Newton High School 1901

Newton now has one of the most desirable school houses to be found anywhere is a town of its size. The town issued bonds some time since for this purpose, and an elegant building costing about $5, 000 has been completed and is now occupied by the school.

The structure is large, commodious and convenient; it is well lighted, heated, and ventilated; it has four large recitation or class rooms on the first floor and two small roomscloak room and officewith hall through the center of the house. Upstairs there is an auditorium with a seating capacity of about 500, and two large recitation rooms, with folding doors that can be opened into the audience hall, and used for seating several hundred more spectators, when necessary, giving view to the rostrum.

Newton High School 1901The building is surrounded by a beautiful campus of about twelve acres, which is covered with magnificent shade trees, and in this grove are several wells and springs of fine water.

The institution is under the able principalship of Prof. W. V. Fant, who is giving eminent satisfaction, and he has the efficient corps of assistants, Miss Bertha Buie, Miss Bessie Winslow and Mrs. J. M. Hardy with Mrs. Bessie Ryan as music teacher. The enrollment at present numbers 156.

Onie Gallaspy

Virgie Sansing

Carrie L. Bingham

Albert Clarke

Katie Williams

Ernest Williams

Lottie Jarrell

Bob Simmons

Bessie Liver

Roy Hand

Mattie Chambliss

Selby McClinton

Jennie Armistead

Austin Madden

Annie McNeill

Robert Rew

Virgie Jackson

Fred Bingham

Annie Simmons

Sudie Chapman

Sallie Chapman

Katie Hardy

Laura Clarke

Glover Chapman

Ruth Watkins

John McCormick

Jennie McCord

James Lile

William Davis

Professor W. F. Fant, Principal and Teacher


Jamie Lee Byrd

Bernice McMullan

Frank Brown

Carrie Woodham

Frank Armistead

Fannie Worsham

John Crisler

Julia Hutto

Clifton Bingham

Mary McClinton

R. K. Dent

Eva Saxton

James Williams

Eloise Majure

Carl Hoye

Kate McRaven

Charles Ogburn

Jessie Hutto

Truman Jarrell

Ruth Doolittle

Jett McNeill

Mattie McIntosh

Victor Powe

Newt Doolittle

Leila May Powe

Sallie Chapman

Marguerite Rogers

Hugh Wilson

Lillith Saxton

Glen Wilson

Ruth Walton

Nimock Moseley

Nellie Williams

Paul Smyley

Julia Leslie

Arthur Phillips

Willie May Perry

Clark Sansing

Lucille Watts

John Byrd

Callie Walker

Lottie Thorne

Eline Hardy

Blant Woodham

Miss Bessie Buie, Teacher




Walter Gilmore

Bon Hutto

Robert Davidson

Langston Bolton

Barbara Hutto

Clarke Powe

Claude Dent

Loy Saxton

Angie Baucum

Lillie Beatty

Allee Saxton

Sallie Wilson

Blanche Norman

Mabel Gilmore

Blanche Jarrell

Clay Majure

Weldon Norman

S. M. McElroy

Charles Rew

John McIntosh

Nannie Gordon

Lerline Still

Lora McRaven

Charlie Chapman

Cab Parker

Oscar Chapman

Lottie Doolittle

Mattie Ferrell

Weldon Doolittle

Durwood Wells

George Ferrell

Moncrief Wells

Eugene Ferrell

Eugene Ferrell

Jeff Rogers

Powell Woodham

Guthrie Rogers

Furnes Welsh

Charlie Crisler

Iky Thomas

Bessie Ogburn

Ira Thorne

Terrell Perry

Eleanor Parker

Alonzo Watts

Sue Davidson

George Beatty

Anna Crisler

Maude Walton

Ada Kennedy

Mamie Williams

Mrs. J. M. Hardy, Teacher



Floyd Woodham

Stanley Majure

Katie Thompson

Stanley Majure

Katie Thompson

Will Richardson

Phoebe Kennedy

Tom Wilson

Ella Doolittle

May Rew

Mary Burnett

Olivia Whatley

Eva Crisler

Hassie Whatley

Rena Belle Logan

Ella Crisler

Mattie C. Hardy

Pearl Magee

Jamie Burnett

Eugene Wheeler

Mamie Burnett

L. Chapman

Irvin Jarrell

Tennie McNeill

Floyd Atkinson

Agnes Ivey

Mason Walton

Myrtle Sansing

Myrtle Sansing

Bessie Moseley

Berry Brown

Ethelbert Moseley

Miss Bessie Winslow, Teacher




Janie Burnett

Mary McClinton

Mamie Burnett

May Rew

Eva Crisler

Allie McNeill

Ella Crisler

Eloise Majure

Miss Bertha Buie

Kate McRaven

Ruth Watkins

Sallie Wilson

Annie McNeill

Willie May Perry

Mattie Chambliss

Rena Belle Logan

Kate Williams

Mary Burnett

Lillie Beatty

Nellie Williams

Margueritte Rogers

Onie Galloway

Mrs. Bessie Ryan, Music Teacher


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