Tip of the hat to Dr. Seuss
Mar 06, 2013 | 392 views | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend | print
By Carol Niswonger

Herald Ledger Staff

“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.”

No one doubts those immortal words of Dr. Seuss, the creator of “Cat in the Hat,” that tall striped cat with the red and white stovepipe hat observed all over Lyon County Schools last week. Teachers kicked off March as National Reading Month.

From the library to the hallway bulletin boards to the classrooms to the student’s daily attire, students were reminded that improving their reading skills is the one skill that will enable them to be lifelong learners, no matter what career or personal path they choose.

Green eggs and ham were a part of the learning activity for some students, one that has become an annual event. Just the aroma of the fried ham, which is so much of part of the west Kentucky menu, was enough for the students to overlook the idea that their eggs were green. Some purists who wanted to sneak a bit of health consciousness into the menu recommended using spinach as the green ingredient in the egg (rather than food coloring); however, that is often not encouraging to one who is already suspicious.

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