Liked New Teacher

16-year-old Helena Muffly wrote exactly 100 years ago today:

Monday, February 19, 1912:  I believe our teacher is just as good as the other one. He goes slow with our studies but explains so they will be more apt to stay.

Building that once housed the McEwensville Schools. The high school was on the second floor.

Her middle-aged granddaughter’s comments 100 years later:

It’s always difficult when a teacher quits mid-year, but Grandma seemed pleased with the new teacher, Forest Dunkel, after the first day.

4 Responses

  1. I am pleased she liked her new teacher. Hopefully, the rest of the school year will be a success.

  2. […] High School because of the mid-year change in teachers.  McEwensville High School got a new teacher just ten days prior to the writing of this entry. The superintendent probably came to see how the […]

  3. […] McEwensville High School sure went through the teachers.  In February, 1912 a teacher resigned and was replaced by another teacher, Forest Dunkle.  In the previous day’s […]

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