Image: HI collection

As a respite from the seemingly constant negative news about education and schools, we reflect, if only briefly, to our city’s early success as a place with beloved and highly regarded schools.

Since Howe High School was the last of those featured here to be opened, in September 1938, we wonder how to restore them again to a status noteworthy enough to grace the cover of a post card.

Did you attend one of these schools, and if so, what do you remember most? And what advice would you have for schools today?