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RINGGOLD COUNTY TEACHERS & EDUCATORS

PAST and PRESENT

By all means this is not an inclusive list of Ringgold County's teachers and educators. This page is a tribute to those who dedicated their lives to educate our minds, discipline our bodies, and mold us into young adults, ready to enter into the world and become the people we are today. ~ SRB

  • Teachers
    Administration and Staff, Delphos
  • Rice Center Teachers
    Delphos, Iowa, 1920's
  •  
  • Rural School Teachers
    Ringgold County, 1945
  • Teaching Assignments
    1940's
  •  
  • 2011-12 Ringgold County Schools
    Administration, Faculty & Staff
    Mount Ayr, Clearfield and Diagonal
    Community Schools
  • Surnames:

        A    B   C     D   E    F    G    H
       I    J    K     L    M    N     O    P
       Q    R    S    T    U   V   W     X
           Y     Z   

    NOTE: To search for a specific surname on this webpage
    press "Ctrl" key and the "F" key together on your keyboard
    (Command + "F" for Mac users)
    then type the surname in the dialog box which pops up.

  • Country School Teachers, 1954-55
        Surnames: BARNETT, BISBEY, BRADY, CANNON, DAUGHTON, FINDLEY, FITZWATER, GARRETT, HAWN, HOFFMAN, HOOD, HORNE, JAMES, KELLER, KESSLER, LINTHICUM, MICKAEL, SICKELS, SOBOTKA, STEWART, ZINN
  • MACS Retirees, 2012
         Cindy ALLEN, Angi DODGE, Marilyn HAWKINS, Pam HUDSON, James SMITH, Donna YOUNG

    A

  • ABARR, Anna, teacher at Badger School

  • ABARR, Della, teacher at Empire School

  • ABBOTT, John, Teacher at Lesanville School, 1873.

  • ABERNATHY, Miss Hattie, Teacher at Lesanville School.

  • ADAIR, Miss, Elementary teacher at Redding, 1929

  • ADAMS, "Mother" (TALLEY)
        Teacher in Grant Township, 1850's, at a salary of $10 a month

  • ALDRICH, Martin "Marty"
        instrumental music instructor, Mount Ayr Community School until 1991

  • ALLARD, Miss
        English, typing, and shorthand teacher at Redding High School

  • ALLEN, Cindy, Mount Ayr Elementary teacher

  • ALLEN, Dale, Superintendent Redding School

  • ALLEN, Jackie, Diagonal Middle School math teacher, 2008

  • ALLEN, Morris L., Social Studies Teacher at Kellerton School, 1949

  • AMICK, Charlie, teacher at Empire School

  • ANDERSON, Marion, government & English teacher at Tingley Independent School

  • ANDERSON, Mary, Latin & History Teacher Mount Ayr High School, 1914-1915

  • ANDERSON, Ramona (FOSTER), country school teacher, Ellston area, 1930's

  • ANDREWS, Laura, teacher at Badger School

  • ANGLUM, Mayme, Teacher at Maloy

  • ANGUS, Ruth (MOFFATT), Teacher at Mount Ayr Community Schools, 17 years

  • ANGUS, Suzi, Mount Ayr Community School special education teacher, 1995

  • ARNDE, Maurice, Teacher at Mount Ayr

  • ARNEAL, Bessie, teacher at Badger School

  • ARNETT, Claudia, teacher at Badger School

  • ARNETT, George, teacher at Empire School

  • ARNETT, Nan, teacher at Badger School and Empire School

  • ASHENHURST, Eva, teacher at Cozy Corner School No. 3 Tingley Township

  • ASHENHURST, Mary, teacher at Tingley Independent School, 1947-1961

  • ASKREN, Mr. J. C., Teacher at Mount Ayr School, 1870's

  • ASKREN, Louise, Teacher at Marshalltown School, County Superintendent of Schools, 1915

  • ASKREN, Capt. Robert F.
        County Superintendent of Schools, 1870's; organized 1st County Institute for Teachers

  • AUCKER, Ray
        Diagonal Community School superintendent, 1990's

  • AUSTIN, Jane, Teacher at Mount Ayr School

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  • BAILEY, Clyde E.
        Teacher at Grant Center Rural School No. 5, Grant Township

  • BAILEY, Julia (MERRILL), Teacher at Mount Ayr School, 1870's

  • BAILEY, Opal (LINK), Teacher at Dryden No. 6 School, Benton Township

  • BAIRD, Elder, Superintendent at Redding School, 1906

  • BALLATYNE, Madeline R., English teacher at Kellerton High School, 1956

  • BALLATYNE, Mr., 1st & 2nd Grade Teacher, Kellerton School, 1957

  • BARCHUS, Rachel, Teacher at Lone Star School, 1872

  • BARNES, William, Teacher at Caledonia School 1876 - 1877

  • BARNETT, Mrs. Maxine, 1954-55 teacher at Grant Center School, No. 5

  • BARNHOUSE, V. R., Superintendent, Kellerton High School, 1956

  • BARRETT, J. Wyl, Teacher at Middle Fork School No. 6, 1899-1900

  • BARRETT, William Lee, Teacher in Ringgold County, 1890's

  • BARTLING, Darrell
        concluded a 35-year career as junior high & senior high principal, Mount Ayr Community School 2005
        He was a 1970 graduate of University of Northern Iowa.

  • BASSETT, Bernadine, Mount Ayr Community School Business Education teacher

  • BEALL, A. G.
        Teacher at Mount Ayr School, 1850 & 60's
        Deputy County Superintendent of Schools, early 1900's

  • BEALL, Charlotte (SWAN), Teacher at Mount Ayr School, 1850's

  • BEALL, Ithamar S. "Ith", Teacher at Mount Ayr School, 1850's

  • BEAMAN, Aileene Marjorie (DOWNIE), home ec & English teacher at Tingley School

  • BEAR, Winfield Scott, Superintendent at Kellerton School

  • BEARD, Albert, Teacher at John SCOTT School, New Chicago

  • BEDIER, Michelle Lynn (POMERENKE), teacher at Diagonal Community School

  • BELLAMY, John, teacher at Empire School

  • BELLAMY, Laura, early Ringgold County schoolteacher

  • BENNETT, Dora (SWIGART), Teacher in rural Ringgold County schools

  • BENSON, Georgia (SIVERLY), Teacher at Harmony School, No. 6, Grant Twp.

  • BENUKE, J. E., Superintendent Tingley School, 1920.

  • BESTER, Paul
        teacher at Willow Grove, No. 4, Jefferson Twp.

  • BEYMER, Estella (SHAFER), Teacher at Harmony School, No. 6, Grant Twp.

  • BETHARDS, Harry Fay, music teacher, Diagonal Schools, 1950's

  • BILLINGSLEY, Miss, 8th Grade Teacher at Ellston School

  • BIRD, Mrs., teacher at Tingley Independent School

  • BISBEY, Mrs. Elgin, teacher at Liberty No. 4, Side Hill School, 1954-55

  • BISHOP, Margaret, rural Ringgold County and 5th Grade teacher, Mount Ayr Elementary

  • BISSELL, Olie, teacher at Tingley Independent School

  • BLACK, Charles, track and field coach, Mount Ayr High School, 1960's

  • BLANDON, Vera Mabel (GREEN), Speech & Drama Teacher, Kellerton & Grand River

  • BLISS, Floy, Teacher at Mount Ayr Schools

  • BLOOMSTRAND, Ada Mae, 5th & 6th grade teacher, Tingley School

  • BLUNK, Ethel, Primary Teacher, Maloy School, 1900

  • BOARD, Judy, 6th grade teacher and coach, Mount Ayr Community, 2000-05

  • BOHN, Irene Marie (TODD), Ringgold County country schoolteacher

  • BOLTON, Norma, Tingley Community school teacher

  • BONEBRAKE, Susan "Avis" (STEPHENS)
        teacher at Diagonal, Blockton & Clearfield Schools

  • BOWEN, Bill, Superintendent Redding School

  • BOYD, Russell, science teacher at Tingley Independent School

  • BRADEN, Miss, Elementary teacher at Ellston School

  • BRADLEY, Mida E., Music Teacher, Kellerton High School, 1956

  • BRADLEY, Mildred, Teacher at Redding School, 1930's

  • BRADY, Mrs. Gertrude, teacher at Liberty No. 5, Liberty Center School, 1954-55

  • BRINTON, Grace, English Teacher, Kellerton High School, 1957

  • BRISBANE, Tracy, Domestic Science Teacher, Tingley High School, 1919

  • BROOKS, Rollie K.
        Civil War Veteran & Teacher at Clipper School No. 3, Middle Fork Township, post-Civil War Years

  • BROWN, Chad, Former Head Basketball Coach, Grand Valley Community School

  • BROWN, Iva S., (1893-1925) Teacher, Ringgold County

  • BROWN, Lavon (McMATH), rural Ringgold County teacher

  • BROWN, Miriam L. (WOOD), Rural school teacher, Diagonal

  • BROWN, Miss, First teacher at Mount Ayr School

  • BROWN, U. G., Principal of Kellerton High School, 1908

  • BRUNDAGE, Chip
        High School mathematics & football coach, Mount Ayr Community School

  • BRYAN, Bessie, Teacher at Badger School, Empire School, and Orchard Hill School

  • BRYAN, Grace, teacher at Badger School

  • BUCK, Belle, Teacher at Mount Ayr School, 1860's

  • BUCK, Fannie (BALDWIN), teacher at Rice Center School #5

  • BUCK, Lora (DENHART)
        teacher at Harmony School, No. 6, Grant Twp.

