1931 Health report by school nurse at the new Samuel Staples Elementary School
1931 Teacher’s contract. Not much job security in those days!
1913 Class Photo at the Yellow School on Everett Road
1906 Class Photo at the Yellow School on Everett Road.
1962. Samuel Satples 6th grade field trip to NYC.
Laura Adams Clark teacher
The Deerfield School was another split district. Located on Burr St. just south of the Easton town line in Fairfield.
1937 WPA photo of the Staples Academy building.
1965 Graduating class of Joel Barlow
1940 8th grade graduating class of Samuel Staples
1969. The Adams School is moved to what we hope will be its final home on Westprt Road.
Adams School teacher Emily Lewis c.1882
Aspectuck School class photo early 1900’s.
A very spartan appearing Center School w/Kate Hawkins as teacher, undated, but prior to 1900.
Undated Judd School
Adams School class photo undated.
The Dugway School was also known as the Narrows School. Photo c.1900. Located where Old Oak would have intersected South Park prior to the building of the Easton Reservoir.
1965 Joel Barlow High School Varsity Football Team
1959 Joel Barlow High School Floor Plan. Barlow was built in only 14 months at a total cost of $1.65 million including the land and furnishings!!!
Winter of 1958-59 as Barlow was being built.
Current: Wilson School is now part of this residence at 65 Kachele Street
c.1895 the Wilson School on Black Rock Turnpike.
1932 Samuel Staples Elementary on Morehouse Highway
1953 Samuel Staples Faculty
Plattsville School at the corner of Jefferson & Sport Hill in Fairfield was a split district school that served both towns c.1910.
1905 class photo at Judd School
1911 class photo at Plattsville
1943 8th grade graduating class at Samuel Staples
1922 Class photo grades 5-8 at Sport Hill School
1992 Architect rendering of proposed addition to Samuel Staples Elementary
c.1905 class photo at the Sport Hill School
Date unknown. Judd School
1914 Center School class photo. Lillian Andrews was the teacher.
Unknown location, but some of the children appeared dressed for a school play. Given the poured concrete steps and the hair styles, we’d date this photo mid-to-late 20’s.
Adams School class photo c.1900
The Wilson School on Black Rock Turnpike c.1930’s
1952 Eigth grade graduating class of Samuel Staples
1920’s photo of the Sport Hill School on Flat Rock Road, now a residence.
Rockhouse School was located at the southwest corner of Sport Hill Rd and Rockhouse Rd. It was later sold and moved across the road to become part of a residence.
Grades 1-4 were located on the first floor of the Sport Hill School. Class photo from 1922.
The Adams School at its original location on Adams Road just east of Sport Hill. Early 20th century photo.
The Staples Free Academy before 1900.
Thanksgiving display in one of the classrooms at the Staples Academy when it was being used as a consolidated school by the town. Woodrow Wilson’s photo on the wall suggests a time frame of approximately 1913-1920
Photo taken at the southwest corner of the Sport Hill School on Flat Rock Road looking north in 1910.
1939 Samuel Staples Graduating class. This would have likely been the first class to have completed all eight grades in the elementary school that now served the entire town.
Samuel Staples School kitchen with the “Lunch Ladies”. c.1940
Painting of the Aspetuck School House that sat on Redding Road near the intersection with Wells Hill Rd. Unknown date, but the school was enlarged around the turn of the last century.
1939 photo of the Center Street School on Westport Road.
Expanded Aspetuck School around 1910.
The Wilson School on Black Rock Turnpike was later owned by the BHC. Seen here in 1974, it had been converted into a summer residence for retired Easton Lake Superindendent Arthur “Turb” Bush & his wife Gladys
C.1908 Judd School picnic. Teacher Alice Davis at far right.
Judd School on the corner of Judd Rd. & North St. likely in the 1890’s
1964 Artist rendition of Joel Barlow High School with opened in 1959
Perhaps our earliest school photo? Likely from the mid-1880’s. Note the civil war military cap on the boy in the middle rear row – perhaps from his dad or grandfather? Given the location of the doorway and the style of windows, this was likely taken at the Aspetuck School.
Plattsville School was a split-district school serving Easton & Fairfield. Located on the corner of Jefferson Street & Sport Hill Rd. c.1910. Now a private residence
Center School on Westport Road
C. 1908 students at Sport Hill School
Adams Schoolhouse students. Adams School was originally located on Adams Rd. just east of intersection w/Sport Hill
1894 Plattsville School
1911 photo of students in front of Congegational Church