In December, students focused on generosity. Medal winners, pictured in the front row, from left, are: Ryan Mitchell, Cristian Villa, Kyle Bowman, Gracie Patton, Raeley Henderson and Audrey Robinson. Second row: Addy Abramovitz, Alli Hayes, Zarin Barkhoff and Melissa Lee. Back row: Jeff Swadley, elementary principal; Anna Pippin, Katrina Lee, Jaci Moore and Gary Jurgensen, elementary counselor. [submitted photo] [Order this photo]
At the end of the month each grade level nominates three students who best exemplify the trait presented. These students receive character medals from Swadley.
Area businesses display posters reinforcing each month's message.