Re: Elementary School Changes

05/08/18 - posted by Myron Tessler

Graduation is coming up soon. Do Grammar Schools still have a graduation ceremony? I remember mine, at Argonne on June 15, 1950. We even had Autograph books to sign. Is this done anymore? Some of the 6th grade poets left their mark in my book, to wit:

"Roses are red,
Violets are blue.
If I didn't know a good guy like you
I'd join the zoo". (Alvin Nichols).

"To a good guy from a very good guy." (Dennis Isaacson)

"Down in the valley,
Carved on a rock,
Three little words,
For-get-me not". (Tonya Tuplin - my first girl friend)

"Fall from heaven,
Fall from above,
Fall anywhere,
But don't fall in love". (Barbara Emery)

"If in heaven we don't meet,
I hope we both can stand the heat,
And if it gets extremely hot,
Pepsi Cola hits the spot". (Judith Muhlfelder)

"Roses are red,
Violets are blue,
When ever it rains,
I think of you,
Drip, drip, drip." (Ronald B.)

"There is a road to the East,
There is a road to the West,
But the road for you,
Is the road to success." (Jean Wade)

"If you see a monkey
Way up a tree,
Pull it's tail,
And think of me." (Sue Perkins)

"Yours til Niagra Falls..." (Eleanor Ball)

"Roses are red,
Violets are blue,
Someone's a nut,
And I know it's you." (Robert R.)

"Roses are red,
Violets are blue,
Faces like yours,
Belong in a zoo." (Everett Hintze)

"Roses are red,
Violets are blue,
Don't kiss a girl,
Till you're 16." (Beverly Unger)

"Oh ma ma,
Oh la la,
16 kids,
And no pa pa." (Diane O'Neill)

"When you're old and cannot see,
Put on your specs and think of me.
Always remember the Golden Rule,
And remember the dear old Argonne School." (David Trauner)

"When you get married and live in a Flat,
Send me a picture of your first brat.
Yours till the catfish have kittens." (Esta Rosenblum}

"If all the girls lived across the sea,
Oh what a great swimmer you would be." (Patsy Anderson)

"When you get old and think you're sweet,
Take off your shoes and smell your feet." (The Shadow)

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