Read Across America month begins as students celebrate Dr. Seuss

Group of elementary students dressed in Dr. Seuss style

Students at A. W. Becker celebrated the kick-off to Read Across America month, an event sponsored by the National Education Association which celebrates beloved children’s author Dr. Seuss. Students read Dr. Seuss books and participated in crazy socks day, wacky Wednesday, black and white day and pajama day in honor of Dr. Seuss.

Guest reader reads a book to a group of students who sit on the floorGuest readers from the district, including Mr. Bailey, Mrs. Conti and Mrs. Neubart, shared their favorite Dr. Seuss books with students during Literacy Night on March 2. The event also included an opportunity for families to vote on student made posters, student made baked goods and classroom banners.

A group of students stand in the cafeteria, wearing Dr. Seuss hats

Each evening students and families are filling out a calendar and setting new reading goals for this month long event which is supported by the PTA.