0.8 min readBy Published On: September 21st, 2020Categories: Features0 Comments on Old School Southie: Back to School

It’s officially back to school season – whether remote, in-person or hybrid – and students are getting back into a routine.  We realize your social media feeds won’t be filled with First Day of School photos so we’d thought we share with you this gem from days of Southie yore.

This photo features the 1974-1975 kindergarten class at the Tuckerman School (now condos) on Emerson Street/East Fourth Street. Mrs. Foster was the teacher and she could have been 38 or 72 years-old.  It was the 1970’s. Things were fast and loose.  People drank and smoke. No one wore seat belts in cars. It was bologna and cheese on Wonder Bread in your Scooby Doo lunch box.

Check out the duds – turtlenecks tucked into a pair of slacks for boys. Smocked mini-dresses in a bold print or color for the girls.

The girl rocking the faux drindl in red and white check (far left in the first row) is your’s truly!

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