Blevins Elementary Becomes School of Character
Blevins Bobcats will celebrate this, along with Friendship Day, on Tuesday.
Blevins Elementary School in Eureka is one of only 12 schools in Missouri to receive a 2012 Missouri Schools of Character award by the Character Education Partnership. The award recognizes the level of excellence designated schools have achieved in the 11 principles of Effective Character Education.
To celebrate, Blevins will host an assembly Tuesday afternoon, which will include a presentation on the pillars of character by St. Louis magician, Abra-Kid-Abra.
Rockwood Character Education honors the following traits:
“Rockwood has outstanding schools, students and staff, and it’s rewarding for our schools to be recognized for their hard work in the area of character education and school climate,” said Jane Brown, director of differentiated services in a district news statement.
The addition of these schools increases the total number of Rockwood School District schools that have earned state level recognition for character education to 11: Babler Elementary, Blevins Elementary, Bowles Elementary, Chesterfield Elementary, Ellisville Elementary, Kehrs Mill Elementary, Geggie Elementary, Kellison Elementary, Uthoff Valley Elementary, Westridge Elementary and Woerther Elementary.