I Was a Teenage Stowbilly

“I Was a Teenage Stowbilly” covers the author’s childhood in the small Midwestern city of Stow, Ohio during the Seventies and Eighties. It starts out innocently enough, with a fond look back at elementary school. But soon the dreaded 2-2-2 educational system takes over, and it becomes a blur of middle school madness, Skinner boxes and rent-a-cops.

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“I Was a Teenage Stowbilly” covers the author’s childhood in the small Midwestern city of Stow, Ohio during the Seventies and Eighties. It starts out innocently enough, with a fond look back at elementary school. But soon the dreaded 2-2-2 educational system takes over, and it becomes a blur of middle school madness, Skinner boxes and rent-a-cops.

WOODLAND ELEMENTARY SCHOOL: PLAYGROUND

CONFIDENTIAL

Woodland Elementary School came with its own proving

ground, although outsiders often wrote it off as nothing more

than a simple PLAYground. Those of us who ran through that

unforgiving and cruel jungle know better. The playground at

Woodland was actually a bit schizophrenic. There were sections

designated as safe for grades K-3, then other areas

deemed suitable. for the more discerning 4th to 6th grade

crowd. This 38th parallel was never actually marked with a

physical line on the asphalt or anything, but the younger kids

instinctively knew when they were getting perilously close to

crossing over it. It was Stow’s version of a prison shock collar,

only without the explosive charges. The K-3 crowd had to content

themselves with games like hopscotch, which was barely a

game in the first place, and the dreaded small swings…

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