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Hazel "Higgins" School

 The second Hazel School in 1922, photo from Hazel Holms
The first school at Hazel, Washington opened in 1904 and was a simple school house made from cedar boards that were cut on site.  The second school was named Higgins School after early homesteader Walter B. Higgins was built the following year in 1905 . High flood waters from the Stillaguamish River damaged much of the settlement of Hazel and completely destroyed the school in 1924.  The school was closed and the district consolidated with the Darrington School District #319.  In 1945-46 the Whitehorse School closed and all students bussed to the Darrington School.
According to Hazel Holms, now deceased, in 1922, some of the students at the Higgins School were, Mildred O'Conner and Albert Ensen in the 7th grade, Bill Pierson in the 5th grade, Blanche and Hazel Knights in the 2nd grade, Helen and Elizabeth Jackson, Nancy Ann Kann and Hazel _____ .