Next term the ninth-graders will be presenting Shakespeare's Hamlet in
the Church basement on Saturday at 7:30 PM. The congregation is invited to
attend this tragedy.
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Free Bus To School for Granny
A 106-year-old Norwegian woman received an offer from local authorities
for free bus rides to the school where she is supposed to attend next autumn
Will and Guy have learned. Ingeborg Thuen, born in 1897 when the Klondyke
gold rush was going strong, actually started school just before she turned
six in 1903. Computers in the Os township near Bergen, Norway, read the '97
of her birth year as 1997, meaning she would be starting the first grade the
She welcomed the free ride, saying that the last time she started school,
she had to walk for an hour every morning. The letter from the township also
encouraged Ingeborg's parents to list the children she would like to have in
'Since I can already read, maybe I should skip a couple grades,' she
joked to us.
A head teacher is making his rounds of the school when he hears a terrible commotion coming from one of the classrooms. He rushes in and spots one boy, taller than the others, who seems to be making the most
He seizes the lad, drags him to the hall, and tells him to wait there until he is excused. Returning to the classroom, the head teacher restores order and lectures the class for half an hour about the
importance of good behaviour.
'Now,' he says, 'are there any questions?'
One girl stands up timidly. 'Please sir,' she asks, 'may we have our teacher back?'
Please excuse Susie, she has been sick and under the doctor.
Please excuse Barry for being. It was his father's
will not be in school cus he has an acre in his side.
Excuse: Why Pupil Failed Exam
What did the gangster's son tell his dad when he failed his examination?
'Dad, they questioned me for 3 hours, but I never told them anything!!'
Two Stories from the Music Department
Beethoven wrote music even though he was deaf. In fact, he was so deaf he wrote loud music. He took long
walks in the forest even when everyone was calling for him. Beethoven expired in 1827 and later died for this.
Johann Bach wrote a great many musical compositions and
had a large number of children. In between he practised on an old spinster, which he kept up in his attic.