RES celebrates Dr. Seuss week
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RISD Superintendent Jack Gaskins took time out from his day to read a Dr. Seus book to fourth graders.
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Refugio Elementary School paid tribute to Dr. Seuss’ for his contributions to literature by celebrating his birthday and participating in fun-filled activities from March 28 through April 1.

Each day the students were asked to use their imagination to create outfits as Dr. Seuss did in his stories.

On Monday, students celebrated Crazy Hair Day, Tuesday brought the craziest hat ever seen at RES. And as a special treat Wednesday, a breakfast of green eggs and ham was served to commemorate Dr. Seuss’ book Green Eggs and Ham Parents were invited to join their children for breakfast.

On Thursday, Colorful Day, promoted the book One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish. Students came to school wearing an array of beautiful colors.

The week winded down with Crazy Sock Day on Friday.

Each day prizes were awarded to the best dressed. Hannah Bradley, Joyce McGuill, Mariah Rodriguez, and Holley Nelson were winners of Crazy Sock Day.

Abby Skrobarcek, Sydney Summerville, Kris Campos, Baleigh Myers, Star Cervantes, Isabella Mascorro and Mrs. Jennifer Lara were winners of Colorful Day.

Our Green Eggs and Ham Day winners were Jackson Carroll, Naidelyn Martinez, Tavyah Joshlin, Anamelia Ramirez, Kym Dreyer, and Sehanna Bland.

The I Did Something Good Today Award was given to Christna Nanez, Demi Rosas, Kyra Klare, Sandy Martinez, Karen Garcia, Jamel LaFond, Daryon Ramirez, Wilson Higdon, Kris Campos, Clarissa Mancilla, Cjrosta Andrade, Celeste Lara, Marie Muguerza, Ty LaFrance, and Tarin Jones.

Community members were also invited to read to the students in the library, and each reader brought a new twist to the Dr. Seuss book collections.

Community members were asked to talk to the students about the importance of reading and how Dr. Seuss’ books teach important lessons.

A presentation of all the week’s activities can be found on the elementary library’s webpage.

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