Washtucna celebrates Dr. Seuss's birthday
School finds ways to celebrate, not cancel, culture
Last updated 3/9/2021 at 11:20am
WASHTUCNA – Tigercats celebrated Dr. Seuss's 117th birthday in good old-fashioned style with Principal Michael Amend appearing as the Cat in the Hat to read to elementary students.
The Cat chose "Yertle the Turtle" to read to the third- through fifth-graders, and beginning readers in kindergarten through second-grade got to hear – you guessed it – "The Cat in the Hat." The Cat read the ABC book for the pre-kindergarten class.
Students filled in the missing words every time Amend left a well-known sentence unfinished.
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