Nottoway joins in ‘Reading Across America’

Published 10:33 am Friday, March 31, 2017

by Lynn Varian

Nottoway Elementary School earlier this month celebrated Dr. Seuss’ 113th birthday and Read Across America with lots of exciting activities and special guests.

Kindergarten student Bella Barnes, left, buddy reads with fifth grade student, Kayla Golden. — Submitted | Lynn Varian

The students enjoyed a spirit week of crazy socks for Fox in Socks, hat day for Cat in the Hat, a green eggs and ham breakfast, pajamas for the Sleep Book, a favorite Dr. Seuss character costume parade, a guest reading performance by. Lorraine Greene Whitehead Phelps, Key Club classroom helpers and buddy readers between grade levels.

The school also hosted special classroom guest readers from the community such as Bill Worsham, Amy Riggs, Jim Pope, Barry Porter, Ronnie West, Debra Hicks, Kelli Gillette, Nikisha Ragsdale and Bruce Phillips.

The school is extremely thankful for all who came out to make the week so successful in promoting literacy.