Monday, April 5, 2010

Rules for Teachers

Oh how the times have changed! I found this on a website

about one room school houses and simply had to, I don't know why I was looking up one room school houses. I tend to wander on the own personal form of ADD.

Rules for Teachers

1.Teachers each day will fill lamps, clean chimneys.
2.Each teacher will bring a bucket of water and a scuttle of coal for the day's session.
3.Make your pens carefully. You may whittle nibs to the individual tastes of the pupils.
4.Men teachers may take one evening each week for courting purposes, or two evenings a week if they go to church regularly.
5.After ten hours in school, the teacher may spend the remaining time reading the Bible or other good books.
6.Women teachers who marry or engage in unseemly conduct will be dismissed.
7.Every teacher should lay aside each day a goodly sum of his earnings for his benefit during his declining years so he will not become a burden on society.
8.Any teacher who smokes, uses liquor in any form, frequents pool or public halls, or gets shaved in a barber shop will give good reason to suspect his worth, intention, integrity and honesty.
9.The teacher who performs his labor faithfully and without fault for five years will be given an increase of twenty-five cents per week in his pay, providing the Board of Education approves.
(from Country School Legacy)