Did you know…
- John Rogers Elementary began as “Matthews School” in 1953 (renamed a year later)
- It started as a cluster of 10 portables needed to relieve overcrowding at a neighboring school, “Maple Leaf School”
- John Rogers was a Washington State governor (Wikipedia article)
Read more on this PDF and see fun black & white pictures of our school!
And if you’re interested in the history of other schools, go to the main district school histories page!