Stillaguamish Valley Genealogical Society presents history of Arlington's schools

ARLINGTON — The Stillaguamish Valley Genealogical Society will be presenting a history of Arlington's earliest schools on Tuesday, Feb. 14, starting at 1 p.m. at 215 S. French Ave., which is the Society's new location.

Loren Kraetz and Susan Walde will show pictures and speak about schools such as Kent Prairie Elementary, whose original location was closer to the current Cascade Valley Hospital, as well as the first school in Arlington, in Mildred Teagar's store, which later became the Haller school.

The Garfield, Lincoln and Roosevelt schools, as well as the 1908 high school which burned in 1934, will also be covered at the free presentation, along with the 1936 high school and the latest high school.

The Society meets on the second Tuesday of every month starting at 1 p.m. For more information, call 360-435-4838 or email

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