Newspaper Items - School
From Ontario County Journal 3 February 1899
Manchester, N. Y. - School report for January. Names of
pupils attaining a standing of 90 per cent or over: Academic - Hattie
Huntley, Minnie Wilson, Ray Macumber. Pre-academic
- Annabel Johnson, Clara Van Arsdale, Wilson Van Arsdale, Ethel
McLouth, Maude Huntley, Charles Covel, Frank Rogers. Seventh
Courtney Randall, Mildred Randall, Blanche Houston, Stanley
Post, William Morris. Fifth grade - Bessie Allison, Charles
Smith, Hugh Hawkes. Fourth grade - Angelina Garno, Dora Hyde,
Olive Post, Albert Covell, Ephraim Garno. Third grade - Wilda
Hawkes, Katherine Barry, Cynthia Leroy, Florence Allison, Sarah
Sprague. Second grade - Grace Cox, Ruth Wilson, Roy Rice,
Edwin Ver Planc, Charles Pulling, Ainsworth Bennett, Raymond Fairchild,
John Houston, Edward Smith, Ruth Stevens, Frank Sprague. First
grade - Gordon Cole, John Cornelius, Esther Fairchild,
Stuart Hawkes, Henry Jones, Rubie Knapp, Frank LeRoy, Margie O'Neal,
Joseph Sanzo, Clifford Smith, May Wilson, Catherine Burns, Joseph
Pulling, Clara McNish, Esther Fairchild.
From Ontario County Journal 17 February 1899
West Bloomfield, N. Y. - The following pupils of the West
Bloomfield graded school passed the January regents' examination held
at Honeoye and East Bloomfield: Arithmetic - Sadie Leary, Ida
Youngs; grammar - Mary Rigney, Martin Rigney, Sadie Leary,
Grace Reynolds, Don Warren, Ida Youngs; geography - Henry
Courneen, Don Warren; writing - Sadie Leary; spelling - George
Sadie Leary, Catharine Moore, Nettie
Olmstead, Grace Reynolds, Eva Snowden, Don Warren; Adv. English - Mamie
Eng. composition - Mamie Ashe, Erma Hewitt;
rhetoric - Mamie Ashe, Erma Hewitt; algebra - Erma
Hewitt; civics - Mamie Ashe; physical geography - Mamie
From Ontario County Journal 17 March 1899
Shortsville, N. Y. - The class of '99 of the High school has
elected the following officers: President, Frances Blansett; vice-president,
Althea Knapp; secretary and treasurer, Hattie Hall.
From Ontario County Journal 21 April 1899
The class of '99 of the Union High school number 13 members: Emma
Huntley, Elizabeth T. Bagley,
Sarah M. Donovan, W. Fred Jones, Helen C. Buckley, Walter H. Tibbals,
Ada B. Chisholm, Milton J. Phillips, Eugene A. Smith, Jessie Marks,
Mary Sheldon, Agnes G. Keough. Miss Keogh has won the distincton
of valedictorian and Miss M. Donovan that of salutatorian.
From Ontario County Journal 28 April 1899
The graduating class of the Union High school has elected officers
as follows: President, Walter H. Tibbals; vice-president, Minnie
secretary, Emma L. Douglass; treasurer, W.
Fred Jones; prophet, Ada B. Chisholm; poet, Lois A.
Huntley; historian, Elizabeth T. Bagley.
From Ontario County Journal 26 May 1899
East Bloomfield, N. Y. - The graduating class of the High
school has the following members: Misses Clara Steel, Maude Mason,
Margaret Mahoney, Marion Hamlin, Messrs. Harry Wheelock and
Victor, N. Y. - The graduating class of the Victor High
school this year is composed of Misses Mary Wallace, Ruth Parmelee,
Louise Childs and Earl Strong.
From Ontario County Journal 30 June 1899
At a meeting of the alumni of the Union High school, held on Friday
morning, officers were elected as follows: President, Asa B.
Priest, '89; vice-president, Miss Ada Ellis, '91;
secretary, Miss Carrie C. Crane, '92; treasurer, Walter H.
From Ontario County Journal 6 October 1899
Manchester, N. Y. - The school report for September is as
follows; names of pupils neither absent nor tardy stand first: Harry
Cox, Clara Covil, Albert Dalton, Alice Gilman, Blanche
Houston, Helen Harrington, Dora Hyde, Annabel Johnson, Frank LeRoy;
Ruth Morris; Olive Post; Mildred Randall; Charles Smith, Clara
VanArsdale, Hattie VanArsdale; Thomas Allison, May Anderson,
Grace Austin, Charles Austin, Florence Allison, Bessie Allison, John
Barry, May Burns, Catherine Burns, Edward Barry, Ainsworth Bennett,
Katherine Barry, Blanche Craver, Gordon Cole, Jacob Cornelius, Grace
Cox, Allen Craver, Roy Curtis, William Cain, Albert Covell, Earl
Curtis, Alice Cole, Leslie Craver, Bessie Daly, George Edwards, Fred
Frace, Raymond Fairchild, Ester Fairchild, Edna Fairchild, Lena Grant,
Ephraim Garno, Angle Garno, Marshall Garno, Arthur Hoffmire, Hugh
Hawkes, Wilda Hawkes, John Houston, Stewart Hawkes, Nathaniel
Harrington, John Johnson, Henry Jones, Thomas Jerr, Erna Knapp,
Marion King, Rubie Knapp, Harriet King, Sarah LeRoy, Louise McLouth,
Cynthia LeRoy, Durfee LeRoy, Mollie Macumber, Ethel McLouth, Frances
McComb, Mary Martin, Timothy McNally, Harris Morris, Bessie Morris,
George Morgan, Charles Morgan, Morris Morris, Mary Morgan, Herbert
O'Neal, Marguerite O'Neal, May O'Brien, Fred O'Brien, Stanley Post,
Belle Padgham, Harry Proshell, Fay Pratt, Joseph Pulling,
Courtney Randall, Nellie Rodney, Charles Reed, Cherrie Randall, Roy
Rice, Sidney Rogers, William Smith, Bishop Short, Gertrude Smith, Alice
Smith, Edward Smith, Herbert Smith, Mildred Sheffield, Mary
Sanzo, Sarah Sprague, Stella Smith, Clifford Smith, Leon Smith, Bert
Smith, Joseph Sanzo, Nicholas Sanzo, Gertrude Turner, William Turner,
Flora Belle Turner, Michael Tubbs, William Tubbs, Sidney Vennevy,
Edward VerPlanck, Rose Vennevy, Alice Van Duyne, Wilson Van Arsdale,
Isaac Vennevy, Fred Vienna, Minnie Wilson, Bertha Walfer, Charles
Wilson, Marie Whiting, Lottie Waite, May Wilson, Henry
Warner, Frank Sprague.
From Victor Herald 13 October 1899
Honor Roll at Victor High School - During the first month of the
school year, the following students in the various departments have
secured a class standing of 90 per cent or more:
Mary Reeder - 95; Camilla Sale - 95; Townsend
Curtice - 94; Agnes Higinbotham - 93; Gertrude Jones - 93;
Esther Powell - 93; Rose Lynaugh - 92; Lily Ryan - 92;
Maida Snyder - 92; Mary Talmadge -
91; Julia Tobin - 91; Vera Brown - 90.
GRAMMAR ROOM, Seventh Grade: Grace Frazer
-90; Roy Gallup - 92; Fannie Ladd - 91; Warren
90; Laura Wilbur - 92.
Eighth Grade: Anna Adams - 90; Gertrude Concannon - 94;
Helen Cotton - 91; Lillie Green - 98; Annie
Higinbotham - 93; Ernest Hopkins - 90; Alfred Murphy
- 92; Dora Mead - 94; Florence Padgham - 95; Gratia
96; Rhetna Williams - 90.
INTERMEDIATE DEPARTMENT, A Class: Marguerite Simonds - 91; Howard
90; Bertha Boughton - 90.
B Class: Lucile Simonds - 90; Blanche Loney - 90;
Helen Curtice - 91.
C Class: Harry Loomis - 92; Marguerite Burke - 91.
PRIMARY DEPARTMENT, A Class: Ruth Ewer - 98; Evelyn
Mead - 97; Marie Norton - 97; Marion Tebbetts - 96;
Bernice Loney - 95; Maryett Benson - 94; Helen
Simonds - 93; George Higinbotham - 93; Ruth Hill - 93;
Elmer Sage - 91.
B Class: Hattie McNutt - 98; Irene
Connell - 96; Ward Heath - 95; Belle Barry - 94;
Ethel Wilbur - 92; Fred Sale - 90.
C Class: Marie Toomey - 95; Ruth VanDenBergh - 93;
Clarence McNutt - 90; Ida Henehan - 90.
From Ontario County Journal 29 December 1899
East Bloomfield, N. Y. - The following young people are at
home for the holidays: Miss Marion H. Hamlin of Rye seminary; Miss
Hamlin of Dwight school; Miss Clara Chase of the
High school faculty of Warren, Ohio; Miss Clara Partridge of
Oberlin college; Miss Lucy Buell of Albany Normal school; Misses
and Lena Mason of the Geneseo Normal school; Miss Clara
Steele of the Brockport Normal school; Claude Burrett of
the Syracuse university; Frank McMichael of the Genesee
Honeoye, N. Y. - Quite a number of young people are home for
the holidays: Ola Hamilton and Clarence Hicks from
the Rochester Business College; George Lawrence from the
Rochester University; Leonard Gilbert from the Geneseo Normal;
Beth Deyo from Mt. Holyoke.
