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  1. low-key

    low-key DIS Veteran

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    grade school ?

    I haven't been inside since I went there but a few years ago, I walked my dog around the building and looked in the windows (school was out :rotfl:), man a flood of memories come back that I haven't thought of since I went there, it was nice
     
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  3. Schmeck

    Schmeck <font color=blue>Funny thing is now my 17 year old

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    My first grade school burned to the ground many years ago, but I've driven around my old hometown to revisit the past, and to show my kids where I grew up.

    I also worked at my old high school for 5 years, now that was funny. I couldn't call the teachers by their first names, no matter how many times they told me to! I was pretty young (22-27) and one time the vice principal asked me for a hall pass.
     
  4. Cantw8

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    My kids went to the same school I did so YES..it was quite weird to go there for various occassions, especially when I saw some of the same teachers still there that I had:rolleyes1
     
  5. low-key

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    did they remember you :rotfl:, were you bad or good in grade school ?
     
  6. kimblebee

    kimblebee now my thoughts will be worth 5 cents

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    My parents still live a block away from my school where I went from K-9. I haven't been in it in ages but pass by it regularly.
     
  7. low-key

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  8. hereyago

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    When I attended them. We moved around a lot,so it was more then just 1. My first school for kindergrten actually closed last year was made into a community center. I went to my old high school last June during a reunion with a couple friends and we were able to walk around: the gym still smelled the same lol.
     
  9. wdwmom0f3

    wdwmom0f3 Thankful my embarrassing tag is gone!

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    We drove past mine about our years ago when my granddaddy passed away and we were over that way. I haven't been in the school in many, may years.

    I was in the very first 1st grade class in that school and we planted a tree out front. That tree has really grown over the years and it was really neat to see as we drove by. :goodvibes
     
  10. Maria1985

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    Remember what should be remembered, and forget what should be forgotten.Alter what is changeable, and accept what is unchangeable.
     
  11. low-key

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    we had two trees planted in from of mine for two little girls that were murdered when i was there, the tress and plaques were still there, I still remember both of them :(
     
  12. low-key

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    wow thats deeper then Jerry Springers final thought of the day :thumbsup2
     
  13. momof1princess

    momof1princess <font color=darkorchid>i feel like i'm going to ex

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    last month. i substitute teach there sometimes. the school is much bigger now-it has 5 buildings, instead of just the 2 that were there when i was in school. it brings back memories of both when i was there, and when DD15 went to school there.
     
  14. wdwmom0f3

    wdwmom0f3 Thankful my embarrassing tag is gone!

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    Oh wow! That's horrible that something like that happened but what a sweet way for the students to remember them by.
     
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    You know how everyone walked miles to school up hill both ways?

    Well, a few years ago we took the kids back to my home town and drove by my old grade school and then to my home. I did walk to and from school even when I was in 1st grade. My family was amazed that my parents let me walk back and forth everyday at such a young age. My dh actually went back to see how far it was and it was 1.5 miles and I had to walk along a busy road without a sidewalk! I think the kids had a new level of respect for me after that and couldn't believe it was even allowed. Little did they know that some kids walked even farther than I did.
     
  16. JessicaR

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    My elementary school is closed. Wish I could check it out again. :thumbsup2 My Middle school is also closed. My High School closed then re-opened as a middle school years later. May check that out if I can.

    My kids went to the same schools my husband did! :goodvibes
     
  17. low-key

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    it sure was, it happen in 1970 and I seen a few years ago they let the Murder out for weekend pass ( he is/was borderline retarded (is that the proper word to use ?) anyway he went and stabbed two girls in a park, but there ok
     
  18. MomofKatie

    MomofKatie Dairy World? Fairy World! OH, DARN IT!!

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    We moved several times during my elementary years- I attended 6 different schools between K and 5th grade! They are scattered around the Midwest, South, and Puerto Rico. The only elementary school I ever re-visited was the one in Puerto Rico where I went to 2nd grade. It has been added onto several times, but the main building looks just like it did almost 40 years ago.
     
  19. bjscheel

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    My kids go to my school and some of the same teachers are there. The K-4 building is the same one, but the 5-8 is different because we combined with another district the year after I graduated. So I get lost in their current building which is in another town.
     
  20. LBIJim

    LBIJim Satisfied With Four

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    My elementary school closed due to declining enrollment sometime in the mid 80s and was torn down in the mid 90s. The site was vacant for years but about 3 years ago an assisted living place was built there.

    Jim
     
  21. SleepyMom

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    We moved around a lot, so I went to 5 elementary schools... all in the same town.

    The weird thing is that the last 2 I attended, my oldest DD now works at. She moved to my hometown during her college years, so even though she grew up 5 hours away, she is now walking the same halls I did as a kid. I have been to visit her at work, but only saw parts of one school. Feels strange knowing I was a little girl there and she is now an adult there.

    This summer I also had another weird school experience, my niece graduated from High School and we of course were there to cheer her on. She graduated from the same high school I did and I knew it was on the same date... but when we returned home a few days later I checked my old announcements and not only did we graduate on the same day, 30 years apart, but it was at the same time! So exactly 30 years earlier I was sitting in almost the same place she was (I had the same last name as her way back then).
     

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