Cedar ridge schools consolidating


The WPA also provided a large part of the materials and 70% of the cost.Known as the Primary School, it was used for lower grades for nearly 40 years.



Contact us NOW to find out how you can secure your NO DEPOSIT special TODAY!!! CALL US TODAY TO ASK ABOUT THE INCREDIBLE SPECIALS WE' VE STARTED RUNNING FOR THE SUMMER/FALL LEASING SEASON!!!!Today the former Penrose School is part of Anchor Baptist Church & Ministry and Blue Ridge Community College is located in the former Straus School.If you have old photographs of Penrose, Pisgah Forest or Straus Elementary Schools that you would be willing to share as part of the photograph collection in the Local History Room at the Library please contact Marcy.All elementary grades attended the school on Morgan Street for 2 ½ years.

In August 1937 it was announced that a new school would be built using WPA labor on the corner of Broad & Morgan.

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