From Victor Herald 26 January 1900
The Work of the High School - Today closes the second quarter and
the first half of the school year. Next Monday will open the third
quarter at which time many new classes will be organized. This will be
an excellent time for students to enroll, who have not already done so,
the present year. We give below the names of non-resident students who
are now in attendance:
FARMINGTON - Robert Bowerman, Frank Hunt, Irving W. Payne, Mary E.
MERTENSIA - Louis Brady, Florence Lane, Rose Lynaugh, Walter
Mosher, Lily Ryan
VICTOR OUTSIDE OF SCHOOL DISTRICT - Anna Adams, Carrie Aldridge,
Irene Barry, Alfred Barry, Nelson Blazey, Olive Blazey, Bertha
Boughton, Ruth Boughton, George Boughton, Frank Bumpus, Grant Cline,
Irma Conover, John Conover, Fred Cratsley, Louis Crowley, George
Crowley, John Carr, John Driscoll, I. B. Estes, Ina Finucan, Enos G.
Gallup, Catherine Ganey, Lillian Green, George Hawkins, Gertrude
Henehan, Ida Henehan, Ruth Hill, Maude Hunt, Homer Hunt, Mary Keating,
Keefe, Emmett Keefe, Charles McMahon, William Mosher, Francis Murphy,
William O'Brien, Anna O'Neill, Florence Padgham, Ruth Parmele, Clifford
Rose, Ray Rose, Alonzo Rowley, Clarence Rugg, William Rugg, George
John Sullivan, Callie Tillotson, James Tischer, Benjamin Tischer, Julia
Tobin, William Tobin.
From Ontario County Journal 20 April 1900
The following are the 23 members of the graduating class of
Canandaigua High school: Alta R. Cooley, Fred D. Cribb, George R.
Ellis, Helen M. Farrell, William E. Green, Ruth C. Hobart, Frederick
Leighton, James F. Maltman, Ethel L. Mather, Mary E. McDonald, A.
George Nicholson, James M. O'Neill, Alice M. Ottley, Elnathan G.
Phillips, Jessie E. Pierce, Carl S. Reed, May B. Robson, J. Raymond
Shulters Arthur E. Thompson, F. Eugene Townsend, H. Curtis Whedon,
Charles S. Wilson and May E. Wood. Charles S. Wilson, of
Halls Corners, is the valedictorian of the class, and May E. Wood, of
the same place, salutatorian. The organization of the class is as
follows: President, H. Curtis Whedon; secretary and treasurer,
Carl S. Reed; honor essay, Alice M. Ottley; honor
oration, Elnathan G. Phillips; prophet, Ruth C. Hobart; historian,
Ethel L. Mather; poet, James M. O'Neill.
From Victor Herald 27 April 1900
The Senior Class of the Victor High School have elected the
following officers: President, Clarence Floyd Rugg; vice-president,
Vera Hazel Brown; secretary, Mary Kellogg Reeder; treasurer,
Rose Alice Lynaugh.
From Ontario County Journal 25 May 1900
The Canandaigua High school base ball team is composed of the following players: Fielders, W. Wallace, J. Martin, J. Kennedy, Fred Pruner; 3d base, R. Sisson; 2d base, W. Green; 1st base, E. Anderson; short stop, M. Herrington; catcher, J. Niblock; pitchers, P. Turner, J. Woodside. M. Herrington is captain, J. Niblock is manager; E. Anderson is treasurer and A. P. Williams official umpire.
From Geneva Gazette 8 June 1900
The following named candidates for the Cornell University
scholarship took part in the competitive examination conducted by
Commissioners Stephens and Aldridge in Canandaigua on Saturday: Herman
of Clifton Springs; Roy H. Kipp,
of Shortsville; Frederick Leighton, of Canandaigua; J.
Fisher Maltman, of Canandaigua; Helen M. Marshall, of
Geneva; Alice Ottley, of Seneca Castle; Alice M. Turner, of
Charles S. Wilson, of Hall's Corners.
The papers have been forwarded to the State Department of
Public Instruction, and the result will be announced later.
From Victor Herald 8 June 1900
The following are the standings of pupils of the Victor High School for
the month of May:
PRIMARY DEPARTMENT - Fred Sale, 94; John McCarthy, 93;
Ethel Wilbur, 93; Hattie McNutt, 93; Isabel
Keating, 92; Blanche Sage, 92; Marie Toomey, 91;
Charlie Peck, 90; Carl Higinbotham, 90; Peer
94Clarence McNutt, 93; John Mangan, 93; George
93; Nettie Wilber, 93; Ruth VanDenbergh, 90; Neva
96; Charley Lovejoy, 96; Harley Lovejoy, 92.
INTERMEDIATE DEPARTMENT: Fourth Grade - Evelyn Mead, 93;
George Higinbotham, 95, Bernice Lone, 93; Marie
Norton, 92; Blanche Howland, 92; Ruth Hill, 91; Ruth
91; Helen Simonds, 91; Russell Simonds, 90;
Marion Tebbetts, 90; Carroll Moore, 90; Fifth Grade - Harry
94; Marguerite Burke, 91; Glenroie Vail, 90;
Ruth Boughton, 90. Sixth Grade - Lucile Simonds, 91; Mary
91; Blanche Loney, 93; Libbie Bennett, 90.
GRAMMAR DEPARTMENT: Seventh Grade - James Mangan,
94; Lois Powell, 93; Walter Eckler, 93; Everett
92; Hiram Wilcox, 92; Marguerite Simonds, 92;
Bertha Boughton, 91; Howard Barry, 90; Allan
90; Elmer Peachy, 90; Willie Concannon, 90; Irma
90. Eighth Grade - Fannie Ladd, 95; Roy
95; Daniel Enright, 94; Laura Wilber, 93; Winifred
92; Grace Frazer, 92; Jessie Cole, 92; Ethel
Shanks, 91; Warren Simonds, 91; Jay Remer, 91; Carrie
ACADEMIC DEPARTMENT - Ralph Harmon, 94; Mary Reeder, 94;
Charles McMahon, 92; Anna Adams, 91; Maude Hunt, 91;
Jean Ladd, 91; Florence Padgham, 91; Gertrude
Concannon, 90; Mary Talmadge, 90.
From Victor Herald 22 June 1900
Regents Examinations at Victor High School:
READING - Maude I. Hunt, 80.
SPELLING - Terry Aldridge, 94; Cathryn Brady, 76; Agnes
ELEMENTARY ENGLISH - Grant Cline, 80; Frank M. Hunt, 80;
Edgar R. Mead, 77; William J. Mosher, 75; Hester
C. Wallace, 75.
ARITHMETIC - Gertrude Concannon, 75; Nellie Crowley, 87;
Annie Higinbotham, 75; Maude I. Hunt, 79; Florence
M. Lane, 81; Walter Mosher, 91; Mary E. Tuttle, 75;
Hester C. Wallace, 83.
GEOGRAPHY - Anna D. Adams, 82; Diana M. Porter, 79; Julia
82; Hester C. Wallace, 77.
ADVANCED ENGLISH - Catherine Gainey, 75; Johanna Keefe, 75;
Jean Ladd, 80; Florence M. Lane, 75; Charles J.
McMahon, 83; William B. Osborne, 82; Esther Powell, 80;
Rose, 75; Lily A. Ryan, 75; Camilla B. Sale, 80;
Sherrard, 75; Mary E. Tuttle, 75; Eva E. Wing, 80;
Sullivan, 80; John Sullivan, 75.
ENGLISH COMPOSITION - Anna D. Adams, 79; Gertrude
Concannon, 80; Catherine Ganey, 85; Lillian C.
92; Annie Higinbotham, 90; Maude I. Hunt, 87; Mary
76; Dora E. Mead, 76; Florence E.
77; Clifford E. Rose, 77; James W. Tischer, 75.
RHETORIC - Charles J. McMahon, 75.
ENGLISH LITERATURE - Vera E. Brown, 92; Gertrude L.
Henehan, 75; Gertrude Jones, 81; Rose A. Lynaugh, 86;
Henry D. Osborne, 89; Mary K. Reeder, 97; Mary
ENGLISH SELECTIONS - Vera H. Brown, 75; Rose A. Lynaugh, 91;
Henry D. Osborne, 87; Mary K. Reeder, 100; Mary
GERMAN - 2d yr - Vera H. Brown, 78; 3d yr - Agnes
H. Higinbotham, 82.
LATIN - 1st yr - Roy E. Bowerman, 96; Townsend W.
Curtice, 88; Ralph E. Harmon, 96; Gertrude L.
84; Clifford E. Rose, 80; Maida H. Snyder, 93; Mary
85; Eva E. Wing, 75.
CAESAR'S COMMENTARIES - Agnes H. Higinbotham, 79; Gertrude
Jones, 81; Leslie G. Loomis, 75.
