Messages For Minot From Grand Forks Area Kids

Here are some messages of hope and encouragement from Laura Knox’s Awesome Authors group in Grand Forks. Some of the students’ siblings also submitted pictures. They wanted to show support for the people of Minot. These students (who will be entering grades 1-3 in the next school year) participated in a summer creative writing class…
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Count On Character – Kindness

Kind might sound like plain old nice, but it doesn’t end there. Kindness includes friendly, helpful, and even sacrificing. Acts of kindness have one thing in common: You do them to help someone without expecting anything in return. How much do you count on kindness as an important character trait? ACTIVITIES 1. On a sheet…
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Be Kind To Animals And People, Too!

Here is a special NIE tab you can download and print. It is called “Be Kind to Animals and People, Too.” It takes a look at humane education and kindness. It was produced by the NIE Institute in partnership with American Humane and Petsmart Charities.  Download the 16-page guide by clicking here Note: if you…
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Caring And Kindness

This information is from the KRP NIE tab, "Count on Character." Caring might sound like plain old nice, but it doesn’t end there. Caring includes friendly, helpful and even sacrificing. Acts of caring have one thing in common: You do them to help someone without expecting anything in return. How much do you count on caring…
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Their Character Counts

  There are two great examples in Thursday’s Grand Forks Herald of teens showing good character.  The first is titled "Teens honored for returning $1,500 in found cash" by Archie Ingersoll Herald Staff Writer .  Thirteen-year-old Good Samaritans Leanne Ness and Teaerica Rangel were recognized by Grand Forks police for turning in stolen money and other property they…
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