IUSD Schools Celebrated Read Across America Day

Read Across America Day

IUSD Elementary Schools kicked off the first week of March with a focus on literacy, by participating in Read Across America Day.  Each year, District schools invite special guests to read their favorite children’s books to celebrate this important day. Established by the National Education Association, Read Across America Day is an annual literacy campaign that seeks to encourage and motivate students to be successful readers.

IUSD guest readers included:

  • Board President Lauren Brooks
  • Board Member and Clerk Betty Carroll
  • Board Member Paul Bokota
  • Superintendent Terry Walker
  • IUSD staff

This year, IUSD also invited special guests from the City of Irvine to join the celebration.  City guest readers included:

  • Mayor Donald Wagner
  • Irvine Councilmember Farrah Khan
  • Irvine Councilmember Anthony Kuo
  • Irvine Community Services Commissioner Lauren Johnson-Norris