Around Town: A rural reunion
by TP staff
Aug 26, 2010 | 4148 views | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Ralph Ruiz (from left), a 1941 graduate of Jefferson School, chats with Jim McLeod and Stan Robertson, Class of 1943, and Onalee Lowes Koster, Class of 1945, on Saturday, Aug. 21.  Sam Matthews/Tracy Press
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Several hundred Jefferson School graduates, parents, teachers, employees and Carbona-area residents turned out Saturday, Aug. 21, for the school’s reunion.

The event, hosted on the school grounds, marked eight decades of the school’s present location at Chrisman and Linne roads.

Tom Hawkins, Jefferson’s principal for 31 years before he retired, said the rural school always has had great community support and motivated, high-achieving students — “all part of the Jefferson mystique.”

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