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Room 1()" Wednesday, June 5, 2002. The Malakoff News - PAGE 3 Horoscolae By Emily G. Lundy Most teachers have the innate knowledge of never making friends or buddies out of stu- dents. The practice is uncool, even dangerous. Teachers are supposed to be adults. If a friendship follows after gradu- ation, wonderful. I've really liked some senior students I taught, and they have returned to see me a few times. ' But students are students, and teachers are teachers. This is not covered in any education course I ever took: When my then in his twenties, heard the sordid tale that occurred at the school building, he said, "I bet those girls threw themselves at that coach." "Don't care, Bubba. The coach vS married, and he was the only adult in the situation. If you don't know that, don't teach." Students were always, how- ever, welcome at our home be- cause our children were in classes with them. We often had a guest for dinner. Once such an extr a turned to my older husband first taught in junior son who evidently had warned high, young girls rrmde him the subject of a fan club and asked him to sign their hands. Whether he did or not, I don't know, but he was highly embar- rassed. So was a younger son who substitute taught in the middle grades when feet sur- gery kept him out of college a few months to be closer to the surgeon. "The girls ask me to open their canned drinks," he said. "I don't know what to do." "Nothing" with a business-like manner is the answer along with filing the memorY for old age. Teaching at the secondary level for 34 years, I heard some wild: and raunchy tales about students, teachers, and some . were true. Sometime the teacher involved was gone by the next day; other times inac- tion took months, but the teacher eventually lost his/her license in education. One really bad scene involved a coach and two sophomore girls. When this younger son, him of my cooking and said, "Why, this ain't half bad!" The weirdest situation was in 1988 when one child and his buddies enrolled in a college English class while taking my English class in high school. This was the year my back in- jury occurred. As soon as I could after reaching home, I changed clothing, put a long covered back piece (someone lent me) on the floor, plugged it in to heat it up or make it vi- brate, then lay half on it with my knees bent and at an angle that let me watch television. Every evening I wondered if I would be able to go to work the next day to finish out the yeag (I did for two and'three-fourths more years before having sur- gery.) Meanwhile, my son and his friends sat at our dining table writing their college essays. One by one I would receive a composition to re,,, as I tried dying on the floor and edit or make remarks about the effort. 00Yester Yea By Carva Robertkon Beidler June 7, 1928 Burglars stole money, clothes and gasoline Sunday night. They also ramsacked First Bap- tist Church. Several homes were hit. Cave's 5-10-25-50-$1.00 Store opens in Malakoff Satur- day, June 9. Silk hose $.25 pair. P&G soap 2 bars $.05. women's house dresses $.49. rayon bloomers $.49, Khaki trousers $.98. men's overalls $.98. What we think: It is a wonder men do as well as they do, they have no boss. Malakoff is some quieter now. The tent shows and car- nivals have departed and Mr. Rike has discontinued two mid- week shows at the Ritz. Miss Elizabeth Gentry, who attended Trinity University at Waxahachie the past term re- turned to her home here Friday. Mr. and Mrs. H.L. Flagg and children and M.D. Fowler at- tended the graduating exercises of Rice Institute a! Houston Monday. 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Those this was the most natural pro- these visitors had .really good An effortless gesture on your close to you either are put off cedure in the world. In fact, I gossip, but I would have to be part means a lot to someone by you or want to be like you was able to teach them more patient for perhaps a decade to close to you this week, Aries. - there is no subtle in between. about writing in the home set- hear it. Then I wouldn't care. You get better at doing a spe- Don't change a bit. ting than l was in the classroom In my later years, I recall cial project. You mayjust want SAGITrARIUS-Nov23/Dec to ask for a raise, 21 Keep others amused and at school, missing a day of work because TAURUS - April 21/May 21 they'll let you get away with Usually a few students also of nausea. That afternoon as I came by on Trick or Treat night, reclined in my husband's big Someone turns out to be very anything, Saittarius. This different from what you first works particularly well for you If someone came to call at other chair, one of my teaching imagined, Taurus, It's better with a romance you've been times whom my children didn't friend's son, a student in my if you keep Your guard up. nursing. Laughter definitely is like, they would go into hiding Honors English IV, dropped by Don't let a wrong decision the key to his or her heart. in the house dntil the visitor left. to "see how" I was feeling, turn into a costly mistake. CAPRICORN - Dec 22/Jan There were study sessions, I told him I'd probably be GEMINI- May 22/June 21 20 Surrender a point that too, when the family had to go back the next day. Then I asked The person you believe is doesn't mean much to you about their evening habits while him tO excuse the looks of the standing in your way may ac- either way, Capricorn. questions and answers were living room. A herd of Lundys tually be able to help you, There's no point in causing a exchanged on the "breezeway." had been through and not both- Gemini. Take the lead from battle over such trivial mat- Of course, I saw more stu- ered to pick up after them- Libra and favor compromise ters. Career plans seem to stall dents in my home while I taught selves, rather than confrontation, for the time being. Don't be than now when I am retired and The young man, Hunter, stood CANCER - June 22/July 22 discouraged. would really welcome the com- to go and said, "Mrs. Lundy, Chance encounters cause you AQUARIUS - Jan 21/Feb 18 puny. I've seldom been here when the to feel nervous later in the This week you gain a lot of Feeling 90 and thinking I room did not look like this." week, Cancer. Don't push career and social mileage, looked it, I never once gave No friend would tell me that, these people away -make the Aquarius. Differences are a concern to the fact I was not no matter how true. most of the situatior to try source of inspiration rather something new. Expect Pisces than confrontation, so pay at- to be involved on Wednesday. tention to all lessons you en- Two nurses :n Level Four LEO-July 23/August 23 counter. Good news continues to come PISCES - Feb 19/March 20 your way, Leo. If you are ex- Radical moves are frowned pecting some recognition at upon when it comes to work \\; work you're bound to see re- issues, Pisces. It would be suits this week. Friends praise better if you created a backup your efforts and strangers are plan. You can't afford to entranced, waste any more time.  VIRGO - Aug 24/Sept 22 You are up against your limit, which has left you wondering what is on the other side, Virgo. Your love of duty has you taking on even more re- sponsibility. LIBRA - Sept 23/Oct 23 Your imag!nation takes you on another wild ride this week, Libra. But this isn't just a fan- Congratulations to Lola Level One to Level Four. With tasy you'reliving, your desires Mosley and Pam Carter who each Level advanced the em- have tangible real-world appli- have achieved the exemplary ployee receives a greater pay cations. rank of Level Four Professional increase. "This means that SCORPIO - Oct 24/Nov 22 Nurse Assistants at Cedar those that are working the hard- Intrigue follows you around Lake Nursing' Home. The two est are earning the most. We are the first employees to reach have had many Level Three I:IF the highest rung of the evalua- employees for a while, but it is l OF OILI[J tion ladder at Cedar Lake. The very difficult to advance to Levels Program was designed Level Four. The fact that these OOCF  to reward hard work and dedi- two ladies have accomplished cation. Each employee is give this shows how dedicated they RAFFLE i/l HOLE-IN-ONE the opportunity to meet specific are. l am verY proud," states L*O=N DI]VE '' .... PRIZE  4; ;i'. 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