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Campbellsville University professor and students read to Campbellsville Elementary School students

March 4, 2016
For Immediate Release

Dr. Robin Macgruder
Dr. Robin Magruder, assistant professor of education at Campbellsville University, reads to CES second-graders.

By Calen McKinney

Taylor Beals
CU education student Taylor Beals reads “Hop
on Pop” to CES preschool students.

Campbellsville Elementary School students are celebrating Dr. Seuss this week, with many special activities and guests.

On Tuesday, March 1, Dr. Robin Magruder, assistant professor of education, read to CES second-graders. Taylor Beals of Bowling Green; read “Hop on Pop” to preschool students and brought popcorn for them as a snack. Students also colored a Dr. Seuss picture.

On Wednesday, March 2, several Campbellsville University students came to CES to read Dr. Seuss and other books.

Kaylee Lovell
CU student Kaylee Lovell reads “Mr. Brown can Moo! Can You?” to CES kindergarten students.

Kaylee Lovell of Lebanon Junction; and Mary-Kate Shelby of Ridgeland, Miss.; read to kindergarteners, Marie Riley of Marion; read to first-graders and Parker Raikes of Lebanon; read to second-grade students.

Dr. Seuss activities and dress-up days continue throughout the week.

Events will conclude on Monday, March 7, with Read Across America Seuss Night. Activities will be from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the gym.

Events will start with second-graders performing a Dr. Seuss tribute. An art show will follow to display student work.

Afterward, students and their families will have the chance to have fun at various activity stations set up to honor Dr. Seuss, such as a hula hoop station, a fishing booth, a popcorn bar, a hat booth, a green eggs and ham hunt, musical chairs, temporary tattoos, a sucker pull, pin the cat on the hat, hopscotch and a photo booth.

All of the activities will require tickets, which can be purchased that night for 25 cents each.

Parker Raikes
CU student Parker Raikes reads a Dr. Seuss book to CES second-graders.

Pizza and drinks will also be available.

The CES book fair will be open during the Dr. Seuss activities, closing at 7 p.m.

Read Across America is an annual reading awareness program that motivates students to read. Activities are hosted each year around March 2, which was Dr. Seuss’s birthday.


For more information, call CES at (270) 465-4561.


Mary-Kate Shelby
CU student Mary-Kate Shelby reads to
CES kindergarteners.
Marie Riley
CU student Marie Riley reads a Dr. Seuss book to
CES first-graders.