  • BUCK, Mr. R. M., teacher at Rice Center School #5

  • BUCK, Sue, Teacher, Mount Ayr Community School

  • BUCK, William J., Teacher at Mount Ayr School, late 1860's

  • BUCY, Avis "Maxine" (GROVES)
        Teacher at Lincoln #1 rural school, intermediate teacher at Benton School,
        remedial math teacher at Clarke Community Schools, Osceola IA

  • BUELL, Evelyn, Teacher at Mount Ayr School

  • BUELL, Mrs. W. B.
        vocal music instructor at Tingley, Ellston, Beaconsfield, Delphos, Maloy, & Redding
        elementary schools, 1950's -1960

  • BULLOCK, Mrs., Teacher at Lesanville School.

  • BURCH, Elmer R., Superintendent, Kellerton School, 1949

  • BURCHETT, Ida Maude (GREENMAN), Ringgold County teacher, early 1900's

  • BURDETTE, Mildred P. (McMAHILL), Teacher at Tingley School

  • BURNETT, Lottie, Teacher at Bethel School No. 1, Grant Township

  • BUSBY, Bette, Teacher at Harmony School, No. 6, Grant Twp.

  • BUSCHING, Miss Marilyn
        Mount Ayr Community School, physical education teacher, 1977

  • BUTCHER, Mary, Elementary teacher at Ellston School

  • BUTLER, C. J., Superintendent at Redding School, 1919

  • BUTT, Esther (JOHNSTON), Teacher at Willow Grove, No. 4, Jefferson Twp.

  • BYERS, Raymond E., Teacher at Mount Ayr School and elementary principal 1958-1960

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  • CALFEE, Fannie, teacher at Tingley Township Center School, 1879

  • CALFEE, Mercy, Teacher at Mogul School No. 3, Tingley Township

  • CALFEE, Minnie May, Teacher at Boggs School

  • CAMP, Laura, married Richard EMERSON
        teacher at John SCOTT School, New Chicago

  • CAMPBELL, Effie, Teacher at Ellston School

  • CAMPBELL, Fern, Diagonal High School Teacher

  • CAMPBELL, G. Glenn, Teacher at Mount Ayr Community School

  • CAMPBELL, Louie, Teacher at Ellston School, 1886

  • CAMPBELL, Orr, Teacher at Maloy School, 1881

  • CAMPBELL, Teri, Spanish teacher, Mount Ayr Community School

  • CAMPBELL, Thomas "Tom"
        teacher in Lotts Creek Township; later Ringgold County Treasurer 1886-1895;
        co-owner of CAMPBELL & McSNIGG Implement, Mount Ayr

  • CANNON, Mrs. Mildred
        Teacher at Poe No. 6, Saltzman School, 1954-55; Grand Valley Junior High Teacher

  • CAREY, Kay, High School English & Spanish teacher, Diagonal Community School

  • CARGILL, Alice
        teacher at Willow Grove, No. 4, Jefferson Twp. & Lincoln School No 4, Washington Township

  • CARR, Gladys (CLARK) STEELE, Elementary teacher at Maloy and Mount Ayr

  • CARR, Maurice
        Basketball Coach at Maloy, 1930's. Inducted to Iowa High School Basketball Hall of Fame in 1981
        teacher at Redding School, 1957; superintendant at Redding School, 1958

  • CARR, Maxine, English teacher, Mount Ayr Community High School

  • CARR, Miss, High school teacher at Redding School, 1920's

  • CARSON, Ethel (SIVERLY), Teacher at Harmony School, No. 6, Grant Twp.

  • CARSON, Evelyn Lucille (EURITT) PRATT, country school teacher

  • CARSON, Vera Deloris (HAIDSIAK)   [Obituary], Brush College Country School, Diagonal, Maloy, Benton & Mount Ayr grade school teacher

  • CARTER, Mrs., 3rd & 46th Grade Teacher, Kellerton School, 1957

  • CASON, Carol, junior high and high school vocal music, Mount Ayr Community School

  • CHAMBERS, J.E.M., High School teacher at Redding School, 1940's

  • CHAMPLIN, John, Mount Ayr football coach, 1945.

  • CHAVANNES, Elsie (McFARLAND), High School teacher at Mount Ayr Community school

  • CHERRYHOLMES, Professor J. D., Teacher at Kellerton School

  • CHICKEN, Harriet (PIKE), Mount Ayr School teacher

  • CLARK, Lena Pearl (ROBERTS), Teacher at Pleasant Valley and Zwick Schools

  • CLARK, Stella (HESS), Teacher at Harmony School, No. 6, Grant Twp.

  • CLEMENT, Dale, typing teacher at Tingley Independent School

  • CLYMER, Mabel Voilet (BRADSHAW)
        teacher in Beaconsfield vicinity & cook at Tingley School

  • COBB, Anna, Teacher at Brush College

  • COFFEE, Ray, Technology coordinator, Mount Ayr Community School

  • COIE, Mae F., Bookkeeping Teacher and Superintendent Tingley School, 1920.

  • COLE, Mabel Aldah, Ringgold County Home Economics teacher

  • COLE, Ty, Boys Basketball Coach at Redding High School, 1930's

  • COLLINS, James, Mount Ayr Community School Vocational Agriculture Instructor, 1977

  • COLLINS, Mr., Superintendent Redding School

  • COMBS, Nora Lorene (WIMER), Mount Ayr teacher, 1940's

  • COMER, Coach, coach at Ellston High School

  • COMER, Ruby (HIGGINS), Teacher at Willow Grove, No. 4, Jefferson Twp.

  • COOK, Jack
       Mount Ayr Community School Vocational Instructor & Future Farmers of America Advisor

  • COOK, Sadie, Teacher at Knowlton School

  • COOL, Jim, Ellston and Mount Ayr Teacher

  • CRAIN, Sue, Sixth Grade teacher, Mount Ayr Community School

  • CRAWFORD, Mrs., Teacher at Willow Grove, No. 4, Jefferson Twp.

  • CRAWFORD, Leonard, Mount Ayr Community School Elementary Principal, 1962-63

  • CROSS, Pam
        Junior High Social Studies Teacher, Mount Ayr Community School, 2000

  • CROUCH, Jessie, teacher at Empire School

  • CROUCH, Miss, Tingley School Teacher, 1916-1917

  • CULVER, Richard, Teacher and coach at Maloy

  • CUMMINS, Miss Lizzie, Teacher at Lesanville School.

  • CUNNINGHAM, Peter J. "Jim", Teacher at Mount Ayr Community School

  • CUNNINGHAM, John, Teacher at rural school near Missouri Border, 1850's

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  • DAILEY, Mabel
        Teacher at Foland School and Tingley and Ringgold County Schools
       and primary teacher at Tingley Independent School

  • DALBEY, Margaret Esther (BEARD), Diagonal's Home Economics & English teacher

  • DAUGHTON, Mrs. Vera, teacher at Poe No. 1, Leasanville School, 1954-55

  • DAVENPORT, R. E., Superintendent Tingley School, 1909.

  • DAY, Bertha (RICKER), Teacher at Harmony School, No. 6, Grant Twp.

  • DAY, Dan, Mount Ayr Commmunity High school guidance counselor, 1970's & 1980's

  • DAZELL, Prof., Coach at Ellston High School

  • DELAY, Mr., Teacher at Mount Ayr School, 1870's

  • DeLONG, Miss, teacher at Hackberry No. 2 Rural School, Tingley Township

  • DeNELSKY, Minnie, Mount Ayr Community High School librarian and Spanish teacher

  • DENHART, Mary, Teacher at Jefferson Center School, Jefferson Township

  • DENNIS, W. J., Superintendent Tingley School, 1918 - 1919.

  • DeVRIES, Jane (ANDERSON) DUFFIELD
        Teacher at Side Hill School & country schools, Athens & Liberty Townships,
        late 1930's& early 1940's

  • DeWITT, Ruth, Junior High Teacher, Tingley School, 1919

  • DICKENS, Vera
        Ringgold County superintendant of schools, serving 33 years.

  • DICKEY, Mabel, Teacher at Kellerton, 1911 - 1912

  • DICKINSON, Mabel, Teacher at Harmony School, No. 6, Grant Twp.

  • DILLEN, Isaac, teacher at Badger School

  • DINKEL, Nora (SHAFER), Teacher at Harmony School, No. 6, Grant Twp.

  • DODGE, Angi, Mount Ayr Elementary teacher

  • DODGE, Darrell
        alternative school instruction & administration, Mount Ayr Community School

  • DOLECHECK, Sylva, Ringgold County School Superintendent

  • DOSER, Ethel (BIGLEY), Teacher at Jackson Hill No. 8, Monroe Township

  • DOUGLASS, Ruby (NEILL), country school teacher

  • DOULET, Margaret, Teacher at Harmony School, No. 6, Grant Twp.

