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Educators bitten by reading bug
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Assistant Principal Rebecca Mock tries to swallow after she ate a cricket. - photo by Photo provided.

Liberty Elementary School is excited about students reading; even adults are excited — and doing some gross things to show they care. To demonstrate their support for literacy, Principal Chris Anderson, Assistant Principal Rebecca Mock and teachers Lela Stokes-Dickens and Justin Peterman recently ate crickets as the student body cheered them on.
Although crickets are reportedly high in protein, the educators didn’t give much thought to the insects’ nutritional content as they snacked on bugs to celebrate the students’ outstanding reading accomplishment. When challenged to read 4,000 books in three and a half days, Liberty Elementary students met and surpassed the goal by reading 5,520 books.

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