Craig elementary schools to offer literacy events |

Craig elementary schools to offer literacy events

Craig Daily Press Staff Report

There will be numerous literacy-themed events offered at each of the local elementary schools next week.

East, Ridgeview, Sandrock and Sunset Elementary Schools will be featuring programs March 3 to celebrate the birthday of children’s book pioneer Dr. Seuss as part of Read Across America Day.

Sunset’s birthday celebration Monday includes a pajama dress-up day, a Dr. Seuss lunch and dessert, popcorn presented by the student council and special activities in all classes.

East will host its family literacy night at 5:15 p.m. Monday, with a book exchange and multiple activities for students and parents centered on reading, followed by dinner.

Both Ridgeview and Sandrock will have special days during the week when parents and guardians can come in before school for breakfast and reading time.

Ridgeview also will have a week of Dr. Seuss-themed dress-up days:

• “The Cat in the Hat” Monday — Wear stripes

• “The Grinch” Tuesday — Wear green, but don’t be grumpy

• “The Foot Book” Wednesday — Wear your coolest socks

• “Hop on Pop” Thursday — Wear a creative thinking cap

• “I’m Not Going to Get Up Today” Friday — Wear pajamas and bring your favorite book

Ridgeview will host a book exchange at lunchtime Friday, letting students have the chance to trade in up to three books in good condition. And, don’t forget to attend family math night at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, with dinner and fun math activities for kids and parents.

For a full list of events at your child’s school, call East at 970-824-6042, Ridgeview at 970-824-7018, Sandrock at 970-824-3287 or Sunset at 970-824-5762.

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