Volunteering has always been a passion of mine. In the summer during some of my middle/high school years, I volunteered as a camp counselor at camp Na-Bor-Lee and was a leader at Vacation Bible School. During the school year, I would go to the local nursing home and visit and play bingo with a woman who I had met in the time that my great grandfather was there….Read more ›
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,…Read more ›
Imagine what it feels like to lose. Multiply that several times over. How tempting is it to throw up your hands in defeat and get really mad about it?
When I was in junior high, I went to a small school that wouldn’t be able to field a girls’ basketball team unless every girl in both the seventh and eighth grades turned out for the team….Read more ›
Trustworthy is the PACE character trait for April. As a former school counselor and now teacher I’ve learned a lot about trustworthiness, working with students and families. To be Trustworthy means to be someone that others can trust and count on to be reliable. …Read more ›
The holiday season and caring go hand in hand. I feel it is a safe assumption that for many of us the act of caring comes rather naturally, and we rarely look at the act itself as something extraordinary. But in a world that can be harsh and ugly at times,…Read more ›
From our West Plains Chapter:
You may be a bit surprised as you walk down the hall at Davenport Middle
School today. What you will not see are many students in the classrooms, hallways, or
The definition of fairness can be paraphrased as: the state, condition or quality of being fair, marked by impartiality and honesty, free from self-interest, prejudice or favoritism. In short, fairness is doing the right thing, at the right time for the right reason….Read more ›
Citizenship is defined as the state of being vested with rights, privileges and duties as a member of society. Being part of a society or community affects an individual as much as the individual affects the community. The rights and privileges that come with being a part of the community come with duties and responsibilities to the community….Read more ›
I like smiles, and I even like smiling. But the truth is, I often don’t feel like smiling. Stress often squashes the smile.
I can’t count the number of times I’ve heard a superstar athlete say,…Read more ›
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. …Read more ›
…The PACE leadership team would like recognize Communities in Schools as the Partner of the Month for April.
Communities In Schools of Spokane County (CISSC) is part of the the nation’s leading dropout prevention organization, working in public schools to surround students with a community of support,Read more ›
…The PACE leadership team would like recognize STCU as the Partner of the Month for February.
STCU is a long-time partner and supporter of PACE. From financial gifts to gifts of time, STCU can be counted on to support our community.Read more ›