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Old 09-11-2010, 12:38 AM
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the end of as era

Tonight I went to the retirment party for my high school shop teacher. When the whole country was saying you need to go to collage or you will be a bum he was teaching us real world skills that have given 35 years of local people an alternative to collage. He taught us wood, metal, auto, drafting, plastics, and practical phisics. Its sad because hi replacment isn't half the teacher he was and the program will be dead in a few years
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Old 09-11-2010, 01:09 AM
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He must have been one cool shop teacher if you still keep in touch with him.
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Old 09-11-2010, 05:21 AM
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When I was graduating high school 20 years ago, I went back to my junior high and gave graduation invites to 3 teachers. Wood shop and metal shop teachers that absolutely rocked!! And a science teacher I hated, but he pushed me to do so much better. Never forgot them.
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Old 09-11-2010, 08:58 AM
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Man I made some spelling mistakes I was a little drunk when I wrote that last night. He was a great guy that helped a lot of kids that were not interested in school find a reason not to give up. It was a nice party about 100 of his old students showed up.
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Old 09-11-2010, 09:02 AM
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Man I made some spelling mistakes I was a little drunk when I wrote that last night. He was a great guy that helped a lot of kids that were not interested in school find a reason not to give up. It was a nice party about 100 of his old students showed up.
hiccup..... I went to "collage" and studied "phisics".
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Old 09-11-2010, 09:02 AM
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Man I made some spelling mistakes I was a little drunk when I wrote that last night. He was a great guy that helped a lot of kids that were not interested in school find a reason not to give up. It was a nice party about 100 of his old students showed up.
I was wondering if you had a good time at the party, given your loose fingers you had when you wrote the original.


I still keep in touch with a few teachers from HS. Good people.
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Old 09-11-2010, 09:15 AM
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What's High School?
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Tonight I went to the retirment party for my high school shop teacher. When the whole country was saying you need to go to collage or you will be a bum he was teaching us real world skills that have given 35 years of local people an alternative to collage. He taught us wood, metal, auto, drafting, plastics, and practical phisics. Its sad because hi replacment isn't half the teacher he was and the program will be dead in a few years
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How was your english teacher?
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Old 09-11-2010, 09:24 AM
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I learned most of what I use in everyday life from my wood and metal shop teachers as well. They were the ones that would lock you in the hall if you showed up late to class and teach other useful lessons about life in general.
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Old 09-11-2010, 09:37 AM
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What's High School?
They were ok but when you are 3 sheets to the wind and typing on a black berry with fat fingers it could seem that I was illiterate
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