GREEK, 1st year - Leslie G. Loomis, 82.
ALGEBRA - Roy E. Bowerman, 84; Bertha A. Concannon, 88;
Nora Egan, 92; Ralph E. Harmon, 81; Agnes
H. Higinbotham, 90; Margaret Merriman, 75; William B.
Osborne, 75; Diana M. Porter, 76; Maida H. Snyder, 75;
Francis Whelan, 87.
PLANE GEOMETRY - Gertrude L. Henehan, 75; Leslie G.
Loomis, 86; Mary K. Reeder, 75; Clarence F. Rugg, 76.
PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY - Catherine Ganey, 89; Ralph E. Harmon,
95; Florence M. Lane, 81; Mae M. Mead, 75; Maida
77; Lizzie Sullivan, 87; Mary E. Tuttle, 78;
Francis Whelan, 79; Eva E. Wing, 81.
BOTANY - Vera H. Brown, 84; Rose A. Lynaugh, 81; Henry
78; Mary K. Reeder, 96; Clarence F. Rugg,
ZOOLOGY - Bertha A. Concannon, 90; Catherine Ganey, 75;
Charles J. McMahon, 88; Clifford E. Rose, 86.
PHYSIOLOGY AND HYGIENE - Gertrude Concannon, 85; Nellie
Crowley, 95; Edgar R. Mead, 75; Mae M. Mead, 84;
William J. Mosher, 88; Walter Mosher, 85; Florence
E. Padgham, 81; Julia T. Tobin, 77.
GREEK HISTORY - Roy E. Bowerman, 88.
UNITED STATES HISTORY - Willie Riley, 84.
NEW YORK HISTORY - Roy E. Bowerman, 97; Nellie Crowley, 77;
Lillian C. Greene, 75; William J. Mosher, 79;
Clifford E. Rose, 83; Lily A. Ryan, 75; Blanche
BOOKKEEPING - Townsend W. Curtice, 75; Charles J.
McMahon, 91; William B. Osborne, 81; Ruth Parmele, 81.
DRAWING - Grant Cline, 85; Maude I. Hunt, 75;
Florence M. Lane, 75; Edgar R. Mead, 78; Florence
E. Padgham, 83.
From Ontario County Journal 22 June 1900
Naples, N. Y. - The baccalaureate sermon to the graduating
class of the Naples High School was given on Sunday evening at the
Presbyterian church by its pastor. The class consists of ten, as
follows: John Bolles, Lawrence E. Smith, William T. Lyon, J. Arthur Hunt, Frank R. Wheaton, Percy S. Wheaton, Misses Martha Knapp, Margie R. Sherman, Florence N. Tyler, Mary Lydia Cleveland.
From Victor Herald 29 June 1900
Miss Leona May Adams, of this village, graduated this year from
Brockport Normal School, in the English course. The subject of
Miss Adams' commencement essay was "The Future Woman." Miss Marion
Lobdell, who is also at Brockport graduates next year.
From Ontario County Journal 29 June 1900
Phelps, N. Y. - The tenth annual banquet of the Phelps union
and classical school alumni, which was held in Gibson hall on Tuesday
evening, was quite a success and as usual a very pleasant affair. Willis Vandemark, of
Rochester, the retiring president, acted as master of ceremonies. The
officers elected for the ensuing year are as follows: President, Dr. W. A. Howe; second vice-president, Mrs. George Salisbury; third vice-president, Dr. Willis Holbrook; fourth vice-president, Miss Bertha Wright; secretary, Miss Emma Salisbury; treasurer, Willis Avery. Among the many out-of-town guests was John S. Coe, Esq., of Canandaigua. Miss Marjorie Sanford, of New York, was also present.
The following teachers and students have completed the year's work and are at home for the summer vacation: Miss Ruby Simmons, teacher in the kindergarten school Rochester; Miss Carrie Riker, Syracuse university; Miss Loe Voak, Syracuse university; Herbert Foster, Cornell university; Lois Hallenbeck, a member of the graduating class of Ann Arbor university; Charles Anderson, Hotchkiss school, Lakeville, Conn.; Miss Francis Hart, teacher in public school, Niagara Falls; Ora Vandenberg, teacher in Detroit schools; Miss Mary E. Parmele, St. Andrews Training school, Rochester; Miss Sarah Donnovan, Syracuse university; Edward Widman, St. Bernard's Seminary, Rochester; Jason Parrish, Syracuse university; Henry W. Hamlin, Yale university; Miss Martha Howey, Smith college.
From Victor Herald 6 July 1900
Nelson Lobdell, who recently graduated from St. Lawrence
University, arrived at his home in this town today. Mr. Lobdell, in
company with several other students, wheeled from Canton, N. Y., to
this section of the State, stopping at Thousand Islands to spend Sunday.
From Ontario County Journal 7 September 1900
Gorham, N. Y. - Those who will attend school from here are Anna Pierson, Fred and Ervin Metcalf, at Canandaigua Academy; James and Bessie Allen, Roy Whitaker and Lillian Boyce, at Geneva.
From Ontario County Chronicle 12 September 1900
Shortsville, N. Y. - The following graduates of our village High
School leave this week for higher educational advancement: Miss
Frances DeR. Blansett and Miss Althea P. Knapp, to
Geneseo State Normal; Miss Irene Van Buren, to Granger Place; Miss
to Cleveland Homeopathic Medical College; Rea
V. Howland and Henry C. Dewey, to the Rochester
University; John H. Perry to the Mechanics Institute,
From Ontario County Journal 14 September 1900
East Bloomfield, N. Y. - The following have returned to their school: Misses Lena and Maud Mason, Geneseo Normal, and Miss Clara G. Steele, Brockport Normal.
From Ontario County Journal 28 September 1900
The pigskin punters, known as the Academy football team, is made up as follows: Manager, John Niblock; captain, Elmer Anderson; center, Albert Tuller, guards, Fred Benham, Leo Allen; tackle, Henry Sargent, John Kennedy; end, Rollin Sisson, Ray Conyne; half back, Peter Burke, Earl Lee; quarterback, Elmer Anderson; full back, John Niblock, substitute, William Donovan. Lucius Wilcox and Enos S. Booth will coach the team.
From Ontario County Chronicle 28 November
Rushville, N. Y. - Last Thursday the boys of the Rushville Union
School Academic Department organized a
Literary Society. There were twenty members present. The following
officers were elected: President, Stanley Vorhees; Vice-President,
George Ebert; Secretary, J. M. Wise; Treasurer, Harry
Tellers, Oliver Hunter and Henry Vorhees.
From Victor Herald 28 December 1900
HIGH SCHOOL HONOR ROLL FOR DECEMBER - PRIMARY DEPARTMENT -
Isabel Keating, 96; Evelyn Keating, 95; Marie
95; John McCarthy, 95; Freddie Sale, 93; Roy
93; Blanche Sage, 91; Peer Locke, 95; Ida
93; Mabel Dunford, 92; Nettie Wilber, 92; John
92; Ellis Boughton, 91; George McCrone, 91; Ruth
90; Norman Brace, 95; Charley Lovejoy, 95;
Neva Remer, 95; Harley Lovejoy, 92; Mary Heffron, 90;
Florence Mead, 90, Lucile Loney, 90.
INTERMEDIATE DEPARTMENT - Fourth Grade: Evelyn Mead, 95; Bernice
95; Ruth Ewer, 93; Maryett Benson, 94; Blanche
95; Belle Barry, 92; Helen Simonds, 92;
Marie Norton, 95; George Higinbotham, 95; Roy
Childs, 90. Fifth Grade: Harry Loomis, 95; Henry
Toomey, 94; Charley Dailey, 93; Arthur Shanks, 90;
Glenroie Vail, 90; Fred Locke, 90; Marguerite
Burke, 92; Ruth Boughton, 93. Sixth Grade: Mary
Dunlap, 95; Lucile Simonds, 92; Blanche Loney, 93;
Elizabeth Osborne, 93; Libbie Bennett,
93; Dora Ingraham, 94; Ida Van Vechten, 95.
ACADEMIC DEPARTMENT - Johanna Keefe, 97; Leslie Loomis, 95;
June Turner, 94; Ralph Harmon, 93; Jean Ladd, 93;
Louis Brady, 93; Lily Ryan, 92; Charles McMahon, 92;
Grant Cline, 92; Esther Powell, 92; Louis Ferrin, 92;
Hester Wallace, 91; Diana Porter, 91; Dora Mead, 91;
Gertrude Jones, 91; Frank Hunt, 91; William
Mosher, 91; Irving Payne, 90; Rose Lynaugh, 90; Gertrude
90; Mary Tallmadge, 90.
Allen's Hill, N. Y. - The following young people who are
attending school are home for Christmas vacation: Miss Jessie
Bancroft, from Canandaigua; Miss Grace Sayre, from Lima; Fred
from Oberlin, Ohio; Milton Phillips, from Cornell; Walter
from Canandaigua; Miss Jeanette Deal, from East
Bloomfield, where she is employed as teacher in the Union school.
