Dick Bernard: Thoughts on Sykeston High School at its Centennial

UPDATE: June 2, 2013: In this post, reference is made to a 100 question state-wide test on North Dakota taken by the author at Sykeston High School in 1957. A post specifically about the test, including an answer key and more related information is here. The May 9 post also includes two assessments of the […]

#704 – Dick Bernard: "You oughta go tah, Nor Dakota…"*

* – Once upon a time, the North Dakota promotional anthem (at least as I remember it). I can hum it still. Wish it were on YouTube…. But the title “masks” a more serious message, today. Recently, within a day or two of each other, came two links: one from a present day and lifelong […]

#656 – Dick Bernard: A School Band Concert, Memories

Happy Thanksgiving! Tuesday evening we took the short drive across the Mississippi River to neighboring South St. Paul. The occasion was the Middle and High School Fall Bands Concert, in which one of our grandkids, 7th grader Ted, was a participant, and even a soloist! Truth be told, I almost forgot about the event. We […]