  • DRAKE, Andrew, associate Middle School special education, Mount Ayr Community School, 2013-14

  • DRAKE, John, Teacher at John SCOTT School, New Chicago

  • DRAKE, Mary Marguerite (FERBER), Teacher at Ringgol County rural schools

  • DRISKELL, Margaret, Teacher at Cottonwood School No. 7, Jefferson Township

  • DuBOIS, Miss, Intermediate School Teacher, Mount Ayr, 1888

  • DuBOIS, Mr., Superintendent Ringgold County Schools, 1920

  • DUKES, Lela Ione (PERSHIN), Teacher at Dickson Country School north of Ellston

  • DUNCAN, Robert, Mount Ayr High School industrial arts & world history teacher, 1955-57

  • DUNHAM, Paul Preston, Superintendent at Diagonal School

  • DURHAM, Mr., Teacher at Redding School, 1940's

  • DUSE, Earl C., Boys Basketball Coach at Redding High School, 1920's

  • DUTH, Mr., Teacher at Mount Ayr School, 1850's

  • DWIRE, Stephen, Teacher at Lesanville School.

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  • EASON, Beth (BEYMER), Ringgold County country school teacher

  • EASON, Clair, superintendent Diagonal Community School

  • EASON, JoAnn, Fifth Grade teacher, Diagonal Community School

  • EASON, Marie, Teacher at Shiloh School, Benton Township

  • EASTMAN, Mr. E. H., Principal & Teacher at Mount Ayr School, 1880's

  • EASTWOOD, Miss, teacher at Tingley Independent School

  • ECKELS, Gertrude Clara (HALM), Ellston School teacher

  • EDWARDS, Maggie, Teacher at Willow Grove, No. 4, Jefferson Twp.

  • EGLY, Mrs. Bessie, teacher at Tingley Independent School
        teacher at Cornith School No. 8, Jefferson Township, 1946-1952

  • EHLEN, Eric, Mount Ayr Community School Junior High Health, Asst. High School wrestling coach, 1995

  • EIGHME, Jo, teacher at Tingley Independent School, 1926 - 1944

  • EIGHME, Marietta, primary teacher at Tingley Independent School

  • ELLINGTON, Miss, first teacher at Maloy, 1895

  • ELLINGTON, L. M.
        High School & Grammar School Teacher, Mount Ayr, 1870 & 80's
        1879 in charge of entire Mount Ayr School

  • Ellston High School Teachers, 1918 - 1919

  • ELMORE, Arthur, Music Teacher, Beaconsfield School

  • ELWOOD, Chris, Mount Ayr Elementary principal

  • ENGLE, E. J., Superintendent Tingley School, 1911 - 1912.

  • ESCH, Madison, 2nd Grade Teacher, Mount Ayr Community School, 2013-14

  • EVANS, W. L., Superintendent Redding School, 1949-50

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  • FARROW, Seth, Vocal music instructor, Mount Ayr Community School

  • FASOLD, Prof. Wilford H., teacher at Mount Ayr High School

  • FAULKNER, Lizzie, Teacher of John SCOTT School, New Chicago

  • FENN, Carl, Teacher at Mount Ayr Schools

  • FERGUSON, Bill, Middle School teacher at Redding School, 1937

  • FINDLEY, Mr., teacher at Tingley Independent School

  • FINDLEY, Mrs., teacher at Tingley Independent School

  • FINDLEY, Mrs. Rose, teacher at Middle Forck No. 5, Hickory Grove School, 1954-55

  • FISHER, Florence, 5th & 6th Grade teacher at Redding School, 1928

  • FISK, Rosalia, Teacher at Grand Valley Schools

  • FITZWATER, Mrs. Lillie, teacher at Athens No. 2 School, 1954-55

  • FLAGGARD, Ruth, Teacher at Grand Valley School

  • FLANERY, John, Vocal Music Teacher, Mount Ayr & Grand Valley Schools, 1995

  • FLEMING, Eugene, Teacher at Willow Grove, No. 4, Jefferson Twp.

  • FOGLEMAN, Winnie, early Ringgold County schoolteacher

  • FOLTZ, Edna, Teacher at Pleasant Valley School No. 7, Monroe Township, 1930's

  • FOSTER, A., Teacher in Lotts Creek Township, 1850's

  • FOSTER, Grace Arlene (JACKSON), rural Ringgold County school teacher, Zion, Tingley & Athen

  • FREDRICKSEN, Doris Marie (CARSON), Teacher in Ringgold County rural schools

  • FREED, Mrs. Kathleen, Elementary Teacher at Redding Consolidated School

  • FREEL, Herman, Diagonal Community School superintendent, 1962-62

  • FREEMAN, Ina, primary teacher at Tingley Independent School

  • FRENCH, Bart, Freshman science teacher, 1962-1970, Mount Ayr Community School

  • FRENCH, Ed, Teacher at John SCOTT School, New Chicago

  • FROST, Anna, early Ringgold County schoolteacher

  • FUGATE, Rev. Cela Imo (ATWOOD)
        5th & 6th grade teacher, Kellerton & Grand Valley Community Schools, 1940's

  • FULLERTON, Dr. C. A., Organizer of Ringgold County's grade school chorus, 1930's

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  • GAINES, Mr., teacher at Badger School

  • GALLOWAY, Mrs. Elsie, High School teacher at Redding School, 1950's

  • GALLOWAY, Julia, teacher at Pleasant View School, 1879

  • GALLOWAY, Nellie, teacher at Empire School

  • GARNES, J. Frank, Principal of Ellston High School, 1908

  • GARRETT, Mrs. Roberta, teacher at Lotts Creek No. 7, Shady Grove School, 1954-55

  • GEIGER, Vance
        A graduate of Redding High School and NorthWest Missouri College; Veteran
        principal of Mount Ayr High School, 1960's.

  • GEISE, Dale, Mount Ayr physical education teacher

  • GEIST, Jodie, Special education teacher, Mount Ayr Community School

  • GERINGER, Vince, Mount Ayr Community High School chemistry & physics teacher, 1962-1976

  • GETTS, Clarice, Teacher at Harmony School, No. 6, Grant Twp.

  • GILES, Larry, Mount Ayr Elementary principal, 1980's

  • GLEASON, Gladys, 1914-15 Redding School teacher

  • GODFREY, Jessie, First teacher at Tingley Independent School

  • GODFREY, Dr. Roger, Diagonal superintendent, 1990's

  • GOLDNER, Maggie (SHERWOOD) Teacher at Ames School No. 1, Tingley Township, 1916

  • GOODALE, Phylis (MOREY), Teacher at Harmony School, No. 6, Grant Twp.

  • GORDON, Miss, teacher at Tingley School, 1913-1914

  • GRAHAM, Gladys (BROWN), Ringgold County teacher

  • GRAY, Harriet, Teacher at Tingley School, 1893

  • GRAY, Ila (TAYLOR), School teacher at Blockton and Mount Ayr, Iowa

  • GRAY, J. R., teacher at Tingley School, 1893

  • GRAY, Mary, teacher at Tingley School, 1896

  • GREENE, Susan, Vocal music instructor, Mount Ayr Community School

  • GRIFFITH, Miss Velma, Teacher at Redding School, 1938

  • GROSS, Helen Lois (HAMMANS), Teacher at Mount Ayr Community Schools, 29 years

  • GROSSER, Miss Alice M., Grand Valley music teacher

  • GUILD, Flora, Teacher at John SCOTT School, New Chicago

  • GUSTIN, Jeremiah C., (1846-1919), Ringgold County Schools director

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  • HAGANS, Jane E. (TARDY), Teacher at Hickory Grove School, early 1900's

  • HAGGLUND, Anne Louise (HALL)
        English and music teacher, Mount Ayr Community Schools

  • HAILEY, Lola A. (WILLEY), County School Teacher at Jefferson #6 School

  • HAMILTON, Garry Lee, High School teacher at Mount Ayr Community School

  • HAMMOND, Mr., Principal & teacher at Mount Ayr School, 1876

  • HANSEN, C. Arthur, Supertendent of Schools, Mount Ayr, 1959 - 1961

  • HARRINGTON, Dale, Basketball coach, Mount Ayr High School, 1960's

  • HARRISON, Miss Retta
        Teacher at Badger School & Intermediate Teacher at Kellerton School

  • HARTLEY, Bernice, Teacher at Harmony School, No. 6, Grant Twp.

  • HARVEY, Harlan
        High School teacher at Redding School, 1950's
        Boys High School Basketball Coach, Redding High School

  • HASCALL, Edwin A., Science teacher, Kellerton High School, late 1950's

  • HASS, Maud, teacher at Badger School

  • HATCH, Estella, Teacher at John SCOTT School, New Chicago

  • HATFIELD, Kenneth Lee "Ken"
        teacher at Grand Valley Community School and Diagonal School

  • HAUPTMANN, R. E.
        Mount Ayr Voc-Ag instructor and F.F.A. advisor, 1950's - 1960's
        Leadership Award, November, 1960
    .

  • HAWN, Mrs. June, teacher at Monroe No. 3 (Zwick?) School, 1954-55

  • HEATON, Barbara W., Kellerton school teacher

  • HEATON, Miss Velma, Teacher at Eighme School, 1935

  • HENDERSON, E. Claire, Superintendent Redding School

  • HENDERSON, Lola, teacher at Tingley School, 1893

  • HERRINGTON, G. Dale
        Diagonal basketball coach, 1940-50's; Mount Ayr basketball coach, 1960's.

