Brief History of Homecroft
1918---Fire destroyed original building.
1919---The Homecroft Mother's Club was organized and it was later known as the PTA. The school consisted of two classrooms.
1922---An addition was built making the building a 6 classroom school.
1925---In the PTA's "Reports of Achievements," the Hard Times dance profitted $25.10. In December their cake and pie sale profitted $5.15.
1927---Men, women, and children worked together to prepare the school grounds for planting lawn seed and trees. A school Arbor Day Program was held under the direction of the PTA. Playground equipment was purchased for the amount of $225.00. Equipment included 6 swings, 4 seesaws, a sandbox, and a 16 foot slide.
1929---Enrollment was 177 students. In the school newspaper, "The Homecroft Herald," it was stated that the school had the largest 9th grade class of its history. Consisting of 11 - 9th grade students. Top contest reader, Helen Lapinski, read 177 books. Her favorite was "A Connecticut Yankee In King Arthur's Court." She says she found it educational and entertaining.
1930---The School Boy Police Patrol began this year.
-school completely remodeled and addition completed