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20th annual essay contest

For the 20th year, CHARACTER COUNTS! in Glenview is sponsoring a writing contest for students in grades 5, 6, 7 and 8. This year, students are asked to write an essay on ONE of two topics. The choices are: Develop

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‘Screenagers’ is the Spring 2017 Family Event

Join us for the local presentation of “Screenagers,” a movie about growing up in the digital age. This complimentary movie presentation, followed by a panel discussion, takes place at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 14, at Glenbrook South High School, 4000 West

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2016 Poster/Video contest winners

The Glenview Village Board of Trustees on October 18 recognized winners of the 21st annual CHARACTER COUNTS! in Glenview Poster/Video contest. Kindergarten throught fifth-grade students were asked to create a poster depicting one or more of the six Pillars of Character. Sixth- through

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Marking 20 years of character

In October 1996, being a person of character in Glenview became a community priority. That’s when the Glenview Values Projects joined the CHARACTER COUNTS! Coalition, and committed to spreading the message of character education. Watch this video (above) to learn more

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Kids Care Food Drive

The students of Glenview District 34, Our Lady of Perpetual Help School and Northbrook-Glenview District 30 are coming together in conjunction with Character Counts! week from October 17-22 to collect food items to be donated to the Northfield Township Food

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Show us your character

In conjunction with CHARACTER COUNTS! Week — October 16-22 — the 2016 annual CHARACTER COUNTS! in Glenview poster/video contest is underway. Glenview students are challenged to visually depict one or more of the Six Pillars of Character (trustworthiness, respect, responsibility,

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Mark Walther retires as co-chair after 15 years

Mark Walther, an avid and active supporter of Character Counts! in Glenview, retired after co-chairing the group for 15 years. His last meeting was June 9. Succeeding Walther is Nate Carter, principal of Northbrook-Glenview District 30’s Maple School, who will join

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2016 essay contest winners

The Glenview Village Board of Trustees on April 19 recognized winners of the 18th annual CHARACTER COUNTS! in Glenview Essay Contest. Students were asked to write an essay on one of two topics: Describe what it means to respect yourself.

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Author Adam Grant to speak here

Adam Grant, an organizational psychology professor at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, will talk about his latest book on the value of nonconformity and why generosity in the work place is more effective than selfishness at an

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Kids Care Food Drive

The students of Glenview District 34, Our Lady of Perpetual Help School and Northbrook-Glenview District 30 are coming together in conjunction with Character Counts! week — October 19-23 — to collect food items to be donated to the Northfield Township

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