PACE Partner of the Month: Owl Pharmacy

The PACE leadership team would like recognize Owl Pharmacy as the Partner of the Month for October. Located in Cheney, Owl Pharmacy partners with the West Plains chapter of PACE and the Cheney School District to help Bring Character to Light. 

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I have, essentially, two expectations for my students – to be responsible and to be respectful. A couple of weeks ago marked the beginning of a new school year and my students had the chance to brainstorm ways that they can demonstrate responsibility and respect as students in their math classroom….

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Gratitude and Respect

New PACE Partner Spokane Valley Fire Department recently helped East Valley’s Continuous Curriculum School students celebrate good character!

Battalion Chief Stan Cooke spoke to students during an all-school Awards Assembly about the PACE character traits of Gratitude and Respect….

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September Good Character Reading!

Spokane County Library Suggests …
Respect Reading List

Picture books:
“All the Colors of the Earth” by Sheila Hamanaka
“Amazing Grace” by Mary Hoffman
“Arthur’s Eyes” by Marc Brown
“Arthur’s Nose” by Marc Brown
“Big Words for Little People” by Jamie Lee Curtis
“Butterfly House” by Eve Bunting
“Chrysanthemum” by Kevin Henkes
“Each Living Thing” by Joanne Ryder
“Freedom Summer” by Deborah Wiles
“Grouchy Ladybug” by Eric Carle
“Happy Lion” by Louise Fatio
“Jackie’s Bat” by Marybeth Lorbiecki
“Once a Mouse: a fable cut in wood” by Marcia Brown
“Smoky Night” by Eve Bunting
“The Berenstain Bears Show Some Respect” by Stan Berenstain
“Veronica” by Roger Duvoisin

“Between Earth &…

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Guest Column: Respect

Respect can mean a lot of things in a lot of different situations. As an athlete, respect comes into play in every aspect of a sport. Playing in a game or match, practicing, communicating with your teammates and coaches,…

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Guest Column: Gratitude

When asked to write a brief article on what gratitude means to me, I accepted with the thought that it would be an easy assignment, which I could complete in no time. I was wrong. On the surface gratitude seemed simple and easily explained,…

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August Good Character Reading!

Spokane County Library Suggests the following for August – Gratitude!

“A Ball for Daisy” by Chris Raschka
“All of Me!” a book of thanks by Molly Bang
“Baby” by Patricia MacLachlan
“Big Red Lollipop” by Khan Rukhsana
“Farmer John’s Tractor” by Sally Sutton,…

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Guest Column: Generosity

Living a life with a generous heart is something we are always encouraging families, children and others to do. The news, social media and print advertising are also encouraging us to give generously. So what does living generously even entail?…

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Guest Column: Integrity

The Internet definition of integrity is: “The quality of being honest and having strong moral principles; moral uprightness.” Another source identifies integrity as: ‘The characteristic of behaving and thinking congruently with one’s personal values and beliefs. Put another way,…

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June Good Character Reading!

Spokane County Library Suggests the following for June – Integrity!

Picture books:
“A Bargain for Frances” by Russell Hoban
“Chrysanthemum” by Kevin Henkes
“Davy, Soccer Star!” By Brigitte Weninger
“Doctor De Soto” by William Steig
“Enemy Pie” by Derek Munson
“Fish is Fish” by Leo Lionni
“Horace and Morris but Mostly Dolores” by James Howe
“Katy and the Big Snow” by Virginia Burton
“Little Croc’s Purse” by Lizzie Finlay
“Little Toot” by Hardie Gramatky
“Me First” by Helen Lester
“My Big Lie” by Bill Cosby
“Paulie Pastrami Achieves World Peace” by James Proimos
“Rock ‘n’ Roll Mole” by Carolyn Crimi
“Sam Tells Stories” by Thierry Robberecht
“The Biggest Bear” by Lynd Ward
“The Boy Who Cried Wolf” by B….

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Guest Column: Courage

The May PACE Character Trait is Courage:  displaying integrity in spite of obstacles and challenges.

Courage.  What a powerful word! What do you think of when you hear the word courage?  Possibly a firefighter rushing into a burning building to save the person trapped inside with no concern for their own safety? …

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