shaping the future
Memory submitted by Bill Kehmeier
I started the 1st grade at what is now the new and improved version of Cedaredge Elementary School. At that time it was just Cedaredge School because it had grades 1-12. (No Kindergarten then) Over the course of the next 12 years I gained too many memories to be able to list them all here.
Even though I started 1st grade in the current CES building, I believe it was in October of 1959 that we got to enter the new Hunsicker Elementary School. Most of the move was made for us, but to be part of the move the students each got to pick up our chairs and carry them over to the new school. We 1st graders thought that was great fun.
In our 7th grade year we go to move back over to the Middle School/High School and were just a little intimidated with the fact that we went from being the top class to now being the bottom class. Quite a humbling experience.
I am so glad that I had the opportunity to be a part of a small school that allowed me to participate in a wide variety of activities that I probably wouldn’t have participated in if I had gone to a larger school. My learning years prepared me for the world that lay before me when I left Cedaredge in 1971.
Clyde Renfrow, Principal Daniel Renfrow’s Granddad, taught the Junior High children in the same building Cedaredge…
I was in the first kindergarten class to be in the new elementary school. I remember thinking it was so cool to have stairs in our school.
I attended school in the Cedaredge school from 1963-1967. When I went to school the building was the junior and senior high school. The junior high was…