Read Across America - March 2-7, 2014

Celebrate the Birthday of Children's Author and Illustrator Dr. Seuss with Slaybaugh Primary School!

Coming March 2, 2014 -- Dr. Seuss's birthday! Initially created as a one-day event to celebrate reading on Dr. Seuss' birthday, NEA's Read Across America has grown into a nationwide initiative that promotes reading every day of the year. Here at Slaybaugh Primary School we will have a reading celebration during the week of March 3 - 7, 2013. Visit the official NEA Read Across America Website and stay tuned for announcements, activities, and ideas for joining the biggest birthday bash of 2013.

We have many activities planned, including:

Wear your favorite pajamas to school - If you have reading themed ones - even better!!!

Our theme for Ready, Set, Read Night this year is, , which is also our Spring Book Fair theme. Kids can come to school during the day like! Ready, Set, Read Night will be held at Slaybaugh Primary School at 6:30 pm.

Wear your clothes inside out and backwards on Wacky Wednesday! Today, will have guest readers from Fernwood Avenue Middle School National Junior Honor Society visit all of our classrooms. It is important to connect a love and joy for reading to the need for it in your everyday life.

Visit Lisa's website at by clicking on the picture above!

Student's can wear their best "Cat in the Hat" like red, white, and black clothes to school on Friday!

Other Read Across America and Dr. Suess Links

Principal Giardina poses with a special visitor during Read Across America Week.