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Guest Readers help students honor Suess birthday

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - Students at Westside Elementary ended "Read Across America" week with a day filled with guest readers.

In honor of the 107th Birthday of Dr. Suess volunteers read books written by the author to classes filled with attentive students. Every time we read a book our reading skills improve, and that is why so much emphasis is put on this event every year.

Bridget Guntharp is the PTO President at Westside and said it's exciting for the kids to have a police officer, mom, dad, grandma, or someone from the high school that they look up to, come and read to them.

Students focused on reading books for the past five days and students read over 60,000 minutes.

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