Thursday, October 13, 2016

Lee Road Celebrates 75th Anniversary

Lee Road Junior High School at Barker's Corner celebrated its 75th anniversary with a special program this morning, with dozens of special guests in attendance as well as scores of former students and community friends. The hallways of the school were lined with bulletin boards displaying photographs from the past 75 years, divided up by decades. 

Renee Strickland, as anniversary celebration chairperson, welcomed those present, and Superintendent of Schools Trey Folse spoke briefly about the school and its supportive community. Click on the images below to see a larger sized version. 

Mrs. Frances Barker, center below, was special guest speaker. 




VIDEO REPORT


CLICK ON THE IMAGE ABOVE 
to see the video Channel 13 made of the program.


Here are some pictures from the luncheon after the program. 
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At right is Philip Sharp, 106 years old





Here are some photographs displayed on the wall exhibits.






Links To More Pictures From Years Ago


CLICK HERE FOR PHOTOGRAPHS from the school's first 30 years. 

For class photographs from 1976-1977, CLICK HERE

CLICK HERE for class pictures from 1972

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The Program Agenda


The History of the School




LINKS TO MORE INFORMATION

For more information about the school's history, CLICK HERE for a PDF File from the school's 50th anniversary program. 




Norma Jenkins' 2nd Grade Class 1963-64


Girls Basketball Team 1965-66


Mrs. Michael's 4th Grade Class 1966


Mrs. Stringfield's 1st Grade Class 1966

HERE'S A LINK to the Reunion Group Picture, taken in 2003, of the Class of 1953.