Tag Archives: School

April 2016 News

Welcome to our website about historic Garden Home. In the People and Places pages, you’ll find over a hundred stories and hundreds of photos of vintage Garden Home and residents attending our events. Upcoming Events We begin each regular meeting with a … 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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History of Garden Home written by students in 1962

The following Garden Home history  was written by seventh grade students  in 1962.  It was apparently presented publicly by the PTA at a Founder’s Day event, 1964.   We have an original quite faded copy with the name Dorothy Meisner at … 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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Schools in Garden Home Area

Garden Home:  Children living in the Garden Home area went to either McKay or Raleigh until Garden Home District 92 organized to provide a school program in 1911.  It didn’t have its own school building at first; classes were held in a large … Continue reading

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Oct 20, 2012 Centennial Celebration of Garden Home School opening

What fun we had at our Centennial Celebration of the opening of Garden Home School in 1912! Classmates, displays, coffee and donuts, lunch sandwich rolls, transcriber table, slides and photos of school classes, brief program and FUN filled the gymnasium. … 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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Sep 24, 2011 Centennial anniversary of the first Garden Home class for school children

Saturday, Sept. 24, 2011: We’ll be celebrating the 100th anniversary of the first Garden Home class for school children, beginning at 10 am. In 1911 the class was held upstairs in Chris Jager’s store, now the Dairy Queen corner. The original Garden Home … Continue reading

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