Character Education

          October 
Word of the Month:
Respect/Be Nice to Others 

Book List

Respect & Take Care of Things by Cheri J. Meiners, M.Ed.

Be Polite & Kind by Cheri J. Meiners, M.Ed.

It’s Okay to be Different by Todd Parr

Whoever You Are by Mem Fox

Ryan Respects by Virginia Kroll

The Berenstain Bears Show Respect by Stan & Jan Berenstain

Incredible You by Wayne Dyer

I’m Like You, You’re Like Me by Cindy Gainer

Accept and Value Each Person by Cheri Meiners

 

Article on teaching children about respect: http://www.empoweringparents.com/do-your-kids-respect-you-9-ways-to-change-their-attitude.php#axzz3n38woFYe

 

 

 

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2019-2020

Deodorant Drive
Deodorant Drive.pub.pdf

2018-2019

Kade's Playground
We collected $875 to donate to Kade's Playground which they used to put in a handicap accessible picnic table by the splash pad.  
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Our staff also helped during their beautification day on March 31, 2019

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Sock it to Cancer
Service Learning Project
Sock it to Cancer.pdf

We donated 522 pairs of socks to St. Louis Children's Hospital.

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2017-2018

For the second year in a row, our school won the Grand Can Challenge hosted by Jeffco Express

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We donated 55 blankets to Shriner's Hospital

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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

2017: Dream Day

2018: Fill-A-Bucket for Kade's Playground

2019: Sock it to Cancer

Character.org 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!

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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.

      

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