Kevin Mantsch finished by writing some “fillers:” “We have a man on the moon; disco people; Star wars; E.T.; Elvis is dead; and the Cubs haven’t won yet.” Jennifer Gertson mentioned her typing and that she loves A-Cappella Choir, while Traci Nash mentions that she “would like to get a boyfriend.”
I hope that she did.
These were good kids who tried very hard on this year-end assignment and dreamed big dreams for their nice teachers.
Gary Herrity is a historical columnist for the Clinton Herald. His column appears on Fridays in the Clinton Herald.
Resources Joyce King; student letters of 1968 and 1988. (These letters can be seen today at the Clinton County Historical Society Museum.)