  • HIGGINS, Allen, District School Director, Middle Fork Township circa early 1900's

  • HIGGINS, Ruby, Teacher at Willow Grove School No. 4, Jefferson Township

  • HILESBECK, Mr. J. A., Principal at Mount Ayr School, 1880

  • HILLHOUSE, Rosa, teacher at Badger School

  • HINES, Addie, Teacher at Mount Ayr Schools, 1870's

  • HOFFMAN, Mrs. Althea, 1954-55 teacher at country school, Jefferson No. 5

  • HOFFMAN, Florence, Primary teacher at Redding School, 1915, 1919, 1920's

  • HOFFMAN, Gaile, Primary teacher Redding School, 1902's

  • HOFFMAN, Florence, teacher at Badger School

  • HOFFMAN, John, teacher at Badger School

  • HOFFMAN, Maurisca, Remedial reading, Diagonal Community School

  • HOFFMAN, Rowena, 5th & 6th Grade teacher at Redding School, 1927

  • HOFFMAN, Silas, teacher at Badger School

  • HOHLFELD, William "Bill", Mount Ayr Community High School teacher for 31 years

  • HOLMAN, Pearl (BROWN), teacher at Rice Center School #5

  • HOOD, Mrs. Irene, teacher at Poe No. 9, Urbana School, 1954-55

  • HORNE, Mrs. Barbara, teacher at Liberty No. 1 Brubaker School, 1954-55

  • HOSFIELD, Dorothy "Nadine" (WOOD), rural country school teacher

  • HOUDEK, Michelle, 5th grade teacher, Mount Ayr Community School

  • HOWE, Jack, Mount Ayr Junior High teacher & Boy Scout Master, 1950's

  • HOWE, Mrs. Jack, 6th Grade teacher, Benton School, 1960's

  • HUDSON, Pam, Mount Ayr Elementary teacher

  • HUNT, Mr., Junior High Teacher, Kellerton School, 1956

  • HUNT, Mrs., 5th & 6th Grade Teacher, Kellerton School, 1956

  • HUNSICKER, Evert C., Voc-Ag teacher, Kellerton and Grand Valley High School

  • HURST, Allan M., Music teacher, Mount Ayr Community school, 1960-61

  • HURWIT, J. J., Superintendent Tingley School, 1925 - 1933.

  • HUTCHINSON, Eddie Joe "Ed", Coach at Mount Ayr Community School

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  • IRVING, Miss, Teacher at Cornith School near Diagonal, circa 1947

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  • JACKSON, Donella, Mount Ayr Elementary School Teacher

  • JACKSON, Hazel (WAUGH), Teacher rural Ringgold County Schools.

  • JACKSON, Miss, teacher at Tingley School, 1914-1915

  • JACKSON, Ruby Rosa Lee (GOLDNER), Ringgold County school teacher

  • JACKSON, Miss Sally, Grade School teacher at Redding School, 1950's

  • JACOBY, Flo (OSBORN), Teacher at Willow Grove, No. 4, Jefferson Twp.

  • JAMES, Mrs. Evelyn, ast teacher at Oak Ridge No. 5 school; teacher at Redding School 1950's

  • JAMISON, Jennie Marie, Latin & History Teacher Mount Ayr High School, 1915-1916

  • JAMISON, Miss, teacher at Tingley School, 1914-1915

  • JARVIS, Mollie E., Diagonal's 1st town school teacher

  • JENKINS, Hazel (NICHOLS), Teacher at Bridge Academy School No. 4, Tingley Township

  • JENKS, Ethel, Teacher at Willow Shade School No. 6, Tingley Township

  • JENNINGS, Clark, Teacher at Jefferson Center School, Jefferson Township

  • JENNINGS, Marian, Special Education Teacher, Mount Ayr Community School

  • JESSUP, Florence (WILEY), Rural country school teacher

  • JOHNSON, Amanda, Teacher at Mount Ayr School, 1870's

  • JOHNSON, Olive (BEYMER), Teacher at Harmony School, No. 6, Grant Twp.

  • JOHNSTON, Estes (BAKER), Teacher at Willow Grove, No. 4, Jefferson Twp.

  • JOHNSTON, Georgia (SPELLMAN), Teacher at Willow Grove, No. 4, Jefferson Twp.

  • JOHNSTON, Merna, Teacher at Harmony School, No. 6, Grant Twp.

  • JOHNSTON, Nellie (BUELL), Teacher at Ellston School

  • JONES, Wilma, English teacher, Mount Ayr Community school, 1950's

  • JORDAN, Anna, Teacher at Bozaris No. 4 school, 1899

  • JORGENSON, Grace E., English teacher, Mount Ayr Community High School, Teacher, 1960

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  • KAISER, C. D., Superintendent Redding School

  • KARN, Charles E., Superintendent Tingley School, 1921 - 1924.

  • KEENAN, Shirley Virginia (HENDERSON, Mount Ayr Community School teacher

  • KELLER, Miss Barbara, Teacher at Grant No. 7 West Point School, 1954-55

  • KELLER, Hettie (HANNLEY), Teacher at Harmony School, No. 6, Grant Twp.

  • KEMERY, Donna, Elementary Chapter I teacher, 1995

  • KESSLER, Louise, teacher at Lincoln School, No. 7, Jefferson Twp.

  • KESSLER, Rebecca (LAMB), Rural school teacher, Ringgold and Union County and Tingley School

  • KESTER, Mrs., Teacher at Ellston High School, 1948 & Tingley Independent School

  • KIBURZ, Gladys, Superintendent Tingley School, 1946 - 1948.

  • KIMBALL, Velma (WIMER), Ringgold County country schoolteacher, 37 years

  • KIMBLE, Mrs. Larry, Mount Ayr Community Schoolteacher, 1961

  • KINCH, Walter, Mount Ayr football coach, 1946

  • KING, Joe N., Superintendent at Redding School, 1940's

  • KINSELL, Mrs. Z. T., Assistant teacher at Mount Ayr School, 1870's

  • KIRKHAM, Alta, Teacher at Willow Grove, No. 4, Jefferson Twp.

  • KIRKHAM, Miss Orecelia, Teacher at Ringgold County's first school in Jefferson Township, 1854

  • KLEJCH, Sylva (DOLECHECK)
        teacher at Fairview (a.k.a. Campbell) School, Washington Township
        Ringgold County School Superintendent

  • KNAPP, Coach Harry, Boys basketball coach, Mount Ayr High School, 1931

  • KOUSTON, Mrs. J., Maloy School Principal, 1900

  • KURTH, Dale
        Mount Ayr Community Junior High language arts & High School speech, drama & drama club sponsor, 1995

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  • LAMB, Rebecca, Elementary Teacher at Tingley Independent School

  • LAMBERT, Mrs. Ferne, Teacher at Redding School 1945, 1950's, 1956

  • LAMBERT, Kathryn "Kate", Dryden No. 6 School Teacher, Benton Twp.

  • LAMBERT, Nellie, Rural School Teacher near Maloy

  • LAMBSON, Curtis, Diagonal Middle & High School English & journalism teacher, 2008

  • LANDPHAIR, Martha, Retired teacher, Mount Ayr Community Schools, June of 2010

  • LANDPHAIR, Nola Marjory (CORLL)
        Ringgold County Rural Schoolteacher, including Mount Brush & Poe No. 9 Schools

  • LARSEN, Drew
        High School Special Education teacher and coach, Mount Ayr Community School, 2000

  • LARSEN, John
        Mount Ayr Community High School Mathematics teacher, 1990's

  • LARSEN, Mark, Mount Ayr Community High School coach and athletic director

  • LARSON, Diana, Teacher at Diagonal School

  • LATTIMOR, Mr., Teacher at Ellston High School, 1948

  • LAUGHLIN, L. B., Grammar School Teacher, Mount Ayr, 1888

  • LEE, Hannah, teacher at Empire School

  • LEE, Minnie, early Ringgold County schoolteacher

  • LEKMKUHL, Bernice, Teacher at Mount Ayr Schools

  • LEMLEY, Ida, teacher at Empire School

  • LEMLEY, Jim, early Ringgold County schoolteacher

  • LEPLEY, Emma, Teacher at Maloy

  • LESAN, Arthur L., Teacher at Jackson School, 1875-76; Woodland School, 1880-81;
        Mountain Brush School, 1883-84; John SCOTT School at New Chicago

  • LESAN, George M., Teacher at Lesanville School and John SCOTT School, New Chicago.

  • LESAN, George W., Teacher at Lesanville School.

  • LESAN, Hazel, Teacher at Mount Ayr schools

  • LESAN, J. A., Teacher at Lesanville School.

  • LESAN, J. P., Teacher at Lesanville School.

  • LESAN, Jennie, teacher at Badger School

  • LESAN, Joseph E., Teacher at Lesanville School.

  • LESAN, John A., Teacher at Lesanville School.

  • LESAN, L. P., Teacher at Saltzman School.

  • LESAN, Mrs. M. M., Teacher at Lesanville School.

