Babylon Elementary Celebrates World Read Aloud Day

Students from Babylon Elementary School celebrated World Read Aloud Day (WRAD) on March 7 by reading books aloud with classmates and teachers in the school library.  
The event was part of the Elementary School's PARP Read-A-Thon taking place throughout the month of March, with the entire school reading C. Alexander London's "New Day, New Friends."
WRAD is a national event created to help spread global literacy. According to, the day motivates children, teens, and adults worldwide to celebrate the power of words, especially those that are shared from one person to another, and creates a community of readers advocating for every child’s right to a safe education and access to books and technology.