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Students from all schools on the island joined schools from across the country to observe International Literacy Day on Wednesday, September 8. In San Pedro, school children participated in a Literacy Parade around town. Students dressed up as their favorite literature characters, including Little Bo Peep & her Sheep, the Three Blind Mice, The Kittens who lost their Mittens, Alice in Wonderland, Jack be Nimble among others. Even the students of San Pedro High School participated in creating awareness for the importance of reading. The parade concluded at the Old Football Field where there were booths set up with more educational information for the students to get involved in reading.

Three Little Kittens Lost Their Mittens

Three Blind Mice

Jack be Nimble


Parade Through Town










Alice in Wonderland theme


Isla Bonita teaching more about our National Symbols

San Pedro High students encouraging others to "Read to Learn"






Students engage at the Hon Chan Marine Reserve Booth





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Literacy Carnival Parade held in San Pedro

A Literacy Carnival Parade was held through the streets of San Pedro to create awareness of the importance of reading in our society. This is the first ever parade of its kind, and it is hoped that it will be an annual event. Students took to the streets with their handmade signs, or with mascots, depicting favorite characters in storybooks .
Some famous Belizean writers were recognized on posters.
"Reading is not a race. Open up a book and set your own pace."
The alphabet - the key to learning to read...

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