  • LESAN, Madge, Teacher at Redding School, 1910 - 1911

  • LIGGETT, Thomas, Teacher in Ringgold County district schools

  • LININGER, Darleen, Diagonal High School Teacher

  • LINK, Miss, High School teacher at Tingley Independent School

  • LINK, Mrs. Edith W., Teacher at Pleasant Hill School, Poe No. 7

  • LINTHICUM, Mrs. Velma
        Carrol School, 1954-55; 1st & 2nd Grade Teacher, Kellerton School, 1957

  • LINTON, H. H., Grammar Teacher at Kellerton School

  • LITTLE, Miss Elmira, Teacher at Lesanville School.

  • LITTLE, L. J., Superintendent Tingley School, 1899 - 1900.

  • LONG, J. W., Principal at Maloy School, 1899

  • LONG, Mildred (BASTOW), Teacher at Willow Grove, No. 4, Jefferson Twp.

  • LONG, Wilson, Teacher at Oak Grove No. 6, 1896-96

  • LORIMOR, Edna (McKEE), teacher at Ames School No. 1, Tingley Township

  • LOUDER, Elmer, teacher at Badger School

  • LOUTZENHIZER, Laura, teacher at Badger School

  • LOVELACE, Miss Erma I., Ellston Elementary teacher

  • LUCAS, Mr., Teacher at Redding School, 1937

  • LUTH, Miss Blanche, High School teacher at Redding School, 1925

  • Miss LUTZ'S Birthday Surprise
        Contribution by Delbert Spencer

  • LYMAN, Ronald, High School teacher at Tingley Independent School

  • LYNN, Bernice (ADAMS), Teacher at Willow Grove, No. 4, Jefferson Twp.

  • LYON, Virginia, teacher at Kellerton & Mount Ayr

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  • MACKEY, Vera, Teacher at teacher at Maloy and Redding High School, 1919

  • MAIN, Floyd, teacher at Empire School

  • MAIN, Maxine, Last teacher at Eighme School which closed January 20, 1941.

  • MALTBY, Mayme, Teacher at Badger School & early teacher at Benton, Iowa

  • MAPEL, Mrs. B. Pearl, Vocal Music Instructor, Mount Ayr School, 1920's

  • MARKLEY, Kenneth "Ken", Mount Ayr Community School

  • MARLER, Helen (O'GRADY), Teacher at Maloy and Ellston schools

  • MARPLE, C. H., Teacher at Redding School, 1920's

  • MARTIN, Clarence L.
        Mount Ayr High School drivers education instructor and guidance director, late 1950's

  • MATHEWS, Dorothy, High School teacher at Redding School, 1940's

  • MAXWELL, Samuel
        Principal at Mount Ayr School, 1880-81
        later was head of Biological Department, Harvard University

  • MAY, Miss, High School teacher at Tingley Independent School

  • McALEXANDER, Kerri, Remedial reading, Third Grade teacher, Diagonal Community School

  • McCABE, Bryant, 6th Grade Teacher & Middle School Coach, Mount Ayr Community School, 2013-14

  • McCAHON, Edna (COE), Teacher at Tingley School

  • McCLEAVE, Jessica, Teacher at Baumann School No. 2, Lincoln Township, 1897 - 1898

  • McCLINTIC, Miss, teacher at Tingley Independent School

  • McCLUNG, Nadine, Diagonal High School Teacher

  • McCRORY, James L., Superintendent Tingley School, 1913 - 1916.

  • McCULLOUGH, Robert L., Mount Ayr Community high school social studies teacher, 1959

  • McDOWELL, Arla Maude (JACKSON)
       3rd & 4th Grade Teacher, Kellerton Elementary School

  • McFARLAND, Kathy, Mount Ayr Community School, 4th Grade Teacher, 1977

  • McFARLAND, Mrs. Marjorie Pauline "Marge" (FISHER), Mount Ayr 3rd grade teacher, 1957- 1987, also taught at Benton and Tingley; recognized in Who's Who Among America's Techers

  • McFARLAND, W. H., Superintendent of Mount Ayr School, Mount Ayr, 1941.

  • McGEHEE, Rosetta "Gigi" (RUSH), Ringgold County country schoolteacher

  • McGILL, Samuelm Teacher at Mount Ayr School, 1870's

  • McGILLIGAN, John
        elementary instrumental music instructor; 4th-6th Grade computer instructor, Mount Ayr Community School

  • McGINNESS, Gayland, Superintendent Tingley School, 1948 - 1950.

  • McGINTY, Myrtle, Teacher at Willow Grove, No. 4, Jefferson Twp.

  • McGREGOR, Lue, Teacher in Tingley Township, 1896

  • McKEE, Myrtle, Kindergarten teacher, Mount Ayr Public School

  • McKEE, Mr., Superintendent Redding School

  • McKERN, Doug
        driver's ed instructor; elementary phys. ed; junior high football coach; varsity girls basketball coach, Mount Ayr Community School

  • McKINLEY, Hazel Mae (BURGHER) TOYNE, Country schoolteacher

  • McLAUGHLIN, Floy, Teacher at Star Center School No. 5, Washington Township

  • McMASTER, Ezra C., Ringgold County teacher, 1870's

  • McMURRAY, Miss, Elementary teacher at Ellston School

  • McNAUGHT, Mrs., Teacher at Diagonal School

  • McNEILL, Bette J. (DOBEY), Elementary teacher, Mount Ayr Community School

  • McNEILL, Joseph Edward "Joe"
        Basketball, baseball, and football coach, Mount Ayr, 1953-1960's.
        Inducted to Iowa High School Basketball Hall of Fame.
        Named The Des Moines Register prep football coach of the year, 1963.

  • MEINDL, Dr. Ellen "CARMELITA" (O'CONNER), Teacher at Maloy

  • MELOY, F. E., Diagonal High School Teacher

  • MELOY, Lucille, Diagonal High School Teacher

  • MEKEMSON, Edna, Teacher at Baird School

  • MEREDITH, Mr., Junior High teacher at Redding School, 1938

  • MERRITT, Cora (LONG), Teacher at Rice Center School #5

  • MEYER, Clayton, Benton basketball coach, 1950's

  • MEYERS, Miss, High School Teacher, Redding, 1935

  • MICKAEL, Alberta May "Bertie" (CAMPBELL)
       Teacher at Liberty No. 3, Eureka School, 1954-55
       Ringgold County schoolteacher; taught Special Education for 20 years

  • MICKAEL, Lucille Vivian (REED), Country schoolteacher

  • MIDDLETON, Mary H., (1860-1885), teacher at Lesanville

  • MIDGORDEN, Bertha Isabelle, Mount Ayr Community elementary & vocal music teacher

  • MILLARD, Norman, Music Teacher, Kellerton High School, 1957

  • MILLER, Addie, Teacher at Badger School

  • MILLER, Dr. B. H., teacher at Badger School

  • MILLER, Cora, teacher at Badger School

  • MILLER, Miss Deane
        High School teacher at Redding Consolidated School 1940's, 1950's

  • MILLER, Eleanor Louise (CAMPBELL)
        Teacher in Ringgold County and Mount Ayr Community School

  • MILLER, Etta, Teacher at Badger School

  • MILLER, Fern (OSHEL), Teacher at Willow Grove School No. 4, Jefferson Township

  • MILLER, Gertrude, Teacher at Tingley School, 1896

  • MILLER, Katie, Teacher at Badger School

  • MILLER, Maude (FORD), Teacher at Willow Grove, No. 4, Jefferson Twp.

  • MILLER, Max, Elementary music teacher, Mount Ayr Community School

  • MILLER, Mrs., Elementary Teacher at Tingley Independent School

  • MILLER, Sadie, Teacher at Badger School

  • MILLER, Sophia H., Teacher at Badger School

  • MILLER, Valeria, Teacher at Badger School

  • MILLER, Wilbur Peter "Bill", Diagonal High School Teacher

  • MILLIGAN, Clara, Teacher in Tingley Township, 1896

  • MILLIGAN, Mr., Director of Lonesome Hollow School, 1917

  • MILLION, Miss, 5th & 6th Grade Teacher, Kellerton School, 1957

  • MISKIMINS, Mrs., Mount Ayr Junior High teacher

  • MISKIMINS, Rex, Mount Ayr elementary teacher

  • MOFFATT, Fay, married Rev. C. TILBURY in 1873
        teacher 1860's at John SCOTT School near where Kellerton was later located

  • MONACHINO, Onofrio
        mathematics teacher and coach, Mount Ayr High School, 1950's

  • MOFFETT, Laura, Early Ringgold County schoolteacher

  • MOORE, Don, Diagonal High School Teacher

  • MOORE, Mrs., Junior High Teacher, Kellerton School, 1940's, 1950's

  • MOORE, Vina, Teacher 1860's at Baird School near Redding

  • MORGAN, Joe, Basketball coach, Mount Ayr High School, 1960's

  • MOSER, Grace (McCAUSLIN), Home Econmoics teacher, Mount Ayr High School for 14 years

  • MOTSINGER, Mrs., Teacher at Fairview (a.k.a. Campbell) School, Washington Twp.

  • MOUNT, Mr. J. F., Teacher at Mount Ayr School, 1860's

  • MULLENAX, Roy, Mount Ayr teacher; died 1964.

