eight votes were cast; 7 for Fred Pischel and one for J.C. Goss for president; seven votes for C.P. Noland and one for D.M. McCaskill for treasurer.
1883- La Veta Principal; Darius Conrad of Denver. Teacher Miss Fannie Davis.
1885, August 7- La Veta "We the voters of District #9, respectfully ask that your honorable body call a meeting of the legal voters of this district for the purpose of voting a special tax to assist in paying teachers for a 9 months school, also to vote bonds to build a respectable building for school purposes." Signed by C. Ritchey, Will Krier, F.R. Hill, F.A. Moore, C.L. Camp,
La Veta School, 1890
Teacher Mrs. IRWIN
2 Unidenified boys
La Veta School, 1895
1 unidentified girl
First Graduating Class of La Veta High School, 1907
Teacher: A.R. KENT
Blanche ALEXANDER (READ)
Eva DAIGRE (BRENNAN)
1907 October La Veta: Robert Fuzzell, the teacher at the school house above Bemen's sawmill, died of tuberculosis at the Springer Hotel.
Graduating Class of La Veta High School, 1908:
Teacher: A.R. KENT
Mae ALEXANDER (WILLBURN)
Lela McFARLAND (POWELL)
Graduating Class of La Veta High School, 1910
Ruby CAPPS (VORIES)
Margaret ALEXANDER (MAYER)
Lily CRUMLEY (FIRM)
First Football Team in La Veta
LaVeta Baseball Team, 1912
Abe SPARKS, manager
1914 La Veta Union High School Graduation
Clara Bates (upper right), Mary Stranger, Winnie Woodring, Flora Woodring, Lola Stewart, Nona Reynolds.
Principal: H.S. Brown
Assistant Principal: Mrs. H.S. Brown
Contributed by Theresa Bright 12-2005
LaVeta Baseball Team, 1920
Bryan DENTON, on far left
Graduating Class of La Veta High School, 1927
Teacher: Mr. CURTIS
La Veta High School 1941
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