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  The photo at the right is of what is believed to be the first "High School" in Bent County.  It was known as West School and it is believed was located in the vicinity of Seventh and Maple.  An artist's rendition is included here:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The caption reads:  1905 Las Animas High School KAPPA EPSLON SORORITY

left to right: Ida Scott, Ida Murray, Leota Thompson, Hazel Matney, Nordas Brown, Leona Thompson, Mary Cole, Gertrude Smith 

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