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MHS and A.L. Burruss Celebrate “Read Across America Day,” Mar. 2

The Advanced Composition Seniors at MHS kicked off their spring “Be Somebody, Do Something” service projects by hosting the A.L. Burruss Beaver second grade classes for the second annual “Read Across America” celebration to promote a love of reading, life-long learning, and serving others. The second graders got a quick tour of MHS, read and crafted with seniors, took pictures with Mari-Etta (Daniel Frisbie and Jeremy McMillan) and the Graduate Marietta cutouts. The second graders went back to Burruss with Dr. Seuss stickers, treats, and more than 30 Dr. Seuss books for their classroom libraries.

MHS Teachers, Shannon Lawson, Andrea Lyons, and Laura Lindsay collaborated with second grade teachers, Jaclyn Bell, Michael Holst, Katie Gaudette, and Wendy Sanders. The event was created by the Advanced Composition teachers to serve as an example of how to propose, plan, and execute a service project through writing and collaborative teamwork. This month, the seniors will begin creating their own community service projects promoting Graduate Marietta while learning important and relevant writing skills.