IAGenWeb Project - Clayton co.

Monona Township Country Schools

Additional information or photos of any of the Monona twp. schools is welcome. If you have something to share please email the Clayton co. IAGenWeb coordinator. Unless otherwise credited, the information on this page was compiled by S. Ferrall.

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Independent District - Monona - The 1886 Warner-Foote plat shows this school located in the town of Monona, Section 14. Note: the town is located in sections 11, 12, 13 & 14.

1905
The board at its last meeting completed the selection of teachers for the ensuing year. The teachers employed are as follows:
Principal- R. H. Sylvester.
Assistant- Winnifred Schmidt.
Grammar- Florence Butler.
Intermediate- Florence Hazelton.
Second Primary- Stella Goodsell.
First Primary- Cora Brandt.
~Elkader Register, Thur., June 1, 1905. Monona column ~contributed by Reid R. Johnson

1906
At a meeting of the board of Directors, held last evening, the following teachers were re-elected for the ensuing year.
Principal- R. H. Sylvester
Assistant- Winnifred Schmid
Grammer- Florence Butler
Intermediate- Florence Hazelton
2nd Primary- Estella Goodsell
~Elkader Register, Thur., April 19, 1906. Monona column ~contributed by Reid R. Johnson

See also:
Monona HS graduates & photos (misc. years)
Monona High School photos

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Monona twp. No. 2 - The 1886 Warner-Foote plat shows this school located on the boundry of Sections 9 & 10, on the main road between Luana and Monona (a short distance north of what is now Hwy 18) and next to the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul RR track.

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Monona twp. No. 3 - Luana - The 1882 Clayton co. History: ... a school was taught in a small building within the village of Luana during the winter of 18854-1885. In 1856 a brick school was located about half a mile west of Luana, that was used for nineteen years before being removed. The 1886 Warner-Foote plat shows the school as an Independent District located in the village of Luana, Section 8.

See also:
Luana school photos & notes

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Monona twp. No. 4 - Organized in 1858, this sub-district was located in the SW part of the township. The 1886 Warner-Foote plat shows this school located in the eastern part of Section 30, on the boundry of Section 29.

1883
Report of school taught in sub. district No. 4, Monona township, for the term ending April 27th, 1883. Alice Welton, Teacher
Roll of Honor:
Sarah Goth
Lura McKellar
Katie Ryan
Lizzie Senholz
Mary Oldag
Leora Nichols
Charlie Ziegler
Lizzie Ziegler
Lillie Daubenberger
Ollie Haines
~Elkader Register, Fri., May 4, 1883 ~contributed by Reid R. Johnson

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Monona twp. No. 5 - The 1886 Warner-Foote plat shows this school located in the western portion of Section 27, near the Pioneer cemetery.

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Monona twp. No. 6 - The 1886 Warner-Foote plat shows this school located in the eastern part of Section 26, on the boundry with Section 25.

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Independent district - Hardin - This district was composed of parts of Monona, in Clayton co. and parts of Post & Franklin twps in Allamakee county. The 1886 Warner-Foote plat shows this school located in Allamakee county a short distance north of the Section 6, Clayton county.

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