At The White House on March 1, President JOSEPH R. BIDEN, JR., proclaimed “Read Across America Day, 2023” to be March 2, 2023, to recognize the value of literacy to our democracy. In President Biden’s proclamation it was stated, “We celebrate the books that inspire children to dream big, expand the limits of their understanding, and explore diverse perspectives and cultures through the eyes of others.”
The Ewing High School (EHS) Football Program, under the direction of Head Coach, Ross Maddalon, and his student-athlete football players, believe in big dreams, and know the first step to achieving those dreams is by starting to read books at a young age. To share their love of reading, eight of the EHS Football Program’s outgoing, Class of 2023, Seniors, visited Parkway Elementary School on March 2nd to kick-off “Read Across America Day” by reading to groups of students ranging from kindergarten to second grade. It was a tremendous experience!
On March 23rd, the EHS Football Program had a few select juniors and sophomores travel to Antheil Elementary School during the school day to read to Antheil kindergarten through second grade students. The program is looking forward to their future visit at Lore Elementary School on April 13th, to continue to inspire, and foster, the power reading has to make big dreams come true.