Interior of District #63 school, Miriane Jeans, Teacher.

Interior of District #63 school. Miriane Jeans is the teacher in this photo.

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District No. 63, Kinyon/Lueck
DISTRICT FORMED 1876
YEARS SCHOOLS BUILT N/A
GENERAL LOCATION N/A
MODERN ADDRESS Located at 12288 Judy Ave. in Hugo.
DISTRICT BOUNDARIES N/A
DISPOSITION Now a Residence
NOTES
  • In his book, History of Washington County and St. Croix Valley in 1881, Revered E.D. Neill said the school was the “largest and best building in [Oneka] and…the most complete country schoolhouse in the county.”
  • School was 9 months long.
  • Enrollment in 1876: 36 students. In 1898: 41 students. In 1938: 24 students.
  • Was located in the SE corner of Oneka, formed after District 51 divided.
  • The ceiling was painted in 1938.
MEMORIES: “If the walls of that building, now converted into an attractive home, could speak, what tales they could tell of the joys, the worries, and the bustling activity of a kind of life now vanished but never forgotten!” – Ruth Schubert, Historical Whisperings, October 1974

Known Teachers:

1876-7: Lydia (Lila) Yorks
1898-9: Alice E. Fitzgerald and May Kinyon
1927-8: Ruth Schubert
1928-9: Ruth Schubert
1929-30: Ruth Schubert
1938-9: Mirian Jeans
Other teachers: (before 1898): Johann Parle, Lizzie Withrow, Miss Boreen, Evelyn Smithson, Louise Lammers, Josie Greenwalt.