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Students at Wright Elementary celebrate Read Across America

Published 3/1/2017

Date/Time

3/1/2017

Location

Tulsa Public Schools


Contact

Emma Garrett Nelson

918-202-6956
garreem@tulsaschools.org

Students at Wright Elementary School will welcome some very important guests as the school celebrates Read Across America on Thursday, March 2, 2017. The group of visitors include Tulsa government officials, civil service leaders and local news personalities. These special guests will talk with students and share their favorite read-aloud books celebrating the birthday of beloved children's author Dr. Seuss.

The schedule of readers is as follows:

  • 9 a.m.: Cindy Decker, Tulsa Public Schools board member (1st grade)
  • 12 p.m.: Brad Carl, Fox 23 meteorologist (Pre-K/Kindergarten)
  • 12 p.m.: Nathan Thompson, Fox 23 sports director (1st grade)
  • 12 p.m.: Lynn Casey, Fox 23 reporter (2nd grade)
  • 1 p.m.: Dwayne Joseph, Tulsa Fire Department (Pre-K)
  • 1 p.m.: Ray Driskell, Tulsa Fire Chief (2nd grade)
  • 1 p.m.: G.T. Bynum, Tulsa Mayor (1st grade)
  • 1 p.m.: Popsey Floyd, Tulsa Police Department (4th grade)
  • 1 p.m.: Jonathan Brooks, Tulsa Deputy Police Chief (Kindergarten)
  • 1 p.m.: Ben Kimbro, Tulsa City Councilor (3rd grade)

Read Across America was created in 1998 and is an annual reading awareness program that calls for every child in every community to celebrate reading. It is celebrated each year on March 2, the birthday of Theodore Seuss Geisel, known popularly as Dr. Seuss. Find out more about Read Across America at www.seussville.com/Educators/educatorReadAcrossAmerica.

 

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