Students must learn to read to succeed. And in Hacienda La Puente Unified the kids are learning to do just that.
The local schools celebrated literacy last week with many
special events. They joined in Read Across America, as well as
celebrating the birthday of the beloved Dr. Seuss.
Palm Elementary in Hacienda Heights was one of the first to
celebrate with its annual Read to Succeed day on Feb. 29. Parents and
volunteers leaped at the chance to read to the youngsters.
“There were various readers from the community in all of the classrooms,” Principal Edna Moore explained.
Other volunteers moved to the school library, where they could take advantage of all the books stored in the new facility.
Read more in Rich Irwin’s story READ.