  • MURPHY, C. T., Basketball coach at Maloy High School, 1930's.

  • MURRAY, Professor Charles. Superintendent of Tingley High School, 1900 - 1908

  • MURRAY, Miss Inez, Eighth Grade teacher at Redding Consolidated School

  • MURRAY, Mrs., Elementary Teacher, Kellerton School, 1940

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  • NAHKUNST, Dana Arlene (BROWN), Mount Ayr Community School teacher

  • NAPIER, Ina Priscilla
        Teacher at Diagonal and Creston Schools; Creston High School vice-principal
        Instructor at Creston Junior College.

  • NAPIER, T. W., teacher at Rice Center School #5

  • NELSON, Helen Margie (JOHNSTON), Ringgold County country schoolteacher

  • NEWTON, John, Art instructor, Mount Ayr Community School, 1986-2005

  • NEWTON, Miss, teacher at Badger School

  • NICHOLS, Lorraine (LILES), Ringgold County rural school teacher

  • NICHOLS, Maxine, teacher at Tingley Independent School

  • NICHOLS, Wilma "Charlene" (BORRUSCH)
        Teacher at Concord, Cozy Corner, & Ames Academy Country Schools in Tingley Township.

  • NIMMO, Howard, Instructor at Mount Ayr Schools, 1956

  • NOBLE, Mr., Teacher at Redding High School, 1919

  • NORRIS, Carrie, Teacher at Caledonia School

  • NORRIS, Eunice Ferne (SHAFER), Ringgold County schoolteacher

  • NORRIS, George W., Teacher at Badger School

  • NORRIS, James, Teacher at Badger School

  • NORRIS, Maxine, Sixth Grade teacher, Diagonal Community School

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  • OBERMIER, Editha A., English & music teacher at Tingley High School

  • OBERMEIER, Coach H. M. "Obie"
        Superintendent Tingley School, 1942 - 1944, 1951 - 1960
       Basketball coach at Tingley High School, 1950's; coach at Mount Ayr, 1960's. Coach OBERMEIER passed away during the 1965 school year and the 1965 Ayrian yearbook had a two-page memoriam to him. Coach OBERMEIER served Mount Ayr School as a guidance counselor, girls basketball coach, track and field judge, head senior class sponsor, and program director for Homecoming.

  • O'CONNOR, Ellen, Maloy School teacher, 1899

  • OSWALD, Patrick, Diagonal instrumental music teacher, 2008

  • OVERHOLTZER, Cleone, teacher at Tingley Independent School

  • OVERHOLTZER, Mary, teacher at Tingley High School School

  • OWENS, Joan (WILEY)
        taught in one-roomed schools in Kellerton area before marriage to Walter OWENS in 1937

  • OXFORD, Millard F.
        Teacher at Turkey Grove School near Ringgold City, Ringgold County, Iowa, circa 1868

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  • PALMER, Claud
        Teacher at John SCOTT School and Ringgold County, 1870 - 1880's

  • PARISHO, John G.
        Teacher & coach at Ellston High School; Superintendent Redding & Ellston

  • PARISHO, Miss, Teacher at Ellston School

  • PARKER, A. F., Teacher at Badger School

  • PARKER, Inez, Teacher at Prairie Gem School

  • PARKER, Lizzie, Teacher at Badger School

  • PARKER, Sarah, Teacher at Badger School

  • PARKS, Irene (SHAY), 4th & 5th Grade teacher, Maloy Consolidated School

  • PARSLOW, Iva Ruth (MOREY), Country school teacher, Ringgold County

  • PATTERSON, J. Q. of Caledonia, taught at Lesanville log schoolhouse, 1860.

  • PAYNE, Jerry, Mount Ayr High School Science teacher, 1962-63

  • PERKINS, Viola, Teacher at Knowlton School

  • PERRY, Merrill Vernon, Mount Ayr band director, 1960's.

  • PICKETT, Adam, Mount Ayr school principal, 1900 - 1908

  • PIDGEON, Delbert, Superintendent Tingley School, 1934 - 1938.

  • PIERCE, J. M., Principal of Mount Ayr High School, 1908

  • PISTOLE, R. A., Commercial teacher at Tingley Independent School

  • PITKIN, Mrs., Elementary Teacher, Kellerton School, 1940

  • PITLO, Vivian, Mount Ayr Community High School English teacher, 1977

  • POLLOCK, Miss, High School Teacher, Redding, 1935

  • POORE, Mrs., 1st & 2nd Grade Teacher, Kellerton School, 1956

  • PORTER, E. R., Teacher at Ellston School, 1886

  • POTTER, Mr., Teacher at Badger School

  • POTTER, Myrtle (AYERS), Teacher at Willow Grove, No. 4, Jefferson Twp.

  • PRICE, Mary, 8th Grade Teacher at Ellston School

  • PRENTIS, Gladys (TENNANT), Teacher circa 1917 at Silver Point and Lonesome Hollow Schools

  • PRITCHARD, Charles William "Bill"
        Mount Ayr Junior High School mathematics teacher & boys' athletics coach, 1960's

  • PRITCHARD, Cleo
        Middle Grade School teacher at Mount Ayr Community School, 1970's

  • PRITCHARD, Cora (CAMPBELL), Teacher at Tingley Independent School
       Teacher at Hiawatha School No. 6, Jefferston Twp., 1940's; Mount Ayr School, 1950's

  • PUTNEY, Alice (DAVIS), Teacher at Harmony School, No. 6, Grant Twp.

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  • QUICK, Kris
        Preschool special education teacher, Mount Ayr Community School

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  • RAINS, Etta, Early teacher at Benton, Iowa

  • Mr. RANDLES, First teacher at Lesanville School, 1861-62.

  • READ, Mrs. Jean (POWELL), Kindergarten teacher, Mount Ayr Public School

  • REYNARD, Ella, teacher at Empire School

  • REYNARD, John, early Ringgold County schoolteacher

  • REYNOLDS, Angela, SFL Coordinator, Mount Ayr Community School, 2013-14

  • RICE, Bessie, Teacher at Pleasant Valley School No. 9, Grant Township, 1920's

  • RICE, Ezra
        World history teacher and driver's education instructor, Mount Ayr High School, 1960's

  • RICE, Irene (CORNELISON), Ringgold County country schoolteacher

  • RICHARDS, Mrs., 3rd & 4th Grade Teacher, Kellerton School, 1956

  • RICHARDS, Othel R., Agriculture Teacher at Kellerton High School, 1956

  • RICHARDSON, John, Assistant Principal at Mount Ayr School, 1880's

  • RICHARDSON, Lora E. (LAUGHLIN), Ringgold County's first female superintendent of schools

  • RICHARDSON, Stella (CLARK), Teacher in public schools, early 1900's

  • RICHHART, Matt, Teacher at Mount Ayr Community Schools, 2011

  • RICKER, Darlene (SCHAEFER), Teacher at Edgewood School No. 6, Washington Twp.

  • RIEF, Geraldine (FOGLE), Teacher at Knowton IA for 10 years

  • RIESKE, Franklin, High School Mathematics Teacher, Mount Ayr Community School

  • RIPPEY, Marilyn
        Elementary and Junior High instrumental music teacher, Mount Ayr Community School, 2000

  • RISSIE, Mr., Teacher & basketball coach at Ellston High School, 1915 - 1916

  • RIZZO, A. J., Coach at Kellerton School, 1949

  • ROBERTS, Blanche, Teacher at Redding School, 1920's

  • ROBERTS, Irolene, Teacher at Mount Ayr Schools

  • ROBERTS, Mrs. Walter E.
        Instrumental music instructor at Tingley, Ellston, Beaconsfield, Delphos, Maloy, & Redding
        elementary schools, 1950's -1960

  • ROBINSON, Brian, Biology & health instructor, Mount Ayr Community School

  • ROBINSON, Geneniene, Teacher at Willow Grove, No. 4, Jefferson Twp.

  • ROBINSON, Sophia, Teacher in rural schools, Ringgold County, 1850's

  • ROED, Chet, Track coach, 1960's; football coach, Mount Ayr

  • ROEGERS, Alice, teacher at Tingley Community School

  • ROOD, James A., Coach and teacher Kellerton High School

  • ROONEY, Verda, Teacher at Platte River School and Shiloh School, Benton Township

  • ROONEY, Zita, Teacher at Maloy School and Bozaris School

  • ROSE, Mrs. S. M., Teacher at Mount Ayr School, 1860's

  • ROSS, Mr. H. H., Teacher at Mount Ayr School, 1860's

  • ROTHWELL, J. T., Teacher at Badger School

  • ROUDYBUSH, Maxine (GEBHARDT), Teacher at Harmony School, No. 6, Grant Twp.

  • ROUTH, Velda Eleanor (CHANDLER)
        Teacher at Lincoln rural school and special education teacher at Mount Ayr Community Schools

  • ROWE, Layton, Teacher at Maloy

  • RUNYON, J. K., Superintendent Redding School

  • RUSK, Thelma, Mount Ayr High School secretary, 1950's.

  • RUST, Maude, English teacher, Mount Ayr Community High School

  • RYAN, Kay, 6th Grade Teacher, Benton, 1962-63

  • RYCHNOVSKY, Maxine (GEBHART), Teacher at Harmony School, No. 6, Grant Twp.

