Arlington Kiwanis donation helps students become better readers and writers

Arlington Kiwanis donation helps students become better readers and writers
Kiwanis DictionariesThe Arlington Kiwanis Club – in conjunction with the non-profit “The Dictionary Project” and Friends of the Arlington Library – is donating dictionaries to third-graders in Arlington, Darrington and Lakewood School Districts this week. The goal is to assist all students in becoming good writers, active readers, creative thinkers, and resourceful learners by providing them with their own personal dictionary.

“Kids are the focus of Arlington Kiwanis,” said member Sherri Phelps. “We want to do everything we can to give kids a leg up on their education and these dictionaries can help them do that.”

The group is donating between 600-700 dictionaries to third-graders in the three districts. Arlington Kiwanis has been donating dictionaries to local students for 17 years.