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Councilwoman Scott brings Dr. Seuss to District 1 elementary schools this coming Friday

Monday February 24, 2014

For Immediate Release:
Democratic Caucus
Louisville Metro Council
Contact: Tony Hyatt 574-4137 / 526-3622

Louisville – Councilwoman Attica Scott (D-1) will bring the favorite works of a very special author with her to area elementary schools in District 1 when she shares the stories of Dr. Seuss with students on Friday, February 28th.

“I am looking forward to my third year of reading Dr. Seuss to students in District 1 elementary schools in celebration of this wonderful author's birthday,” says Scott.

Dressed in Dr. Seuss garb, the Councilwoman will visit six elementary schools as a way to energize and excite children with reading some of the classics of the famed Children’s author.

Her reading schedule is as follows:

10:00am Wellington Elementary School

10:45am Kennedy Montessori

11:30am Carter Elementary

12:15am Maupin Elementary

1:00pm Foster Elementary

1:45pm West End School

“We all know that reading is, indeed, fundamental to our children's educational development and that is why I regularly partner with District 1 schools to share a good book,” says Scott. “If you would like to read to students in need, please volunteer with Every 1 Reads through Jefferson County Public Schools.”

For more information about the Every 1 Reads program, contact Jefferson County Public Schools at 485-8185.

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