Teacher to Know retires after 40 years

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HUME, Ill. (WCIA) — This Teacher to Know is retiring after 40 years on the job. It’s a career Phyllis Stone has known she wanted since she was in Middle School. 

She was very emotional when told why she was nominated. She’s very humble and doesn’t like the extra recognition, but co-workers say she definitely deserves it.

She teaches 5th grade at Shiloh schools. She’s been in the building almost as long as its been in the community. Over the years she’s bounced around and taught other grades.

She found her true passion with 5th grade and she’s ending her career on a high note.    

Stone won’t be going too far away from the classroom. She’s already agreed to teach during another teachers’s two-month maternity leave next year.    

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