Pearlridge Rotarians set to wrap up free dictionary presentations


The Rotary Club of Pearlridge made four more special visits to Manana Elementary, Gus Webling Elementary, Pearl City Highlands Elementary, and Alvah Scott Elementary during the week of October 13 – October 17, 2014 to deliver free dictionaries to third grade students and their teachers during presentation assemblies held at each school.

The dictionaries are donated each year by the Rotary Club of Pearlridge as a part of Rotary International's Annual Dictionary 5000 Project. Aiea and Pearl City third graders and their teachers representing 12 schools will receive over 800 dictionaries during the 2014-2015 school year.

The four remaining schools to receive free dictionaries from the Rotary Club of Pearlridge are:

Lehua Elementary School – 10/24

Our Savior Lutheran School – 10/27

Palisades Elementary School – 10/29

Pearl City Elementary School  – 10/29

Mahalo to all the lei and gifts presented by the third graders to the Pearlridge Rotarians during their visits to each school!

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Pearlridge Rotarians Linda Tsark, Dick Mosko, and Clifton Yasutomi are pictured with Gus Webling

third grade teachers and students in the school cafeteria on Thursday, October 16, 2014.

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Gus Webling third grade teacher Mrs. Lynn Yasutomi hands her son Clifton Yasutomi, Pearlridge

Rotarian and lead dictionary presenter, the microphone after introducing him to the third grade class.

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Pearlridge Rotarian Board Members Cheryl Cudiamat (right) and Malcolm Lum (left) speak to

Pearl City Highlands Elementary School third graders after they received their donated dictionaries

from the Rotary Club of Pearlridge at the schools Great Lawn stage on Thursday, October 16, 2014.

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Pearl City Highlands Elementary third graders concentrate on looking up specific words

and their definitions during exercises conducted by the Pearlridge Rotarians. The exercises

are designed to familiarize and help the students navigate through their new dictionaries.