Lincoln Elementary Literacy





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Project Description

Country: USA

Location: Mesa AZ

Total Budget: $5,000

Area of Focus: Basic education and literacy

Activity Type: Education: Literacy

Summary: United States

The Rotary Club of Mesa has worked with the Mesa School District to focus on the literacy needs of students at Lincoln Elementary School. The school is ranked among those schools qualifying for reduced or free lunches above 90% of the students. In the past we have distributed dictionaries each year to 3rd grade students.

In this project we will focus our efforts specifically on the media services department and the library specifically. Working with the school staff we have determined a need to replace and update the books available to all students. Along with this a part of our club will volunteer with a reading/mentoring program once the books have been received and students have been identified by the staff as in need of extra assistance to improve reading and comprehension. A small portion of the monies budgeted will be spent adding and repairing shelving for the books to insure they are available to the students within the library/media center.

Project Contact Person

District: 5495

Rotary Club of: Mesa

Primary Contact: Craig Henry

Email: craigchenry53@gmail.com

Project Status

This project is "Completed". This means the project has been implemented and the report was accepted by the district leadership. The project will stay listed on this website as a testimony of the achievements of the project partners.

Project listed for the 2018-19 Rotary Year.

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History Log Entries


System Entry

System Entry: Creation of project page.


by Jim Bissonett

System Entry: Project sent for club signatures.


by Craig Henry

System Entry: Project signed by Craig Henry.


by Jim Bissonett

System Entry: Project approved by the District Approval Committee.


by Jim Bissonett

System Entry: Check for DDF payment issued by Foundation Treasurer.


by Craig Henry

System Entry: Project has been implemented and final report uploaded.


by Jim Bissonett

System Entry: Final report approved by the District Approval Committee.

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