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Yearbooks

The Stewart Bell Jr. Archives holds yearbooks from schools in the City of Winchester and Frederick County area. The Archives receives Winchester and Frederick County High School yearbooks every year. Yearbooks for other schools are acquired by donation and series are incomplete. (Please contact the Clarke County Historical Association for Clarke County schools.)

High School yearbooks are available to researchers in the Reading Room. All other yearbooks must be requested from the Rare Books collection using a green call slip. Please ask Archives Staff for assistance.

WINCHESTER CITY SCHOOLS

Daniel Morgan Middle School (Rifleman)
Location: Rare Books
Years Available: 1997

John Handley High School (Handlian)
Location: Reading Room
Years Available: 1921 2022*
*No yearbook in 1922

John Kerr Elementary School
Location: Rare Books
Years Available: 1983; 1984

Shenandoah College and Conservatory of Music (Zynodoa)
Location: Rare Books
Years Available: 1975

Shenandoah Valley Academy (The Sentry)
Location: Rare Books
Years Available: The Sentry 1 – 4 (1915-1918; single volume); 1915; 1916; 1917 (2); 1918 (2); 1919 (2); 1920 (2); 1922 (2)

Winchester Memorial Hospital School of Nursing (Chrysalis)
Location: Rare Books
Years Available: 1947 (January class); 1947 (September class); 1948; 1950 – 1957; 1959; 1960; 1961; 1962

FREDERICK COUNTY SCHOOLS

Admiral Richard E. Byrd Middle School (The Explorer)
Location: Rare Books
Years Available: 2006; 2008; 2009; 2010; 2011; 2012

Apple Pie Ridge Elementary School
Location: Rare Books
Years Available: 2003 – 2007

Dowell J. Howard Vocational Center (The Tradesman/The Scene)
Location: Rare Books
Years Available (The Tradesman): 1976
Years Available (The Scene): 1977; 1978; 1988

Evendale Elementary School
Location: Rare Books
Years Available: 2007

Frederick County Middle School (Ilium)
Location: Rare Books
Years Available: 1970; 1971 – 1979; 1985 – 1999; 2000; 2001; 2002; 2005; 2007

Gainesboro High School (The Echo)
Location: Rare Books
Years Available: 1947 (photocopy of high school section only); 1948 (actual copy plus photocopy of both high school and elementary); 1950 (photocopy of both high school and elementary)

Indian Hollow Elementary School
Location: Rare Books
Years Available: 2007

James Wood High School (Woodbine)
Location: Reading Room
Years Available: 1951 – 2023

James Wood Middle School
Location: Rare Books
Years Available: 1994 – 1996; 2000; 2001; 2003; 2005 – 2007 

Lord Fairfax Community College (Aria)
Location: Rare Books
Years Available: 1973

Middletown Elementary School
Location: Rare Books
Years Available: 1976; 1978 – 1980

Millbrook High School (Brooktrails)
Location: Reading Room
Years Available: 2004 – 2023

Monroe College (The Patriot)
Location: Rare Books
Years Available: 1969

Mountain View Christian Academy
Location: Reading Room
Years Available: 1997; 1999 – 2001; 2002; 2003 – 2007; 2009; 2013; 2019; 2021

Orchard View Elementary School
Location: Rare Books
Years Available: 2001 – 2009

Redbud Run Elementary School
Location: Rare Books
Years Available: 2004 – 2007

Robert E. Aylor Middle School (The Dorian)
Location: Rare Books
Years Available: 1973; 1975; 1979 – 1981; 1992; 1995 – 2000; 2004 – 2007

Senseny Road Elementary School
Location: Rare Books
Years Available: 2003; 2005 – 2007

Shenandoah Valley Christian Academy
Location: Rare Books
Years Available: 1978; 2009; 2013

Sherando High School (Tribe)
Location: Reading Room
Years Available: 1994 – 2023

Sidney Gore High School (The Pioneer)
Location: Rare Books
Years Available: 1946; 1947; 1948 (photocopy); 1950. All include the elementary school

Stephens City High School (The Newtown Pippin)
Location: Rare Books
Years Available: 1939; 1940; 1941; 1942; 1944; 1947

Stonewall Elementary School
Location: Rare Books
Years Available: 2001; 2005 – 2007

Stonewall High School (The Confederate)
Location: Rare Books
Years Available: 1944 – 1947; 1950