Character Education

Word of the Month:
Integrity/Play by the Rules

Book List

Know and Follow Rules by Cheri Meiners

Duncan Rumplemeyer’s Bad Birthday by Alexander Stadler

Share and Take Turns by Cheri Meiners

Make Someone Smile by Judi Lalli

We Can Get Along: A Child’s Book of Choices by Lauren Murphy Payne

Hands are Not for Hitting by Martine Agassi

Feet are Not for Kicking by Martine Agassi

Teeth are Not for Biting by Martine Agassi

Words are Not for Hurting by Martine Agassi

Tails are Not for Pulling by Martine Agassi

Germs are Not for Sharing by Martine Agassi

An article teaching children how to play by the rules:


We collected over 3000 items for Brenden's Backpacks!  We won the Grand Can Challenge through Jeffco Express!

Dream Day: January 12th. Wear pajamas and bring $1 to donate to The Dream Factory in St. Louis.

Here are some tips to make bedtime easier so those dreams can come true:
Bedtime Tips.pdf


Promising Practices Awards

2006: Snack Swap

2007: Life Skills Program

2008: Activities to Build Life Skills Family Fun Hour

2009: P.A.C.K. Service Learning Project

2012: Cereal Drive

2013: Flood of Pennies

2014: Heroes Week

2015: Homeless Youth Initiative

2016: Souper Bowl 2016 recognizes Don Earl Early Childhood as a school that has demonstrated its use of character development to drive positive impacts in academics, student behavior, and our school’s climate.  We are proud to be named a 2016 Missouri School of Character!


Our staff presented at the 22nd Annual CharacterPlus National Conference this summer and was presented an award for being named a Missouri State School of Character.


Receiving our National School of Character Banner in Washington D.C.