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Dr. Seuss Week in Willmar schools

Erica Dischino / Tribune Principal Lori Lockhart reads Dr. Seuss’ “Green Eggs and Ham” to a kindergarten class for “Green Eggs and Ham Day” at Roosevelt Elementary School in Willmar Thursday. Students were asked to wear green to participate that day.1 / 9
Erica Dischino / Tribune A pair of boots rest under crafts of Dr. Seuss’ Cat in the Hat hanging on lockers in the hallway of Kennedy Elementary School Willmar Tuesday. Elementary schools in Willmar this week were participating in Dr. Seuss Week to lead up to National Read Across America day on Friday March 2. 2 / 9
Erica Dischino / Tribune Students at Kennedy Elementary School in Willmar participated in Crazy Sock Day as a part of their Dr. Seuss Week on Tuesday. The elementary school is holding various theme days, such as pajama day and Dr. Seuss character day, to lead up to National Read Across America day on Friday March 2. 3 / 9
Erica Dischino / Tribune Kindergarten student Alejandra Dubon shows off her wig that she wore for “Thing One and Thing Two Day” Thursday at Lakeland Elementary School in Willmar.4 / 9
Erica Dischino / Tribune First grade students Marlee Ripperger and Sam Schindele sing during music class on Crazy Sock day at Kennedy Elementary School in Willmar Tuesday. 5 / 9
Erica Dischino / TribuneSiblings Anjelina, left, Anderson and Alejandra Dubon wear Thing One and Thing Two costumes for “Thing One and Thing Two Day” Thursday at Lakeland Elementary School in Willmar. The elementary school is holding various theme days to lead up to National Read Across America day on Friday March 2. 6 / 9
Erica Dischino / Tribune Lucas Mitteness, kindergarten student, listens to Principal Lori Lockhart read Dr. Seuss’ “Green Eggs and Ham” for “Green Eggs and Ham Day” at Roosevelt Elementary School in Willmar Thursday. Students were asked to wear green to participate that day. 7 / 9
Erica Dischino / Tribune Kindergarten student Bynn Leikvoll wears a headband to take part in “Thing One and Thing Two Day” while eating lunch at Lakeland Elementary School Thursday. Students were asked to wear a crazy hat or headband that day as a part of Dr. Seuss week. 8 / 9
Erica Dischino / Tribune Cyrus van der Hagen, third grade student, colored his hair for “Thing One and Thing Two Day” at Lakeland Elementary School Thursday. Students were asked to wear a crazy hat or hair that day as a part of Dr. Seuss week. 9 / 9

WILLMAR - Roosevelt, Kennedy and Lakeland Elementary schools in Willmar held Dr. Seuss-themed days during the week leading up to National Read Across America day on Friday, which both encourages students to read and celebrates the Dr. Seuss' birthday. Themes of the week included "Crazy Sock Day," "Green Eggs and Ham Day," and "Thing One and things Two Day."

Erica Dischino

Erica Dischino is the photographer for the West Central Tribune. Hailing from northern New Jersey, she graduated from Ithaca College in central New York with a bachelors in Journalism and Photography. Follow her on Instagram.

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