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Submitted by 
Sue Hearon, 2002-03
Sue & Earl's Web


Shady Point School

 
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Claudie Vickers, principal of the Shady Point school for ten years states; that the present stone school building was erected by a WPA grant and labor about 1933. One was erected just west of the present site in 1920. The school offered high school subjects in 1931-32-33. Mrs. Barbara Vickers was the luch program supervisor.

Teachers of the lower grades are Ms. Reola Foster. The Board of Education members are Eugene Eidschun, Billie Joe Wilds, and Allen Kersh. Some of the early statehood teachers were Harvey Powell, Lul Richards, Celia Oliphant, May Landreth, J. E. Rhone, Monroe Burton, Alice Phillips Black (now Houston, TX) Charles Mixon and wife, Billy Ratteree Mixon (now Tuscon schools). Others include Ruth Catton, Doris Braddy, Inez Banson, Dorothy McClain Campen (now Fort Smith), Mrs. Frank Young and B. J. Traw now superintendent of Vian schools. 


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Shady Point School Gym

Source of data: Henry L. Peck, The Proud Heritage of LeFlore County (Muskogee, OK: Hoffman Printing Co., 1967), p. 256.

Source of photos: Sue Hearon

 

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