Harrison Hill to Read Across America, celebrate Dr. Seuss - February 22, 2018

Record Number: 16900

Harrison Hill Elementary School will participate in Read Across America Week and celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday with a week of activities. Events are:

Monday: Reading Fox in Sox and Horton Hears a Who. It is silly sock and shoe day.

Tuesday: Reading Green Eggs and Ham and The Lorax. Students are encouraged to wear green.

Wednesday: Reading Wacky Wednesday and students will be encouraged to dress wacky or have wacky hair.

Thursday: Reading Oh, the Places You’ll Go. Students are encouraged to dress as what they want to be when they grow up.  Guest readers will include Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry; South Side High School Principal Carlton Mable; FWCS Superintendent Dr. Wendy Robinson; Fort Wayne Police Chief Steve Reed; Fort Wayne Fire Chief Eric Lahey; and members of the business community, as well as some representatives of the U.S. Marine Corps.


With nearly 30,000 students, Fort Wayne Community Schools is one of the largest school districts in Indiana. FWCS proudly allows families to choose any of its 50 schools through its successful school-choice program creating diversity in each school, including some with more than 75 languages spoken. FWCS offers seven magnet schools focusing on areas such as science and math, communication, fine arts or Montessori at the elementary and middle school level. In high school, students can choose from the prestigious International Baccalaureate program, Project Lead the Way or New Tech Academy as well as other rigorous academic and specialty training programs.