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McWillie Celebrates Read Across America

March 8, 2024

On Friday March 1 and throughout the week of March 4, classes across McWillie Elementary School's campus welcomed guest readers and speakers to help demonstrate the importance of reading. Parents, grandparents, local celebrities, government officials, high school royalty, and members of Greek organizations highlighted the joy of finding and reading a great book and the importance of life-long learning. McWillie is profoundly grateful for all of the ways our families and community pitched in to make it a week-long celebration to remember!

JPS Superintendent Dr. Errick Greene reads to a group of students.

JPS Superintendent Dr. Errick Green reads to Mrs. King's Montessori 3-6 class.

Pre-K students pose with their Thing 1 hats

Ms. Garrett's Pre-K students created Thing 1 and Thing 2 hats prior to their Read Across America field trip.

Justice Jim Kitchens reads to Montessori 9-12 students

Mississippi Supreme Court Justice Jim Kitchens shares a book with Montessori 9-12 students.

Ashley Garner and Morgan Harris from WLBT read with Montessori 9-12 students

Ashley Garner and Morgan Harris from news station WLBT read with our Montessori 9-12 class.