Dictionaries to Kids

12:11 pm January 31st, 2013

Photo by Jill Richardson
Vice President of Idaho Rebekah’s Barbara Pettigrew hands Hailie Lazasor and every third grader at Melba Elementary a new dictionary.

By Jill Richardson

Kuna Melba News reporter


For the fifth year in a row, the Melba Rebekah Lodge 105 and Walter’s Butte Grange 130 presented dictionaries to every third grade student at Melba Elementary through the Dictionary Project.

On Tuesday Jan. 22, sixty-five students from Mrs. Spatz, Miss Perry and Mr. Banning’s classes received free dictionaries presented by Grange Secretary and Treasurer Rosie Peck, Vice President of Idaho Rebekah’s Barbara Pettigrew and Melba Rebekah Noble Grand Tom Ashley.

This year was the largest group so far, they usually have only about 40 to 50 students.

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