Washington Celebrates Read Across America Week
The students and staff at Washington School for Comprehensive Literacy recently celebrated Read Across America Week. Each day was designated as a different dress-up day. Monday was "Fox in Socks" Day - students wore crazy socks. Tuesday was "Twin" Day in honor of Thing One & Thing Two. Wednesday was "Wacky Wednesday" - students wore matched clothes. The students wore green on Thursday, which was called Green Eggs & Ham. Friday was labeled Crazy Hat Day. Students wore crazy hats in honor of the Cat in the Hat's 50th Birthday.
Students were also encouraged to read during the weeklong campaign "Read Around the School" Bookmarks. On Monday, each student was given a bookmark. Students were asked to read to any adult in the building and to get their bookmark signed. Bookmarks were then turned in on Friday (with any number of signatures) to be entered into a prize drawing. The school also had a classroom door-decorating contest. Doors were decorated using any children's book/author theme.
On Friday morning, the school held its second Books and Breakfast event for this school year. During this event the children and parents are served a light breakfast and each child is given a book that is his/hers to keep and take home. More than 200 people attended the event. The Washington PTO will sponsor one more Breakfast and Books event in May.
Sheboygan Area School District Press Release
March 26, 2010