Retirement has no place in Agnes Zhelesnik’s vocabulary. Zhelesnik, who turned 100 over the weekend, is the oldest teacher in America, teaching home economics five days a week at Sundance grade school in North Plainfield, New Jersey.
Whoever said kids can be so cruel should watch this. We don’t know how we missed this story, but back in November, this fantastic news report aired. It focuses on Danny, a six-year-old boy in Bridgewater, Massachusetts, who serves as the water boy for the fifth-grade football team.