  • RYCHANOVSKY, Ruth, Teacher at Harmony School, No. 6, Grant Twp.

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  • SACKETT, Florence Modessa "Flossie" (HAMILTON)
        Teacher at Eureka School

  • SALTZMAN, Leo Alfred, Ringgold County school teacher

  • SAMS, Garland, Teacher at Harmony School, No. 6, Grant Twp.

  • SAMS, Miss Ollie, Primary Teacher at Kellerton School

  • SANDEFER, Frank, Teacher at Maloy

  • SANDERS, Mr., Teacher at Redding Consolidated School, 1949-50

  • SANDERS, Professor E. F., Principal at Tingley School, 1893-1896.

  • SANDERS, Emma Maude (OUDERKIRK), Ringgold county school teacher

  • SAPP, Carol, Mount Ayr Community School teacher

  • SAVILLE, Mrs. J. H. (GALLOWAY), Teacher at Mount Ayr School, 1870's

  • SAVILLE, James, Mount Ayr Community School social studies teacher, 1969-2005

  • SAVILLE, Lloyd George
        Mount Ayr School Teacher, 1961; Superintendent of Redding School

  • SAVILLE, Mamie Louise (WALLACE), Teacher at Miller Country School east of Reddng

  • SAVILLE, May Ellen (GARRARD)
        Middle Grade School teacher at Mount Ayr Community School, 1970's

  • SAVILLE, Mrs. Mildred
        Junior School teacher at Redding School, 1950's

  • SAVILLE, W. K.,
        Superintendent Tingley School, 1939-1941.

  • SAXTON, Sara Leone (ROBBINS)
        Teacher at Kellerton's school

  • SCHNEIDER, Naomi
        English & Music Teacher, Kellerton School, 1949

  • SCHRECK, Richard
        Junior-Senior High Assistant Principal, Mount Ayr Community School & Ellston Center

  • SCHRODT (CHUBICK) Verleta
        Diagonal Community School kindergarten teacher

  • SCHWALBE, Margaret "Irene" (BUELL)
        Elementary Teacher, Grand Valley Community School

  • SCOTT, Ethelene (OGIER)
        Ringgold County country schoolteacher

  • SCOTT, John E., Ringgold County School Director

  • SCOTT, Lucinda, Teacher at John SCOTT School, 1860's

  • SCOTT, Ron, Physical Ed & Biology & Coach, Mount Ayr Community School

  • SCOTT, Rothmer Albert, Teacher, Kellerton High School

  • SEATON, Ferne, Primary teacher Redding School, 1920's

  • SEATON, Miss Florence, Teacher at Redding School 1934, 1937

  • SEATON, Merna M. (MORSS), Teacher, Ellston and Tingley country schools

  • SEATON, Ray, Principal of Knowlton High School, 1908

  • SEFRIT, Kathleen (GARRETT), Teacher's aide and secretary, Mount Ayr School District

  • SHAFER, Mable, Teacher at Bethel School No. 1, Grant Township

  • SHAY, Rita Catherine, Rural Ringgold County school teacher; Maloy School
        Middle Grade teacher, Mount Ayr Community School, 1970's

  • SHAY, Teresa Cecelia (EASON)
        teacher in Ringgold County country schools; Shiloh School

  • SHEIL, Agnez "Hazel", Maloy Consolidated School teacher

  • SHEIL, Florence, early Ringgold County schoolteacher

  • SHEIL, John, Science Teacher, Mount Ayr High School, 1950's

  • SHEIL, Marea (GROGAN), Ringgold County school teacher

  • SHEPHERD, Genevieve, Teacher at Red Brush School

  • SHERRILL, Addie, Teacher at Knowlton School

  • SHEWYOD, R. F., teacher at Badger School

  • SHIDLER, Elgin Pauline (MERCER) BISBEY
        Teacher in rural Ringgold County schools and 5th Grade Teacher, Diagonal School
        Mrs. SHIDLER'S retirement

  • SHIELDS, Mrs. Junior, 6th Grade teacher, Benton School, 1960

  • SHIELDS, Amy, Mount Ayr Community School

  • SHINDER, William, Basketball Coach at Kellerton, 1930's.

  • SHISLER, Robbie, Mount Ayr Community School Teacher, 1962

  • SHORT, Lillian (HANNLEY), Teacher at Harmony School, No. 6, Grant Twp.

  • SHUEMAKER, Eunice, Teacher at Rose Hill School No. 2, Middle Fork School

  • SICKELS, Mrs. Dorothy, teacher at Liberty No. 6, Oak Grove School, 1954-55

  • SICKELS, Ethan
        Alumni of Grand Valley Community Schools; Nodaway-Holt School Elementary Principal

  • SICKELS, Mrs. Maxine, teacher at Liberty No. 7, Mountain Brush School, 1954-55

  • SIMPSON, Gladys, primary teacher at Tingley Independent School

  • SKINNER, Mollie, early Ringgold County schoolteacher

  • SKINNER, Ralph P., Ringgold County rural schoolteacher

  • SLENTZ, George A., Teacher Mount Ayr School, late 1870's & rural country schools

  • SLEZAK, Imogene Florence (VIRDEN)
        Teacher at Shady Grove (Lotts Creek No. 6) Country School

  • SMITH, Mrs., Elementary Teacher, Kellerton School, 1940

  • SMITH, Mrs. Francis, Mount Ayr 2nd grade teacher, 1955

  • SMITH, Jim, 7th-12th Math Teacher, Coach, Bus Driver, Mount Ayr Community School

  • SMITH, Neva (BAILEY), Ringgold County teacher

  • SMITH, Susan, Business and High School English teacher, Mount Ayr Community School

  • SNEDEKER, Maxine F. (TERWILLIGER), Ringgold County rural schoolteacher

  • SNOOK, Loring, Beaconsfield School basketball coach, 1954.

  • SOBOTKA, Darla, Teacher at Diagonal School

  • SOBOTKA, Mrs. Margaret, Teacher at Wasington No. 7 Walnut Valley School, 1954-55

  • SOBOTKA, Mrs. Thelma, 1954-55 country school teacher, Lincoln No. 2 school

  • SOLOMON, Mr., Teacher at Tingley Independent School

  • SPENCER, Eva (LONG), Teacher at Rice Center School #5

  • SPRINGSTEEN, Maud, Teacher at Badger School

  • STANLEY, Bert A., Mount Ayr instrumental and high school vocal music instructor, 1955

  • STANTON, W. S., Principal of Diagonal High School, 1908

  • STAVER, Helen (CHICKEN), Teacher at Diagonal School

  • STEELE, Hugh Hartley, Teacher and Superintendent, Mount Ayr Community Schools

  • STEPHENS, Abby, Social Studies Teacher, Mount Ayr Community School, 2013-14

  • STEPHENS, Euphan, Teacher at Maloy

  • STEPHENS, George, Teacher at Mount Ayr School, 1870's

  • STEPHENS, Lela, Teacher at Miller School and Diagonal School

  • STEPHENS, Lola (SPENCER), teacher at Rice Center School #5

  • STEPHENS, Mable (ROBINSON), teacher at Rice Center School #5

  • STEPHENS, Roy (1891 - 1908), Teacher from Caledonia

  • STEVENSON, Thomas A.
        Teacher at Eugene in 1869, later Ringgold County Supervisor and Eugene Postmaster

  • STEWART, Danielle, elementary special education teacher, Mount Ayr Community School, 2013-14

  • STEWART, Julie, Elementary Special Education Teacher, Mount Ayr Community School, 2000

  • STEWART, Mrs. Nellie, Teacher at Poe No. 8, Pleasant Valley School, 1954-55

  • STILL, Violet Viola (Van WINKLE), Teacher at Caledonia school

  • STINSON, Nell, Teacher at Willow Grove, No. 4, Jefferson Twp.

  • STOCK, John M., Teacher at Redding School, 1920's

  • STOKE, Professor John M., Redding High School teacher, 1927

  • STORHOFF, Greg, Mount Ayr Community School music instructor

  • STREAM, Vera Lois (RAY), Teacher at Delphos, Ellston and Shannon City

  • STRONG, Mabel, teacher at Tingley School, 1913-1914

  • STUCK, Gladys, Teacher at Caledonia School

  • SULLIVAN, Mr., Band Director, Mount Ayr Community School, 1950-60's

  • SULLIVAN, Milton (1849-1891), Teacher at Lesanville School.

  • SULLIVAN, Vina A., Grammar School Teacher, Mount Ayr, 1888

  • SUMMERS, Clyde, Mount Ayr High School principal, 1974 - 1989

  • SWAN, Miss Sally, Teacher at Mount Ayr School, 1860's

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  • TALBERT, Mr.. Superintendent at Knowlton School

  • TAPSCOTT, Joe Francis Junior
        High School teacher and coach, Grand Valley Community School, Kellerton

  • TASSEL, Dennis
        Diagonal School coach; of only 11 Iowa coaches taking both a
        boys and a girls basketball team to Iowa State Tournament

  • TAYLOR, Carroll, Mount Ayr Community School principal, retired 1999

  • TAYLOR, Frances, Teacher at Harmony School, No. 6, Grant Twp.

