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By John Davis
Columnist 

More on early Worland schools

As I indicated in an earlier column back in 2016, I entered the first grade in Worland on Sept. 2, 1949, and, except for six weeks in the fall of 1960, attended Worland schools for the next 11 1/2 years. During that time I think I attended every school in Worland.

 

May 15, 2018



As I indicated in an earlier column back in 2016, I entered the first grade in Worland on Sept. 2, 1949, and, except for six weeks in the fall of 1960, attended Worland schools for the next 11 1/2 years. During that time I think I attended every school in Worland.

My first grade school was the Watson school, located at Ninth Street and Pulliam. I believe it was built right after World War II, and I know it was named after Frank Watson, the Worland superintendent of schools after the war. Frank Watson was an important figure in Worland back then; I knew him fairly well because the Watsons we...



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