Highlights From CHARACTER COUNTS! Week 2012

Schools, organizations, entire communities across the U.S. and countries around the world found wonderful ways to celebrate CHARACTER COUNTS! Week 2012 (October 21-27). Here in California, our CHARACTER COUNTS! staff visited schools across the state every day last week and came back with some great stories that we’d like to share with you:

How Did You Celebrate CC! Week 2012?

Schools, organizations, and communities across the U.S. and around the world come up with plenty of creative ways to celebrate CHARACTER COUNTS! Week 2012 (Oct. 21-27). We want to hear more of your stories. Please post a comment below to let us know what you did for the big Week and how it went. Here’s a sampling from reports across the country: CALIFORNIA: Newspapers […]

Character Is Our Super Power!

Are you ready for a CHARACTER COUNTS! Week celebration fit for a super hero? I know we are! Have you picked a theme yet? Ours is: Character Is Our Super Power, and it has us all revved up! What will weaving character into Red Ribbon Week and making it all about healthy choices look like at Westwood-Bales? I’m glad you asked!

Senate Unanimously Passes CC! Week Resolution

On September 19, the United States Senate unanimously passed a resolution declaring Oct. 21-27, 2012 to be “National Character Counts Week.” Senate Resolution #569 was drafted and submitted by Iowa Senator Charles Grassley and focuses on the importance and need for character education now more than ever. It also encourages schools, families, organizations and civics groups to celebrate National Character Counts Week with […]