THE 3 R's

Thursday, September 7, 2017

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When I started to school, I learned the 3 R's ---Readin', Ritin'and 'Rithmatic. I learned that it was vitally important to know how to read. Equally important was the ability to spell and write. And Math was stressed as a valuable tool. At each Grade Level, we engaged in a class-wide Competition in each of these categories; we were rewarded if we finished 1st, 2nd, or 3rd --- no one else got rewarded. We learned to study hard and we strived to do the best we could.

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