My Early Life in the Wales School in the 20's

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 21
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1989
Type Text
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Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
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Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
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Title My Early Life in the Wales School in the 20's
Description October 2, 195% After Grandma died he just waited for it to be his turn to reap his heavenly rewards. Truly they are among God's Chosen People. HONORABLE MENTION PERSONAL ^COLLECTION MT EARLY LIES IN THE WALES SCHOOL ET THE 20'S Glenn Thomas 2850 Monroe Blvd. Ogden, Utah 84403 One day while tutoring one of my precious grandsons, Jerred Leatherow, he asked, "Grandpa what was it like when you went to school?" I began telling him in fun by saying, "I've spent a lot of time in education, Jerred, especially if you count the four years I spent in the first grade as a student* Whenever I played hookey the teacher sent a thank you note home. I stayed so long in the fourth grade I started todate the teacher* Also, whenever my mother attended a P.T.A. meeting, she did so with an assumed name." This, of course, provided us with a good laugh. I learned long ago that children do well when there is a sense of humor. At that time I had to study hard for everything I learned. I began school in September 1917 in a three-room school building in Wales, located about one block from my home. The faculty consisted of three teachers. Viy father was the custodian. There were more than a hundred students in the school. One teacher taught the first, second and third grades; another the fourth, fifth, and sixth; and the principal taught the seventh, and eighth grades. School began at 9 a.m. However, an early bgil was rungat 8:30 announcing to all the people in town that school would begin in half-an-hour. The large bell was located in a bellfry and pulled by a rope. During good weather, all the students lined up in four rows, the younger children in front, the boys on one side and the girls on the other. Complete order was established, then the students marched in to the music of the old organ up the stairs, through the large swinging doors, into the classroom and stood by their 38
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 21
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Date Created 2005-02-23
Date Modified 2005-02-23
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