From Wall schools:
Wall Township, NJ, March 18, 2014 ~ During the week of March 2nd, 2014, Wall preschoolers, elementary students, staff members, and special guest readers proudly celebrated the National Education Association’s Read Across America initiative, in honor of acclaimed children’s writer Dr. Seuss, who was born on March 2nd, 1904.
The event was celebrated throughout the week at Wall Primary School, Central School, Allenwood Elementary School, West Belmar School, and Old Mill Elementary School. Read Across America is celebrated annually, across the country, by thousands of schools, libraries and
community centers, for the purpose of bringing people of all ages together to celebrate reading among young children.
Special guest readers included: Wall Township Mayor, Clinton C. Hoffman, who read See the Ocean, by author Estelle Condra, to Ms. Corcillo’s 5th grade class, at Old Mill Elementary School; Wall Township’s Chief of Police, Robert Brice, who read to Miss Mahoney’s 5th grade class at Wall Central Elementary; South Wall Fire Chief, John Sahatjian, who read David goes to School, by David Shannon, to Mrs. Piermatttei’s Kindergarten class at Allenwood Elementary; Wall Police Department’s, Patrolman Suresh Madhaven, who read to West Belmar students, in both Mrs. Tango’s and Mrs. McGuire’s class; Board of Education members, Teachers, Educators, Police Officers, Community Members parents, retired principals, and more.The students also partook in numerous fun filled activities throughout the week long extravaganza. They decorated classroom doors and hallways, had a buddy reading day, crazy hair day, pajama day, sunglasses day, hat day, conducted science experiments, etc.