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Celebrating literacy at Waimea Country School

<p>Waimea Country School second-grade student Armand Baril, left, reads to his younger sister, kindergarten student Helene, right, during Literacy Day, celebrated in conjunction with national Read Across America Day. PHOTO COURTESY OF WCS FOR NHN</p>

Waimea Country School second-grade student Armand Baril, left, reads to his younger sister, kindergarten student Helene, right, during Literacy Day, celebrated in conjunction with national Read Across America Day. PHOTO COURTESY OF WCS FOR NHN

<p>Waimea Country School fifth grade student Isabella Kilgore dresses as “dissimilar” for the school’s Vocabulary Parade, part of Literacy Day celebrated in conjunction with national Read Across America Day. The 4th/5th multiage class chose their vocabulary words from their year long study of Greek and Latin. (PHOTOS COURTESY OF WCS FOR NHN)</p>

Waimea Country School fifth grade student Isabella Kilgore dresses as “dissimilar” for the school’s Vocabulary Parade, part of Literacy Day celebrated in conjunction with national Read Across America Day. The 4th/5th multiage class chose their vocabulary words from their year long study of Greek and Latin. (PHOTOS COURTESY OF WCS FOR NHN)

<p>Waimea Country School students, dressed as vocabulary words, parade in front of classmates, teachers, and parents during the school’s Vocabulary Parade, part of Literacy Day celebrated in conjunction with national Read Across America Day. Left to right: Duncan McCarthy, perimeter, Tiana Johnson, dolphin, Ellie Derry, trigonometry, teacher Hayley Blondin, haiku, Simone Powell, candy cane, Head of School Amy Salling, spring, Jai Oakland, semicolon, and Eva Delgado, natural resources. (PHOTOS COURTESY OF WCS FOR NHN)</p>

Waimea Country School students, dressed as vocabulary words, parade in front of classmates, teachers, and parents during the school’s Vocabulary Parade, part of Literacy Day celebrated in conjunction with national Read Across America Day. Left to right: Duncan McCarthy, perimeter, Tiana Johnson, dolphin, Ellie Derry, trigonometry, teacher Hayley Blondin, haiku, Simone Powell, candy cane, Head of School Amy Salling, spring, Jai Oakland, semicolon, and Eva Delgado, natural resources. (PHOTOS COURTESY OF WCS FOR NHN)

Waimea Country School second-grade student Armand Baril, left, reads to his younger sister, kindergarten student Helene, right, during Literacy Day, celebrated in conjunction with national Read Across America Day. PHOTO COURTESY OF WCS FOR NHN

Waimea Country School fifth grade student Isabella Kilgore dresses as “dissimilar” for the school’s Vocabulary Parade, part of Literacy Day celebrated in conjunction with national Read Across America Day. The 4th/5th multiage class chose their vocabulary words from their year long study of Greek and Latin. (PHOTOS COURTESY OF WCS FOR NHN)

Waimea Country School students, dressed as vocabulary words, parade in front of classmates, teachers, and parents during the school’s Vocabulary Parade, part of Literacy Day celebrated in conjunction with national Read Across America Day. Left to right: Duncan McCarthy, perimeter, Tiana Johnson, dolphin, Ellie Derry, trigonometry, teacher Hayley Blondin, haiku, Simone Powell, candy cane, Head of School Amy Salling, spring, Jai Oakland, semicolon, and Eva Delgado, natural resources. (PHOTOS COURTESY OF WCS FOR NHN)