The Enterprise — Marcello Iaia
Pauline Williman spoke softly to current Hilltown students about her education decades ago at the one-room schoolhouse on Ketcham Road.
Child's play: Second-graders from Berne-Knox-Westerlo play London Bridge outside Schoolhouse No. 5, singing its verses as they duck through an arch of peers before the end of each cadence.
The enterprise — Marcello Iaia
Michelle Pahl, a modern BKW teacher, rings a bell, as though beginning a day the old-fashioned way at the school at 9 a.m.
An ornate stove warmed students in the Ketcham Road schoolhouse long ago. Pauline Williman recalled how her father and brother would cut wood for the stove
Yesterday's blackboard may have been replaced with today's whiteboard but the challenge remains the same: capturing students' attention.
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