Sacramento Schools Celebrate Read Across America Day

Press release

SACRAMENTO—Sacramento City Unified Schools are joining Read Across America celebrations across the country. Fans of beloved children’s author Theodor Seuss Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss, will celebrate his 113th birthday on Thursday, March 2, 2017. His books and influence on young readers far and wide is recognized each year by The National Education Association (NEA). To celebrate reading and honor Dr. Seuss, the NEA established Read Across America Day on Dr. Seuss’ birthday as an annual nationwide celebration of reading. Across the country, thousands of schools, libraries, and community centers participate by bringing together kids, teens, adults and books.

Sacramento City Unified School District Board of Education member and First Vice President Jessie Ryan will read to students at Pacific Elementary School from 9 -11 a.m.

WHO:                   Sacramento City Unified School District Board Member and First Vice President Jessie Ryan, Pacific Elementary School students

WHAT:                 Celebration of Read Across America to honor beloved author Dr. Seuss on what would have been his 113th birthday at Pacific Elementary School

WHEN:                 9 – 11 a.m.

WHERE:               Pacific Elementary School

                              6201 41st St.

                              Sacramento, CA  95824