No School Excels East Stroudsburg


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  1. Geraldine says:

    In third grade I wore pastel dresses with big bows in back and white panties with ruffles. I was told I must not hang upside down on the monkey bars because it showed my panties. I got a note from home that I was allowed to show my panties. After all, what were the ruffles for? Then I beat up all the boys who made fun of my panties. It made me stronger.

  2. anonymous says:

    I remember music class. In 4th grade we sang The Carpenters’ “Close to You” (that tells you how old I am). I liked singing, and hoped to join the school chorus. Then one day after school, one of my friends…. her name is engraved on my memory, but I won’t write it here… told me that the music teacher had told her she could be in the chorus for sure, without even trying out. The same week, the same teacher told me, in music class, that I should just mouth the words instead of actually singing. So I decided not to try out for chorus…

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