Brian Shute, Ph.D., CCC
Speech-Language Pathologist
P.O. Box 30621
Spokane, WA 99223

Centennial Picture Gallery
Article By: Brian Shute, Ph.D., CCC

Here are some additional shots from the Franklin School Centennial Parade and the Alumni Reception. They depict excitement, action, old friendships, and reconnection. Please also visit the pages for the Alumni-Friends Reception and also the Centennial Parade for more photographs.

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Some students represent the 1940s.
Special thanks to Dianne LaBissoniere for many pictures provided here.

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It's lunch time on the lower playground.

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This is Dean Carriveau, Anita Davis, and Dianne Blumhagen. The Alumni Reception attracted many people from long ago. It was a terrific time to reconnect.

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This is Diane Wynne and Camille Erickson as they smile for the camera.

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This is Diane Wynne, Dianne Blumhagen, Rick Blumhagen, Judy Hart.

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One of thousands of smiles observed at the parade. Photo by Wendy Hinckle.

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Dianne Blumhagen and Susie Brown, Franklin Class of 1962.

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Dianne Blumhagen, Maxine Olson, and Dean Carriveau.

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The Franklin building. Note the centennial banner above the doorway. It was designed by Jill Poland who works at Franklin.

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Franklin School standing tall next to the ancient pines.

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This is the home and grounds of the once infamous "Dr. Hohn" from the early 1900s.

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Another beautiful home in the Franklin community.

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Students are lining up and preparing to walk the parade.

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This is the Franklin Color Guard.

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Participants in the parade representing the 1940s.

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...and the 1960s.

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Mrs. Nesson's first grade class represents the 1970s.

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Mrs. Calkins class and the 1980s.

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Mrs. Ritchey's kindergarteners are having a fun time.

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This is Larry Meyers, Dianne Blumhagen and Bob Meyers. Larry and Bob are Dianne Blumhagen's step-uncles.

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This is Maridel Carter, Dianne Blumhagen, Janet Claussen, and Diane Wynne, Franklin Class of 1962.

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This is Maxine Olson and Steve Erickson.

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This is Mr. Parrish, Stan Parrish, and Gale Parrish.

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This is Patsy Jacobson and Diane Wynne. Patsy was the LC Lilac Princess in 1963. Her father was a family physician who made house calls to Dianne Blumhagen's house.

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These folks are the Tormino family who attended Franklin long ago.

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