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Building Character One Trait At A Time

Building Character One Trait At A Time

Each month, CTA focuses on a character trait that students and staff learn about and implement into school, home, and community. Students have daily opportunities to demonstrate that character trait.

At the elementary level, classroom teachers spend time each day discussing and teaching around this trait with their students, and Elementary Principal Mrs. Bialkowski does a weekly lunch greeting to connect with students around the character traits. Staff gives students character cards that fill buckets in the elementary entrance. Students also have the opportunity to recognize classmates they see demonstrating the qualities of the monthly trait.

In the secondary building, teachers and students dialogue around what it looks like to live out these character traits, and teachers hand out nomination slips to students they notice are putting the featured character trait into action. These slips are displayed on hallway bulletin boards and each nomination is entered into a drawing for a gift card.

For the month of October, the focus was on HARDWORKING.

CTA recognized several Chargers that were caught working hard, and those individuals that took the time to nominate them.


Oaklee Egbert & Callie Dunlap – Kindergarten

Nominated by Mrs. Ceglowski

Hayden Fisk – 1st grade

Nominated by Mrs. Perry

Ethan Gambill – 5th grade

Nominated by student Abigail Gambill

Liam Rich – 5th grade

Nominated by student 

Linley Campbell

Mya Brinks – 4th grade

Nominated by Ms. Norman


Tripp Freyling – 6th grade

Caleb Elliot – 7th grade

Cameron Haan – 8th grade

Nominated by Middle School Teachers


Nadelynn Brinley – 9th grade

John Elliot – 10th grade

Skye Hephner – 11th grade

Ben Goodhue – 12th grade

These students received a total of 8 nominations from high school teachers.

CTA Chargers are currently focused on being APPRECIATIVE, November’s character trait.

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