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• May 3rd, 2018 9:30 am presentations at 10 am

• Brown v. Board National Historic Site - Topeka, KS

• Afternoon sessions begin at 1:00pm

Each year, as part of the Kansas State School of Character Recognition program, the Kansas State Department of Education, and recognize schools in Kansas that are implementing programs and practices to increase character development and social, emotional learning. Schools selected are recognized at our annual Kansas Schools of Character Recognition Ceremony. 

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The Love Affair

February 14th, 2018

6-9 pm

Topeka Performing Arts Center - Black Box Theater

Make your Valentine feel extra special at this exclusive intimate dinner show. Begin with a cocktail or two then, enjoy a fine meal that will be sure to IGNITE your evening, followed by a performance from Top Ten Internationally ranked all women's quartet, PIZZAZZ! 

There will not be a program other than the musical performances, we want you to enjoy your evening with your loved one. All proceeds will propel the mission of Topeka City of Character

Character word of the month 2018


January - Diligence - focusing my effort on the work at hand

February - Respect - treating others with honor and dignity because of their worth as human beings

March - Alertness - being aware of what is taking place around me so I can respond appropriately

April - Honesty - being truthful in what I say and do

May - Positivity - maintaining a good attitude even when faced with difficulty

June - Trustworthiness - gaining the confidence of others by demonstrating reliability

July - Gratefulness - demonstrating appreciation to others for what I have and how they have helped me

August - Responsibility - knowing and doing what is expected of me

September - Patience - taking the time necessary to work through a difficult situation

October - Compassion - helping those in need

November - Forgiveness - releasing feelings of resentment

December - Empathy - showing consideration and understanding to heal the hurt of others