Read Across America - Cat Tracks Tour Schedule

 

2019

The Missouri NEA highlight for each year’s Read Across America celebration is the Cat Tracks Tour. President Charles E. Smith and Vice President Brent Fullington will each make “Cat Tracks” in different parts of the state with their special guest, the Cat in the Hat.

Read more about NEA's Read Across America and download tools for a successful event at www.mnea.org/ReadAcrossAmerica.

 

Cat Tracks Tour #1 with Charles E. Smith, MNEA president
 
Tues., Feb. 26
           
Time Location Contact Event Description
9:30-10:15 a.m.

Joined by the MNEA vice president.

Gateway Elementary MST
5317 Winslow Drive
St. Louis, MO 63121

Carmen Hill 
carmen.hill@slps.org
(314) 297-6941
Assembly with grades pre-k-1 featuring Pres. Smith, Vice Pres. Fullington and their sidekick the Cat in the Hat.
6-7:30 p.m. 

Joined by the MNEA vice president. 
Auxvasse Elementary School
650 East Harrison Street
Auxvasse, MO 65231

Jessica Crawford
jcrawford@nc.k12.mo.us
(573) 718-2438
Annual Dr. Seuss and MNEA Family Fun Night for grades K-5. Read books, make crafts and enjoy treats.

Wed., Feb. 27

Time Location Contact Event Description
2:30-3 p.m.

Joined by the MNEA vice president. 
Hazelwood East Early Childhood
12555 Partridge Run Drive
Florissant, MO 62033

Laura Dietrich
ldietrch@hazelwoodschools.org
(618) 910-8371

Pre-K, Read Aloud and center activities.

 

Thurs., Feb. 28

Time Location Contact Event Description
9:30-11 a.m.
Hosea Elementary
6401 Gordan Ave.
St. Joseph, MO 64504
Eric Simmons
stjosephnea@gmail.com
(785) 741-4067
Assembly with the Cat in the Hat, Grades K-5.

Fri., March 1 

Time Location Contact Event Description
12:30-1:30 p.m.
Lucas Crossing Elementary
7837 Natural Bridge Road
St. Louis, MO 63121
Cheryl White
chwhite@normandysc.org
(314) 566-1924
7th and 8th graders will serve as reading buddies to the 1st graders.
2:40-3:30 p.m.

Barack Obama Elementary
11092 Linnell Drive
St. Louis, MO 63121
Gwendolyn Shipp
gshipp@normandysc.org
(314) 814-0332
The entire school will take part in this Read Across America Day event. Teachers and staff will dress up in Seuss attire, while students have a pajama day. Middle school students will lead read alouds.

 

Mon., March 4 

Time Location Contact Event Description
8-11:30 a.m. 

Joined by the MNEA vice president.

Airport Elementary
8249 Airport
Berkeley, MO 63134
Jo lewis
jlewis@fergflor.org
(314) 524-3872
This is a school-wide Read Across America event. Activities are scheduled throughout the day including crafts, green eggs and ham lunch, drawings for Cat items, read alouds by guests, movies in the cafeteria, trivia, STEM activity and more.
1:30-2 p.m. 

Joined by the MNEA vice president.
Parker Road Elementary
2800 Parker Road
Florissant, MO 63033
Kathy Knutson
kknutson@fergflor.org
(314) 831-2644
Kindergarten through 6th grade will celebrate their reading success and goals during an assembly.

 

Tues., March 5 

Time Location Contact Event Description
9:30-10:15 a.m. 

Joined by the MNEA vice president.

Discovery Ridge Elementary
2523 Sommers Road
O'Fallon, MO 63366
Sarah Gerson
crownsjt@yahoo.com
(314) 283-5160
School-wide assembly that focuses on literacy, Seuss Dress-up day, and book drive.

 

Thurs., March 7 

Time Location Contact Event Description
9-10:30 a.m. 

Joined by the MNEA vice president.

Woodland Elementary
8420 Sunbury Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63136
Mary Hughes
hughesm@jenningsk12.us
(314) 532-9320
Pre-K -3rd grade


  Fri., March 8 
Time Location Contact Event Description
9-10:30 a.m. 

Joined by the MNEA vice president.

Jonesburg Elementary
106 Smith Road
Jonesburg, MO 63351
June Hillebrand
jhillebrand@mc-wildcats.org
(636) 359-8038
To be determined.

Cat Tracks Tour #2 with Brent Fullington, MNEA vice president
 

Thurs., Feb. 28

Time Location Contact Event Description
10-10:45 a.m
Wanda Gray Elementary
2102 W. Farm Road 182
Springfield, MO 65810
Cary Sikes
csikes@spsmail.org
(417) 830-2384
School-wide assembly to celebrate reading and the birthday of Dr. Seuss.

Fri., March 1 

Time Location Contact Event Description
9 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
9-9:30 a.m.
Gerner Family Early Education Ctr
8100 N. Congress Ave, Kansas City, MO 64152

9:45-10:15 a.m.
Prairie Point Elementary
8101 NW Blevidere Parkway, Kansas City, MO 64152

10:30-11:00 a.m.
Taffany Ridge Elementary
5301 NW Old Tiffany Springs Rd, Kansas City, MO 64154

12:15-12:45 p.m.
Union Chapel Elementary
7100 NW Hampton Rd, Kansas City, MO 64152

1:00-1:30 p.m.
Graden Elementary
8804 NW 45 Highway, Parkville, MO 64152

1:45-2:15 p.m.
Line Creek Elementary
5801 NW Wavkomis, Kansas City, MO 64151

2:15-2:45 p.m.
Southeast Elementary
5704 NW Northwood, Kansas City, MO 64151

Mandy Frayer
frayera@parkhill.k12.mo.us
816-359-6851
Pre-K-grade 5
All day event
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