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Character word of the month 2017


January - Self-Control - considering consequences before making choices

February - Hospitality - cheerfully sharing food, shelter, and friendship with others

March - Perseverance -pushing through difficulties, even if it means unexpected sacrifice

April - Creativity - approaching a need, a task, or an idea from a new perspective

May - Optimism - finding and emphasizing the positive

June - Truthfulness - earning future trust by accurately reporting past facts

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

August - Courage - confidence to say or do what is true, right and just

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

October - Respect - honoring others because of their worth as human beings

November - Enthusiasm - expressing joy in each task as I give it my best effort

December - Wisdom - seeing and responding to life situations from a perspective that transcends my current circumstances

2018 character of Topeka calendars

Topeka City of Character and participating businesses and organizations have teamed up to promote the Character of Topeka. Check out the Topeka Capital-Journal each month for feature stories and clip out the Word of the Month. You can also download each months flyer here and display it proudly. 

Character of topeka word of the month

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