OGEMAW COUNTY, MICHIGAN

OGEMAW COUNTY SCHOOLS
MOSS SCHOOL


The Moss School District #4 is located in the Northwest Quarter of the Southeast Quarter of Section 7, Township 22 North, Range 2 East, West Branch Township, Ogemaw County, on Fairview Road. The District was annexed to West Branch School in 1956.
Few records exist on who donated the land, who built the school, or who taught there. If you have any information concerning the Moss School, you are asked to contact the Ogemaw County Coordinator, Grace Dooley.

Most of the existing records have been compiled by The Rose City Area Historical Society, Post Office Box 736, Rose City, MI 48654


MOSS SCHOOL TEACHERS:
1886 to 1887 - Maud French
1925 - Phronia Brindley
1928 to 1929 - Kathleen Lovell
1931 to 1933 - Ella Quackenbush
1933 to 1936 - Edwina Reetz
1936 to 1938 - Lorene Blackledge Rakestraw
1940 to 1941 - Donna Valley Nelson
Unknown Date - Marion Kenyon Swem
Unknown Date - Olith Tesch Hayes
Unknown Date - William Thomas Yeo

List of Students, 1933-1934:
Jack Babcock (8th), Henry Kennedy (8th, Dorothy Rosevear (8th), and Marie Simonis (8th).

List of Students, 1934-1935:
Phyllis Babcock (8th), Viola Kennedy (8th), and Madelyn LeDuc (8th).

List of Students, 1936-1937:
Genevieve Boddy (8th), Ted Cox (8th), Raymond Fitzpatrick, Sylvia Fitzpatrick, Ronald Goldy (8th), Ermin Jones, Leo Jones, Wilma Jones, and Harriet Osborne.

List of Students, 1937-1938:
Louis Hunteman, Ellen Lauson, Melvin LeDuc (8th), Raymond LeDuc, Harriet Osborne (8th), Kenneth Rosenthal, and Lorene Simonis (8th).

Moss School, 1940-1941, Beginners Class:
Cora Zimmer, Kenneth Ryan, ??, Patrick McCormick, and Donna LeDuc.

Moss School, 1940-1941
Front Row:
Kenneth Ryan, Alice Rosenthal, Cora Zimmer, Pat McCormick, ??.
Second Row: Dolly Osborne, ??, Frances Zimmer, ?? Rosenthal, Caroline Rosenthal, Natalie McCormick, Natalie LeDuc, Shirley LeDuc.
Back Row: George Zimmer, Tommy Zimmer, Doug Piar, Albert Zimmer, Russell Osborn, ??, Henry Rosenthal, Junior Piar.

MOSS SCHOOL, 1940

MOSS SCHOOL, Modern Times

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