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School Name:    Central Point School              School District Number:    #045

Location:
Township:  Twn40N    Range:  Rng16W    Section:  Sec02

Latitude:  38.255900 N      Longitude:  -92.669400 W



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Central Point Students Click on Photo for larger version



School Information:

Date Started: 1927          Date Closed: 1943

School Registers:
Clerk's Record: 1927-1940, 1940-1943

Teachers: Judge Jenkins lists the following teachers for the early years of the school:

1882-83 Belle Smith   1891-92 ?
1883-84 Mary L. Roark   1892-93 Maggie Skaggs
1884-85 Elmer Bliss   1893-94 Ida Phillips
1885-86 Thomas B. Cotten   1894-95 Leota Robertson
1886-87 Florence B. Cotten   1895-96 Texanna Curty
1887-88 Janie Cotten   1896-97 Gertie Wright
1888-89 M. L. Tremain   1897-98 ?
1889-90 Rosella Conner   1898-00 Anna Weaver
1890-91 Geo W. Tremain   1900-01 Frank Greenway

Later teachers included:

1928-30 Sylvia Apperson   1940-41 Lucille Bunch
1930 Beulah Breazill (partial term)   1941-42 Ruth Rustin
1931 Eula McCoy (partial term)   1942-43 Desta F. Kidwell
1931-32 Bessie Banner      
1932-34 Mary Swofford      
1934-35 Virgil Ponder      
1935-38 Adolph Jones      
1938-39 Lucille Graham      

Students in 1929 were:

Name of Parent
or Guardian
Pupil
Age
  Name of Parent
or Guardian
Pupil
Age
Blankenship, R M
Gladys
15
  Blankenship, R M
Treva
13
Blankenship, R M
Basil
9
  Brewer, U S
Opal
16
Brewer, U S
Freda
13
  Brewer, U S
Dessie
9
Hutchison, H D
Foley
9
  Beach, H H
Clint
20
Beach, H H
Curtis
17
  Bunch, G M
William
16
Bunch, G M
Raymond
13
  Bunch, G M
Leonard
11
Bunch, G M
Ruby
6
  Platter, John
Nellie
11
Platter, John
Henry
9
  Platter, John
Roy
7
Waters
Clyde
10
  Waters
Hugh
8
Waters
Vaughn
6
  Conner, J W
Orvis
16
Kelsay, L B
Gladys
16
  Kelsay, L B
Lois
13
Kelsay, L B
Leland
11
  Kelsay, L B
Pauline
7
Kelsay, L B
Euell Conner
9
  Evans, J F
Melvin
17
Evans, J F
Arnell
15
   

Students in 1943 were:

Name of Parent
or Guardian
Pupil
Age
  Name of Parent
or Guardian
Pupil
Age
Bunch, G M
Helen
15
  Blankenship, R M
Selma
17
Blankenship, R M
Betty Lou
14
  Blankenship, R M
Eulah Rose
12
Blankenship, R M
Beulah Darlene
9
  Conner, Frank
Harold
14
Craig, Emery
Edward
9
  Schaeffer, L S
Paul
10
Wyrick, Bill
Laverne
9
  Wyrick, Bill
Billy Joe
8
Wyrick, Bill
Virgil
6
   

 

Year Director   Year Director
1929 Schwinger, H A   1930 Hutchison, H D
1930 Blankenship, R M   1931 Conner, Frank
1931 Jobson, Samuel   1931 Hudson, Andie
1932 Bunch, George M   1932 Jobson, S N
1933 Schwinger, H A   1934 Stark, Earl
1935 Wolverton, J B   1936 Schwinger, H A
1936 Forrest, George   1937 Burlingame, Aubrey
1938 Hendrix, Ivy   1939 Forrest, George
1939 Stark, Earl   1938 Sullins, Otis
1940 Strange, D W
Burlingame, F W & Kehr, J W
     

Directors usually served for 3 years but occasionally one would resign and another would take his place.

Presidents, Chairmen, District Clerks, Secretaries, Janitors and contractors hired for Central Point School were, R M Blankenship, H D Hutchison, Jessie Jobson, Thos Job, Ester Hutchison, J W Conner, H A Schwinger, Aubrey Burlingame, George B Forrest, Lennie Conner, Frank Conner, Lucy Conner, Earl Stark, Freda Brewer, Treva Blankenship, J R Johnson, Roy Platter, Glenn Hendricks, Wilma Burlingame, Rebecca Jobson, Betty Forrest, Betty and Eula Blankenship, Clarence Chidister, Henry Barclay, and Carl Justice.

As of 2017 a family is still living in the old Central Point School building.




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