• Family History

    The Old School House

    The old school house has been torn away It stood there many a dayIt stood by the stream that gave it its nameThe dear old school house on Rock SpringSome said our school must forever closeAnd the people, with a mighty protest arose!Tom Ammonett spoke with a voice loud and clear“They will never take it away while I’m here.”Our community would never be the sameWithout our school on Rock SpringFor seventy years, I’ve watched children come and go at willTo the little schoolhouse at the foot of the hill.Why did they tear it away?It was like all things – it had had its day.Time changes everythingSo it changed our schoolhouse…