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Former teachers honoured at Baltic School reunion

Baltic School teachers: George Riley, left, Virjene Cole and Muriel Adams were presented with bouquets. Muriel (Wall) Adams, who began as a student at the Baltic School and then taught there, recited from memory a recitation called, “The Wasted Crust” that she learned as a young student. Accounts of students’ mischievous and humorous antics were shared, as well as the challenges of a young short-term teacher with siblings in his charge. Attendees had an opportunity to view artifacts from the Baltic School, which are now housed at the Keir Memorial Museum in Malpeque. Artifacts include the teacher’s desk, the bell, a slate and eraser, an atlas, a Baltic Rangers hockey team photo, among other treasures. These can be viewed during the summer season at the Keir Memorial Museum in Malpeque.
Baltic School teachers: George Riley, left, Virjene Cole and Muriel Adams were presented with bouquets. Muriel (Wall) Adams, who began as a student at the Baltic School and then taught there, recited from memory a recitation called, “The Wasted Crust” that she learned as a young student. Accounts of students’ mischievous and humorous antics were shared, as well as the challenges of a young short-term teacher with siblings in his charge. Attendees had an opportunity to view artifacts from the Baltic School, which are now housed at the Keir Memorial Museum in Malpeque. Artifacts include the teacher’s desk, the bell, a slate and eraser, an atlas, a Baltic Rangers hockey team photo, among other treasures. These can be viewed during the summer season at the Keir Memorial Museum in Malpeque. - Submitted

BALTIC – In 2017, the Baltic (Lot 18) School No. 99 students and teachers had their first reunion since the school closed in 1969. Twenty-nine former students and three former teachers, along with many guests met at the Malpeque Community Centre to share stories, photographs, and memorabilia from the one-room school house days. Baltic School teachers: George Riley, left, Virjene Cole and Muriel Adams were presented with bouquets. Muriel (Wall) Adams, who began as a student at the Baltic School and then taught there, recited from memory a recitation called, “The Wasted Crust” that she learned as a young student. Accounts of students’ mischievous and humorous antics were shared, as well as the challenges of a young short-term teacher with siblings in his charge. Attendees had an opportunity to view artifacts from the Baltic School, which are now housed at the Keir Memorial Museum in Malpeque. Artifacts include the teacher’s desk, the bell, a slate and eraser, an atlas, a Baltic Rangers hockey team photo, among other treasures. These can be viewed during the summer season at the Keir Memorial Museum in Malpeque.

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