Celebration to commemorate Pietrzycki High School cornerstone centennial

Public Invited to Open House


April 13, 2023

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One hundred years ago next week, the cornerstone of Pietrzycki High School was laid and the building, now commonly referred to as Dayton High School, has served the educational needs of Dayton and Columbia County ever since. A gala celebration is planned to commemorate the anniversary.

DAYTON–On April 20, 1923, the cornerstone of Pietrzycki High School was laid, and the new building was ready for students for the 1923-24 school year, built at a cost of $120,000, $60,000 provided from the estate of Marcel M. Pietrzycki, and the balance from a bond issue.

To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the event, Dayton Schools is inviting the community to a campus-wide celebration to inc...

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