  • TAYLOR, Karen, Mount Ayr Community School elementary Chapter I teacher, 1995

  • TAYLOR, Sherry Lois Diann (GIBSON), Diagonal Community School 1st and 2nd grades teacher

  • TEMPLETON, Miss Imogene, Junior High teacher at Redding School, 1939

  • TENNANT, Florence, Teacher at Redding School, 1910 - 1911

  • THOMAS, D. E., Teacher at Mount Ayr School, 1860 & 70's

  • THOMAS, Doyle, Mount Ayr wrestling coach, 1965.

  • THOMPSON, Lou, Teacher at Harmony School, No. 6, Grant Twp.

  • THOMPSON, Miss Lenore, Teacher at Delphos School, circa 1921

  • THOMPSON, Myrtle (McGINTY), Teacher at Knowlton School

  • THORNTON, Charissa, elementary special education teacher, Mount Ayr Community School, 2013-14

  • THORPE, John, Mount Ayr Community High School mathematics teacher

  • TIMBRELL, Meda, Teacher at Knowlton School & Willow Grove, No. 4, Jefferson Twp.

  • Tingley Township Rural Schools

  • TIPTON, Harriet, Teacher at John SCOTT School, New Chicago

  • TODD, Edith, Teacher at Harmony School, No. 6, Grant Twp.

  • TODD, Irene, Teacher at Cottonwood School No. 7, Jefferson Twp.

  • TREICHLER, Ruth, Science & Math Teacher, Kellerton School, 1949

  • TRIGGS, Loren, Mount Ayr Elementary School teacher

  • TROYER, Albert R., Superintendant and Coach at Beaconsfield in the 1950's

  • TRULLINGER, Gail (NOFTSGER)
        elementary teacher at Mount Ayr School, president of Big Bird preschool and
        Ringgold County Child Care Center

  • TRULLINGER, Jessie Alma (SAVILLE), Teacher at Mount Ayr & Ringgold County Schools

  • TRULLINGER, Mabelle, Teacher at Harmony School, No. 6, Grant Twp.

  • TRULLINGER, Mildred, Teacher at Redding School, 1920's

  • TRUSKET, Emma, Teacher at Knowlton School

  • TURNER, Mr. E. J., Teacher at Mount Ayr School, 1870's

  • TYRELL, Homer, teacher at Crown Point School No. 3, 1905

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  • UHLENKAMP, James, Mount Ayr Community High School teacher, 1991 - 2002

  • UHLENKAMPOF, Jane
        Elementary art teacher, Mount Ayr Community & Grand Valley Schools, 1995

  • ULLERY, Bessie, Teacher at Fairview School

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  • Van ARKEL, Katie, 4th Grade Teacher, Diagonal Community School, 2008

  • VANDERFLUGHT, Josh, Mount Ayr Community High School special education teacher

  • VANDERPLUYM, Lucille, Teacher at Willow Grove, No. 4, Jefferson Twp.

  • VARNER, Clara "Galene" (STEPHENS), Rural country schoolteacher, late 1930's & early 1940's

  • VARNER, "Pop" Omar Clay
        Diagonal High School Boys' Basketball Coach, Iowa State Champions, 1938, and runner-up state
        champions, 1939

  • VARNER, Rose, Teacher at Badger School

  • VAUGHN, Miss, Teacher at Lincoln School No 4, Washington Twp.

  • VerPLOEGH, Howard, Teacher at Tingley Independent School

  • VORHIES, Hiram, Teacher at Knowlton School

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  • WAGGONER, Maureen (LEPLEY)
        teacher at Maloy Consolidated School and in Ringgold County

  • WALL, Mabel (SHAFER), Teacher at Harmony School, No. 6, Grant Twp.

  • WALL, Sadie (SHAFER), Teacher at Harmony School, No. 6, Grant Twp.

  • WALLACE, Lynne, Mount Ayr high school principal

  • WALLING, James Wilson "Jim", Superintendent, Grand Valley Community School

  • WARIN, Mary Callista (SHAY)
        Taylor County country school teacher and substitute teacher at Maloy Elementary School

  • WARIN, Pearl June (MATTHEWS), Teacher at Mount Ayr High School, 1930's

  • WARING, Dr. Benjamin, early Ringgold County schoolteacher, Maloy

  • WARRICK, Evelyn, Fifth Grade Teacher, Tingley Community School

  • WAUGH, Flora Belle, Teacher at Diagonal Community School

  • WAUGH, Mark, Kindergarten teacher, Mount Ayr Community School

  • WAUGH, Sylvia, Teacher at Redding School, 1920's

  • WATSON, Leone
        7th & 8th Grade teacher at Redding School, 1927, 1930
        9th & 10 Grade teacher at Redding School, 1933

  • WEBER, Mr., Teacher at Ellston High School, 1948

  • WEBB, Opal Marie (HILLEBRAN)
        Secretary to Superintendent of School, Mount Ayr Community School System, over 25 years

  • WEBSTER, Bernice Elizabeth (DENNEY), Ringgold County country school teacher

  • WEEDA, Naomi, teacher at Tingley Independent School

  • WEEKS, Rev. Samuel, Teacher at Mount Ayr School, 1857-58

  • WEIDENTHALER, Brian
        Mount Ayr Community computer, technology & academic decathlon sponsor, 1995

  • WEIDENTHALER, Julie
        Mount Ayr Community School Junior High science teacher & co-junior high student council sponsor, 1995

  • WELDIN, Miss, Teacher at Tingley Independent School

  • WENDLAND, Miss, Teacher at Tingley Independent High School, 1933-34

  • WHITE, Dr., Teacher at Lesanville log schoolhouse, 1860-61

  • WHEELEN, Pauline (LONG), Ringgold country school teacher

  • WHITENACK, Rev. Weldon A., Teacher at Mount Ayr Community School, 1955

  • WHITLATCH, Mrs. O. L., Teacher at Redding School, 1910 - 1911

  • WHITTER, Stella (BUSBY), Teacher at Harmony School, No. 6, Grant Twp.

  • WHITTINGTON, Amy, Elementary Special Education Teacher, Mount Ayr Community Schools

  • WIGHT, Kate Olive (WILKERSON), Teacher at Mount Ayr school

  • WILKERSON, John W.
        Civil War Veteran of Co. G, 79th Ohio Infantry; Mount Ayr school principal, 1886-1895
        Father of Judge James H. WILKERSON who convicted Al CAPONE

  • Reverend Merlin WILKINS
        Teacher at Mount Ayr Community High School
        minister of the Christian Church, Tingley & Redding, & Kellerton Christian Church

  • WILKINSON, Gayle, Teacher at Redding School, 1920's

  • WILLIAMS, Caryl, 8th Grade teacher at Redding School, 1920's

  • WILLIAMS, Miss Cindy, Mount Ayr Community School kindergarten teacher

  • WILLIAMS David, Superintendent of Redding School, 1922

  • WILLIAMS, George, Mathematics teacher, Mount Ayr and Kellerton High Schools, 1957

  • WILLIAMS, Jan, Elementary special education teacher, Mount Ayr Community School

  • WILSON, Mrs. Ilene, Elementary Teacher at Redding Consolidated School

  • WILSON, Lizzie, Assistant teacher at Mount Ayr School, 1870's

  • WINEGAR, Dorothy, Teacher at Willow Grove, No. 4, Jefferson Twp.

  • WISEMAN, H. C.., Superintendent Tingley School, 1945.

  • WITHROW, Miss Nina, Physiology Teacher, Tingley High School, circa 1919

  • WOODS, Eunice, Teacher at Harmony School, No. 6, Grant Twp.

  • WOOLLUMS, Flossie, Teacher at Red Brush School

  • WOOLLUMS, Grace, Teacher at Beaconsfield School

  • WRIGHT, Elba Clyde, Teacher at Caledonia School

  • WRIGHT, John Linzy, Teacher at Empire School

  • WRIGHT, Miss, Domestic Science Teacher at Ellston High School

  • WARMAN, Mrs. O. H., Teacher at Badger School

  • WRIGHT, Warren, Teacher at Empire School

  • WYRICK, Mr., Superintendent of Redding School

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  • YEAROUS, G. B.
        Mount Ayr High School coach who formed the 1922 school football team.

  • YEAROUS, Jean
        Mount Ayr Community School Business Education teacher, 1962-63

  • YOUNG, Marjorie (CRAIG)
        Junior High Teacher, Kellerton School, 1957
        High School English, Grand Valley Community School

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  • ZARUBA, Louise (DORFF), Teacher at Harmony School, No. 6, Grant Twp.

  • ZILLMER, Mr., Teacher at Tingley Independent High School, 1933-34

  • ZINN, Mrs. Pearl, teacher at Athens No. 4, Salem School, 1954-55

  • ZURICH, Gusta, teacher at Pleasant View School, 1880

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  • Teachers, Administration and Staff, Delphos Schools

  • Teachers of Rice Center
        Fanny BALDWIN, Pearl BROWN, Bob BUCK, Eva LONG, Tom NAPIER,
        Lola SPENCER, Mabel STEPHENS, Omer "Pop" VARNER

  • 2011-12 Administration, Faculty & Staff
        Mount Ayr, Clearfield & Diagonal Schools


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