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Rice Square School - 100 Years Old
Assumption College established.
First World Series
Ford Model T marketed
Bancroft Hotel built.
Mr. Vendear was principal of Rice Square School
Rice Square Built
World War 1 Begins
Classroom teachers' salary was $550.00 per year
Residents petition that Rice Square School starts an 8th grade
Added a wing to the school
Temple Emanuel founded.
Fitton Field stadium opens.
Charles Lindbergh - First Trans-Atlantic Flight
Foley Stadium built.
Empire State Building opens
Higgins Armory Museum opens.
Amelia Earhart flies across Atlantic Ocean
Dust Bowl begins
Attack on Pearl Harbor U.S. enters World War II
Atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki
Germany and Japan surrender, ending World War II
The Cold War began between the United States and the Soviet Union
Korean War begins
Russians launch Sputnik
Civil Rights Act of 1960
Hawaii, the last state was admitted giving the American flag 50 stars
Thirty - Fifth President of the US is John Fitzgerald Kennedy 1961-1963
Cuban Missile Crisis
University of Massachusetts Medical School established.
President J Kennedy assassinated
Residents concerned about school conditions: bathrooms, walls, and windows
School was rehabilitated
Neil Armstrong walks on the moon
Worcester Center Galleria opens.
Vietnam War ends with US pulling out in 1973
Mr. Simoneau of Bigelow Nurseries plants 12 yr old Spruce Tree in schoolyard
Last renovations on Rice Square School
Centrum arena opens.
Modular units added
Worcester Cold Storage Warehouse fire.
Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences campus opens.
Library was converted to classrooms
Preschool removed from school
Mrs. Valeri retired/Mr. Healey came on as principal
Baseketball hoops installed outside
Rice Square Celebrates 100th Anniversary
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