This article is a continuation of my last article about the “Rules and Regulations from Norris City School for Superintendent or Principal, Teachers, and Pupils” dated in 1909. My last article was about the rules for teachers. I will conclude with the rules [Read more…]
Times have changed in schools since the time when most of us were students.
I remember, while attending Norris City Grade School, we started the day with the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag. Also, when [Read more…]
People from Southern Illinois, especially those native born residents of the area, don’t say they are from Illinois, they say they are from Southern Illinois. Another name for Southern Illinois is Egypt. Baker Brownell wrote a book, published in 1958, [Read more…]
The vast majority of the people living today were not born until after the end of World War II. Only an estimated eight (8) percent, therefore, have a memory of the war that was the largest war in history. [Read more…]
My last article was titled “American Declaration of Independence.” In that article I wrote about the hardships and suffering that happened to many of the signers of the Declaration of Independence. These patriots, I wrote, gave us independence, [Read more…]