What do you remember about your first day of school?

"I was going to Washington Grade School and I didn't want to be there. I wanted to go home with my mother. After my first week there, I loved it and I had a crush on my first grade teacher."

— Fred Bailey, Muskogee

Your Take: What do you remember about your first day of school?

Fred Bailey, Muskogee

"I was excited. I got to start a year early. My mom just raised cain until I could start because I was only 4 and didn't turn 5 until October. I actually graduated a year earlier. It was an exciting year."

— Angela Montgomery,  Fort Gibson

Your Take: What do you remember about your first day of school?

Angela Montgomery, Fort Gibson

"Dressing up. Getting my best school clothes on and my book bag."

— John Howard, Muskogee

Your Take: What do you remember about your first day of school?

John Howard, Muskogee

"I sat next to Keith Birdsong in the first grade, and I remember he cried because he tried to give the teacher extra money for milk and she tried to tell him it wasn't necessary."

— Kathy Hopkins, Muskogee

Your Take: What do you remember about your first day of school?

Kathy Hopkins, Muskogee

"I like the bus ride, and it was on a military bus. I was in Germany."

— Charles Carey, Muskogee

Your Take: What do you remember about your first day of school?

Charles Carey, Muskogee

"I was scared. It was the first time I left home. I was 5 years old. It looked like they took me up there and dropped me. It was scary."

— Dr. Samuel Craig, Muskogee

Your Take: What do you remember about your first day of school?

Dr. Samuel Craig, Muskogee

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