Back to School

School Days” is an American popular song written in 1907 by Will D. Cobb and Gus Edwards. Its subject is of a mature couple looking back sentimentally on their childhood together in primary school.

School days, school days
Dear old Golden Rule days
‘Reading and ‘riting and ‘rithmetic

By Gerry Roe

The best known part of the song is its chorus:

1907 internet picture

Back to School

Collage of family pictures of going back to school. Randomly placed and knowing each picture has a story left to be told.

Gene and Bud Roe ready for a school day in Hollybluff, Mississippi circa 1930s
Bill Roe (center back row) and cousin, Frank “Pete” Isaac (back row last on right) 1st grade Dorena, Oregon 1948
2nd grade Dorena grade school, Dorena, Oregon
Cousin Kenneth Lisenby far right back row and Gerry Roe far left second row with Miss. Arnold teacher
Gerry’s nephew, Robert Roe’s wife JoAnne and grandchildren, Tryston and Cora Quigley Washington 2010
H.F. Roe center 2nd row dark uniform training new recruits 1966
1958 first year to wear “peddle pusher”
Cousin Bill Dawson 1962 Xavier Prep with Sister Augusta in Physics class

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