Lew Knapp reviews photos (in slide format) of Stratford Schools with Frances Russell on February 14, 1986. Frances Russell was the first principal of Second Hill Lane School. She became principal when Second Hill Lane School first opened in September 1954. Ms. Russell was born in 1898 and was a lifelong resident of Trumbull. She began her teaching career in Trumbull, but shortly thereafter, moved to the Stratford School system.
Ms. Russell began teaching in Stratford in 1927. She taught at Honeyspot, Center, and Putney Schools. She retired as principal of Second Hill Lane School in June 1960.