October Kids of Character

October Kids of Character

Nine Xenia students were honored at the October Board of Education meeting.

The following Kids of Character received recognition and certificates:

  • CARLEIGH MCFARLAND - Carleigh is a fourth grader at Arrowood Elementary School. She is in Ms. Conner and Mrs. Baker's classes. Her homeroom teacher, Ms. Conner, said this about her: Carleigh is an Arroowood All Star because she is always respectful of her classmates and teachers. She works hard to do her best each day. She is kind and helpful to others. Carleigh makes Arrowood awesome! 

  • ISAAC BROWN - Isaac attends Cox Elementary School. Isaac is a new student to Cox Elementary this year. He had some hurdles to climb as far as missing his old school and his friends. Isaac quickly found out that his teachers were nice and the students at Cox are pretty great. His teacher enjoys having him in class because is a hard worker and a great class leader. Isaac always takes pride in himself and he always has his homework completed. Isaac shows the shining star character trait of being a problem solver, since he is new to the building and has found a way to make this new experience a positive one. Isaac strives to always show "Shining Star Behavior" each day.

  • CHEYANNE MULLINS - Cheyanne is a fifth grade student at McKinley Elementary. She comes to school each and every day with a positive attitude and a caring heart. She is kind to her peers, kind to her brother, and kind to the other children who live in her home. Each day she walks her younger siblings in to school and makes sure they get where they need to go. She is the peacemaker among her peers and does not involve herself in any negative peer issues. She leads by example when it comes to dealing with difficult situations and conflicts, and she is a hard working student on top of everything else. She follows McKinley's school mission of being respectful, being responsible, and being a problem solver each and every day.

  • KARTER HAWKINS - Karter is a student at Shawnee Elementary School. The word "responsibility" comes to mind when his teacher, Mrs. Purdin, things of him. He comes to school everyday ready to learn. He unpacks quickly and heads right to his desk to start his work. Karter is often seen helping others, scooting chairs in for those that forgot, picking up trash, and making sure the classroom is tidy and safe for all students. He always completes his homework and reads each evening. Karter was heard telling another student that he wanted to stay at school all night so he could learn a lot more. Karter is definitely a leader showing responsibility.

  • COLTON GARCIA - Colton is a student at Tecumseh Elementary School. Colton is the school's superhero this month because he demonstrates positive character traits in a number of ways. First, he enjoys working hard at school and smiles and laughs when he finishes his work activities. Next, if a task is hard he will try again and again without getting frustrated - the sure sign of a problem solver! He is also gentle with his friends and is never mean to them. He makes his teachers smile. 

  • AUBREY MOORE - Aubrey is a seventh grade student at Warner Middle School. She bubbles over with school spirit. She takes pride in her school and her enthusiasm is contagious. She was such an amazing example of school spirit to her student peers during each day of spirit week this fall. She also helped to plan the pep rally and volunteered to bring in pep rally game supplies. Aubrey is a member of Student Leadership, Yearbook, and Impact. She truly has the makings of a great leader. She is kind, compassionate, and always willing to help and encourage others to reach their goals. She is incredibly motivated and has great ideas on how to make WMS a welcoming place for students. Academically, Aubrey has the most challenging course load offered for seventh grade and consistently demonstrates strong testing ability on the Ohio State Tests each spring. She, with great work ethic and conviction, blends school work with school pride every day at Warner. We are eager to see what the future holds for her.

  • JULIE KING - Julie is a student at Xenia High School. She was nominated by Mr. Moore and Mrs. Williamson. Mr. Moore said, "Julie is an amazing student who has had a positive impact on the Peer Facilitation class. She is constantly engaged, and asking questions that lead to great discussions in the class. She has also shown great courage by being willing to share her experiences with the entire class, which has made other students feel comfortable. She would also be the perfect candidate for the "Smile Award." Mrs. Williamson said, "Julie is an aide in the main office. She is consistently pleasant, respectful, helpful, and eager to help in any way. She is a lovely young lady with a bright future ahead of her."

  • TOLI REILY - Tali is a student at Xenia Preschool. She is very kind, caring, and an excellent role model for her peers. She follows directions well and knows the routine of the classroom. At recess, Tali is very friendly and plays well with all students. If someone falls down, she will be there to help them up and make sure that they are okay. In the classroom, Tali is always ready and willing to help the teachers and her classmates. Throughout the day, whether it be cleaning up or helping a friend, she is happy to assist. Tali always shows that she is kind and caring, and is a responsible student. She is a joy to have at the Preschool. 


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