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.
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.