December 24 2010

Press Release: Last Bethel School Open House of Season

The last Bethel School Open House of the season will be held on Sunday, August 29, from 1 to 4 pm. The Open House will feature Sandra Meagher, a former Elementary School Librarian in the Wayne Highlands School District. Sandy will share her love of poetry and children's literature in a special presentation at 2 pm. She will include poems recited in one room schools and poetry as it is used today's classrooms. She will also share the poetry of her father-in-law, Maurice F. Meagher, a former teacher for forty years. Mrs. Meagher will also relate some of the experiences of her mother-in-law, Mrs. Margaret Meagher, who taught in the one room school at Rileyville. Sandy will be accompanied by her granddaughter, who will assist with recitation. For directions to the school or more information, contact the Wayne County Historical Society at 570-253-3240 or