one-room schoolhouse

one-room schoolhouse

A school in which all elementary-grade students were once taught in a single room. Such schools were common in sparsely populated areas before the 20th century; many had a bell at the ridge of the roof for summoning students at the start of the school day.
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Robinson has fond memories about being a sixth grader when Pat Conroy spent a year teaching at Daufuskie Island's one-room schoolhouse, recorded in his book The Water is Wide.
Now, the one-room schoolhouse at 401011 Burlington Road is staying put and local officials and preservation activists couldn't be happier.
Visits to a one-room schoolhouse, the Dakotaland Museum, FFA Ag Adventure Center, and 4-H and open class exhibits are also part of the classroom agenda.
He received 1200 acres from Lands Granted by the Crown but, when his father Abraham Seniors' lands were divided, he gained many more, including Lot 1, Range 4, where our little one-room schoolhouse is located.
Visitors to the Ella Sharp Museum of Art & History can explore the elegantly furnished nineteenth-century Hillside farmhouse and tour the Dibble one-room schoolhouse, Eli Stilson's log house, and the Merriman-Sharp tower barn.
And, while the idea of the little red school house prevails in the minds of many, most one-room school houses, like Elder Grove, were painted white (One-Room Schoolhouse Center, 2017; Wikipedia, 2017).
Here he spends several pages building an encomium to the one-room schoolhouse. That's the kind of schoolhouse that Laura Ingalls studied and taught in herself.
To take in more terrain, bike or drive a leg of the 60-mile Bountiful Byway of farms, breweries, and historic landmarks, like a perfectly preserved 1910 one-room schoolhouse (bounti fulbyway.com).
Secret life: "I attended a one-room schoolhouse until third grade.
"My Sometimes Pal," which was inspired by Hartenaus' visit to the Belden School, an abandoned one-room schoolhouse built in 1859, teaches young readers about life in the late 1800s, while also addressing the topic of bullying.
-- A restored one-room schoolhouse where Tina Turner attended classes opened Friday as a museum honoring the singer's career and recalling her childhood in this small West Tennessee town.
It is an old one-room schoolhouse! Out comes the GPS and the camera, and we go to work.