Archive for the ‘Press Box’ Category

And The Winner Is….

Posted: December 21, 2011 in Press Box

“I touch the future. I teach.”

Christa McAuliffe

One of the proudest days of my life was my first official day as a teacher. Since I was born, I felt as though the profession flowed naturally through my veins. My great-great grandmother (whose last teacher’s contract is proudly displayed in office, along with my mother’s and my own) set the standard in my family. Her influence was renowned, not only through Hinds County but also in our family. All of her children, grand children, great and great-great grandchildren take pride in the fact that they followed in her footsteps.

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The Social Network

Posted: December 19, 2011 in Press Box

By now, everyone has seen the infamous 1915 Rules for Teachers, which included:

  • You must be home between the hours of 8 PM and 6 AM
    unless at a school function.
  • You may not loiter downtown in any of the ice cream
    stores.
  • You may not travel beyond the city limits unless you
    have permission of the chairman of the
    school board.
  • You may not dress in bright colors.

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