Read To Succeed

February is UNPLUG & Read Month

Jan 31, 2022 at 02:55 pm by Voice Wire

Read To Succeed encourages the community to unplug from technology and enjoy the pleasures and educational enrichments of reading. Read To Succeed hosts UNPLUG & Read Mon.... Read More

Read To Succeed received 1,600+ books in Siegel Elementary Teacher’s Book Drive

Dec 17, 2021 at 08:59 am by literacymatters

Read To Succeed received 1,613 gently used books Wednesday from Siegel Elementary teacher Angela Pope’s student book drive. The book drive took place between Nov..... Read More
Read To Succeed Literacy Night at Walter Hill Elementary School

Literacy Nights help MTSU education students put books in hands of children, families

Nov 16, 2021 at 08:00 am by literacymatters

Bonnie Barksdale, assistant education professor, is one of several faculty facilitating Literacy Night events that provide hands-on experience for College of Education student.... Read More
Read To Succeed Celebrity Spelling Bee 2017

9 Rutherford County celebrities will compete in the 15th annual Celebrity Spelling Bee

Oct 22, 2021 at 09:02 am by literacymatters

Nine local celebrities will put their reputations on the line Nov. 4 at the 15th annual Celebrity Spelling Bee, benefitting Read To Succeed.  “It’s.... Read More
2019 Read To Succeed Celebrity Spelling Bee

Read To Succeed receives 2 grants from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation

Jun 03, 2021 at 05:00 pm by literacymatters

The Dollar General Literacy Foundation recently awarded Read To Succeed a $10,000 grant to support Youth & Family Literacy and a $10,000 grant to support Adult Literacy. T.... Read More

Overall Creek student trumps competition in 2021 Read To Bee

Apr 22, 2021 at 09:32 am by literacymatters

Thirteen 6th graders from Murfreesboro City and Rutherford County Schools gathered Friday evening, April 16 at Murfreesboro City Hall in the City Council Chambers t.... Read More
Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You

2021 One Book community read tackles racism

Jan 15, 2021 at 11:00 am by literacymatters

One Book is an initiative to promote reading and unity. Each year, Read To Succeed and the Rutherford County One Book Committee select a book and invite the community to read.... Read More
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Read To Succeed receives grant From USA TODAY NETWORK and The Gannett Foundation

Dec 10, 2020 at 11:15 am by literacymatters

Read To Succeed was announced as a grant recipient of A Community Thrives, a grantmaking and crowd-funding program from the USA TODAY NETWORK and a part of the Gannett Foundat.... Read More
Michael Linn White, City of Murfreesboro Channel 3 host

Virtual Celebrity Spelling Bee raises $40K

Nov 10, 2020 at 08:04 am by literacymatters

On the evening of Thursday, Nov. 5, friends and supporters of Read To Succeed attended the 14th annual "To Bee Or Not To Bee" Celebrity Spelling Bee virtual event on Facebook..... Read More
2019 Celebrity Spelling Bee

To Bee or Not To Bee: Celebrity Spelling Bee will go virtual in 2020

Oct 21, 2020 at 10:38 am by literacymatters

Read To Succeed announced the 14th annual Celebrity Spelling Bee will be held virtually at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 5 on Facebook Live. The annual Celebrity S.... Read More
Read To Succeed and A Community Thrives

Read To Succeed chosen for 'A Community Thrives' grant program

Sep 23, 2020 at 08:00 am by literacymatters

Read To Succeed is thrilled to announce its participation in A Community Thrives, a program of the Gannett Foundation and the USA TODAY NETWORK. This is the Foundation's.... Read More
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Help wanted: 1-on-1 tutors for Read To Succeed's ESL program

Jul 24, 2020 at 10:00 am by literacymatters

If you are looking for a rewarding volunteer opportunity, please consider being an ESL (English Second Language) teacher or one-on-one tutor for adult learners living or wor.... Read More