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Forum: Things we remember that came over the PA!



Created on: 10/19/09 02:55 PM Views: 2033 Replies: 1
Posted Monday, October 19, 2009 09:55 AM

The one thing that sticks in my memory is the day that President Kennedy was shot.  We were not at Alton High yet.  I was in art class at Central Jr. High.  And I remember the announcement and the teacher sitting down at her desk and crying.  Sad day.

Posted Friday, November 20, 2009 09:45 PM

         I was in Mrs. Harris's 7th grade math class. Lewis White sat in the back row and had gotten "busted" a couple of time for having his transistor radio in class. All of a sudden Lewis stood up and said that the president had just gotten shot. Mrs. Harris had him turn up the radio and we listened for a few minutes. About that time the principal came over the intercom and confirmed what we had just heard. I remember feeling overwhelming sadness that such an awful thing could happen.