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IU Northwest education students celebrate 100th birthday of Dr. Suess

Tomorrow, March 2, many will commemorate the "Suessentennial" with various reading and learning activities at Miller Elementary School in Merrillville.

IU Northwest students, which are members of the Indiana Student Education Association local chapter, Merrillville School Corporation Superintendent Dr. Tony Lux and Miller Elementary School Principal Kathie Martin will be participating in full day of reading and activities in conjunction with Dr. Seuss's 100th birthday. Lux and Martin will kick off the festivities by reading to the entire school at 9 a.m.

The National Education Association's Read Across America Day is the biggest one-day literacy celebration in the United States. ISEA is the student version of the Indiana State Teachers Association, which belongs to the NEA. The IU Northwest chapter is comprised of 175 education majors in various disciplines.

For more information on Read Across America, or the IU Northwest chapter of the ISEA, contact Faculty Advisor Karen Venditti at (219) 980-6513.

  
Published:

03-01-2004

Media Contact:

Kim Kintz
OMC
219-980-6802
kkintz@iun.edu
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