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The first school in Micronesia--and in the entire Pacific--was opened on Guam just a year after the arrival of the Jesuit missionaries in 1668.  This school, Colegio de San Juan de Letran, was rebuilt many times over its 200-year life span.  This sketch shows the school in 1818.  Its boarding students, boys aged 7 to 11, learned religion, music and Spanish, as well as gardening, care of farm animals, and tailoring.
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(photo by Carano & Sanchez, Complete History of Guam)