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Overland Park in Johnson County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Stanley Rural High School

1919 - 1965

 
 
Stanley Rural High School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Thomas Onions, July 12, 2009
1. Stanley Rural High School Marker
Inscription. While S.R.H.S. was being built, classes were held in the Christian and Methodist churches - Grange Hall.

Charter Roll
SCHOOL BOARD      TEACHERS
J.L. Chaney, R.H. Holmes, P.L. Kellogg - J.L. Stark, Principal; Amy Kincaid

Students
Lawrence Chaney - Wesley Chaney - Herschel Dougan - Clarence Divelbiss
Marlon Divelbiss, Ernest Kellogg - Orville Nicholson - Homer Rawle
Paul Wenzel - Edith Briggs - Opal Crust - Bertha Harsh - Flora Hurdle
Lodema Kellogg - Leota Knoche - Edna Marshall - Matilda Stiftter
Nannie Sargert - Stella Tankerberry - Oletha Young
FIRST GRADUATE - Oletha Young Harsh - 1921

In 1965, S.R.H.S. District reorganized and became a part of Southeast Johnson County School District No. 229. 1970 - renamed Blue Valley High School. The first graduates of B.V.H.S. - 1971. The new high school on 159th Street was opened in 1971. The students in the district transferred to the new school. The old S.R.H.S. building stood vacant until 1975 when the building was renovated for use as the District Office. In 1976, the district was renamed Blue Valley Unified School District No. 229.
 
Erected by Stanley Rural High School Alumni Association.
 
Location.
Stanley Rural High School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Thomas Onions, July 12, 2009
2. Stanley Rural High School Marker
Photo of marker with the school in the background.
38° 51.373′ N, 94° 40.047′ W. Marker is in Overland Park, Kansas, in Johnson County. Marker is on Metcalf Avenue, on the right. Click for map. This marker is directly in front of the old high school. Marker is at or near this postal address: 15020 Metcalf Avenue, Overland Park KS 66283, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Santa Fe and Oregon Trails (approx. 1.1 miles away); Korean War Veterans Memorial (approx. 3.9 miles away); Santa Fe Trail (approx. 4.7 miles away in Missouri); New Santa Fe (approx. 4.8 miles away in Missouri); New Santa Fe / Trail Remnants (approx. 4.8 miles away in Missouri); Quantrill's Raids and the Military Road (approx. 6.2 miles away); "The Boy Scout" (approx. 7.5 miles away in Missouri); Check that Cornfield (approx. 7.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Overland Park.
 
More about this marker. Do not park on Metcalf - plenty of parking in the District Office Lots.
 
Also see . . .  Blue Valley School District. Link to the Official School District Site (Submitted on July 12, 2009, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas.) 
 
Categories. EducationNotable Buildings
 
Stanley Rural High School image. Click for full size.
By Thomas Onions, July 12, 2009
3. Stanley Rural High School
Another photo of the school
Stanley Rural High School & Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 25, 2014
4. Stanley Rural High School & Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas. This page has been viewed 1,366 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas.   4. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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