Read Across America: Special guest visits Loyd Star
Published 10:20 am Wednesday, March 1, 2023
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Loyd Star first grader Raul Sosa was infatuated with the camera. He sat on a teacher's lap as Lincoln County Sheriff Steve Rushing read to the students. (Hunter Cloud | The Daily Leader)
Loyd Star's first grade received little deputy stars after listening to sheriff Steve Rushing read to them. Here they gather for a class picture. (Hunter Cloud | The Daily Leader)
A first grade student listens to a book being read.
Lincoln County Sheriff Steve Rushing read "The very lonely firefly," by Eric Carle.
(Hunter Cloud | The Daily Leader
Here is another picture of the first grade class listening to a children's book during Loyd Star's Read Across America celebration. (Hunter Cloud | The Daily Leader)
Two twins wore matching Dr. Seuss shirts to Loyd Star today. At left, Zykela Smith and her sister Zykala Smith. They are in first grade. (Hunter Cloud | The Daily Leader)
LOYD STAR — A classroom of first graders listened attentively as Lincoln County Sheriff Steve Rushing read “The very lonely firefly,” by Eric Carle. The lights went off as Rushing neared the end illuminating little flashing dots of fire flies to the amusement of the students.
Here are some photos from the book reading. Students were awarded gold stars as little deputies afterwards