The only Chinese teacher in the whole school was Mrs. Lee. She taught Home Economics, Sewing, and Cooking. If you wanted to go to Chinatown in New York city she would write a meal recommendation in Mandarin for you to present to the waiter at certain places in Chinatown. We always got a great meal this way, thanks to Mrs. Lee Continue reading Mrs. Lee the Home Economics Teacher
Chapter 8- Teacher Stories Some of the funniest situations occur in classrooms. The first story is about a Social studies teacher who was talking about AIDs and how at the time they thought the disease began in Africa by people eating Green Monkeys. After the teacher got done reading about this AIDs research, he asked the class what does this tell us about AIDS and green monkeys. One student at the back of the class quickly raised his hand and say,” I have the answer, this shows us that the people in Africa were piping them monkeys.” There was … Continue reading Chapter 8- Teacher Stories from the novel, “The Junior High, ” by Dr. Pelham Mead, Xlibris publishers
One day during the Archery program in Physical Education an emergency occurred right in the middle of the students shooting. A squirrel decided to run across the target range and as soon as it did all of the students shooting at the targets turned and tried to shoot the squirrel. Fortunately, the squirrel escaped unharmed. Continue reading The Physical Education Archery Unit
Departed Spirits By Pelham Mead Departed spirits of family souls, For whom many bells tolls. Our parents and wives, So, so many lives. Now they are a memory, Fading thoughts to be, Thoughts of wondrous tines, Like little tiny bells. Ringing in our ears, Like a thousands tears. Farewell love ones lost, How heavy was the cost? To seek, too feel, too heal, What was once so real. Departed spirits come, Silent songs you hum. Guide over us on earth, Help us to spread the mirth. For Christmas time it is, A time of merry it … Continue reading Departed Spirits by Dr. Pelham Mead
Chapter 9- Go forth my son. “Yeshua (Jesus), my son, I have heard that your cousin John is preaching and Baptizing at the Jordon river,’ Mary said. “Why do you mention this mother,” Jesus responded? “Since your father died you have taken up the reins of the family business with your brothers and supported me and your sisters and we are indebted,” Mary replied. “Perhaps it is time to let your older brother James take the reins of the family building business and allow you to meet your destiny,” Mary stated. Jesus sat in the shade … Continue reading Chapter 9- Go forth my son… from the novel, “Jesus and John, ” Xlibris publishers on Amazon.com-Dr. Pelham Mead
Chapter 10- John Questions who Jesus really is. 2 When John, who was in prison, heard about the deeds of the Messiah, he sent his disciples 3 to ask him, “Are you the one who is to come, or should we expect someone else?” 4 Jesus replied, “Go back and report to John what you hear and see: 5 The blind receive sight, the lame walk, those who have leprosy[b] are cleansed, the deaf hear, the dead are raised, and the good news is proclaimed to the poor. 6 Blessed is anyone who does not stumble on account of me.” 7 As John’s disciples were leaving, … Continue reading Chapter 10- John Questions who Jesus really is.
Chapter 3- The Flight into Egypt of the Holy Family From the Bible: 2:11 and on entering the house they saw the child with Mary his mother. They prostrated themselves and did him homage. Then they opened their treasures and offered him gifts of gold, frankincense, and myrrh. 2:12 and having been warned in a dream not to return to Herod, they departed for their country by another way. The Flight to Egypt. 2:13 When they had departed, behold, the angel of the Lord appeared to Joseph in a dream and said, “Rise, take the child and his mother, … Continue reading Chapter 3- The flight into Egypt of the Holy Family from the novel, “Jesus and John,” by Dr. Pelham Mead