Ms Grahame retires after a career at Ettalong
Ettalong Public School teacher Ms Sue Grahame was given a special send off at a school assembly at the end of last year to acknowledge her retirement.
Ms Grahame taught at Ettalong Public School for her entire 34 years of teaching.
Ms Grahame spoke at the school assembly and said she would miss all the stories, hugs, friendships and the community at Ettalong Public School.
She told the school to make the most of what they have at Ettalong because it was special.
She also encouraged the children to aim high and to work to reach their potential because "you do not know what you can achieve".
Principal Mr Colin Wallis said: "Mrs Graham has even managed to teach two generations within the same family, which really is quite extraordinary."
"It certainly would make that first day starting kindergarten a lot easier," he said.
"Teaching has been revolutionised in the time that Mrs Grahame has been at Ettalong.
"With the introduction of the new electronic whiteboards in modern classrooms, the old chalk board has become a relic of the past... almost like the old slate.
"Now, with the click of a few buttons, you can beam the internet up on the whiteboard, and read books online.
"Mrs Graham's retirement is also a big loss for her teaching colleagues.
"She will be very missed....unless of course she comes in to help with the reading.
"The gate will always open for Mrs Grahame to visit," he said.
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