Fogo, oldest living Esbon High grad A look back at Esbon High
Esbon High School
September 29, 2022
Before the town of Ezbon (later Esbon) even began, there was Ezbon School District No. 98. The district was organized on Sept. 4, 1873. Little is known about the early years of the school as only a few comments survive.
One, a comment in the Sept. 9, 1880 Jewell County Review, tells about a "special meeting" to repair the old school house. Then an Oct. 7, 1880 note in the Jewell County Review relates "a five month school begins in District No. 98...although a sod house, it is well fixed up."
The July 28, 1877 Jewell County Diamond, in reporting all funds remaining in school accoun...