I vividly remember being in the Lawton school yard when Mrs McCullough came out and said the president was shot. I was in first grade and my first grade teacher Mrs. LaBelle was weeping when we came back in. Its nice to find other people who were there at that moment together.
I had Mrs Twomey for 2nd grade. I remember being afraid of her. But not as as afraid as I was of Miss Quinn in a later grade . I used to have nightmares about Miss Quinn all the time. Ms. Omatsu was my very very favorite teacher. And for 6th grade I had Mr. Rocco. (I believe that was his name) He used to get so angry that he would break the podium, but strangely he didn't frighten me.