By Liz Wood 

Adding character to International Literacy Day


Adelaide Fletcher

Kindergartners, left to right, Cody Sewell, Skyler Pickett, Dusty Williams, Aiden Manly and Koya Manly pose with their books. Back row are, Carol Blake (aide) and LeAnn Uhling (kindergarten teacher).

On Sept. 9, Saratoga Elementary School (SES) students dressed up to celebrate International Literacy Day with a book/swap drive. The students were encouraged to dress up in their very favorite book character.

The event is part of an annual effort to raise awareness of the importance of improving child and adult literacy rates around the world, a press release provided by the school said.

"When SES principal Dave Rangitsch brought the idea to celebrate International Literacy Day to the Library, we jumped right on board," SES Library Aide Addie Fletcher said. "We thought it would be fun to en...

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