From Ontario County Chronicle 2 January 1901
Allen's Hill, N. Y. - The following students are home for the
holidays: Fred Ray, from Oberlin; Miss Grace Sayre, from
Miss Jessie Bancroft and Walter Phillips, from
From Ontario County Chronicle 9 January 1901
Rushville, N. Y. - The following young people who have been
spending the holidays here have returned: Harry Williams and Arthur
to Syracuse; Holmes Haviland and Carrie
Loomis, to Geneseo; Helen Blodgett, to Canandaigua; Catherine
to Lockport; Mary Hoover, to Albion; Carrie
Hunter, to Yatesville; Lena Haviland, to Lowville; Jennie
to Mohawk; Jennie Ainsley, to Southampton; Lena
Jackson, to Brockport; Jennie Hoover, to Liberty; Luther
to Rochester; Frank Harkness, to Buffalo.
From Victor Herald 5 April 1901
The following are the average standings for the entire year in both
class work and examinations:
A class - Marie Toomey, 95; Blanche Sage, 95; John
94; Fred Sale, 94; Frank Hurley, 88; Ethel
Wilbur, 85; Roy Williams, 84.
B classs - Ruth VanDenbergh, 95; Ida Henehan, 95; Mabel
95; George McCrone, 94; Lizzie Hurley, 94;
Claude Dunford, 93;
Nettie Wilber, 90; Emmet Keating, 89; Ellis Boughton,
88; Peer Locke, 88; Charley Lovejoy, 87.
C class - Neva Remer, 92; Florence Mead, 84; Lucile
83; Harley Lovejoy, 75.
Seventh Grade - Dean Rose, 95; Allan Cornford, 93; Lois
92; Ina Finean, 92; William Concanon, 90;
Burton Van Maaven, 90; Elmer Peachy, 90; Bertha
Boughton, 88; Ina Lobdell, 88; Hiram Wilcox, 86;
Ernest Hulbert, 85; Flora Mosher, 84; Howard
Barry, 83; Everett Norton, 80; Albert Powell, 78.
Sixth Grade - Dora Ingraham, 96; Lucile Simonds, 95; Ida
92, Libbie Bennett, 92; Blanche Loney, 92;
Elizabeth Osborne, 85; Mary Dunlap, 83; Edith
Carr, 76; Earl Van Denberg, 75;
Fifth Grade - Harry Loomis, 97; Charles Dailey, 91; Ruth
90; Henry Toomey, 88; Pearl Holcomb, 85;
Arthur Shanks, 82; Alta Cornford, 80; Marguerite
Burke, 80; Hattie Hall, 79; Fred Locke, 78; Allan
Fourth Grade - George Higinbotham, 96; Marie Norton, 95;
Blanche Howland, 93; Evelyn Mead, 93; Bernice
Loney, 93; Helen Simonds, 93; Maryett Benson, 93;
Marian Tebbetts, 90; Belle Barry, 85; Irene
Connell, 84; Ruth Hill, 83; Russell Simonds, 82;
Elmer Sage, 82; Earl Hutchinson, 80; Earl Remer, 80;
Ruth Ewer, 80; Carroll Moore, 79; Frank Mead, 79;
Ethel Hutchinson, 78; Erva Wilbur, 78; Milton Wilcox,
78; Roy Boothe, 77; Olive Nichols, 77; Roy
Childs, 75, Francis McCrone, 75; Raymond Nichols, 75;
Herbert Wilbur, 75.
From Ontario County Chronicle 24 April 1901
The Canandaigua Academy baseball team has been organized for the
season as follows: Frank Welch, left field; Enos Booth, center
John Martin, right field; Rollin F. Sisson, third
base; William Green, second base; Elmer Anderson, first
George Leach, shortstop; John Niblock, catcher;
James Woodside, pitcher.
From Ontario County Chronicle 1 May 1901
Rushville, N. Y. - The graduating class of the union school has
organized with six members and has elected officers as follows:
President and valedictorian - Lulu M. Holbrook; vice-
president and salutatorian, Mary C. Flynn; poet, Genevieve
E. Wilson; prophet - Grace G. Williams; essayists - Nettie
From Victor Herald 3 May 1901
The graduating class of the Victor High School for 1901 numbers
four. The members of the class with the offices that they are to fill
are as follows: D. Henry Osbourne Jr., president and
valedictorian; Gertrude Jones, secretary and salutatorian; Mary
treasurer, class poet and historian; Gertrude
Henehan, class essayist. The colors chosen by the class are red
and gold, and its motto is "Aim High."
From newspaper 10 May: Louis Brady, a former pupil of
Victor High School, has returned to school and joined the graduating
class of 1901. The class now numbers five instead of four.
From Ontario County Journal 3 May 1901
The graduating class of 1901 of the Canandaigua academy is composed of nine members, who have organized as follows: Henry Didana Sergeant, of Seneca Castle, valedictorian; Herbert Herman Tracey, Flint Creek, salutatorian; Elihu Standish, Academy, honorary oration; Gertrude Rachel Olmstead, honorary essay; Miss Laura Ann Ottley, prophet; Helen Francis Southerland, historian; Mary Francis Martin, poet; Jacob Vorrenter, president; Elizabeth Esther O'Keefe, vice-president.
From Ontario County Chronicle 8 May 1901
Reed's Corners, N. Y. - The Roll of Honor in the school for the
week ending May 3 contains the following names: Ethel Davis, Myrtle
Griffin, Harry Hartsough, Maud Perrin, Mable Wild, Frances Osborne.
From Ontario County Journal 10 May 1901
The graduating class of the Geneseo Normal school numbers 149 members, of whom 13 are from Ontario County: Florence A. Ashley, Honeoye; Asa R. Deal, Allen's Hill; Harriet E. Hall, Cheshire; Edwin D. Hamlin, Harry G. Lyon and John S. Vermilye, Naples; Althea P. Knapp, Shortsville; Carrie E. Loomis and Patrick H. Sheehan, Rushville; Mary R. McKenna, Canandaigua; Maude A. Mason, East Bloomfield; Mary E. Meagher, Holcomb; Mary I. Rigney, West Bloomfield.
From Ontario County Journal 17 May 1901
East Bloomfield, N. Y. - The graduates of the High school for 1901 are Raymond B. Partridge and Roy H. Mason.
From Ontario County Chronicle 29 May 1901
Phelps, N. Y. - The commencement exercises of the Phelps high
school will be held in Gibson hall on the evening of June 25. The class
of 1901 is composed of the following students: Cora Barringer,
Martha Boyes, Minnie Bulkley, Luther Falkey,
Sara Falkey, Minera Hicks, Margaret McAniff, Alice Neider, Bertha
Padden, Susan Millier, Howard Van DeMark, Earle White, Francis
From Ontario County Chronicle 5 June 1901
Phelps, N. Y. - The graduating class of the Phelps High School
of 1901 is the largest in many years. Through the efforts of its
principal, Professor W. A. Ingals, the school has gradually risen in
proficiency until it now ranks among the first of its grade
in the state. Its foreign scholarship now exceeds any previous year.
class officers are: President, Luther Falkey; vice-president, Howard
secretary, Bertha Padden; treasurer, Sarah
Falkey; salutatorian, Minnie Hicks; valedictorian, Earl
class history, Minnie Buckley; class will, Francis
poet, Alice Neider; essayist, Cora Barringer; orator,
Howard Vandemark; prophet, Earl White.
From Ontario County Journal 21 June 1901
Allen's Hill, N. Y. - The following pupils passed the grade examinations recently held in the Union school: Eighth grade, James Murphy, Nellie Case, Eleanor Simmons, Bessie Abbey, Fred Bell; seventh grade, Pansie Abbey, Vera Case; sixth grade, John Deal, Ola Simmons; fifth grade, Helen Brown, Wales Duffy, Emery Horton, Blanche Mitchell, George McLemale; fourth grade, Emma Belcher, Lyra Patterson, Herbert Peterson, Harry Clark; second grade, Katie Strepp, John Meehan, Carl Simmons, Raymond Sleight; first grade, Glen Patterson, Mary Clark.
From Ontario County Journal 28 June 1901
Naples, N. Y. - Students home from their schools are: Miss Minnie Everett, Pratt Institute; Hugh Parrish, Michigan university; Harry Lyon, Orlo Avery, E. D. Hamlin, John Vermilye, from Geneseo Normal; Miss Edith Hosea, Lima; Howell Gage from Albany; Miss Josephine Griswold, teacher, is home from Canandaigua; Miss Eunice Cleveland, from Sayville, L. I.; Miss Laura Reed, from Orange, N. J.
From Victor Herald 5 July 1901
The following is a report of standings attained by pupils of Victor
High School at grade and Regents examinations:
Reading - Pearl Lauder, 85; Morton Locke, 80; Belle
90; Laura Wilbur, 85.
Writing - Carrie Aldridge, 90; George M. Gallup, 75; Warren
Elementary English - Carrie Aldridge, 78; George M.
Gallup, 75; Belle Mosher, 78; Walter S. Mosher, 80;
Warren Simonds, 79.
Arithmetic - Carrie Aldridge, 75; George M. Gallup, 94;
Wm. Roy Gallup, 92; Morton Locke, 81; Dora Mead, 77;
Belle Mosher, 80; Winfred Nelson, 93; William
O'Brien, 76; Warren Simonds, 75, Laura Wilbur, 83.
