PACE Monthly Banners and Graphics

Banners and graphics are available to display the the traits of the month in your school, home or business. These can be printed or inserted into newsletters or social media.

Banners and graphics

January- Fairness
February – Honesty
March – Diligence
April – Trustworthiness

May – Courage
June – Integrity
July – Generosity
August – Gratitude

September – Respect
October – Responsibility
November – Citizenship
December –…

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Guest Column: Integrity

Integrity.

By Ben Small, Central Valley School District Superintendent & LaunchNW Executive Director

“Integrity is choosing courage over comfort; choosing what is right over what is fun, fast, or easy; and choosing to practice our values rather than simply professing them.” – Brené Brown

As I think about integrity,…

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Good Character Reading!

Spokane County Library Suggests…

Summer Reading List

June: Integrity – Living a set of values which includes honesty, respect for others, and a sense of personal responsibility

K-2

Hard Work,…

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Character Moments for Families

Below are three easy ideas to stimulate family conversation and activity to explore character concepts, aligned with your child’s school PACE character education program.

Links:

  • Explore this month’s character trait through these books available from the Spokane County Library District.
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Character Moments for Families

Below are three easy ideas to stimulate family conversation and activity to explore character concepts, aligned with your child’s school PACE character education program.

Links:

  • Explore this month’s character trait through these books available from the Spokane County Library District.
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Good Character Reading!

Spokane County Library Suggests…
May Reading List

Courage:
Displaying integrity in spite of obstacles and challenges

K-2
Get Me Out of This Book!: Rules and Tools for Being Brave / Kalli Dakos
Gittel’s Journey: an Ellis Island Story / Lesléa Newman
I am Courage: a Book of Resilience / Susan Verde
A Little Bit Brave / Nicola Kinnear
Paolo,…

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Guest Column: Courage

Courage – Displaying integrity despite obstacles and challenges.

By Spokane Valley Fire Department Fire Chief, Frank Soto Jr.

 

The fire service is an industry where firefighters are the first-line problem solvers in the communities they service….

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Good Character Reading!

Spokane County Library Suggests…
April Reading List

Trustworthiness:
Inspiring complete reliability and confidence in his/her truthfulness, integrity, and discretion

K-2
Clark the Shark Gets a Pet / Bruce Hale,…

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Guest Column: Trustworthiness

The words of Indira Gandhi ring often, and loudly, in my ears: “You can’t shake hands with a clenched fist.”

Amidst a time during which so much of what we may have once thought normal or predictable has been disrupted,…

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Character Moments for Families – March

Below are three easy ideas to stimulate family conversation and activity to explore character concepts, aligned with your child’s school PACE character education program.

March – Diligence
Persistence, dedication and hard work

  • TALK – use this prompt to start a conversation with your family about this month’s character trait:
    Read the definition of diligence.
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Guest Column: Diligence

Diligence…the habit of being persistent and making hard-working effort in your work or duties. Actively practicing diligence may be one of the more difficult to master, however, because its application applies in every aspect of our waking hours. It is a character trail that is instilled at an early age and continues through every phase of our lives.  …

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Good Character Reading!

Spokane County Library Suggests…
Diligence Reading List

March – Diligence: Persistence, dedication, and hard work
 
K-2
You can do it, Noisy Nora! / Rosemary Wells (2020)
Catkwondo / Lisl H….

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