Students at Cherry Lane celebrated National Read Across
America Day and Dr. Seuss’s birthday on March 2 by participating in a
variety of fun and educational activities.
First-graders rehearsed Dr. Seuss-themed Reader’s Theater
scripts and performed them for each classroom in the school, and each
class created their own Dr. Seuss hat. Students also brought in their
favorites books, and second-graders led the school on a parade around
the school to music from the “Seussical” musical. All students also took
a Reader’s Oath and participated in a silent readathon.
The festivities were designed to promote the importance of
reading and to celebrate the life and legacy of an iconic children’s