WARREN, NJ - Warren celebrated Read Across America Day on Thursday, a day when schools across the United States celebrate the birthday of Theodor Geisel, a.k.a. Dr. Seuss. Warren students and staff celebrated in a variety of ways on Thursday, March 2.

Had he lived, Dr. Seuss would be celebrating his 113th birthday.

Classroom doors were decorated, expressive readers read, students and staff dressed as their favorite book characters, and guest readers read favorite books to students. 

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Among the guest readers were Superintendent Dr. Matthew Mingle and Board of Education President Tia Allocco.

Warren Township Schools said, "Thank you to all of our guest readers across the district today, helping to instill a love of storytelling and the written word in our students."

At Warren Middle School, sixth-graders celebrated with a "digital breakout," like an escape room, using research to solve digital puzzles. All a part of the sixth-grade curriculum on proper research techniques and the use of credible sources.

In the words of Dr. Seuss, “The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.”