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This is a time parents want their kids "to be caught'

• New character education program underway at South Barber

 

October 4, 2017

Yvonne Miller

PK-6 Grade Counselor Adam Maloney stands by the bulletin board promoting friendship for the month of September. This is part of the new Character Program at South Barber to teach students some core essential values in life. The theme changes monthly.

Don't yell at your child if the first word of their mouth when coming home after school is "I got caught." In fact, children are hoping their teachers catch them doing something good. Your child will be praised and receive a certificate for showing an act of kindness to someone at school.

This is part of the new character program implemented this year at South Barber Schools in Kiowa, Kansas. Guidance counselor and academic coach Adam Maloney at the pre-K-6 building said the character program teaches students core essentials.

"It's all about selflessness and consideration for others," Malo...



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