Lido Celebrates a Wonderful World of Reading

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The Long Beach Public Schools’ Lido Elementary School took on the district’s World Read Aloud celebration with enthusiasm on Feb. 1, when the entire building participated in activities that focused on literacy.

The event kicked off with a schoolwide read aloud led by Principal Brenda Young, who shared the book “What a Wonderful World” by Bob Thiele and George David Weiss. Throughout the remainder of the day, grade levels met in the Multi-Purpose Room to listen to stories from guests that included Long Beach Middle School Principal Paul Romanelli and a librarian from the Long Beach Public Library.

Students also completed a project that involved making clouds to go on the end of a rainbow painted on the windows in the main lobby. The clouds were filled with students’ statements and wishes for a wonderful world. 

Lido’s World Read Aloud Day culminated in the afternoon with a gathering in the hallway. Students and staff members, many of whom wore specially designed T-shirts for the event, sang Louis Armstrong’s “What a Wonderful World.”