Tag Archives: PTA

Glenn and Isolda Steele

In 1937, Glenn and Isolda Steele relocated to Garden Home from Antelope, Oregon. Isolda worked at the Garden Home School preparing lunches for the children and staff.  In 1939 she reported in the PTA minutes that hot lunches would now … Continue reading

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The Closing of Garden Home Elementary School

Garden Home Elementary may have been newer than McKay or Raleigh Hills elementary schools, and there is no doubt that it played a crucial role in making our cross-roads community a memorable part of eastern Washington County. It had a … Continue reading

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Garden Home P.T.A. Minutes, 1934-1941

Early Garden Home School: Thanks to Mildred Stevens, we have a wonderful book of the Garden Home School Parent Teacher Association (PTA) minutes during the 1930s. The book is all hand-written and the minutes for a meeting usually take two to three … Continue reading

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Memorabilia

Thanks to Polly Herman for her contribution of a Garden Home labeled sweatshirt. Should we sell something like this? Also thanks to Don Dunbar for a Garden Home classroom pennant and a lovely candle stick made from wood from the “original … Continue reading

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Garden Home School P.T.A. Scrapbook, 1957-58

We were given the Frontier Frolic scrapbook of the Garden Home School PTA activities and Gazettes of1957-58. Dorothy Meisner was President. The meetings were held about monthly, always followed by refreshments. Planning for refreshments at the meetings, events, room mothers, etc. was … Continue reading

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