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  • bringing home the monthly cafeteria calendar
  • weird communal bathroom sinks at school
  • handing out the calculators at math time
  • a set of cursive instructions at the top of the chalkboard
  • the two minutes of fun playing tetherball before the whole thing wrapped around the pole
  • drinking milk from tiny cartons
  • learning to read with Dick and Jane books
  • flash cards for everything
  • saving the best Valentine's Day card from the pack for your BFF or crush
  • pull-down maps over the chalkboard
  • being issued an old wooden ruler for the school year
  • having to get a hall pass
  • whenever you earned a gold star
  • cardboard pencil boxes that held your most valuable possessions