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Model Schools of Character

Congratulations to McKelvey Elementary - a 2014 National School of Character!

The Character Education Partnership (CEP) recognizes McKelvey as a school that has demonstrated its use of character development to drive a positive impact on academics, student behavior, and McKelvey climate.

Eight Parkway schools and the district are also being nationally recognized for unqiue and effective character education practices!

See who won!

Their expertise and effective programs make them model character schools for others around the world.

Barretts won for its Girl Power Ally Group

Carman Trails won for High Five Friday

Craig won for its ESOL Thanksgiving Feast

McKelvey won for Taste of McKelvey Culture Awareness Night and Assessing the Character of Characters in Favorite Books

Oak Brook won for Student Led School-wide Assemblies

Ross won for its Veterans Day celebration

Southwest Middle won for its Community Garden and “In Pursuit of Ethics”

Sorrento Springs won for Students Learn about Careers from Experts - Our Parents!

Parkway School District also won two awards for its Character Education Action Team and Project Parkway.

Learn more about schools of character programs here.