Geography - Carrie Aldridge, 84; George H. Boughton, 79;
Grace M. Frazer, 76; Gratia Tebbetts, 78; Callei
Advanced English - Anna D. Adams, 85; Gertrude Concannon, 85;
Lillian C. Green, 85; Annie Higinbotham, 83; Mary
M. Keating, 83; Jean P. Ladd, 88; Pearl Lauder, 90;
Dora Mead, 79.
English Composition - Nellie M. Crowley, 86.
Rhetoric - Anna D. Adams, 80; Nettie M. Crowley, 84; Catherine
75; Johanna Keefe, 81; Jean P. Ladd, 82;
Florence M. Lane, 83; Mae E. Mead, 75;
William J. Mosher, 80; Diana M. Porter, 75; William
79; Lily A. Ryan, 78; Bernice A. Stubbs, 85;
Frances A. Whelan, 76.
English Selections - Louis P. Brady, 92; Gertrude L.
Henehan, 83; Esther M. Powell, 98.
History English Literature - Louis P. Brady, 76.
History American Literature - Louis P. Brady, 76.
German, 1st year - Bertha C. Concannon, 78; Gertrude L.
Henehan, 76; Maida H. Snyder, 82; Mary L. Talmadge, 75.
Latin, 1st year - Gertrude Concannon, 80; Catherine T.
Gainey, 75; Annie Higinbotham, 81; Dora Mead, 75;
William C. Rugg, 83; Hester C. Wallace, 80; Frances
Caesar's Commentaries - Bertha A. Concannon, 80; Ralph
Harmon, 97; Jean P. Ladd, 76; William Bushnell
Osborne, Jr., 85; Esther M. Powell, 84; Lily A. Ryan,
83; Maida H. Snyder, 87; Mary L. Talmadge, 75; James
78; Bernice Welch, 80.
Latin Prose Composition - D. Henry Osborne, Jr., 75.
Greek, 1st year - Ralph Harmon, 91; James W. Tischer, 75.
Xenophon's Anabasis - Leslie G. Loomis, Jr., 94; D. Henry
Osborne, Jr., 80.
Algebra - Gertrude Concannon, 75; Annie Higinbotham, 83;
Johanna Keefe, 77; William J. Mosher, 85; Florence
C. Padgham, 75; William C. Rugg, 89.
Plane Geometry - Vera H. Brown, 85; Bertha A. Concannon, 83;
Ralph Harmon, 100; William Bushnell Osborne, Jr., 87; William
80; June W. Turner, 97.
Physical Geography - Anna D. Adams, 78; Nellie M. Crowley,
90; Lillian C. Green, 79; William J. Mosher, 92; Florence
90; Diana M. Porter, 76.
Physiology and Hygiene - Jessie M. Cole, 82; Grace M.
Frazer, 75; William Roy Gallup, 78; Ira Hutchinson, 77;
Fannie Ladd, 86; Pearl Lauder, 91; Morton Locke, 75;
George McInerney, 75; Belle Mosher, 80; Winfred
Nelson, 79; Warren Simonds, 76; Laura Wilbur, 96.
Roman History - Louis P. Brady, 77; Vera H. Brown, 79;
Catherine T. Gainey, 75; Gertrude L. Henehan, 75; Gertrude
75; Jean P. Ladd, 75; Leslie G. Loomis,
Jr., 83; Rose A. Lynaugh, 76; D. Henry Osborne, Jr., 84;
Esther M. Powell, 96; Lily A. Ryan, 87; Mary L.
Talmadge, 76; June W. Turner, 80.
Civics - Ernest Hopkins, 89; Walter S. Mosher, 85; Florence
80; Ruth Parmelee, 92; Frances A. Whelan,
Drawing - Morton Locke, 84; William J. Mosher, 88;
Walter S. Mosher, 90; James W. Tischer, 93.
Advanced Drawing - Anna D. Adams, 79; Mary M. Keating, 75;
Lily A. Ryan, 80.
A Class - Ida Henehan, 97; Hattie McNutt, 97; George
97; Alice McNutt, 96; Neva Remer, 96; Florence
95; Peer Locke, 95; Ruth VanDenbergh, 94, Emmett
94; Charley Lovejoy, 94; Royal Hunt, 93;
Ellis Boughton, 91; Lizzie Hurley, 91; Clarence
B Class - Harley Lovejoy, 98; Laura Sale, 98; Mary
98; Lucile Loney, 96; Lester Hunt, 92; Marie
C Class - Dorothy Loomis, 100; Norman Brace, 99; Paul
98; Russell Hill, 96; Caroline Wilber, 93.
Fourth Grade - Ethel Ingraham, 91; Marie Toomey, 90; Blanche
87; Fred Sale, 86; Ethel Wilber, 85; John
McCarthy, 85; Frank Hurley, 83.
Fifth Grade - George Higinbotham, 94; Maryette Benson,
93; Helen Simonds, 91; Bernice Loney, 88; Evelyn
87; Irene Connell, 85; Marian Tebbetts, 84;
Earl Hutchinson, 84; Ruth Ewer, 84; Ruth Hill, 82;
Russell Simonds, 82; Belle Barry, 80; Carroll
Moore, 80; Olive Nichols, 79; Earl Remer, 77; Raymond
76; Erva Wilber, 75.
Sixth Grade - Harry Loomis, 97; Glenroie Vail, 91; Ruth
91; Edith Ingraham, 89; Marguerite Burke, 88;
Edna Hunt, 87; Henry Toomey, 85; Arthur Shanks, 83;
Charles Dailey, 83; Pearl Holcomb, 81; Alta
Cornford, 79; Fred Lacke, 71.
Seventh Grade - Lucile Simonds, 97; Blanche Loney, 93;
Mary Dunlap, 92; Ida Van Vechten, 91; Elizabeth
Osborne, 90; Libbie Bennett, 85; Nina Covill, 82;
Victor Hunt, 81; Edith Carr, 80; Mabel Van
Eighth Grade - Marguerite Simonds, 95; Allen Cornford, 94;
Dean Rose, 93; Everett Norton, 88; Burton Van
Mararen, 83; Lois Powell, 82; Hiram Wilcox, 82; Elmer
82; Howard Barry, 80; Ina Finucan, 79;
Ina Lobdell, 79; William Concannon, 79; Bertha
From Ontario County Journal 5 July 1901
Naples High school graduated eight members on Wednesday evening: Misses Alice M. Covel, Edith Knickerbocker, Grace M. Tozer, Maude A. Acheson and Messrs. Fred M. Briggs, Frank W. Tozer, Arthur A. Richardson and Beecher Bassett.
Honeoye, N. Y. - Many teachers and students are home for the summer vacation: Miss Florence Ashley, a graduate of Geneseo; Miss Beth Deyo, a graduate of Mt. Holyoke; Miss Fannie Bray, of the Oswego Normal, accompanied by a friend, Miss Young; George Lawrence, from the Rochester university, and Charles Guldner, a teacher at Fort Plain.
From Ontario County Journal 6 September 1901
Gorham, N. Y. - The following have entered Geneva High school: James, Bessie and William Allen, Eliza Emery and John Ferguson. Miss Anna Pierson will enter Canandaigua academy for the coming year.
From Victor Herald 11 October 1901
Honor Roll for Victor High School for September.
A Class - Peer Locke, 96; Ruth VanDenbergh, 94; Charley
93; Clarence McNutt, 93; Emmett Keating, 92;
George McCrone, 91; Neva Remer, 90; Royal Hunt, 90;
Ellis Boughton, 90; Alice McNutt, 90; Hattie
B Class - Lucile Loney, 99; Harley Lovejoy, 98; Mary
97; Laura Sale, 96; Marie Farrell, 95; Lester
C Class - Norman Brace, 96; Dorothy Loomis, 95; Paul
Fourth Grade - Marie Toomey, 92; Blanche Sage, 91, John
90; Fred Sale, 90.
Fifth Grade - Blanche Howland, 96; George Higinbotham, 96;
Marie Norton, 96; Maryett Benson, 96; Ruth Ewer, 94;
Evelyn Mead, 94; Bernice Loney, 94; Helen Simonds,
93; Marion Tebbetts, 92; Olive Nichols, 91; Russell
90; Earl Remer, 90.
Sixth Grade - Harry Loomis, 94; Marguerite Burke, 93;
Glenroie Vail, 93; Henry Toomey, 92; Edith
Ingraham, 91; Ruth Boughton, 91; Fred Locke, 90;
Charles Dailey, 90;
Pearl Holcomb, 90.
Seventh Grade - Blanche Loney, 98; Dora Ingraham, 97;
Ida Van Vechten, 95; Mae Preston, 94; Mabel Van
Voorhis, 94; Altha Kyte, 93; John Conover, 90; Louis
Eighth Grade - Marguerite Simonds, 96; Dean Rose, 96;
Walter Sweeney, 95; Martha Gallup, 95; Lois
Powell, 94; Flora Mosher, 93; Everett Norton, 93;
Ruth Lauder, 92; Julia Crowley, 91; Howard Barry, 90;
Elmer Peachy, 90; Ermil Kyte, 90.
