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Klasey: Did your parents attend

By Jack Klasey

If your parents (or grandparents) grew up in Kankakee in the 1930s and 1940s, chances are good that they attended seventh- and eighth-grade classes in a large, three-story brick building on the northeast corner of Indiana Avenue and Station Street.

From 1927 until it burned down in 1946, that building was Kankakee’s “Departmental” School, where upper grade boys and girls had the opportunity to experience changing classrooms for different subjects, just as they later would in high school.

The building had been erected in 1902, as Kankakee’s first dedicated high ...

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