Guest Column: February

Honesty by Jackson Redder, Cheney High School Senior

Honesty. We all probably know what it means and have heard the clique “Honesty is the best policy”. This is something that has been instilled in us since a young age….

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Character Moments for Families – Honesty

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.

February – Honesty
Sincerity and reverence or love for the truth

  • TALK – use this prompt to start a conversation with your family about this month’s character trait:
    Why is it good to be honest?
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February: Good Character Reading!

Spokane County Library Suggests…
Honesty Reading List

K-2

The Lying King by Alex Beard
Adrian Simcox Does NOT Have A Horse by Marcy Campbell
Escape Goat by Ann Patchett; illustrated by Robin Preiss Glasser
The Berenstain Bears’…

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Guest Column: Fairness

Fairness by Jingle Gorton

What is fairness?

I asked the resident expert at home, my 8-year-old third-grader, what she thinks fairness is. In answer, she said that fair means equal. To illustrate her point, she gave an example of having two cookies compared to her younger brother,…

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Character Moments for Families – Fairness

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.

January – Fairness
Treating people and ideas with justice and impartiality

  • TALK – use this prompt to start a conversation with your family about this month’s character trait:
    What is “fairness?” How do you know when something is unfair?
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December: Good Character Reading!

Spokane County Library Suggests …
Caring Reading List

K-2

A Map Into the World / Kao Kalia Yang
Our Class is a Family / Shannon Olsen
Share Some Kindness, Bring Some Light / Apryl Stott
Sticks and Stones / Patricia Polacco
The Buddy Bench / Patty Brozo
Tiny T….

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Character Moments for Families – December

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.

December – Caring
Positively contributing to society and community as well as dutifully respecting authority and the law

  • TALK – use this prompt to start a conversation with your family about this month’s character trait:
    How do you show care for those around you?
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Guest Column: Caring

Caring by by Kaidy Lidstone-Koffel, East Valley Middle School Student

Caring is when you support others. You show people caring when you help them with their work. If someone drops something like papers in a hallway you should always see if they need help and if so,…

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December: Good Character Reading!

Spokane County Library Suggests …
Caring Reading List

K-2

A Map Into the World / Kao Kalia Yang
Our Class is a Family / Shannon Olsen
Share Some Kindness, Bring Some Light / Apryl Stott
Sticks and Stones / Patricia Polacco
The Buddy Bench / Patty Brozo
Tiny T….

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Guest Column: Citizenship

The Braveries of Citizenship by Aisha Abdurhuman

Practicing citizenship is vital to being a good citizen, but it takes a lot of bravery. It harbors many responsibilities, and in order to meet those, citizens must see beyond themselves as individuals and meet the needs of society,…

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Posters, Banners and Graphics – Oh My!

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.

We are in to process of designing new monthly posters,…

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