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Community celebrates Dr. Seuss, Read Across America Day

Anthony Weber | Troy Daily News St. Patrick School kindergarten teacher Rachel Schroerluke reads “The Cat in the Hat” with her students Thursday at the school. Schoerluke discussed celebrating Dr. Seuss’s 113th birthday and the importance of his work with her students.


Anthony Weber | Troy Daily News Oakes-Beitman Memorial Library Branch Supervisor Andrea Wackler visited Newton Elementary School and preschool Wednesday in Pleasant Hill. The visit was a part of a week-long celebration recognizing Dr. Seuss’s birthday, March 2, and Read Across America. Here, Wackler read books by the writer cartoonist including “Gerald McBoing Boing” with first-grade students of Cindy Nelson and Megan Weir’s classes. Students also received a Seuss-related gift.


Anthony Weber | Troy Daily News First-grade students of Julie Sillman’s class, including Evan Jones, use construction paper to cutout ears reflecting Horton the Elephant on Thursday at the school. According to Sillman, the school has been doing something every day related to Dr. Seuss and Read Across America. “We’ve been doing things together to get into the love of reading,” Sillman said.


Anthony Weber | Troy Daily News Concord Elementary School first-grade teacher Julie Sillman measures a strip of paper with students, including Kipton Ward, on Thursday at the school. Each of the students created a hat reflecting Horton the elephant. Afterward, the class read “Horton Hears a Who!” together while wearing their hats.


Anthony Weber | Troy Daily News Broadway Elementary School third-grade teachers Jessica Simons, left, and Liz Lewis, go over figurative languages with students while dressed as Thing 1 and Thing 2 Thursday at the school in Tipp City. Broadway celebrated Dr. Seuss and Read Across America with events during the week, including dress-up day at the school.


Anthony Weber | Troy Daily News Lori Turner assists second-grade students, including Maddie Suerdieck, while measuring with rulers Thursday at Broadway Elementary School in Tipp City. Students and staff are in costume as they have been celebrating the birthday of Theodor Seuss Geisel this week.


Anthony Weber | Troy Daily News Teachers of Broadway Elementary School gather for a photograph with school principal Tina Smith while dressed as either the Cat in the Hat and Thing 1 through 9. The school celebrated the birthday of Dr. Seuss and Read Across America this week.


Staff Reports

Read Across America Day is a nationwide reading celebration that place annually on March 2 — Dr. Suess’s birthday. Libraries and schools — along with many other groups across the nation — celebrate the day with special events, Dr. Suess book readings and more.

Anthony Weber | Troy Daily News St. Patrick School kindergarten teacher Rachel Schroerluke reads “The Cat in the Hat” with her students Thursday at the school. Schoerluke discussed celebrating Dr. Seuss’s 113th birthday and the importance of his work with her students.
http://www.dailycall.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/30/2017/03/web1_170302aw_St_Pat_Seuss.jpgAnthony Weber | Troy Daily News St. Patrick School kindergarten teacher Rachel Schroerluke reads “The Cat in the Hat” with her students Thursday at the school. Schoerluke discussed celebrating Dr. Seuss’s 113th birthday and the importance of his work with her students.

Anthony Weber | Troy Daily News Oakes-Beitman Memorial Library Branch Supervisor Andrea Wackler visited Newton Elementary School and preschool Wednesday in Pleasant Hill. The visit was a part of a week-long celebration recognizing Dr. Seuss’s birthday, March 2, and Read Across America. Here, Wackler read books by the writer cartoonist including “Gerald McBoing Boing” with first-grade students of Cindy Nelson and Megan Weir’s classes. Students also received a Seuss-related gift.
http://www.dailycall.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/30/2017/03/web1_170301aw_Newton_7023.jpgAnthony Weber | Troy Daily News Oakes-Beitman Memorial Library Branch Supervisor Andrea Wackler visited Newton Elementary School and preschool Wednesday in Pleasant Hill. The visit was a part of a week-long celebration recognizing Dr. Seuss’s birthday, March 2, and Read Across America. Here, Wackler read books by the writer cartoonist including “Gerald McBoing Boing” with first-grade students of Cindy Nelson and Megan Weir’s classes. Students also received a Seuss-related gift.

