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St. Patrick's Parochial School

St. Patricks School, Monona, IA
(photo is from the Monona Chamber of Commerce website, the date on the picture is unclear, possibly 1919)


St. Patrick Catholic school between the parsonage & church
undated photo-postcard

A birds-eye view of the St. Patrick property, showing the school from the David Shedlock collection
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Note: unless otherwise credited the information on this page was contributed by S. Ferrall


Father Michael J. Hogan built the school in 1915. The Presentation Sisters of Dubuque conducted the school until 1969, when the last eighth grad class graduated.

~from a history of St. Patrick Catholic church, printed in the Monona Billboard, 12/18/1996


(misc. years)

May 21st, occurred the commencement exercises of St. Patrick's school. Rev. Father McNamara presented the diplomas to the class and gave a short address. The graduates were:
Leo Steele
Emmet Ryan
Garrett McDonald
Alberta Maiers
Evelyn Bowly
Anna Scannell
Irma Scofield
Evalyn Scofield
Florence McDonald
~Elkader Register & Argus, Thur., 24 May 1917. Monona columns
~contributed by Reid R. Johnson

Eighth grade graduates St. Patrick's School, Monona
Catharine Peters
Mary Rau
Inez Stiert
Ellen Wagner
Gertrude Duffy
~Elkader Register, June 18, 1925

Graduated from St. Patrick Parochial school 8th grade:
Korona Auer
Hubert Berns
Giles Blietz
Evelyn Heinz
Harold Madison
Eugene Russell
Mary Toney
~Clayton County Register, July 11, 1919

Four St. Patrick's School pupils received diplomas at the Clayton county eighth grade graduation exercises held Wednesday evening in the elkader high school auditorium. Graduates were Rose Mary Berns, Patricia Geraghty, Thomas Grady and Ralph Welch. On the Honor Roll were Ralph Welch, 91.5 and Thomas Grady, 90.6.
~Monona Leader, May 29, 1941



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