The School House Innisville, Ontario–The Municipal Review of Canada in October of 1928. Linda Secccaspina —The Thomas Alfred Code Journal – Letters-Part 13- Code Family–S. S. No. 17 Drummond, Innisville
1. In June 30th of 1967 held an official closing party to celebrate 104 years of operation
2.Some 225 persons attended this event including former teachers, pupils and guests at the oldest school in the Drummond School area.
3. There were no records of the building of the first school in Innisville, only that it was a log building and was back up on the hill from where the existing one was. Some even think it could have beena house that was converted into a classroom in 1830.
4. Records in the Registry office show that on April 24, 1848 a school site was secured for S.S. 17 Drummond. In 1863 the school was built making it 104 in 1967. In 1880 another additional half acre was added to the school grounds.
5. Some 80 years later on Arbour Lay 4 maple trees were planted in the schoolyard by 4 pupils: W. J. Hughes, Ernie Ruttle,William Crmapton abd Edward Martin.
6. In 104 years there were over 809 pupils, 43 different teachers, and 7 secretary treasurers. The first woman trustee was: Mrs. S. Charles Crampton, elected in December of 1920.
7. The first Provincial Library Grant was received in 1916 and a large bookcase was donated by the basketball team in the 1920s
8. Playground equipment was donated by Mr. T. A. Code in 1928- Read-The Thomas Alfred Code Journal – Letters-Part 13- Code Family–S. S. No. 17 Drummond, Innisville
9. Indoor toilets were not installed until 1929 and it was also one of the first rural schools to have electricity in January 1940.
10. An organ was donated to the school in 1940 by the Misses Margaret, Katie, Hazel and Iva Cooke.
11. Innisville School won the silver cup in 1916, 1917, 1918, and the shield in 1919, 1920, and 1921 as part of the Township School Fairs.
12. The school suffered two fires- in 1923 when it was slightly damaged and again in 1965 when the woodshed was destroyed.