2008-02-20 / School & Sports

Plans for Read across America Continues at MCES

The week of February 25 will begin an exciting celebration for the students of Miller County Elementary School. Along with their on-going "Everybody Reads at MCES" campaign that they have participated in all year, the students will celebrate Dr. Seuss's birthday and the NEA's Read across America Event to be held on March 3, 2008. All of these events are to help promote reading in our community and to show how reading can be fun. Here is a list of the events the students will be involved in during the week.

Monday, February 25-"Fox in Socks Day"

•Students may wear crazy socks to school.

Tuesday, February 26-"Green Eggs and Ham Day"

•Students may wear all green and will be served green eggs for breakfast. Gas

Wednesday, February 27-Hats off to Dr. Seuss"

•Students may wear their silliest hat.

Thursday, February, 28-"Get on a Reading Team"

•Students may wear their favorite team attire.

Friday, February 29-"Wildest Whoville Hair Day"

•Students may come with their craziest hair style.

Monday, March 3- " Rockn Roll with a Good Book"

•Students may come dressed in their best 50s and 60s outfit.

•Guest readers from the community will visit the classrooms during the day and read for the students.

During the week the classes will participate in different competitions. "A Pile of Coins, A Pile of Books" is one of the competitions. The students will collect coins by homeroom to help purchase books for the library. The winning team will receive a pizza party.

At 6:00 on March 3, MCES will host Read across America Night. There will be guest readers, Mayor Jerry Chapman will read the proclamation, the MCES chorus will perform ,and there will be a Dr. Seuss birthday cake. We hope the parents and students of MCES will join us for this exciting event.

If you have any questions, please contact Dawn Shepard, Debra Calhoun, or Linda Lott at 759-4140.

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