Guest Column: Caring

Whitworth University has been a PACE partner since its inception. Every September, classes at this university are cancelled for the better part of a day in order for students to take part in service projects throughout the community….

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Guest Column: Caring

Whitworth University has been a PACE partner since its inception. Every September, classes at this university are cancelled for the better part of a day in order for students to take part in service projects throughout the community….

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Guest Column: Citizenship

The PACE character trait for November is citizenship. Citizenship is often thought of in two ways. The first way people may think of citizenship is one’s legal status of being a citizen of a country. In looking at citizenship in this way,…

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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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Responsibility

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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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: 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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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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Guest Column: Trustworthiness

“Developing trust takes time and consistency.”

You can trust me, I’m a teacher. One would hope that this statement is true. Historically teachers enjoyed a reputation for being highly respected adults in the community. The trustworthiness of a teacher was assumed in much the same way people believed that they could place their trust in local police officers and city firemen….

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