Tag Archives: Integrity

  • Guest Column from West Plains:
    Integrity

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    Each month The Current supports Partners Advancing Character Education (PACE) by publishing a guest column connected to one of PACE Character Traits. For the month of June it is Integrity, which is living a set of values encompassing honesty, respect for others, and a sense of personal responsibility. Integrity has played a large role in […]

  • Guest Column:
    Integrity

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    “However we choose to have it, our integrity shows the world the truth. How will you choose to walk with integrity?” Put one foot in front of the other. Follow the swarm of students trudging to their next class. If you keep your eyes down low, no one will see you. Don’t trip! Maybe you […]

  • Guest Column:
    Integrity

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    “What a strange feeling, to be at odds with yourself over who you are and what kinds of decisions you should make…” Everyone grows up with a memory or two that shapes who they are. Those moments are pivotal points in every person’s life because they provide a basis for the values of that individual […]

  • July Good Character Reading!

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    Spokane County Library Suggests the following for July – Generosity! “A Mango in the Hand” by Antonio Sacre “Generosity” by Cynthia Klingel “Hallelujah Flight” by Phil Bildner “If You Give a Cat a Cupcake” by Laura Numeroff “Ivy Loves to Give” by Freya Blackwood “Joseph and the Sabbath Fish” by Eric Kimmel “Mine!” By Shutta […]

  • Guest Column:
    Integrity

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    As an airman in the Air Force I learned very quickly about integrity.  It is one of the Air Force’s core values.  “Integrity First, Service Before Self, and Excellence in All We Do!”  It isn’t a slogan, it is an expectation.  This obviously stuck with me after 22 years serving as an airman.  Not because […]

  • June Good Character Reading!

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    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 […]

  • Guest Column:
    Integrity

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    INTEGRITY Famous 1970s pop singer Jackson Brown once advised others to “live so that when your children think of caring, fairness and integrity, they think of you.” The definition of “integrity” is the “quality of being honest and having strong moral principles.” The origin of the word integrity is integrate.  People with integrity usually are […]

  • August Good Character Reading!

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    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, “Franklin’s Thanksgiving” by Paulette Bourgeois “Fritz and the Beautiful Horses” by Jan […]

  • Guest Column:
    Integrity

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    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, integrity is doing what you believe to be right, irrespective of the costs, downside, hardships involved.’ […]