Read Across America at Marengo Elementary

Community members come out to read to students for Read Across America event

PHOTO: Marengo Elementary | SouthPasadenan.com | City Councilmember Michael Cacciotti reads aloud to students for Read Across America at Marengo Elementary School in South Pasadena

This year’s Read Across America event at Marengo Elementary saw community members like high school principal Janet Anderson, SPUSD’s Christiane Gervais, City Councilmember Bob Joe and members of SPPD and SPFD, reading books aloud to youngsters.

PHOTO: Marengo Elementary | SouthPasadenan.com | SPHS Vice Principal, David Speck, reads a picture book to students at Marengo Elementary for the Read Across America event

Also found reading to classrooms were high school vice principal, David Speck, City Councilmember Michael Cacciotti and School Board Members Michele Kipke and Julie Guilioni. Calling Read Across America one of her favorite days of the school year, Kipke added “this year I had a special treat and was invited by Marengo to read “I Am Peace” to my daughter’s 5th grade class. It doesn’t get much better than this!”

PHOTO: Marengo Elementary | SouthPasadenan.com | Fun Seussian treats at the Read Across America event at Marengo Elementary

The event was organized by 5th grade teacher Rachael Rodriguez. There was a reader for every single classroom and it was a great success for both the students and the volunteer readers.

PHOTO: Marengo Elementary | SouthPasadenan.com | School Board member Michele Kipke reads “I Am Peace” at Marengo’s Read Across America event
PHOTO: Marengo Elementary | SouthPasadenan.com | South Pasadena Police officer Burgos with former Marengo principal Kim Sinclair and City Councilmember Bob Joe at Marengo’s Read Across America event
PHOTO: Marengo Elementary | SouthPasadenan.com | School board member Julie Guilioni reads to Marengo students during Read Across America

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