Broad Acres Elementary Hosts Governor for Read Across America Day

February 27, 2002
Governor Parris N. Glendening and members of the Board of Education are among local and state officials scheduled to read to students at Broad Acres Elementary School on March 1 as part of the national celebration of Read Across America Day. Broad Acres Elementary School is located at 710 Beacon Road in Silver Spring.

Elementary schools throughout MCPS have invited guest readers and scheduled other special events to mark the day. Read Across America coincides with the birthday of children’s author Dr. Seuss, and many schools acknowledge the author with a birthday cake and costumes representing favorite characters in his books, notably the famous red and white hat worn by the title character in The Cat in the Hat.

Friday, March 1

Mrs. Patricia B. O’Neill at 11:00 a.m.
Mrs. Sharon Cox at 1:30 p.m.
Governor Parris N. Glendening at 11:45 a.m.
Other readers are scheduled throughout the day.

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