The school was founded in 1915 by the Salesian Fathers and Brothers (a Roman Catholic religious order founded by Saint John Bosco) after a fire destroyed the Salesian school in Hawthorne, New York.
Back on June 23rd the featured post card was of the original Dater School building. This postcard features a view from farther down the street “in color”, post the renovations of 1923.
Starting in 1912, the original Dater School building (torn down in 2006 to build the new grammar school) was the high school in Ramsey until 1937 when it switched to housing grades K-8.
The ‘new Ramsey High School’, from which another group of students will graduate this month, was dedicated in 1937.
An early 1900’s postcard depicting what is today Don Bosco High School. Published by Landis & Alsop, Newark NJ.
Graduation is upcoming, and working within that theme here is a picture of the cover of the commencement exercise book for the Ramsey High School class of 1938.
A class book for Ramsey Grammar School from the early 1960’s, originally owned by a Joan Dobbs.
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This project, a short video, shows Ramsey, NJ as it was some 100+ years ago and those same locations today.
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