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Read Across America Day

Students at Carver Elementary celebrated Dr. Seuss’s birthday Monday. Many community leaders and business owners volunteered their time to read to the Carver students as part of Read Across America Day. Read Across America Day is a nationwide reading celebration that takes place annually on March 2 — Dr. Seuss’s birthday. Across the country, thousands of schools, libraries, and community centers participate by bringing together kids, teens, and books.

Holley Cochran / The Prentiss Headlight—Bassfield Mayor Pat Courtney with second grade student Briuna Keys and Cammie Reese, JDC Director of Federal Programs.

Holley Cochran / The Prentiss Headlight—Bassfield Mayor Pat Courtney with second grade student Briuna Keys and Cammie Reese, JDC Director of Federal Programs.

Holley Cochran / The Prentiss Headlight—The Cat in the Hat stopped by and read to Mrs. Thomspon’s second grade class Monday as part of Read Across America Day. Some of you might recognize The Cat as former JDC Deputy Jim Kinslow.

Holley Cochran / The Prentiss Headlight—The Cat in the Hat stopped by and read to Mrs. Thomspon’s second grade class Monday as part of Read Across America Day. Some of you might recognize The Cat as former JDC Deputy Jim Kinslow.