Historical society hosts country school days

The annual old-fashioned country school days, sponsored by the Ida County Historical Society, are coming up in September. Area fourth grade students will experience country school by attending one day of classes at the Grant Center School in Moorehead Park and a historical tour of the park.

Participating schools and the date of their visits to the school are Danbury Catholic—Sept. 8; Schaller-Crestland—Sept. 14-15; BC-IG—Sept. 19, 20 and 21; Galva-Holstein—Sept. 22 and 29 and Odebolt-Arthur—Sept. 28.

The classes start at 9 a.m. and the historical tours are at 12:30 p.m.

Teachers leading the classes are Bev Yeager of Ida Grove, Deb Parker of Holstein, Barb Bloom of Wall Lake, Susan Miller of Ida Grove, Nancy Ploeger of Schaller, Wanita Wiese of Kingsley, Sandy Getzmeier of Schaller and Connie Anfinson of Holstein.

Dale Wellendorf, Steve Wilkins and Morris Hurd of Ida Grove will guide the history tours.