In January, 1939, one of the Elementary School's heating plant's pressure tanks exploded. The School was damaged, however, no students were injured. School resumed the next day with students occupying the less damaged areas of the school.
Writing on the back reads: "Leanord Joseph was not in school the day the picture was taken. I don't want the picture so. Leonard is no in. Please give his 50 cents back so he will pay a gift. Thank you, [Margaret Joseph?]. To Dulcina Herman"
Teacher: Phyllis Davidson
Top L-R: Danny Palanio, Willie Vandergaag, Glen Buchanan, Joe Tennant, Dale Gesswell, Jerry Herman, Andrew Poburan
2nd row L-R: Ricky Malkow, Chris Young, Gus Lundquist, Teddy Fraser, Fred Fowler, Walter Van Grootheest, Andrew Kanis, Greg Fischer, Arthur Kingma
3rd row L-R: Laurie Dodd, Theresa Russell, Henny Fenema, Esther Zbinden, Sharon Michaud, Cara Seredick, Ivadelle Dennis, June Pitman, Leslie Hargreaves
Front Row L-R: Brian Harrison, Elizabeth Armit, Cheryl Duck, Dana Schisler, Marilyn Booher, Lottie Fraser, Patricia Barendregt, Colleen Moore, Patsy Haupt, Heather Lubbers