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Grandview School - District 12 - Fowler Township
aka: Krisle - Gerber

Grandview school was located four miles south and 1 mile west of Fowler, in the SE/4 of Sec. 23-T31-R27. The district itself was originally part of District 1, but District 12 was organized April 23, 1886. It was disorganized September 23, 1946, at which time it became a part of Joint 72 and eventually Fowler 225 Unified.

Some of the surnames of the pupils attending Grandview over the years were: Beckerman, Behm, Burger, Campbell, Eaton, Eisenbart, Ellis, Gerber, Golobay, Henis, Hoffman, Hopper, Huslig, Husman, Kappers, Krisle, Mertens, Moore, Randolph, St. Lawrence, Steffan, Thacker, Watson, Weber, Wenta, and Yoggerest.

The early photo at left shows the original school house. Below are photos showing how the building changed over the years.

   
 
This cut from the 1909 Platt Book shows the location of Grandview school and District 12. At it's largest, the district was only 10 sections. The school was built on land owned by W.T. Krisle   This modern day map shows Grandview and it's location as it relates to Meade and Fowler. Were it still there it would be at the intersection of "25" and "K" Roads.
     
Teachers known to be at Grandview: In the photo below, either the bell tower has been removed, or a new building has been built, and an additional building added.
   

Stevens

Emma 

1891-92

Padgett 

Cordy 

1892-93

Petefish

Sallie  

1893-94

Smith

Maggie 

1904-05

Flinn

Verna 

1913-14

Drennen

Blanche 

1914-15

Shelhamer

Dorothy 

1915-16

Veatch

Emma

1916-18

McDonald

Ella 

1918-19

Himes

Ruth 

1919-20

Basinger

Malinda 

1920-21

Hotz

Florine 

1922-23

Lawson

Josephine 

1923-27

Carr 

Mrs J W 

1927-28

Kerschen

Clara 

1928-30

Copple

Dorothy 

1931-32

Hooper

Vera 

1933-37

   
Grandview School 1924

l-r: Moore, Melva Behm,
Ted Golobay, Elmer Behm,
Bill Golobay, Vera Hopper,
Elsie Golobay, Behm?, Moore? Dave Golobay

   

Grandview School 1904

Maggie Smith Young, Teacher.

Walter McCampbell,
Lester Randolph,
Beecher McCampbell,
Alec McCampbell,
Theodore McCampbell,
Ida Krisle,
Edna Krisle,
Nina Krisle.

 

 

 

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