Dietrich School in rural Lincoln County, Idaho USA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jwanlesss
N 42° 54.760 W 114° 15.799
11T E 723385 N 4754750
Quick Description: Students from rural Dietrich High School explore lava tube caves of their surrounding volcanic desert in the young adult adventure "Thunker and the Treasure of Sundial Cave."
Location: Idaho, United States
Date Posted: 4/6/2021 6:31:13 PM
Waymark Code: WM143F7
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member 3l diesel
Views: 14

Long Description:
The Dietrich School serves both elementary and secondary students. It is the only school in Idaho's School District #314, which generally serves only about 200-250 students from the surrounding farms, which are scattered across a wide volcanic desert. Local families fiercely defend their school as illustrated by a scene from the book:

“It may not sound like much to be valedictorian when your graduating class consists of just eleven students, but John Breem is an outstanding scholar.” Burnie’s voice raised a pitch or two as he continued somewhat defensively. “We might have one of the smallest high schools in Idaho, but we are proud of our...”
Short Description: Dietrich High School in 1989 was the school attended by John Breem (nicknamed "Thunker") whose science project became an adventure.

Book Title: "Thunker and the Treasure of Sundial Cave"

First Year Published: 2021

Author's Name: J. Wanless Southwick

Name of Waymarked Item: Dietrich School

Location of Item: 406 N Park St, Dietrich, ID 83324

More Information:
The school is the central place for the protagonist's association with friends and his science project.

Admission Price?: 0.00 (listed in local currency)

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