Did you ever have one of those cherished moments when you hang out with a dear friend you went to Junior High School and High School with but haven’t seen in a very long time and she’s with her daughter which is significant because her daughter is the age you were when you used to hang out every day in the lunch room laughing until you cracked wide open?
Bossy and her friend Lauren met in 7th grade at Masterman Junior High in Philadelphia. Meet Masterman:
Bless its heart, Bossy’s doesn’t remember those trees. Mostly because the majority of time Masterman looked like this:
Masterman is a public magnet school, even though Bossy spelled it magnate until three seconds ago when she had a run-in with an online dictionary.
Heading up Masterman was a very, very, wrapped in extra very old man named Dr. Melvin K. McMaster:
And while we’re on the subject of yearbook photos, this was Bossy and her friend Lauren:
Masterman was a very special place where the diverse student body got along and girl meanness wasn’t on the roster. Maybe this was because everyone had to take two subways to school, uphill, rendering everyone too exhausted to argue.
In fact, the only thing that wasn’t happy about this inner city utopia was inner city gym class:
Bossy can sum up her public school experience in this way: Diversity shaped every part of the person Bossy would become.
Which is what today’s Ten-Word Challenge is all about. In exactly ten words, can you share something about your school experience?
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