Thruston Elementary

Miss Nelson is Missing
Miss Nelson is Missing
I know anyone who went to Thruston Elementary School is going to remember the book Miss Nelson is Missing.  Ms. Nation read that book to us!  You remember the story, don't you?  Miss Nelson has the worst class in school.  The kids in her class are absolute brats.  And then, one day, Miss Nelson is mysteriously replaced by Viola Swamp, who may the scariest and meanest substitute teacher EVER!  So,
A Tribute to Mr. Glenn
A Tribute to Mr. Glenn
Monday, July 31st will mark the end of an era in the Daviess County Public School System.  Last week, East View Elementary School announced the formal retirement date of its custodian, Glenn Pierce.  Glenn, or Mr. Glenn as students refer to him, has worked inside the halls of East View since the doors opened there in 1997.  But, for many of us, our memories of Glenn go way back to Thruston Element
Thruston's Amazing Librarian
Thruston's Amazing Librarian
Today is National School Librarian Day and I am celebrating by paying tribute to Bobbi Nation (top center), who was the librarian at Thruston when I was in elementary school.  Ms. Nation made books seem like magic! And, recently, I visited the school library at Newton Parrish and was flooded with memories of books that Ms. Nation introduced us to at Thruston.  And, because of her, these books are
Cool Thruston Sign
Cool Thruston Sign
I know a bunch of people who are going to want one of these.  My friend David Stone snagged this sign for me as a Christmas present.  And I absolutely love it.  It's a great tribute to Thruston Elementary (where I went to school) and the community I grew up in.  Wanna know where to get one?
Spinach and Pink Rice
Spinach and Pink Rice
Here's a Throwback Thursday tribute to Thruston Elementary School and the school lunches we had there.  While we typically enjoyed what we got to eat at Thurston, not everyday was rainbows and rectangular pizza.  No!  Some days were just horrifying.  About once a month, we were served one of the nastiest combinations in the history of the food pyramid.  I think every single student who attended Th

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