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Happy Birthday, Thomas Edison!

February 11th is Thomas Edison’s birthday. Edison’s four great inventions, phonograph, motion pictures, power industry/electric light bulb and the invention factory, forever changed the world. His work with electric vehicles and batteries over 100 years ago was...

Happy Birthday, Rosa Parks!

Rosa Parks would have been 110 years old on February 4th. Watch this video about Rosa Parks and the events leading up to the Montgomery Bus Boycott, a very important time in history. Rosa displayed great courage to stand up for what she believed to be right. Pick one...

Groundhog Day

February 2nd is Groundhog Day. Will Punxsutawney Phil predicted six more weeks of winter? Here he is 2/2/23. Where in the world did this tradition come from? There is a legend that says a few hundred years ago Europeans brought Groundhog Day to America. They said that...

Black History Month

Understanding the history of African Americans is crucial to understanding the history of America. The experiences of African Americans shaped many aspects of the United States. Please check out these links with great articles, quotes and videos on prominent people:...