Greece Arcadia High School located at 120 Island Cottage Road, 1968. Built in 1962 at a cost of around $3 million, the building has gone through many renovations over the years and continues to serve residents of Greece. It opened to students in September, 1963. Over a ten year period around this time, Greece built over nine schools. The Mother of Sorrows Church can be seen in the background on the right side of the photo.
Greece No. 9 School located on the east side of Long Pond Road just north of Maiden Lane. It served as a school for over fifty years until 1914, after which the two room schoolhouse was abandoned. It was sold at auction in 1949 as the school district underwent consolidation. The structure is now a residence.
Greece Arcadia High School groundbreaking ceremony on 29 April 2004. Pictured in the center are New York Senator Joseph Robach (dark suit), Assemblyman Bill Reilich (gray suit) and Greece Town Supervisor John Auberger (behind shoulder of Assemblyman Reilich). The groundbreaking was to commemorate expansions and renovations for the school, which was built in 1962.
Full front view of the Willis N. Britton School building located on Hoover Drive. It was built in 1929 on land donated by Mr. Britton. This would eventually become the Hoover Drive Middle School, the Odyssey School and is currently the Discovery Charter School, 1920's. The smaller district schools were required to change their names to reflect their neighborhood or streets when they joined the Greece Central district.
The 1937 graduating class of Greece Central School.
Class photo of District #14 students and teachers, 1903. The #14 District School of Parma and Greece, also known as the Lane's Corners School, was located at the south west corner of Wilder and Manitou Roads.
The original District #6 school building, 1900's. Also known as the North Greece School and the "Gooseneck School," likely because of the shape of College Avenue, where it resided, it was incorporated into the Hilton School District in 1949.
Aerial view of Greece Athena High School looking east, 1970's. Long Pond Road is in the foreground. The site was chosen in 1961 and the school opened in 1969. Don Haefele was the first principal.
Aerial view of the Greece Olympia High School campus located on Maiden Lane. Looking south, Route 47 can be seen in the distance, prior to its construction and being renamed I-390, late 1960's
District No. 9 School was a two room schoolhouse located on Long Pond Road, just north of Maiden Lane. It taught students from first to eighth grade. It was converted into a residence in 1949.
Future Greece Town Supervisor Gordon Howe and the Charlotte High School basketball team, 1920's. Gordon is seen holding the ball and was a major contributor to Coach Carl Chamberlain's team. They were the champions of Monroe County in the 1923-1924 season, beating East High School for the title. Mr. Howe served as Greece Town Supervisor from 1934-1960.
Hoosick school was a one room school located on the southwest corner of Ridge and Manitou Roads, 1900's. The school sat across from one of the oldest cemeteries in Monroe County; the Hoosick Hill Cemetery. In 1956, the school building was moved to Dean Road and converted into apartments.
An aerial view of Greece Athena High School in the 1972s looking southeast. Located at 800 Long Pond Road. The site was chosen in 1961 and the school opened in 1969. Don Haefele was the first principal.
An aerial view of Greece Athena High School in the 1980's looking southeast. Located at 800 Long Pond Road. The site was chosen in 1961 and the school opened in 1969. Don Haefele was the first principal.
Students from Greece Archadia Middle School on class trip to Washington, D.C., 1999. The U.S. Capital building is in the background.