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Is It In You To Make a Difference?

"Is it in you to make a difference?" That question is the focus of STRIVE, Cherokee Charter Academy's character education curriculum. STRIVE stands for Students Taking Responsibility for Important Values of Excellence. The STRIVE role model for November was Gerda Weissmann Klein. Ms. Klein is a Holocaust survivor and human rights activist who was awarded the U.S. Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2011. Her mission is to encourage tolerance and promote student participation in community service. The STRIVE character traits for November were Moral Courage & Perseverance. These students are CCA's STRIVE honorees for November:
Kindergarten: Blake Spivey, Andrew Kim, Sebastien Alfonso, Nayana Pillai, Rachael Hizown, Jaylen Samuel 1st Grade: Max Fuhrman, Kayleigh Coda, Michael Cooper III, Sydney Avery, Anika Kumar, Brooke Bergman 2nd Grade: Will Hughes, Kate Rowell, Ty Galloway, Macie Bruderer, August Williams 3rd Grade: Brigham Rogers, Laurie Cole, Sarah Manhart, Cynthia Bell, Lauren Howe 4th Grade: Laila Bell, Noah Arnold, Danny Sanders, Emily Flair, Madison Beavers 5th Grade: Englan Williams, Emilie Freeman, JaHahan Sullivan, Carley Horton, Zach Fletcher 6th Grade: Gisele Libert, Jake Wyatt 7th Grade: Alexis Rocafort, Alec Miller 8th Grade: Peyton Hodges 9th Grade: Ben Adams

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