By J. Eric Lybarger   As children, one of the first things we learn is to master the alphabet and numbers, which enables us to do math and READ! Reading then allows us to learn. Even reading fiction is beneficial, exercises the brain to expand our language and visualize the writers’ thoughts. We read biographies […]


Who is This?: W.E.B. Dubois

W.E.B. Dubois Who is this? W.E.B. Dubois is the author of the famous book The Souls of Black Folk and is the first African American to earn a doctorate from Harvard University. Along with his academic excellences, he was a sociologist and civil rights activist who co-founded the National Association for the Advancement of Colored […]

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M.O.U.S.E. Book Club

M.O.U.S.E. Book Club: June Edition Each month, M.O.U.S.E. will provide an excellent book to read for our avid bibliophile (lover of books) and people that want to improve their minds. The inaugural manuscript in this installment of M.O.U.S.E. Book Club, is How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie. This self-help book released […]

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5 Words of the Work Week

5 Vocabulary Words of the Work Week (June 1-5) Goal: Fit word of the day into normal conversion.  Monday Eccentric (Adjective)- irregular; erratic; peculiar; odd; Example: Roger Goodell’s eccentric suspension of Ray Rice, resulted in extreme backlash towards him. Tuesday Imbecility (Noun)- An instance of weakness; stupidity; silliness; absurdity. Example: Adults say that college is […]

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