Friday, December 15th, 2017


  • 1882-The school was located in Herman. It cost about $5,300.
  • 1892-The first graduating class was held in Herman. Maude Earsley was Valedictorian and Robert Hixon  salutatorian.
  • 1893-The smallest graduating class.  It consisted of only 2 people.
  • 1902-Started construction of the Elementary school building.
  • 1904-Elementary school completed.
  • 1905-The brick school replaced the big and little schools.
  • 1935-The high school addition was built.
  • 1938-First year book was published.
  • 1948-Start of the hot lunch program. Cost was 15 cents a day with an average of 150 students daily.
  • 1964-School enrollment was 554.
  • 1970-Herman and Norcross consolidated.  (High school students, however, had been attending since the mid fiftys.)
  • 1991- The 100th class graduated Herman

From about 1940 to 1991 the class sizes were quite large.  Some classes had about 50 students.  Now the average class size is around 10.  


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This is a picture of the Small school that was here in Herman.

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This is a picture of the Big school that was also in Herman.

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This is the brick school that replaced the small and big schools.

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This is the current school here in Herman, only the high school wing.