NORTHBRIDGE, Mass. – Students at Northbridge Elementary and Balmer School celebrated the birthday of Theodor Seuss Geisel, better known as children’s book author Dr. Seuss, this week with various activities.
One day they wore mismatched socks. On another they wore funny hats, and on another they wore clothing that was backwards or inside out.
On Friday, they brought in their favorite stuffed animal and listened to stories read to them by members of the community including Police Chief Walter Warchol, Finance Committee member Salvatore D’Amato, former school principal Dwain Robbins, Uxbridge Selectman Peter Baghdasarian and Northbridge Town Manager Theodore Kozak.
Reader Christine Beauchaine, a yoga teacher, led her class in some yoga poses.
Other NES readers included Donna LaPrade, NES Principal Jill Healy, Jenn Oswitt, Vicki Viana, the Rev. Michele Ewers, Jennifer Porcelli, Erin Lewis, Susan Perron, Patrolman Brian Patrinelli, Lynne Strid, Ken Calabro, Michelle Borusso, Jack Crawford, Amanda Collins, Jennifer Woodward, Dick Trier, Leeann Hansson and Liz Abbondanza,
Balmer School readers were Lt. Tim Labrie, Eileen Pinoos, Kathy Lyons, Janet DeYoung, Deb Evans, Angela Dolber, Priscilla Chesna, Abbie Rubbo, Charlie Sutton and Sandy Beaudoin.
Also, Lisa Ducharme, Jennifer Haas, Joan Fornier, Linda Skillen, Henry Lane, Lauren Dolan, Eric Connelly, Sheryl Bliss, School Superintendent Nancy Spitulnik, Joan Jeffers, Carol Brouwer, Phil Dowd, Faith Lane, Rep. George N. Peterson (R-Grafton), Gregg Parker, Terry DiPilato and Normand Benoit.