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Five Maize schools earn national character education designation

Capturing Kids' Hearts National Showcase School logo Congratulations to Maize Central Elementary SchoolMaize Middle School, and Maize South Middle School for each being named a Capturing Kids' Hearts National Showcase School!
 
Vermillion Elementary School and Pray-Woodman Elementary School received the designation again this year after winning it in the past.
 
The award comes from the Flippen Group, which developed the program, which emphasizes teachers' and staff members' connection and relationships with students, as well as social-emotional learning that welcomes openness and acceptance. The award recognizes schools across the country that have demonstrated through the program improvement in attendance, discipline, climate/culture, or academics.