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The Story of Hutchinson High School

Sep 20, 2016

There is nothing in which Reno County people take greater pride than in their excellent public schools.” — Superintendent Charles Dawson, 1895

By Paul Waggoner ‘74

A humble beginning

After Hutchinson was founded in 1872, the high school was merely part of Hutchinson’s four-room Sherman schoolhouse, which accommodated Grades 1-11. It was not until 1882 that Hutchinson saw its first high school graduating class, which was comprised of

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