Pulaski County School Collection of Miss Margaret E. Holmes, Teacher - Contributed by Darrell Reynolds Kirtland Shomaker


Listed below are the names and ages of pupils who attended Green Hill Schoolhouse, Hiwassee District, Pulaski County, Virginia during school calendar month No. 1, ending November 4th, 1904.  Miss Margaret E. Holmes of East Radford, VA was the school’s teacher.

            NAME             AGE       DAYS ON ROLL     DAYS PRESENT

Coffee, Benton                14                     20                             20

Cox, Ernest                  11                     20                             12

Cox, Lee                        9                     20                             12

Dobins, Louis              11                     20                             20

Haley, George             19                       5                               4

Haley, Warren               7                     20                             18

Kirkner, Harry             10                     20                             20

Turpin, Clayton           19                     20                             18

Turpin, Lee                  16                     20                             18

Turpin, Clyde              14                     20                             18

Turpin, Ferd                10                     20                             10

Turpin, Bruce                7                     20                             18

Shelburne, Charlie        7                     15                             12

Viar, James                 10                     20                             20

 

Cox, Nelia                   14                      9                                  9

Haley, Ada                  12                    20                                20

Haley, Myrtle              10                    20                                20

Kirkner, Myrtle           14                    19                                19

Kirkner, Janie              12                    19                                19

Viar, Stella                  12                    20                                20

Viar, Minnie                  7                    20                                20 

 

NOTE---Stella Viar, Minnie Viar, James Viar, and Louis Dobins were from the “Montg. Co.” district. 

 

Here is a daily program Miss Holmes may have used at Green Hill:

Daily Program (Taken from Miss Holmes’s Private Notebook)

 

Time

A.M.

9:05                 Opening Exercises

9:15                 Primer Class

9:25                 Second Reader

9:35                 Third Reader

9:45                 Fourth Reader

10:00               First Arithmetic

10:30               Second Arithmetic

10:35               Recess

10:45               Primer Class

10:55               First Speller

11:05               Second Speller

11:20               Dictionary

11:35               Virginia History

12:00               United States History

12:10               Noon Recess

 

P.M.

1:10                 Primer Class

1:20                 First Speller

1:30                 Second Speller

1:50                 First Grammar

2:10                 First Geography

2:30                 Writing

2:40                 Recess

2:50                 Primer Class

3:00                 Second Reader

3:10                 Third Reader

3:20                 Fourth Reader

3:35                 Second Geography

3:40                 Second Grammar

4:00                 Closing Exercises                  


Margaret E. Holmes changed schools and began teaching at White Oak Grove Schoolhouse around August 1905.  Her pay remained $25.00 a month until September 1906 when her compensation increased to $30.00 a month, for a term of six months.


Names of Miss Holmes’s pupils at White Oak Grove Schoolhouse, Newbern District, Pulaski County, Virginia, school calendar month no.5, ending January 31, 1907:

 

            NAME                         AGE                DAYS ON ROLL        DAYS PRESENT

 

Blair, Joseph                             5                                  4                                  4                   

Clark, Charlie                         10                                23                                23                   

Edwards, Johnnie                      7                                23                                17

Friend, Moncie                        11                                22                                22

Friend, Ray                             12                                22                                22

Howlette, Charlie                      8                                19                                18

Holston, Bruce                          8                                19                                17

Jennings, Roy                            6                                22                                20

King, Eddie                             12                                14                                  8

King, Garnett                             9                                14                                  7

Moore, Lester                            7                                18                                16

Morris, Vivian                        11                                23                                22

Morefield, Robert                   10                                19                                17

Morefield, Edward                   6                                19                                18

Quesenberry, Luther                12                                  4                                  4

Reynolds, Graham                     9                                22                                22

Rigney, Ernest                         10                                14                                  8

Rigney, Shelby                          7                                  3                                  3

Tipton, Jack                             12                                17                                  8