Walking to School... and the Teacher Rings the Bell

More often than not, the Acadian teacher at the time of our ancestors has but scant education, is poorly paid and a bachelor. Custom requires that she quit her job upon marrying.

Each day, the teacher rings the bell to signal the start of class; but all too often, very few pupils enter the school.

Village Historique Acadien
2002
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