Students at the California School for the Deaf in Riverside celebrate the 111th birthday of
Monday, March 2, kicked off Read Across America days, a national, week-long celebration of Dr. Seuss’ birthday and reading in general, spearheaded by the National Education Association.
The Riverside Press Enterprise reports that around 80 pre-schoolers through fifth-graders assembled Monday morning at the school, which serves deaf children in Southern California, some wearing Cat in the Hat hats.
"Children were welcomed by reading specialist Melissa Brown,who announced in sign language that 'Today is a special day. Even better than Christmas.'"
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