Community leaders pass reading bug to students

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Posted: March 2, 2013

The Winchester Star

Air Force Senior Airman Andrew Mossholder of Frederick County reads “The Lorax” by Dr. Seuss to first-graders at Frederick Douglass. Dressed as Dr. Seuss characters Thing 1 and Thing 2 are teachers Erika Luera (left) and Kasee Taylor.
Frederick Douglass Elementary School celebrated Read Across America and the birthday of Dr. Seuss Friday by having guests from the community read to students. Preschooler Jackson Stock, 3, dressed as The Cat in the Hat when he paid a visit to his mother Amy at the school. Amy Stock is a third-grade teacher there. Ned Stock, Jackson’s father, is holding his hand. (Photo by Jeff Taylor/The Winchester Star)
Winchester School Board member Mary Margaret Wise reads to second-graders at Frederick Douglass Elementary School in celebration of Read Across America Week Friday. (Photo by Jeff Taylor/The Winchester Star)

WINCHESTER — Students at Frederick Douglass Elementary School had a chance to share their love for reading with a few “celebrities” from the community on Friday.

The event was the culmination of...



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