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The importance of a good eduction has been part of Chester's culture since before the establishment of formal schools in the early 1800's. Click http://tinyurl.com/2cjmbcd to browse additional Chester school items in www.HRVH.org

Updated 2015-08-05.



Craigville School class: Mr. Demerest, Edwin C. (Chamberlain?), Joesph C. (Chamberlain?), Herb Garner. Circa 1890. csh-008274
Craigville School class: Mr. Demerest, Edwin C. (Chamberlain?), Joesph C. (Chamberlain?), Herb Garner. Circa 1890. csh-008274
Circa 1892 unidentified local Schoolhouse. CHS-008813
Circa 1892 unidentified local Schoolhouse. CHS-008813
Chester High School Old Academy Ave School: 54 Pupils - 22 boys, 32 girls with 3 teachers. 1897 chs-006050
Chester High School Old Academy Ave School: 54 Pupils - 22 boys, 32 girls with 3 teachers. 1897 chs-006050
1896 Commencement Chester Union School. chs-015354
1896 Commencement Chester Union School. chs-015354
Sugar Loaf School. 1897. chs-006580
Sugar Loaf School. 1897. chs-006580
Chester Alumni Dinner Program & Menu. June 20, 1902 at Murray Hall. chs-005404
Chester Alumni Dinner Program & Menu. June 20, 1902 at Murray Hall. chs-005404
Miss Helen Roes Monthly Report Card Envelope, September, 1902– June, 1903. chs-007634
Miss Helen Roes Monthly Report Card Envelope, September, 1902– June, 1903. chs-007634
Miss Helen Roes Monthly Report Card, September, 1902– June, 1903. chs-007635
Miss Helen Roes Monthly Report Card, September, 1902– June, 1903. chs-007635
Miss Helen Roes Monthly Report Card, September, 1902– June, 1903. chs-007636
Miss Helen Roes Monthly Report Card, September, 1902– June, 1903. chs-007636
1903-1904 Honor Roll chs-005516
1903-1904 Honor Roll chs-005516
Burning of High School Building. April 9, 1906 chs-005837
Burning of High School Building. April 9, 1906 chs-005837
Chester High School, Oakland Avenue, a.k.a. "University Heights" under construction.  July 8, 1907 chs-005955
Chester High School, Oakland Avenue, a.k.a. "University Heights" under construction. July 8, 1907 chs-005955
Miss Helen Roes Monthly Report Card,  1908-9. chs-007637
Miss Helen Roes Monthly Report Card, 1908-9. chs-007637
St Columba School Biology Class 1913: Seated: Lillain Diffily, Helen O’Hara, Mary Farrey. Standing: Maurice O’Connell & Kathryn Orth. February 13, 1913 chs-007705
St Columba School Biology Class 1913: Seated: Lillain Diffily, Helen O’Hara, Mary Farrey. Standing: Maurice O’Connell & Kathryn Orth. February 13, 1913 chs-007705
Sister Miriam’s Zoology Class and Sister M. Joschin, 1st Principal of St. Columba School; Maurice O’Connell; Sister M. Joschin; Kathryn Orth; Lillian Diffily; Helen O’Hara, sitting; Mary Farrey, sitting. February 13, 1913  csh-007706
Sister Miriam’s Zoology Class and Sister M. Joschin, 1st Principal of St. Columba School; Maurice O’Connell; Sister M. Joschin; Kathryn Orth; Lillian Diffily; Helen O’Hara, sitting; Mary Farrey, sitting. February 13, 1913 csh-007706
Sister Miriam, 7th - 9th grade St. Columba School teacher.  February 13, 1913 chs-007707
Sister Miriam, 7th - 9th grade St. Columba School teacher. February 13, 1913 chs-007707
Chester Academy Class of 1929: 1st row left to right: Mae Miller, Charles Casey, Kay Bowman. 2nd row: Elsie Hunter, Clifton (Clifford ?) Lawrence, Leonard Baird, Pearl Murray. chs-007596
Chester Academy Class of 1929: 1st row left to right: Mae Miller, Charles Casey, Kay Bowman. 2nd row: Elsie Hunter, Clifton (Clifford ?) Lawrence, Leonard Baird, Pearl Murray. chs-007596
Mrs. Roe's 1st Grade 1955-'56. chs-011783
Mrs. Roe's 1st Grade 1955-'56. chs-011783
Chester School Band Concert: Richard Fumanti, Conductor; Side One CH 42161-A 
El Gaucho-Ted Mesang, Toccata For Band-F. Erickson, Voo Doo-Hal Walters, Sunset Soliloquy, Troika-Hal Walters. Side Two Ch 42161-B: Folk Song Suite-Vaughan Williams, Pavane-Maurice Ravel, South Pacific-Rodgers-Hammerstein, Killarney-J. Hamilton. 33 1/3 rpm. 1962 chs-006500
Chester School Band Concert: Richard Fumanti, Conductor; Side One CH 42161-A
El Gaucho-Ted Mesang, Toccata For Band-F. Erickson, Voo Doo-Hal Walters, Sunset Soliloquy, Troika-Hal Walters. Side Two Ch 42161-B: Folk Song Suite-Vaughan Williams, Pavane-Maurice Ravel, South Pacific-Rodgers-Hammerstein, Killarney-J. Hamilton. 33 1/3 rpm. 1962 chs-006500
The Class Of 1962 Presents: "Dr. Hudson's Secret Journal." chs-006562
The Class Of 1962 Presents: "Dr. Hudson's Secret Journal." chs-006562
Former Greycourt School, now private residence on School street. 1/27/2002. chs-001792-1
Former Greycourt School, now private residence on School street. 1/27/2002. chs-001792-1
Chester Academy Burns, 1906. Thursday,  April 19, 1956 chs-005533
Chester Academy Burns, 1906. Thursday, April 19, 1956 chs-005533