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Our History Timeline

1881

Small, Old Carpenter Street School becomes part of the public school system

1889

Walnut Street Elementary School was built

1889

Old West End Elementary School was built

1889

New, larger Carpenter Street School built

1909

William Milligan High School was built

1910

Fire destroys the William Milligan High School

1911

Construction began on the new Woodbury High School; governor and future president, Woodrow Wilson, laid the cornerstone

1912

Woodbury High School opens

1924

Central School is dedicated

1950

New West End Elementary School was built

1954

Evergreen Avenue Elementary School was built

1957

The new high school gymnasium, Junior High School Annex, and additions to all elementary schools – Evergreen, Walnut and West End Memorial – were completed

1960s

The Carpenter Street School was closed

1960

A new kitchen and high school cafeteria were added

1968

A new wing was added to the high school containing a home economics suite, science rooms, and the current Junior-Senior High School’s library

2000

Additions were made to Evergreen Avenue School and West End Memorial School; a new cafeteria and lobby were added to the Junior-Senior High school

2004

A bond referendum was approved for repairs and an upgrade to the district buildings that included renovations to the auditorium, second and third floors of the high school, a new geothermal HVAC in all the schools, and repairs and renovations to the high school stadium

2008

Structural concerns cause most of the oldest, original portion of the Walnut Street School to be demolished.  The main office and library are relocated to the bottom floor and the school continues to operate in the smaller quarters.

2009

Geothermal water treatment filler was installed at the high school

2012

Installed complete Wi-Fi systems in schools

2014

The library media center at the high school was renovated

2015

Safety corridors connecting the annex and junior high as well as the library to the main office were constructed in the Junior-Senior High School

The main office at Evergreen Avenue School was moved and renovated

2016

Solar panels were installed at Evergreen Avenue School, West End Memorial School, and the Junior-Senior High School

The main office at West End Memorial School was renovated.