McALESTER — William Gay Early Childhood Center recently held their spring literacy night. The night highlighted several "Pete the Cat" books written and illustrated by James Dean and Eric Litwin. The students , along with their families, participated in the story time and the "Pete the Cat" activities. Pictured are kindergarten student Allie Wright, with her grandparents Fred and Socorro Barnett and brother Bishop Wright.
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