Sharing the joy of reading

Friday marked Read Across America Day as students from South St. Marys Street and St. Marys Catholic elementary schools celebrated the annual event, which also coincides with the birthday of famed children's author Dr. Seuss. Today marked his 108th birthday.At SMCE, students participated in a Read Across America teleconference, during which Monsignor Robert Smith read to the children. Preschool teacher Mrs. Robinson dressed as the Cat in the Hat, along with a miniature version of the character portrayed by one of her students. Others in her class donned Thing 1 and Thing 2 T-shirts. Special guests also visited her classroom and read aloud to the class.