Sun Subscriber Website Login

Please wait....

News Story
Updated: 08/12/2015 09:10:32AM

Still waiting to use stuff learned in school

Share this story:


Text Size:

Realizing that the new school year will begin Monday, I got to thinking about when I was a student, back in the Dark Ages, and about the stuff they forced me to learn. Where did it get me and how pertinent was it?

This year marked 40 years since I graduated, and I have yet to be approached by anybody insisting that I diagram a sentence. At my 30th high school reunion, our beloved English teacher, Ms. Joy Tinsley, was there and when the conversation turned to doing that, she said, “I don’t know why we even diagrammed those sentences. That was stupid.” Oh, great.

You are currently not logged in
By logging in you can see the full story.

Subscribe to 
							the E-Edition
Get the Sun Delivered