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Jefferson High School

August 12, 2015
In the Know: What we learned lives on with Jefferson High School graduates
August 12, 2015 - 12:00am
July 29, 2015
The Robins, a group of Jefferson High School graduates that have kept in contact for 45 years, pose next to the rubble of their old school. Members include (back row, left to right) Dorothy Bisek, Kathy Lindahl, Mary Carlson, Judy Hoffman, Dorothea Torstenson; (front row, left to right) Jan Johnson, Betty Johnson, Adeline Sarkela and Janice Booth. (Mari Wosepka | Echo Press)
45 years and counting
July 29, 2015 - 12:00am
July 8, 2015
Piece by piece the walls are Jefferson High School are coming done for good. (Annie Harman | Echo Press)play button
VIDEO: Demolition of JHS continues
July 8, 2015 - 3:05pm
July 2, 2015
Demolition work at Jefferson High School started last week with crews breaking down the walls on the back side of the building. (Annie Harman | Echo Press)
Jefferson soon gone
July 2, 2015 - 12:00am
June 26, 2015
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More of the Jefferson destruction (w/ video)
June 26, 2015 - 2:45pm
June 24, 2015
Demolition of Jefferson begins
June 24, 2015 - 4:15pm
December 12, 2014
Plan for old high school may get tax break
December 12, 2014 - 12:00am
October 31, 2014
Old high school site studied for blight
October 31, 2014 - 12:00am
July 30, 2014
An online auction of the remaining items in Jefferson High School started on July 24 and will close at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, August 6. Two open houses are scheduled for Sunday, August 3 from 1 to 3 p.m. and Monday, August 4 from 4 to 8 p.m. to allow the public to view the items they wish to bid on. (Lowell Anderson/Echo Press)
Closing out JHS with an online auction
July 30, 2014 - 12:00am
June 11, 2014
JHS graduates listened to a commencement address from a fellow student Sunday. (Tara Bitzan/Echo Press)
Saving the best for last
June 11, 2014 - 12:00am
May 30, 2014
Jefferson High School sits on a 44-acre property along Jefferson Street, Alexandria. (Echo Press photo)
Plans on hold for redevelopment of high school building
May 30, 2014 - 12:00am
May 28, 2014
Sylvia (Forster) Klimek, class of 1963, her daughter Janet (Klimek) Schiltgen, class of 1986, and grandson Jacob Schiltgen, class of 2014, are three of the 20 Jefferson High School graduates in their family. (Annie Harman/Echo Press)
Family full of Jefferson graduates
May 28, 2014 - 12:00am
May 22, 2014
Head Custodian Gil Hacker was told that the 500 wing was his hallway when he started as a custodian at Jefferson High School in 1999. It took him more than an hour to mop by hand. (Annie Harman/Echo Press)
The man behind the broom
May 22, 2014 - 9:22am
May 21, 2014
JHS talks driving safety at mock crash
May 21, 2014 - 1:38pm
May 14, 2014
Bob Hatlestad, Nette Gearman and Tom Fleming are set to retire from teaching after spending a combined 64 years at Jefferson High School in Alexandria. (Annie Harman/Echo Press)
Three teachers say goodbye to much more than a building
May 14, 2014 - 2:12pm
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