Divernon High School (closed high schools)

Divernon High School, erected 1912 (Illinois Glory Days)

Divernon High School, erected 1912 (Illinois Glory Days)

Quick facts about Divernon High School (the link connects to much more school information on Illinois Glory Days, a website that chronicles more than 1,100 closed high schools throughout Illinois).

Year opened: Early 1900s. The first graduating class in 1904, consisted of a single woman, Minnie Reichert (1884-1960).
Year closed: 2007
Consolidated to: Auburn School District
Divernon HS team nickname: “Dragons” and “Lady Dragons”
Divernon HS team colors: Blue & Gold

Thanks to Phil Shadid for directing us to Illinois Glory Days.

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