Schools to Celebrate Dr. Seuss with “Read Across America Day”

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HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (Feb. 27, 2017) – Elementary students throughout Henderson County Public Schools will be trying out green eggs and ham, dressing up as iconic Dr. Seuss characters, and reading with parents on Wednesday, as their schools celebrate National Education Association’s “Read Across America Day” on March 2.

Several special events are scheduled for Dr. Seuss’ birthday on March 2, and many schools will be observing the entire week with activities. Atkinson, Dana, Etowah, Hendersonville, Glenn C. Marlow, and Upward elementary schools are inviting special guests into their classrooms to read Dr. Seuss books to students, and teachers at Clear Creek Elementary will be cooking green eggs and ham in honor of a Dr. Seuss classic.

Parents at Etowah Elementary are invited to their children’s classrooms to read and engage in Dr. Seuss-themed activities, Hillandale Elementary first-graders are dressing up as their favorite Dr. Seuss characters, and students at Clear Creek Elementary have been reading portions of a Dr. Seuss book over the morning announcements each day this week.

For more information about Read Across America, visit http://www.nea.org/grants/886.htm.

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