Ralph Harmon, 96; June Turner, 95; Pearl Lauder, 95;
Lily Ryan, 94, Maida Snyder, 94; Bernine Welch, 93;
Roy Gallup, 93; Julia Tobin, 93; Jean Ladd, 92;
Bertha Concannon, 92; Esther Powell, 91; Dora Mead, 91;
Johanna Keefe, 91; Leslie Loomis, 90; Morton
From Ontario County Chronicle 27 November 1901
Chapinville, N. Y. - The following pupils have attained a
general average of over 95 percent for the week ending November
15, and have had their names placed on the weekly roll of honor: Lina
Benham, Mildred Benham, Mildred Pratt, Leota
Cooper, Hazel Goldsmith, Estella Smith, Louis Angell, Harold Benham,
Adelbert Angell, Herbert Nicholson, George Schrader, Fred Goldsmith.
From Ontario County Chronicle 18 December 1901
The following pupils of district school No. 4, of which Helen C.
Buckley is the teacher, have kept their names on the roll of honor
during the past month: Fred Goldsmith, Roy Nicholson, Herbert
Nicholson, Earl Smith, Floyd Kotteker, Louis Angell, Robert
Chamberlin, Leota Cooper, Mildred Pratt, Hazel Goldsmith, Marion
Benham, Mildred Benham.
From Ontario County Journal 27 December 1901
Allen's Hill, N. Y. - The following young people are home for the holidays: Milton Phillips, from Cornell; Frank Patterson, from Syracuse; Leon Brown from Geneseo; Jeanette and Ruth Deal and Edna Brown from East Bloomfield; Morris and Hazel Olmstead from Canandaigua; Jessie Murphy from Rochester; and Grace Sayre, Marjory Deal, Bessie Patterson and Grace Brown from Lima.
From Ontario Chronicle 1 January 1902
Phelps, N. Y. - The following students and teachers are at home
for the holiday vacation: George Wisewell from Hamilton
College; Francis Wisewell and Howard Vandemark, Pratt
Brooklyn; Luther Falkey, Cazenovia Seminary; Earl Warner, Hobart
Genevieve Bailey, Albany Normal; Meta White, New
England Conservatory of Music, Boston; Miss Linda Holmes, Albany;
Miss Estella Lester, Jamestown.
Manchester, N. Y. - Miss Gertrude Derr, who is attending the
medical college at Cleveland, Ohio, is spending her holiday vacation at
her mother's home south of this village.
From Victor Herald 10 January 1902
The following are the December honor rolls for the primary, grammar
and academic departments of Victor High School:
Primary Department - Charley Lovejoy; Neva Remer; Peer Locke;
Hattie McNutt; Ruth VanDenbergh; Clarence McNutt; Nettie Wilber; Ellis
Heffron; Laura Sale; Lucile Loney; Marie Farrel;
Lester Hunt, William Ingraham; Dorothy Loomis; Bessie Webster; Norman
Brace; Caroline Wilber; Russell Hill; Olive Simonds; Paul Hutchinson;
John K. Hill; Loretta Concannon; Tommy Farrell; Alta VanDenbergh.
Grammar Department, 8th Grade - Marguerite Simonds; Dean Rose;
Walter Sweeney; Ermil Kyte; Henry Phillips; Lois Powell; Martha Gallup;
Flora Mosher; Mae Wareing; Henry Fisher; Ethel Shanks; Ruth Lauder;
Seventh Grade - Ida VanVechten; Blanche Loney; Lucile Simonds;
May Preston; Dora Ingraham; Elizabeth Osborne; Mabel VanVoorhis; Grace
Miller; Earl Van Denbergh; Victor Hunt; Edith Carr; Libbie Bennett;
Academic Department - Grant Cline; Ralph Harmon; Julia Tobin;
June Turner; William Mosher; Pearl Lauder; Leslie Loomis; Esther
Powell; Lily Ryan; Johanna Keefe; Roy Gallup; George VanVechten; Bertha
Concannon; Fannie Ladd; Hester Wallace; Lillian Greene; Bernine Welch;
Maida Snyder; Almon Fisher; Laura Wilbur; Winifred Nelson; Catherine
Ganey; Frank Hunt; Ernest Hopkins; Walter Mosher; Jean Judd; Dora Mead;
Frances Whelan; Florence Lane.
From Ontario County Chronicle 26 February 1902
The following is a list of the persons who will graduate from
the Canandaigua Academy this year: G. Elmer Anderson, Caroline V.
Booth, Roy H. Chase, John G. Cooley, Elenor R. Crowley, William J.
Donovan, Marie Donovan, John C. Gleason, George W. Gregg,
Orestes J. Gregg, Ira
Myron Hawley, John W. Henry, Helen Kelly, John H. Kennedy, Robert C.
Henry Leighton, Letitia Maude Lohnes, Charles I. O'Neil, Mabel B.
Lydia Rose, Josephine M. Scott, Belle L. Wheeler, of Canandaigua, Leo
and H. C. Burgess of Bristol Center, E. Blanche
of Cheshire, Anne B. Pierson of Stanley, Herbert A.
and John C. Wilson of Seneca, Grover Roat of Reed
John C. Wilson will be valedictorian and Herbert A. Temple salutatorian.
John C. Gleason is president of the class.
From Ontario County Journal 4 April 1902
Seneca Castle, N. Y. - Miss Alice Ottley, of Cornell university, and Albert Ottley and William Page, of Genesee Wesleyan seminary, are home for Easter. Mr. Page has a friend with him, a native Cuban.
From Victor Herald 11 April 1902
The senior or graduating class of Victor High School has eight
members this year, who are: Leslie G. Loomis, Jr., Ralph Harmon,
Bertha Concannon, Esther M. Powell, William Rugg, Lily Ryan, James
Tischer and Bernine Welch. The class has organized by the
election of Leslie G. Loomis, Jr., president; Ralph
Harmon, vice-president; Bertha Concannon, secretary; Esther
From Victor Herald 2 May 1902
East Bloomfield, N. Y. - The graduating class of 1902 of the High
School will consist of Cladd Chase, Fred Chase, Margaret Smith,
Theda Page and Modesta Butler.
From Ontario County Chronicle 7 May 1902
Gorham, N. Y. - Arthur Phillips, oldest son of A. M. Phillips,
finished his labors at the Buffalo Medical college Friday. He has the
best wishes of a host of friends in Gorham for his future success as a
doctor. He attended school at Canandaigua one year, and from there he
went to Andover, Mass., and took a four year preparatory course at
academy. The academy was founded April 21, 1778. After graduating from
Philips academy, Mr. Phillips entered the Buffalo Medical college, from
which he graduated this year. The graduating exercises were held at the
Teck theatre, Friday. Mrs. A. M. Philips and Mrs. C. H. Johnson
the graduating exercises at the Buffalo Medical college in Buffalo.
From Ontario County Chronicle 21 May 1902
Phelps, N. Y. - The graduating class of 1902 of the Phelps High
school have elected the following officers: President, Leonard
vice-president, Miss Selma Holbrook; secretary, Edward
Ryan, Jr.; treasurer, Margueretta Sabin; orator, George
prophet, John C. Ingalls; historian, George P.
colors, scarlet and white.
The students of the Academy have organized a junior class, with
officers as follows: President, Roy Case; vice-president, Miss
secretary, Allan Cooley; treasurer, Miss
Lulu Fish. The class has twenty-eight members.
From Geneva Daily Times 5 June 1902
Word has been received here that Wallace W. Rayfield of
Seneca, formerly a student at the high school, was graduated from the
Cortland normal school with the highest honors of the class. His
average in oratory and English for the entire course was 96 per cent.
From Ontario County Chronicle 11 June 1902
Victor, N. Y. - The commencement exercises of the Victor High
School will be held Monday evening, June 23 in the town hall. The
graduating class of '02 is somewhat larger than usual, numbering eight.
It is composed of Esther Powell, salutatorian; Bernie
Welch, class prophet; Bertha Concannon, class essayist; Lilly
class recitation; Ralph Harmon, classical oration; William
economic oration; James
Fischer, class declamation; Leslie Loomis, valedictorian.
From Ontario County Chronicle 25 June 1902
Clifton Springs, N. Y. - At 8 o'clock this evening, in Association
occurred the graduation exercises of the Clifton Springs High School.
class consisted of eight members: president, Myron James Walter; vice-president,
Floyd Stephens; secretary and treasurer, Miss Mildred
Miss Isabel Tey, Miss Grace Gillette, Miss Elizabeth Stuart,
Jennie McGinniss, and Stanley Short. Music was furnished
Orchestra from Auburn.
From Ontario County Journal 27 June 1902
Naples, N. Y. - Commencement week of the Naples High School
had an auspicious opening on Sunday evening, when Rev. Peter McKenzie
delivered the annual sermon to the graduating clas. The class is
composed of the following: Mildred Nellis, Aleine Caulkins,
Elizabeth C. Maxfield, Jennie S. Maxfield, Lena Tobey, Florence
Slayton, Maud Schlick, Gertrude Hatch, William Tyler, Leo Fox, Ralph
Pierce, Frank Widmer, Carl Slayton, Carl Magreevey and Charles Reisinger, all of Naples.
