The Hillsboro Elks Lodge #1862 recently completed its Dictionary Project for the 2015-2016 school year. The project provides dictionaries to third grade students in 31 grade schools in Hillsboro, Oregon. Since starting the project in 2011, members of the lodge have donated over 5,500 dictionaries. Thank you!
During the months of October and November 2015, the Gulf Breeze High School Key Club from Gulf Breeze, Florida delivered 840 dictionaries to 11 local Elementary Schools. At each school, Key Club members went to every 3rd grade and handed each student their very own dictionary. One of the members explained some of the features in the book and that it was a gift... Read More
Jim Conine, portraying Abe Lincoln, speaks to a group of third-grade students at Glyndale Elementary School Wednesday after passing out dictionaries to them. Conine and his fellow members in Brunswick Elks Lodge 691 made their way to every public school and several private schools in Glynn County on Tuesday and Wednesday handing out dictionaries and Abe Lincoln bookmarks to third-grade students as part of... Read More
ARCANUM – The Stelvideo Grange recently donated over 80 student dictionaries to the third grade class at Arcanum-Butler. In this 11th year of the annual project by the local Grange, well over 1,000 dictionaries have been donated by the club. The Dictionary Project is designed to aid third grade teachers in their goal to see all the students excel in reading, writing and overall... Read More
The Moraine Rotary Club out of Dayton, Ohio just completed their 2014-2015 dictionary distribution, donating 500 books to fourth grade students from six elementary schools in Montgomery County. When members distribute the dictionaries to each class, they have the students look up the word “service.” They ask for students to share how they can perform acts of service or good deeds in their neighborhood,... Read More