North Star School

Franklin Twp, Beaver Co., PA

Ellwood City Memories of North Star website

We are looking for more pictures. If you have photos, can identify anyone in these pictures, or names of any teachers and the years they served, please let us know - Ed Boots, Jr.







First North Star Reunion - 1940


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 1949 - Mrs. Fleeger


From Left.

Mrs. Fleeger

Top Row: Ralph Hare 3rd. Larry Price 5th. Clifford Smith 6th. Ray Nye 8th. Don Hazen, 10th. Jack Schwartz, David Schaffer on right end.

Middle Row: Karen Burnside far right.

Bottom Row: Kenny Bowers, Harold Tator?, John Ripper, Norman Huphries? 6th. Ed Boots 8th. Lee Boots 9th. Fred Tritt? 11th.

Courtesy Ed Boots, Sr.


 1950 - Mrs. Adkins & Rev. Lawrence A Lightfritz


From Left.

Top Row: Mrs. Adkins, Jack Schwartz. Norman Humphries 8th. Clifford Smith 13th. Lee Boots 14th. Rev. Lightfritz right end.

Middle Row: ?, Karen Burnside, Ralph Hare, Ed Boots, Dean Berline, ?, David Schaffer, ?, Don Hazen 9th. John Ripper right end.

Bottom Row: Ray Nye 2nd. Kenny Bowers 6th.

Courtesy Ed Boots, Sr.



Principal, Rev. Lawrence Arthur Lightfritz, son of Moses & Florence (Thomas) Lightfritz, died June 30, 1955 in the Ellwood City Hospital of Acute Coronary Thrombosis while trying to hand crank start a tractor. Buried in Westlawn Cemetery, Canton, Stark Co., OH.

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Courtesy Bob Hardy