Athletics and Extra Curricular Activities
The Dowell Grade School boys likely competed in basketball and quite likely track and baseball. School
team colors, school fight song, team records, and coach's names are all items we are in need of.
It is likely that Dowell Grade School offered music, clubs, dances, and other such extra-curricular
activities. We are interested in information on these activities as well.
*From Mary Moon:
"I recently found your webpage and I could easily spend hours looking at it. I wanted to update you about the Dowell
School. My mom grew up in Dowell in the 50's and 60's. She attended Elverado High School in Elkville, Class of
'67. The building on your webpage (above) only served as a grade school. It was not utilized as a high
school, at least it wasn't while my mom was growing up there. The gray building on the left of the building was the
If You Have ANY Information...
...on the former Dowell Grade School we hope you will take the time to share it with us. We
would like to share the memories of this school before the information is possibly lost forever. We are especially interested
in a photo of the original high school building. You can e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org or write to us via real mail at:
Illinois HS Glory Days
6439 N. Neva Ave.
Chicago, Il. 60631