Get plenty of sleep, kids

June 25, 2008

It’ll be good for the little darlings:

Here’s how rising fuel prices affect an organization with a fleet of 1,273 school buses: The Montgomery County school board today will consider giving Superintendent Jerry D. Weast emergency powers to make students walk farther to school, if need be, in the coming academic year.

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Currently, elementary school students walk up to a mile, middle school students 1.5 miles and high school students two miles.

Why, when I was a kid, we had to — etc., etc., etc.


6 Responses to “Get plenty of sleep, kids”

  1. Larry Morris Says:

    Yes, I remember, I was there, … uphill both ways – in the snow !!

  2. MichaelK Says:

    Gah. When I went to Village Woods Elementary, I lived on Hessen Cassel – but the wrong side. I never got to even ride my bike to school because apparently I was going to get killed crossing that street.


  3. Bob G. Says:

    Sounds like Jerry’s got a plan there.


  4. Sue Says:

    And the girls walked in skirts ’cause pants were prohibited in school.

  5. Larry Morris Says:

    Yes, Sue, I do remember those skirts, … not that I was looking, mind you.

  6. Harl Delos Says:

    Too distracted from looking at the black patent-leather shoes, huh, Larry?

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