The works of Dr. Seuss are among the first books many people learned to read, and the students at Francis Bellamy School 102 are in that group as well! The preschoolers at Francis Bellamy are celebrating Dr. Seuss’s birthday with a week full of guest readers.

In honor of the birthday of one of the most celebrated children’s authors, the National Education Association encourages schools and organizations to celebrate Read Across America Day. By organizing reading parties and other events promoting literacy, we can help to motivate a new generation of readers.

The students at Francis Bellamy are enjoying their favorite Dr. Seuss books with the help of guest readers including a State Trooper, a Pacemate, a Marion County Librarian and Outdoor Ann, who regularly visits the school for fun projects.

“The students are dressing for a theme every day this week,” said Principal Linda Hogan. “They made their own hats for Cat in the Hat Monday and really got into Red Tuesday, but they’re most excited about Wacky Wednesday!”

We’re thrilled to see our youngest students getting so excited about Dr. Seuss, and thank our wonderful guests for helping to impress the importance of reading!