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Schools

  •   First School in Lyman County was established south of present-day Oacoma (Gladstone), probably on Lower Brule Indian Reservation, taught by Episcopalian missionaries.

 

  •   First white school in Lyman County was southeast of Oacoma along the Missouri river (Cedar Shore Resort area today), taught in a steamboat owned and operated by Capt. King.  School Dist. #1.

 

Brule County:

Kimball Alumni (1925-1930, 1931-1935, 1936-1940, 1941-1945, 1946-1950, 1951-1955, 1956-1960, 1961-1965)

Pukwana School, Class of 1955 (includes photos)


Lyman County:

Kennebec – Kennebec School, 1906 – high school now consolidated with Presho School, i.e. Lyman School.

Oacoma – Oacoma School, 1895.  First schoolhouse built 1907, burned 1924.  Brick building constructed following year.  Eighty students enrolled in 1922-23.  Two years of high school taught in this school.  Consolidated with Chamberlain School District in Brule County and closed in 1994-95.

Presho – Who’s Who? 1912-1953.  Presho School, 1908-09.  Remodeled in 1948 and new buildings in 1960’s-70’s.  All high school students from Reliance, Kennebec, Vivian attend Lyman High School today.

Reliance – 1906-1995.  As of 13 March 2009, Reliance High School has a web site.  High school classmates join free.   http://www.reliancehigh.com