IT’S THE THEATER

Last year at his time we were preparing for the return of a Hall of Fame teacher. The show was a success and hundreds of former students and faculty members came to greet a great teacher. Long after the show I went to her and said that I could exclaim that her car was here and she had to leave if she wanted to get away.
“No, she replied. I don’t want to disappoint anyone.” She stayed until every single person who wanted to say hello and get a picture was satisfied. She never let here students down.

SERENDIPITY

A Hall of Fame Teacher

There are a lot of dedicated teachers.  Many find a good school and stay with it for decades.  Most of us can recall a teacher like this.  The fortunate ones will encounter several as they go through school.  I had such a teacher.

It is rare that 20 years after a teacher retires, her legacy lives on.  At my parish and high school, current administrators frequently hear from alumni the stories of a teacher they never met.  “Mrs. Kittler was the best teacher I ever had,” many remark.  The praises have not stopped long after the teacher retired and moved away.

Photo Credit: St. Benedict HS archive Photo Credit: St. Benedict HS archive

Laurette Kittler started out with a brief foray into acting and would seem to have a promising future.  She decide to follow another passion however, and went into teaching.  In the spring of 1959, St. Benedict High School asked her…

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