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Sandy Creek Students Celebrate Dr. Seuss’ Birthday, Read Across America Week

SANDY CREEK – On March 2, students at Sandy Creek elementary School marked Dr. Seuss’ 113th birthday by dressing as their favorite character from one of his many children’s books.

Students show their enthusiasm for Dr. Seuss as they celebrated in class.
Students show their enthusiasm for Dr. Seuss as they celebrated in class.

In addition to the birthday celebration, the students also participated each day during the week of February 27 – March 3, with a different theme each day to celebrate.

Read Across America Week is a National Education Association holiday to celebrate the beloved author’s birthday and to promote the joy of reading to young and old alike.

In addition to Cat In the Hat Thursday, the school celebrated Green Eggs and Ham Monday, Fox In Socks Tuesday, Wacky Wednesday and I Can Read With My Eyes Shut Friday.

Dressed as their favorite Dr. Seuss character are, in front: Fox In Socks, Malachi Sherwood; in back, from left: Cordelia Crast as Sally from The Cat in the Hat; Rowan McCarthy, also as Sally; Paris Sprague as Cindy Lou Who; and Nathanial Curry as the Grinch.
Dressed as their favorite Dr. Seuss character are, in front: Fox In Socks, Malachi Sherwood; in back, from left: Cordelia Crast as Sally from The Cat in the Hat; Rowan McCarthy, also as Sally; Paris Sprague as Cindy Lou Who; and Nathanial Curry as the Grinch.
Celebrating Read Across America Week are second graders kneeling in front: Marilyn Dewhart; in back, from left: Kaylie Parker, Logan Webb, Anderson Stanton and Maiah Owen.
Celebrating Read Across America Week are second graders kneeling in front: Marilyn Dewhart; in back, from left: Kaylie Parker, Logan Webb, Anderson Stanton and Maiah Owen.