Shull-David Elementary School kicked off the month long "Read Across America" program with a visit by the Cat In the Hat, who read the classic Dr. Seuss book "Sam I Am." with his green eggs and ham.
The children were delighted with the cool "Cats" entrance, but it was which followed that visit that had them smiling or making faces, depending on their reaction to eating green eggs and ham.
The green eggs and ham were their morning surprise and for most of the children in Jan Haydt's kindergarten class, they ate the brightly colored eggs and nibbled on the ham.
As part of Shull-David's celebration of Read Across America, the school also will hold a reading contest for the month. As part of the promotion, stripes will be added to the Cat in the Hat's hat every time the cl