Texas Historical Marker for Excelsior Common School No. 47

October 4, 2018 - The State of Texas has declared Excelsior Common School No. 47 a historical site. Excelsior School has been in existence for over 120 years. Plans are in motion for a Spring dedication ceremony for the unveiling of the marker.

An Excelsior Alumni reunion is also being planned in conjunction with the marker dedication. This will be a first time reunion for Excelsior School. We are requesting copies of pictures and any of your Excelsior school memories. The reunion committee is also on the hunt for the oldest living student.

If you would like to help with the planning or if you need to submit any information, please contact the following reunion committee members: Laura Harris - harris2632@sbcglobal.net - 936-591-1278; Barbara Scates - bscates@excelsior.esc7.net - 936-591-1047; or call Benny and Thelma Russell - 936-598-2259; or Excelsior School - 936-598-5866.

Everyone is invited to this very special historical event!

Pass the word around and watch for updates!