Small Talk: What do you remember about elementary school?
Sunday, June 1, 2014
T-G Photos by Jim Davis
Teachers from the School-Age Care Program.
I absolutely loved field day when I was in elementary school.
Getting to sit and listen to my teacher read stories was what I loved about
elementary school along with doing our little craft projects. There was no
stress or much responsibility. You just got to enjoy life but of course
you did not realize how much fun you were having learning and enjoying life
until you got older.
I missed the fun of being in elementary school. The field trips and field days
and learning new things almost everyday. I do not miss making crafts
that we had to do sometimes.
I was all about recess and lunch time. It was just fun to go outside and play and
I really loved the cafeteria. I was not much on classroom work.
Everyone was bright with imagination and not a care in the world. You did
not have to worry about money. You went to school, you learned, your played all
day, then went to bed and got up and did it all again.
I really do miss nap time, you don't get that when you are an adult. And no one
was judgmental when you are in elementary school. It was fun and care free
The best way I can say it is that you just did not have any worries. Everyone
from the teachers to the students were nice to each other.
I miss how easy it was and you did not have to worry about anything.
I wish I could go back and do all again and not worry about being
How much a community the classroom was. All were your friends
and you all work together to learn. Once you left elementary school
and moved on to middle school and high school, you lost all