Character Ed Newspaper Activities

These character education activities are from the NIE Institute’s 100 Ways to Use the Newspaper. Character Education 1. Make a Hall of Fame, Hall of Shame poster of bulletin board. Clip articles and cartoons of people who are exhibiting good character traits. Place these under the Hall of Fame heading. Place examples of people not…
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Energizing You Mind

Having a positive attitude is important. It’s important not only when it comes to how you view yourself but also when it comes to viewing life in general. Admittedly, thinking in a positive way is not always easy — especially as you deal with life’s ups and downs. Once you start to recognize the positive things…
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Grand Forks High School Students Teach Respect & Caring At Elementary Schools

Be sure to check out this story by Jennifer Johnson, Herald staff writer, in the Thursday, March 21 Grand Forks Herald. With skits, Grand Forks high schoolers teach respect, caring at elementary schools Here is an activity page on Respect to use with younger students.  Download by clicking here.

“Spread The Word To End The Word”

March 6 is the Annual Awareness day for “Spread the Word to End the Word.”  Grand Forks Red River High School graduate Erin Baumann, 31, stood before hundreds of Valley Middle School students Tuesday and told them what happens when the word “retard” is used.  Read the full story by Jennifer Johnson, Herald staff writer,…
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Rachel’s Challenge – Counter Bullying With Acts Of Kindness

The community is invited to Rachel’s Challenge.  What is Rachel’s Challenge?  It is a powerful assembly and training program for schools.  Rachel Scott was the first victim of the Columbine shootings in 1999.  Rachel’s Challenge exists to equip and inspire individuals to replace acts of violence, bullying and negativity with acts of respect, kindness and…
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