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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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Got character? Show us

In conjunction with CHARACTER COUNTS! Week — October 18-24 — the 2015 annual CHARACTER COUNTS! in Glenview poster/video contest is underway. Glenview students are challenged to visually depict one of the Six Pillars of Character (trustworthiness, respect, responsibility, fairness, caring

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Summer fun in ’15

Character Counts! in Glenview participated in Glenview’s Summer Festival on June 27 and in the July 4 parade:

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Visit us at the Glenview Summer Festival

We’ll be selling T-shirts featuring the Six Pillars of Character (trustworthiness, respect, responsibility, fairness, caring and citizenship) at our booth at the Glenview Summer Festival, which runs from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday, June 27, on Harlem/Lehigh Avenue from Glenview

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Learn the secrets to a happy life

George Vaillant, director of the groundbreaking Harvard Grant Study of Adult Development, will appear at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 5, 2015, at Glenbrook High School, 4000 W. Lake Avenue. His topic is “Happiness is Only the Cart: Love is the Horse.”

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