Beaver Dam Elementary School in Cumberland County celebrates 100 years2 min read
ROSEBORO — Hundreds of group associates program to celebrate Beaver Dam Elementary School’s 100th birthday this weekend.
Jeanna Daniels, who’s been the principal at the elementary university for approximately two many years, stated the celebration is an possibility for the group to come jointly and reminisce.
Daniels said the spotlight of the working day will be a online video of previous Beaver Dam lecturers and pupils sharing their beloved memories of the university.
The elementary university is found in the rural component of the county, making it extremely considerable to the inhabitants of Roseboro, who stay and grew up there, she mentioned.
Daniels mentioned Cumberland County Faculties and the local community have performed a excellent job at preserving the 100-calendar year-aged university.
“It’s just wonderful to know that you are in the identical making that was constructed 100 years back and for it to still be in such an immaculate issue … I think that just needs to be identified,” she reported.
Initially, Beaver Dam taught elementary by significant faculty pupils.
For numerous, the faculty is a group assertion piece, Daniels said.
The elementary faculty was crafted in 1922.
The mastering basis for a lot of group associates was developed at the college and which is sizeable, she said.
Mary Alice Underwood, 63, a previous Beaver Dam scholar, who attended Beaver Dam from 1965 to 1971, said four generations of her relatives have attended the school. Her daughter Allison, now 32, attended faculty at Beaver Dam, and now her granddaughter, Stella, 6, attends faculty at Beaver Dam. Underwood’s father also attended.
Born and lifted in Roseboro, Underwood, who attended to start with by means of sixth quality at Beaver Dam, reported her granddaughter enjoys attending school at Beaver Dam.
“It’s a fantastic put to go to school,” she said. “We have experienced so several folks that have achieved so significantly, by possessing that foundation to develop on.”
In addition, Underwood stated her father attended college at Beaver Dam.
“The Beaver Dam local community is just a amazing, superb, excellent group … they advocate for the college, for what it stands for,” Daniels claimed.
The celebration will consist of a brief speech from Dr. Marvin Connelly Jr., the superintendent for Cumberland County Educational institutions a paratroop jump the presentation of a new American flag a time capsule expose an ice-product truck cupcakes and a tour of the developing.
Beaver Dam Elementary School’s 100th birthday celebration will get started at 2 p.m. Sunday at 12059 NC 210 in Roseboro.
Schooling reporter Ariana-Jasmine Castrellon can be reached at [email protected]