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Sharing Memories Of 43 Years And 4600 Students With Pamela Taylor
By Cookie Steponaitis
It was 1964 when the last eighth grade class graduated from the one room school in Ira, Vermont and stood proudly in front of the building for a photo. The entire graduating class of three included Pamela Taylor and she remembers that day vividly. “I was so proud to be a part of that one room school,” explained Taylor. “My parents and my teacher Harriet Kenyon gave me the gift of loving to read and it has carried me through a lifetime. I read every encyclopedia and book in the school!” A voracious reader, Taylor will consume books the way most people tackle their favorite desserts and pass that love of learning, literature and history on to her students. At the end of this year Taylor will mark the culmination of her public teaching career with forty-three years in the classroom having taught over 4600 students, mentoring numerous student teachers and teaching college classes.
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Preparations Are Underway For The Upcoming Memorial Day Parade!
By Cookie Steponaitis
The following is information for all parties interested in being a part of the 2017 Memorial Day Parade and Vermont’s largest parade on that weekend. Literally thousands of people will be on hand to witness this tradition that has gone on in the Little City for over 50 years, sponsored by American Legion Post # 14. Please read below and direct your questions to the American Legion Post # 14 in Vergennes, Vermont at (802) 877-3216.  [ more ]


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