Alverno’s Lower School Celebrate National Read Across America Day

“You can find magic wherever you look. Sit back and relax, all you need is a book.” – Dr. Seuss

Ms. Arana’s second grade students celebrated National Read Across America Day, which coincides with Dr. Seuss’s birthday, by spending time on the Villa lawn sharing their favorite books with friends.

About NEA’s Read Across America

National Education Association (NEA)’s Read Across America is an annual reading motivation and awareness program that calls for every child in every community to celebrate reading with the theme: Celebrating a Nation of Diverse Readers. Many schools, libraries, and communities of readers celebrate with an annual event on March 2, but NEA’s Read Across America also provides educators, parents, caregivers, and children the resources and activities they need to keep reading on the calendar 365 days a year. For more information, visit

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About Alverno Heights Academy

Alverno Heights Academy is an independent, progressive Catholic TK – 8th grade coed school. Alverno is located on a beautiful 13.5-acre property, which includes the historic Villa Del Sol D’Oro, state-of-the-art S.T.E.A.M Lab, Media Studio, Makerspace, Science Lab, Learning Technology Center, and a new soccer and softball field. Enlivened by the spirit of the Immaculate Heart Community, and mindful of the Franciscan roots of its founders, Alverno’s program – academic, spiritual, aesthetic, social, and physical – is shaped by the faculty and staff, Board of Trustees, and the student and parent community in light of the world for which the students are being educated. For more information about Alverno Heights Academy, please visit





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