Jo Ann Howard McIver

Profile Updated: June 2, 2013
Class Year: 1958
Residing In: Chapel Hill, NC USA
Spouse/Partner: Bill McIver (Deceased), Engineer w/PBS (UNC-TV)
Occupation: Retired Schoolteacher in Chapel Hill
Children: Cathy - Teacher at Cary High School
Beth - Registered Dietitian at Wake County Human Services
Chris More…- Contracts Manager with Clinical Trials at UNC-Chapel Hill

Anna - Granddaughter, junior at Cary High School
Yes! Attending Reunion
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Education - Sanford High School ('58), Wake Forest University, Meredith College, UNC-Chapel Hill (summer school / night classes)

Extracurricular Activities - Garden Club, Bridge Club, Orange County Board of Elections, Amity United Methodist Church (Nursery School Board, United Methodist Women - officer)

Work History - 2nd and 3rd Grade Teacher (Durham County Schools - 7 yrs, Chapel Hill City Schools - 20 yrs)

Activities for Fun - Reading, antique shopping, spending time at the beach with family, connecting with friends

1987 - The loss of Dad (R. E. Howard)
1993 - The loss of Mom

School Story:

A Special Memory...

As I get older, I question the spelling of words that I've spelled correctly all my life. There is one word, however, that I will never misspell...thanks to Miss Maude Moore. One day in her history class, I wrote a paper using the word "sep-E-rate". I handed it to her, and she caught my error before I could even sit down. It was as if the word had jumped off the page at her. She handed it right back, and I knew that my next move was to consult the dictionary. Upon finding the correct spelling, I resubmitted my paper. To this day, I think of Miss Moore every time I write the word
"sep-A-rate". I hope she would be pleased. "Thank You, Miss Moore!"

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