Old Verona School, 1914
|Nov. 5, 1914, to Mr. Estill Stewart, Jonesville, Ky, “Rec'd your card and was indeed glad to hear from you. I thought possibly you might enjoy a picture of the building in which you saw so many “spooks.” You must come up to Verona again soon. My room is marked with the x. Your friend, Mattie”|
A little background on the above school is here.
|An early view of the Verona High School||The Verona High School|
|For those of you who only hear school closing announcements of “Walton-Verona Schools,” be advised that they are two different places, 5 miles apart, and used to have their own high schools. They consolidated in 1935.|
|The Verona High School (pdf) is on the National Register of Historic Places|
|Verona High School Basketball Team, c. 1932: left to right: Harold Speagle - guard, Clyde Chapman - forward, Ernest Bingham - Center, Francis Ransom - forward, Fred Hamilton - guard, and Frances Stevens (Wilson) coach and principal. From a Facebook post by Karen Hamilton-Wilson|
|Verona High School Class. 1932-33,
Class List here.
|Verona High School Class. 1934-35.
Class List here.
|Since Walton and Verona Consolidated in the Fall of 1935, these are the last
classes from Verona High School
|Report of the Verona Public School, J. H. Craven and Miss Lillie Rouse, teachers. Five months' term closed February 1st.|
|Number of Pupils in District||161|
|Number of Pupils Enrolled||116|
|Highest Number in Attendance||101|
|Lowest Number in Attendance||55|
|Average Daily Attendance||84|
|Scholarship, deportment & Neatness||96|
|Cases of Corporal Punishment||5|
|Proceeds from Entertainment, 1896||$16.83|
|Proceeds from Entertainment, 1897||$10.48|
|School opened each morning with singing and moral instruction|
|from the Boone County Banner, March 1897|
Walton-Verona Elementary, c. 1975