Group photo of January's Golden Eagles of the Month

Students from Charles Campagne Elementary School are being celebrated for their outstanding character with the help of the school’s new character education initiative, Golden Eagle of the Month. Staff members kicked off the initiative in January with a high energy assembly to introduce students to the program and to present that month’s character trait, “Responsibility.”

Throughout the month, teachers put a strong emphasis on the word responsibility by including it in daily lessons, routines and read-alouds. At the end of January, each classroom teacher selected one student that exemplified the trait.   

The school community joined together for another assembly on Feb. 2 to present the first Golden Eagles of the Month. These 19 students received a certificate and a high-five from the Bethpage Eagle. After the January Golden Eagles were announced, student government members introduced “Courage” as the new trait for February. The members shared how they had courage in a short video. They then performed a skit written by fifth grade student government member Diana Grindstaff about having courage.

The school will continue celebrating students for exemplifying the character trait of the month with assemblies each month. The Golden Eagles will be announced at each assembly and the next character trait will be introduced. All of the school’s Golden Eagles of the Month will be displayed outside the main office for the remainder of the school year.