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"77 Years Of Oiler Pride"

Midwest School History

	Midwest School started out as a one room school in 1912. This 
school included 32 children and one teacher.  Many students rode 
horses to and from school. The horses were housed in a barn provided 
by the company. During this time, elementary students attended 
school for half of the day to accommodate the large number of students 
enrolled.
	The schools continued until the 1923-1924 school year when all 
grade levels became represented.  That school year began with an 
enrollment of 90 and a teaching staff of three.  It was also the first 
year they had a class graduate from the high school.  At that time, 
the school was called Salt Creek High School.  The following year, a 
new high school building was built at a cost of $50,000.  This building 
was called the R. S. Ellison High School.  By the 1924-25 school year, 
enrollment had risen to 175 with a teaching staff of seven.
	Other early additions to the facilities included a new elementary 
building in 1926, a gymnasium and a cafeteria during the 1927-28 school 
year.  By this time, the school had instituted several departments and 
programs.  These included football, orchestra, track, physical 
education, M Club, and home economics.


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