Gorham, N. Y. - The following are home for their summer vacation: Roy R. Whitaker, of Hobart; James and Bessie Allen and Eliza Emory, of the Geneva High school; and Anna B. Pearson, who graduated from the Canandaigua Academy.
From Ontario County Journal 4 July 1902
East Bloomfield, N. Y. - Three pupils of the High school have not been absent or tardy during the school year: Lloyd J. Partridge, George Terry, and Eugene Crooker.
Naples, N. Y. - Teachers and students home from their schools for the summer are: Misses Eunice Cleveland and Anna Baader from Sayville, L. I.; John Vermilye from Mahopac Falls; Edward R. Clarke from Williams College, from which he was graduated; Miss Margaret Parrish from Waterloo; Miss Minnie Everett from Pratt Institute; Harold Blake from Lima; Miss Bertha Cleveland from Syracuse; Miss Anna Lewis from Fredonia. Jacob Rectenwald, of Kings Park hospital, is home; also his sister, Miss Anna, from Geneva.
From Ontario County Chronicle 9 July 1902
Rushville, N. Y. - The following is a list of students who passed
Regents examinations at the Rushville Union School last month:
First year Greek - George H. Ebert, Frances G. Savage,
Mabel L. Voorhes
Virgil's Aeneid - Lulu M. Holbrook
Chemistry - Lulu M. Holbrook
Elementary English - Rachael Hazeltine
Rhetoric - Frances Savage, Lulu Holbrook, Mary Flynn
Spelling - Alberta Eddy, Alonzo Carson, Blanche Brown, Bertha
Tenny, Mary Dailor, Jennie Dailor, Ina Myers
Roman history - Verna Boardman, Anna Eddy, Norma Hazeltine, Rachael
Hazeltine, Frances Savage, Earle Wilbur, Margaret Williams
English Composition - Mary Blodgett, Alice Hogan, Lucy Robinson
Geography - Alberta Eddy, Mabel Blodgett, Effa Fisher
Geometry - Mabel Voorhees, Frances Savage, Clara A. Raymond
Botany - Norman Hazletine, Mabel Voorhees, Genevieve
Wilson, Lulu Holbrook, Frances Savage, George Ebert
American History - Lura B. Adams, Alma O'Loughlin, Mabel
Schumann, Emma Smith, Glenn H. Staysa
Physiology - Lura Adams, Grace Ansley, Alice Blair, Verna Boardman,
Harriet Haviland, Rachael Hazeltine, Oliver Hunter, Ina Myers, Glenn
Staysa, Clara Raymond, Lucy Raymond, Vincent Voorhees, Earle Wilbur
First year Latin - Ruth Blodgett, Mary Blodgett, Lucy Robinson,
Earle Wilbur, Verna Boardman
Reading - Mabel Blodgett, Grace Ansley, Effa Fisher, Harriet
Haviland, Bertha Tenny, Glenn Staysa, Inez Wood, Alma O'Loughlin,
Writing - Mabel Blodgett, Grace Ansley, Effa Fisher, Harriet
Haviland, Bertha Tenny,
Glenn Staysa, Alma O'Loughlin, Alice Flynn
Arithmetic - Mabel Schumann, Grace Ansley, Inez Wood, Alma
From Ontario County Chronicle 10 September 1902
Reed's Corners, N. Y. - The following pupils are attending school
at Canandaigua: Albert Middaugh; Edward Lynch; Ethel Powell; Mary,
Blanche and Charles Johnson; Josiah and Arthur Davis;
Olin and Leland Powell; Charles Boyd.
From Ontario County Chronicle 17 September 1902
Phelps, N. Y. - The following students leave Phelps this week for
the schools named: George Parmalee, Francis Wisewell and Howard
go to Pratt Institute, Brooklyn; Earl Warner enters
law department at Ann Arbor University, Michigan; George Weeks and
Leonard Partridge to to Hobart College, Geneva; Robert
Waugh enters Cornell; George Wisewell, Hamilton College,
Clinton; Earl White, Rochester Business University; Bennett
Worcester Polytechnic, Worcester, Mass; Thomas Wright,
Hartford Academy, Hartford, Conn.; Luther Falky, Syracuse
University; Harland Howe, University of Buffalo; Miss Meta
E. White, Miss Minnie Bulkly, New England Conservatory of Music,
Boston; Selina Holbrook, Wells College, Aurora; Miss Julia
Wright, Vassar College; Winifred Wright, Philadelphia.
From Victor Herald 10 October 1902
Honor Roll for September -
PRIMARY DEPARTMENT, A Class: Dorothy Loomis, 96; Mary
Heffron, 94; Leon Quigley, 94; Laura Sale, 93; Harley
93; Florence Mead, 92; Lucile Loney, 90.
B Class - Olive Simonds, 95; Caroline Wilber, 95; Joseph
93; Ione McNutt, 93; Russel Hill, 92; John
Knapp Hill, 92; Paul Hutchinson, 92.
C Class - Lauretta Concannon, 92; Ruth Cramer, 92;
Blanche Quigley, 90; Henry Wilkinson, 90; Leslie
INTERMEDIATE DEPARTMENT, Six Grade - Blanche Howland, 93; Marie
93; Minnie Kohlhagen, 93; Bernice Loney, 92;
Ruth Ewer, 92; Evelyn Mead, 92; Maryett Benson, 91;
Helen Simonds, 90; Belle Barry, 90.
Fifth Grade - Marie Toomey, 94; Isabel Wilkinson, 93;
Roy Childs, 91; Francis McCrone, 90; Ethel
Fourth Grade - Clarence McNutt, 93; Hattie McNutt, 92;
Neva Remer, 91; George McCrone, 91; Charley
Lovejoy, 91; Peer Locke, 90; Alice McNutt, 90.
GRAMMAR DEPARTMENT, Eighth Grade - Blanche Loney, 96; Leon
Smith, 96; May Preston, 94; Mary Ryan, 93; George
92; Lillie Stutzman, 92; Howard Barry, 90;
Elizabeth Osborne, 90; Lucile Simonds, 90.
Seventh Grade - Harry Loomis, 98; Esther Chisholm, 93;
Hattie Hall, 92; Henry Toomey, 91; Glenroie Vail, 90;
Edna Hunt, 90; Marguerite Burke, 90.
ACADEMIC DEPARTMENT: Bushnell Osborne, 95; Maida Snyder, 95;
June Turner, 95; Laura Wilbur, 95; Marguerite
Simonds, 94; Mae Mead, 93; Annie Higinbotham, 93;
Lillian Greene, 93; Fannie Ladd, 92; Pearl Lauder,
92; George McInerney, 92; Johanna Keefe, 92; Henry
91; Lois Powell, 91; Martha Gallup, 91;
Belle Mosher, 90; Frances Whelan, 90; Dora Mead, 90.
From Victor Herald 7 November 1902
The following pupils of district No. 9, Fishers, were neither
absent or tardy during the month of October: Walter Smith, Bessie
Webster, Mabel Barry, Emma Ford and Nellie McCarthy.
From Victor Herald 28 November 1902
We were all pleased to see Leslie G. Loomis, Jr., in our
midst Wednesday, home from college. Leslie reports a loss of 14 pounds
in weight, "due to foot ball." We surmise that freshman Latin and Greek
have something to do with it.
Victor Herald 2 January 1903
Honor roll of Boughton Hill school during the month of December: Earle
Barry, Theresa Barry, Addie Driscoll, Helen
Ketchum, Anna Kaiser, Maude Leaper, Catharine Mahaney, Ruth Webster,
From Victor Herald 9 January 1903
Allen's Hill, N. Y. - The following students have returned to
their school work: Miss Grace Brown to the Syracuse University;
Leon Brown to the Geneseo Normal; Messrs. George W. Deal and
Burt S. Belcher and the Misses Marjorie Deal and Elizabeth
to Lima; the Misses Jeanette and Ruth Deal to
East Bloomfield; Milton and Walter Phillips to
Cornell; Maurice Olmstead and sister, Hazel, to
From Ontario County Chronicle 14 January 1903
St. Mary's School, Canandaigua - Pupils perfect last week:
Ninth Grade - William Fogarty, John Long, John Curtin, John
Linehan, Mabel Casey, Mary Flynn, Gertrude Tuohey, Helen Johnston,
Elizabeth Whalen, Teresa Farrell, Rose McDade.
8th Grade - Joseph Holihan, George Taylor, Francis Maley, John
Collins, Margaret O'Reilly, Mary Cooper, Mary Brooker, Marie Burke,
Anna Gartland, Catherine Buckley, Elizabeth Flynn, Frances McIntyre.
7th Grade - John Daffy, Leo Linehan, Elmer Barry, Daniel Murphy,
Alida Dear, Julia McPhillips, Catherine Tuohey.
6th Grade - William Cowan, John Hanovan, Arthur Dugan, May Allen,
Mollie McNeil, Frances Lucey, Rose Classey, Anna Fuller, Jennie Casby,
Helen Casby, Agnes Collins, Jennie Sheehan, Gertrude Farrell, Clara
Coyne, Anna Fanning, Regina Lavine, Isabel Donovan.