Anthony Weber | Troy Daily News First-grade students of Julie Sillman’s class, including Evan Jones, use construction paper to cutout ears reflecting Horton the Elephant on Thursday at the school. According to Sillman, the school has been doing something every day related to Dr. Seuss and Read Across America. “We’ve been doing things together to get into the love of reading,” Sillman said.
http://www.dailycall.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/30/2017/03/web1_170302aw_Concord_Seuss_7169.jpgAnthony Weber | Troy Daily News First-grade students of Julie Sillman’s class, including Evan Jones, use construction paper to cutout ears reflecting Horton the Elephant on Thursday at the school. According to Sillman, the school has been doing something every day related to Dr. Seuss and Read Across America. “We’ve been doing things together to get into the love of reading,” Sillman said.

Anthony Weber | Troy Daily News Concord Elementary School first-grade teacher Julie Sillman measures a strip of paper with students, including Kipton Ward, on Thursday at the school. Each of the students created a hat reflecting Horton the elephant. Afterward, the class read “Horton Hears a Who!” together while wearing their hats.
http://www.dailycall.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/30/2017/03/web1_170302aw_Concord_Seuss_7179.jpgAnthony Weber | Troy Daily News Concord Elementary School first-grade teacher Julie Sillman measures a strip of paper with students, including Kipton Ward, on Thursday at the school. Each of the students created a hat reflecting Horton the elephant. Afterward, the class read “Horton Hears a Who!” together while wearing their hats.

Anthony Weber | Troy Daily News Broadway Elementary School third-grade teachers Jessica Simons, left, and Liz Lewis, go over figurative languages with students while dressed as Thing 1 and Thing 2 Thursday at the school in Tipp City. Broadway celebrated Dr. Seuss and Read Across America with events during the week, including dress-up day at the school.
http://www.dailycall.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/30/2017/03/web1_170302aw_Broadway_Seuss_7199.jpgAnthony Weber | Troy Daily News Broadway Elementary School third-grade teachers Jessica Simons, left, and Liz Lewis, go over figurative languages with students while dressed as Thing 1 and Thing 2 Thursday at the school in Tipp City. Broadway celebrated Dr. Seuss and Read Across America with events during the week, including dress-up day at the school.

Anthony Weber | Troy Daily News Lori Turner assists second-grade students, including Maddie Suerdieck, while measuring with rulers Thursday at Broadway Elementary School in Tipp City. Students and staff are in costume as they have been celebrating the birthday of Theodor Seuss Geisel this week.
http://www.dailycall.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/30/2017/03/web1_170302aw_Seuss_Broadway_7212.jpgAnthony Weber | Troy Daily News Lori Turner assists second-grade students, including Maddie Suerdieck, while measuring with rulers Thursday at Broadway Elementary School in Tipp City. Students and staff are in costume as they have been celebrating the birthday of Theodor Seuss Geisel this week.

Anthony Weber | Troy Daily News Teachers of Broadway Elementary School gather for a photograph with school principal Tina Smith while dressed as either the Cat in the Hat and Thing 1 through 9. The school celebrated the birthday of Dr. Seuss and Read Across America this week.
http://www.dailycall.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/30/2017/03/web1_170302aw_Seuss_Broadway_7227.jpgAnthony Weber | Troy Daily News Teachers of Broadway Elementary School gather for a photograph with school principal Tina Smith while dressed as either the Cat in the Hat and Thing 1 through 9. The school celebrated the birthday of Dr. Seuss and Read Across America this week.
Community celebrates Dr. Seuss, Read Across America Day