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2008-07-31 03:00:37

By Autumn Grooms, La Crosse Tribune, Wis. Jul. 31--Maria Olinger has taught special education to students in New York City with Teach For America, and this fall she will tutor children in English in Costa Rica. But for the summer, the 2000 Holmen High School graduate has returned to the Coulee Region to teach an art enrichment class at Spence Elementary School. "This has been a dream job," Olinger said. "This is what teaching should be like. It's not stressful, and I enjoy coming to...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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