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Parkwood kicks off Dr. Seuss Day celebrations

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Teachers of Tomorrow volunteers will read “The Cat in the Hat” by Dr. Seuss, among other books, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. tomorrow at the main branch of the Madera County Library at 121 N. G St., an event that is open to the public.

Children at Parkwood Elementary School celebrated Dr. Seuss Day early with a visit from Mayor Robert Poythress.

About 200 kindergartners and first and second graders assembled in the school cafeteria on Wednesday, where Poythress, aided by a projector to show the book’s pictures, read “The Lorax” by Dr. Seuss.

The walls of the cafeteria were filled with art to celebrate Read Across America Day, a project of the National Education Association. In its 16th year, the annual celebration, more commonly known as Dr. Seuss Day, aims to promote reading to children and teenagers through events, partnerships and reading resources. This year’s event is today...


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