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Washington Elementary celebrates reading

by: JUAN LARIOS - Student Anahi Velazquez (left), second-grade teacher Sheryl Rissberger and student Mario Velazquez dress up as 'Cat in the Hat' characters on character day at Washington Elementary.Washington?Elementary School celebrated Read Across America Day, which honors Dr. Seuss’ birthday, all of last week with themed days.

Monday was “Hats Off to Reading Day,” for which students could wear a favorite or crazy hat; Tuesday was “Books Lead to a Brighter Future Day,” so students dressed in bright colors; Wednesday was “Share a Book with a Buddy Day,” which encouraged students to dress like twins; Thursday was “I’m into Books?Day,” encouraging students to dress up like their favorite book character; and Friday was “Curl Up and Read Day,” or pajama day.



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