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Iuka Grade School is Back in Full Swing!

The Iuka Grade School and all the little Pirates are back in full swing this week as classes began on Monday for students.  There are a lot of new things going on at the school this year and the teachers and staff are very excited for what's in store for the 2015 school year.  We kicked off the year with the annual PTO Open House and Book Fair and there were plenty of folks at the school to help us celebrate!  Please check back, from time to time, to our website to see articles and pictures of everything going on at the school.  We hope you have a great year! read more

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History of the Iuka Grade School

Written and Edited by Kenneth E. Beaver and David L. Hock

As early as 1841, education was available in the luka township, for those children whose parents could afford to pay.  It was during this year that Cynthia Cooper, the first teacher in the Iuka community, conducted classes in a "select school” which was held in a log cabin at String Town.  The first schoolhouse, which had been previously used as a dwelling, was purchased for school purposes by District No. 2.  This building was made of split logs, 16xl8 feet.  The first person to be hired to teach there was T. W. . . . read more feedback 4

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Iuka History

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