Tag Archives: Gorin R-III

Class of 1967 Honored at Annual Gorin Alumni Banquet

The 1967 Class of Gorin R-III was honored at this year’s Gorin Alumni Banquet on October 14, 2017.  Also honored were the 60 year class of 1957 and the 70 year class of 1947.  The evening began with the doors opening at 4:30 in the old Gorin High School gym.  Despite some heavy rain at […]

Final Audit Releases Nearly $300,000 from Gorin R-III to SCR-I School District

The Scotland County R-I Board of Education met in regular session on Thursday, January 14, 2016, at 6:30 p.m.  President Sam Berkowitz called the meeting to order with six members present. Gary Miller was absent The board voted 6-0 to approve consent agenda items including the December 8, 2015 board meeting minutes; MSBA Policy Maintenance […]

Top Gorin Sports Teams to be Honored at December 18th Basketball Games

A pair of historic sports teams will be honored during special ceremonies at the Scotland County basketball games scheduled for December 18th in Memphis. In honor of the recently closed Gorin R-III School District, a pair of the district’s most successful sports teams will be recognized during half-time presentations  during the Friday night basketball contests […]

SCR-I School Board Sets Sale Date for Gorin R-III Real Estate

The Scotland County R-I Board of Education met in regular session on Thursday, October 8, 2015.  President, Sam Berkowitz, called the regular meeting to order at 6:30 p.m. with seven members present. Superintendent Ryan Bergeson reported that capital expenditures have offset better than expected state funding revenues to push the district well past the half […]

The Class of 1924, Gorin Missouri

by Verlee Chambers Dauma I was loaned a bulletin for the year 1924 for the graduating class. Since they cannot write their class history, hopefully I can do it for them. The first page was titled “The Top O’ The Hill” Commencement Number. The Editor-in-Chief was Anna Mae Klopfer. Business Manager: Fred Frazee, Advertising Manager; […]

Close of Gorin School Memories Project

by Linda Jo Childress Kapfer When we began this project, we were not sure about the interest it might arouse. Sherrill and I laughed, and said if each of our sisters wrote an article, we could cover about 10 weeks (Sherrill has five sisters, and I have three). Happily, our sisters did assist by writing […]

Gorin Graduates Serve In Military

by Sherrill Tague Clatt One significant affect the Gorin School had on its graduates was in the shaping of many of our young men to serve in the military.  Some even left school before graduation to serve our country.  Wayne and Donna Tague Bailey (class of 1968) developed, and presented to the Gorin Alumni banquets […]

I Remember:  More Memories Of My Days At Gorin School

by Linda Jo Childress Kapfer  One of my oldest and fondest memories was watching a community amateur show some time in the 1950’s (I assume admission was paid and used for a good cause).  Two performances have stuck in my memory.  The first was how proud I was of my parents, (Harold and Dorothy Childress) […]

School Board Considering Sale Options for Annexed Gorin R-III Campus

The Scotland County R-I Board of Education met in regular session on Thursday, July 9, 2015. President Sam Berkowitz called the regular meeting to order at 6:30 p.m., with six members present.  Jamie Triplett arrived at 6:36 p.m. The board discussed the progress in the finalization of the annexation of the Gorin R-III School District […]

Memories of Narrow Grove School and Beyond

By Lois Calvert Humes (Class of 1951) In the spring of 1947, there were four eighth grade students graduating from the Narrow Grove School District #66, namely, Lois Calvert, Johanna Peterson, Allen Calvert, and Earl Tague. Our teacher was Miss Grace Tague. Josee R. Powell was the County Superintendent of Schools. The evening of graduation […]