Members of the Rotary Club of Stone Mountain, Georgia, recently presented 1,200 refugees in nearby Clarkston with dictionaries. Rotarians were able to make this generous gift thanks to a Rotary District grant. Third graders received copies of A Student’s Dictionary in the hopes that their transition to the English language will be a smooth and easy one. Rotary Club President, Gillian Leggett, had this... Read More
Struthers Rotary Club recently continued its tradition of presenting dictionaries to third graders in their community. They visited two schools and gifted over 300 students with word power. The Rotarians have taken part in the Dictionary Project since 2004, and have presented 4,872 students with dictionaries and thesauruses in that time.
Joann Frasier Dasent, founder of Regenerating Our Offspring Through Stories, Inc. (ROOTS), recently visited Anna B. Day School in Philadelphia, PA. While at the school, she visited two third grade classrooms, where she presented students with copies of ‘The Best Dictionary for Students’ and told them about the history behind the Dictionary Project. ROOTS first participated in the Dictionary Project in 2005. Since then,... Read More
The Gulf Breeze Key Club in Florida recently sent us an update on their annual dictionary project. “During the months of October and November 2017, the Gulf Breeze High School Key Club from Gulf Breeze, Florida, delivered 840 dictionaries to 11 local Elementary Schools. At each school our Key Club members went to every 3rd grade and handed each student their very own dictionary.... Read More