5th Grade - Mary Quigley, Ruth Keogh, Mary Ward, Mabel Classey,
Alice Burke, Mary Dugan, Catherine Fogarty, Angela Cuddihy, Lillian
Long, Josephine McCleary, Anna O'Brien, Mary Scully.
4th Grade - Thomas Quigley, Pauline Linehan, Margaret Gannon,
Alice Ward, Florence Dwyer, Susan Schmidt.
3d Grade - Raymond Smith, Clifford Murphy, George McNeil, James
Sant Angelo, Raymond Kennedy, Howard Meath, John Canan, Francis
Monohan, William Egbert, Harold Robinson, Walter Gillespie, Edward
McIntyre, Leo Kelly, Michael Callon, Louis Colmey, Margaret Sherry,
Mary Murphy, Elizabeth Hilliard, Catherine McDade, Elizabeth McCormick,
Gertrude O'Brien, Catherine O'Brien, Elizabeth Dugan, Mary Walsh, Ella
Briscoe; Anna Mason, Margaret Johnston.
From Ontario County Chronicle 4 February 1903
St. Mary's School, Canandaigua - Thirteen of our parish school
pupils completed their course with the last regents' examination and
entered High School. They are a bright class of boys and girls and give
every assurance of future success. They are: John Long, James
Smith, William Fogarty, Helen Johnston, Mabel Casey, John Linehan,
William Flynn, Gertrude Tuohey, Charles Ward, Teresa Farrell, John
Curtin, Rose McDade, Mary Ganey.
From Ontario County Chronicle 11 March 1903
Canandaigua Academy's class of '03 will be comprised of Miss
Elizabeth V. Doyle, Elizabeth I. Dugan, Mary H. Gage, Alice R. Farrell,
Margaret Farrell, Kittie M. Getsinger, Jessie Elizabeth Hart, Anna E.
Haskell, Charlotte I. Niblock, Emma Cuyler Robinson, Clara Belle
VanVechten, Charlotte A. Whitney, and Messrs. Roy H. Case,
John S. Gage and James Olan Reed.
From Ontario County Chronicle 1 April 1903
Victor High School will graduate a large class this year. The
following are the members: Misses Jean Ladd, Johanna Keefe, June
Turner, Mae Mead, Maide Snyder, Frances Whalen, Florence Lane and W.
and William Mosher. The class has
organized and elected these officers: President, W. Bushnell
Osborne; secretary, Jean Ladd; treasurer, Johanna
From Victor Herald 8 May 1903
The following pupils of district No. 9, town of Victor, were not
absent or tardy during the month of April: Helen Lewis, Bertha
Lewis, Marie McCarthy, Emma Ford and John McCarthy.
From Ontario County Chronicle 27 May 1903
Manchester, N. Y. - As time approaches for commencement exercises
in the Union and Classical School of this village, more active
preparations are being made for the event. The graduating class
consists of three young ladies: Annabelle Johnson, Alice Mae Cole and
Clara Pierce Van Arsdale. The class has chosen white and green
for its colors and the white rose for the class flower. Miss Johnson is
to act as valedictorian, and the diplomas will be awarded Monday
evening, June 22.
From Ontario County Journal 12 June 1903
The commencement exercises of the Honeoye union school will begin
on the evening of June 20, with an entertainment by the Authors club.
The sermon to the graduates will be preached on Sunday evening by Rev.
W. C. Burns, and the exercises of the graduating class will be held on
Monday evening. The graduates are Arthur Williams, Ruth Ashley and Elizabeth Hannant.
From Ontario County Chronicle 17 June 1903
Phelps, N. Y. - Invitations are out for the commencement exercises
of the graduating class of the High School, which will be held in
Gibson Hall Tuesday evening, June 23. The class is composed of Miss
Hazel Ingalls, president; Bertha Hicks, vice-president; Ethel
secretary; Lester Waugh, treasurer and
Naples, N. Y. - Commencement exercises at Naples High School
will begin Sunday evening, June 21st, with a baccalaureate sermon by
Rev. Peter McKenzie at the Presbyterian church. Tuesday will be class
day with a reception in the evening by the undergraduates. Wednesday,
June 24th, is commencement day. The class of '03 numbers six: Edward
president; Miss Mary Powers, secretary. John R.
Clarke of Rochester will address the class. Thursday will be devoted to
a reunion of the alumni.
Clifton Springs, N. Y. - The commencement exercises of the
Clifton Springs High School will be held in the Y. M. C. A. hall June
22, commencing at 8 o'clock. There are six graduates, Anna Paskett,
Mollie Sullivan, Walter Stewart, Harry Anderson, Parkhurst Whitney,
From Ontario County Chronicle 1 July 1903
Chapinville, N. Y. - Our school closed last Wednesday. Friday at
2:30 p.m., the teacher and children entertained their parents and
friends at the school with exercises and refreshments. Those that stood
highest in their respective grades were as follows: 4th grade, Hazel
Davis; 7th grade, Mildred Benham.
From Victor Herald 4 September 1903
East Bloomfield, N. Y. - Three of our best young people expect to
be out of town this winter. Miss Thedah Page will attend
Albany Normal, Miss Lora Partridge is to take up a course in
the nurse's training class, Homeopathic Hospital, Rochester, and Claud
expects to enter Cornell. Others may follow.
From Ontario County Chronicle 16 September 1903
Rushville, N. Y. - An impromptu reunion of the girls of the
primary department of the school during the years of '75 and '76 was
held at the home of their teacher, Mrs. Ann G. Jones, recently.
Nellie Huie Thayer of Penn Yan; Lou
Stearns Mather of Canandaigua; Anna Belle Raymond Sawtelle of
Jessie H. Thomas of Washington, D. C.; Allie
Stearns Moody, Jennie Thomas Fisher, Lizzie Smith Blodget, Orra
Voorhees Olmstead, Mary Blauvelt Turner, Jessie Jones Carson, Rhoda C.
Abbot, Helen T. Jones, Mabel A. Twitchell, Mabel B. Hunt, M.
Frances White; and also the janitor at that time, Eliphalet
Peabody Sturtevant, all of this place.
The evening was passed in carrying out as nearly as possible the school
life of those days. Mrs. Jones, although in her eightieth year, still
retains in a great degree her ability to instruct and govern which made
her fifty years of teaching successful. A spelling contest was
conducted in which Nellie Huie Thayer won the medal.
From Ontario County Chronicle 23 September 1903
Canandaigua, N. Y. - St. Mary's School - Pupils perfect last
week: 9th Grade: Mary Cooper, Marie Burke, Anna Gartland,
Mary Fogarty, Frances McIntyre, Catherine Buckley, Mary Brooker,
Elizabeth Flynn, Marie Donovan; 8th Grade - Leo Linehan,
Charles Saxton, Andrew McIntyre, Charles Shea, Henry Daffy, Daniel
Murphy, Alida Dear, Catherine Fanning, Catherine Tuohey; 7th Grade
- William Lenihan, John Flynn, Charles Maley, John Hanovan, Arthur
Husbands, Arthur Dugan, Agnes Collins, Helen Cooper, Anna Fuller, Agnes
Kahanitz, Mollie McNeill; 6th Grade - May Harrington, Helen
Walsh, Rose Classey, Anna O'Brien, Mary Dugan, Mary Ward, Mabel
Classey, Clara Coyne, Josephine McCleary, Angela Cuddihy, Katherine
McNulty; 5th Grade - Howard Murphy, Bernard McAniff, John
Murphy, Lillian Long, Gertrude McCormack, Anna Connelly, Pauline
Lenihan, Ella Holihan; 4th Grade - Clifford Murphy, Raymond
Kennedy, Thomas Quigley, Catherine Sherry, Gertrude O'Brien, Elizabeth
Hilliard, Catherine McDade; 3d Grade - Mary Gillespie, Helen
Dugan, Rose Schmidt.
From Geneva Daily Times 26 September 1903
Phelps, N. Y. - The Phelps football team will play their first
game with the Geneva High school this afternoon. The lineup will be as
follows: Left end, Floyd Conklin; left tackle, Edward
left guard, Joseph Hicks; center, William
Crawford; right guard, William Leader; right tackle, Frank
right end, Percy Condit; quarterback, Leonard
Partridge; full back, Fred Vanderhoof; left halfback, Ralph
right half, Charles Corbett. Saturday, October
3, the team will play at Groton.
From Geneva Daily Times 6 October 1903
Stanley, N. Y. - The following pupils are sick with the measles
and not attending school: Misses Julia Connors, Eva Lawrence,
Christine Roache, Frances Weeks, Anna Harvey, Minnie Grant, Paul
Harvey, Albert Lonhengar, T. Pitt, Gladus Moon.
From Ontario County Chronicle 30 December 1903
Manchester, N. Y. - The following students of the town of
Manchester are home for the holidays: Henry C. Dewey, University
Ruth Dewey, Cook Academy, Havana; Jennie
Arsdale, Cortland Normal; Joseph Pettit, Alfred
University; Alice Cole, Canandaigua High School; Pauline
Heath, Eva Klinck, Oswego Normal; Sidney Heath, Cornell; Walter
Albany Law School.
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