This photo appeared in the November 9, 1898 The Stillwater Gazette (weekly), part of the "Our County Public Schools Series" column (see this issue for a detailed history of the school district up to that time).

This photo appeared in the November 9, 1898 The Stillwater Gazette (weekly), part of the “Our County Public Schools Series” column (see this issue for a detailed history of the school district up to that time).

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Hay Lake District No. 2, New Scandia
DISTRICT FORMED 1857
YEARS SCHOOLS BUILT 1866 (held in private homes and structures before that), 1896 (pictured above)
GENERAL LOCATION South of Scandia.
MODERN ADDRESS County Road 3 and Old Marine Trail
DISTRICT BOUNDARIES “What is now (1899) district No. 2, was in the early [18]50’s a part of Marine district; being separated from Marine in the year 1857.” “During this period (1866-1896) of thirty years district No. 2 lost territory to districts 50, 57, 61, 38 and 67.”
DISPOSITION Closed in 1963; now WCHS Museum
NOTES The first country brick schoolhouse.

Known Teachers

Dates Name Salary Per Year
1855-1856: C. P. Agrelius
1857-1858: Sally Johnson
1858-1859: Mary Watson
1860-1861: Nellie Hawkinson
Jennie Meredith
Candace Welshons
? Maxwell
? Lynch
? Young
Lewis Lammers
A. J. Holm
Andrew Falk
1887-1888: Nancy Weberg $300
1894-1897: Routina Leander
1898-1899: Amos H. Hill
1903-1904: Ethel Bergman
1904-1905: Margaret Costello
1906-1907: E. Alice Welander
1909-1910: Seraphia Peterson
1910-1911: Ruby Magny
1914-1916: Ruby (Magny) Swenson
1916-1917: Esther Johnson
1917-1918: Florence Granquist
1918-1921: Ruby (Magny) Swenson
1921-1924: Esther Boraas
1924-1926: Ruth Ekblad $880
1926-1929: Myrna Booren $985-$990
1929-1931: Luella Nelson $990
1931-1932: Helen Johnson $945
1932-1937: Lillian Johnson $644-$720
1937-1938: Florence Lagerstrom $810
1938-1941: Margaret Carlson $855
1941-1942: Virgie Rosenquist $810
1942-1943: Verna Malcolm $810
Sept.-Oct. 1943: Florence Lagerstrom
Nov. 1943-1944: Mildred Church $1350
1944-1945: E. C. Thompson $1440
1946-1946: Aurelia Lindell $1800
1946-1955: Marjorie Holt $1800-$2475
1955-1957: Myrna Booren
1958-1961: Virginia Piehl
1961-1963: Ruth Massicotte