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Planning for the 1910-11 school year

110 YEARS AGOThursday, July 21, 1910from the Mathews Journal

The county school board met for its annual settlement with the Treasurers on July 18. The finances of the several districts were canvassed and found satisfactory.

Among the new regulations established by the board were those compelling teachers to make monthly reports to the parents of their scholars; banishing the water bucket and dipper from the school room and providing water coolers in their place. The board also decided to give one day during Washington’s and Lee’s birthdays as holidays, the latter to be observed as patron’s days with suitable exercises. No other holidays will be allowed.

100 YEARS AGO Thursday, July 22, 1920from the G...

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