The Superior Express -

Country Roads

 

February 18, 2021

Oak Creek students winter scene 1959, standing beside the Jeep bus (back row, from left) Linda Ross, Gloria Boyles, Phyllis Pettit, Ruth Ross with her head turned talking to her father the bus driver, Mike Stenzel, (front row) Dennis Stone, Kenny Roe, Jerry Blackstone, Glenna Boyles and Connie Pettit.

The cold, freezing and snowy weather we have been enduring made me think of the winter days at Oak Creek Country School where my sister and I attended years ago. Some of the students in today's schools would not understand what it was like to attend school during the winter months in that little one room schoolhouse. No, we didn't have to walk three miles to and from school each day as some had to in years before. We were blessed to have a little Jeep bus that picked us up at our homes and delivered us at home after school. That bus holds special memories for me.

The bus driver, Carl Ross...



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