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Craig schools celebrate literacy

Craig's elementary schools hosted multiple events this week to celebrate literacy.

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From left, Sandrock Elementary School second-graders Tanner Goodwin, Logan Kunkle, Ruby Perez, Jasmin Hershiser, Briley Nielson, Keira Linton and Trevor Forbes hold up their favorite Dr. Seuss books in the school library. Students sported neckties Wednesday as part of Sandrock's week of literacy dress-up days, the day's activity being "Tie Into a Good Book." Photo by Andy Bockelman

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As part of Monday's Dr. Seuss birthday celebration and Read Across America Day, Sunset Elementary School Principal Laura Vinger dresses up as The Cat in the Hat, while the students of Amy Jones's kindergarten class don their own costumes, including cardboard hats and popsicle sticks with noses and pipe-cleaner whiskers. The stripes on the hats feature words rhyming with "cat" and "hat." Photo by Andy Bockelman

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Ridgeview Elementary School kindergartner Essie Counts, right, and her mother, Jenny, get in some early morning reading during Ridgeview's Moms and Muffins activity Monday. The school also hosted Dads and Donuts and Grandparents, Guardians and Granola to encourage adults to read with their children. Courtesy photo/Rhonda Counts

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Ridgeview Elementary School second-grader Teya Miller, right, and her mother, Crystal, check out the works of writer Dr. Seuss during Ridgeview's Moms and Muffins activity Monday. Ridgeview students also dressed up during the week of literacy celebration with days devoted to certain Dr. Seuss books and characters. Courtesy photo/Rhonda Counts

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Principal Sarah Hepworth tells parents and students about "fractured fairy tales," a type of storytelling that adapts an existing fairy tale to a new situation. East Elementary School hosted a literacy event Monday night to teach parents and students about new approaches to reading. Photo by Erin Fenner

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Parents and students work together on a literacy scavenger hunt at East Elementary School Monday night. Photo by Erin Fenner


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