Lander student Richard Sadler, left, reads a Dr. Seuss book to Ninety Six Elementary students Friday morning as part of Read Across America Day. (Maddy Jones | Index-Journal)
Lander student Richard Sadler, left, reads a Dr. Seuss book to Ninety Six Elementary students Friday morning as part of Read Across America Day. (Maddy Jones | Index-Journal)
NINETY SIX -- A group of 32 Ninety Six Elementary School students read to high school students in celebration of Read Across America and Dr. Seuss' birthday Friday morning.
Jackie Rapp, high school media specialist and coordinator of the event, said this was the first year the event would be taking place districtwide.


"This is the first year of the event but we hope to build and push the initiative throughout the district," Ninety Six Elementary principal Charlene Louden said.
Rapp said she hopes promoting reading between grade levels will encourage students of all reading levels to be come more avid and experienced readers.
"I think that this has been wonderful for them to reach out," Louden said. "For them (the elementary students) to be reading to the high-schoolers is excellent."
 
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