Shirkey emphasized the importance of reading and read aloud to the students from “Oh, the Places You’ll Go!” by Dr. Seuss.
“Reading is the key to learning, and it is great fun,” said Shirkey, R-Clarklake. “If you can read … you can do just about anything!”
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