Alamo Valley Elementary School

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Although the building has been remodeled, its elementary school architecture can be seen most clearly in this view from the northwest.
Photo by Beth Timmerman, May 2011

Location: (District #6 Fractional) - 7528 Ravine Road, section 23, east side of Ravine Road between the two branches of Owen Drive

Opened in 1955. Annexed to the Otsego Public School, probably in 1958. Last used for classes about 1969. Since then the building has been used for several small businesses and for many years has been occupied by Moore Electrical Services.

Teachers

1955-56 Katherine Eash - also taught at Alamo Center and Tamarack Schools
  Marilyn Hill  
  Mary Mott - also taught at Evergreen and Oak Grove Schools
1956-58 Katherine Eash  
  Mary Mott  
  Winifred Lucas - also taught at Evergreen School
  Meredeth Wittrig  
Later years unknown  

 

Sources

Books

Bresser's cross-index directory. Kalamazoo County and surrounding communities, 1957-current.

  • H 917.7417 K143

Files

Teachers' and school officers' directory, Kalamazoo County, Michigan, 1955-58 (title varies)

  • Shelved in a pamphlet box with H 379.774 K149 (History Room Storage)