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Character Education

Inch and Miles: The Journey to Success

Inch and Miles Book Cover

Staff and students use the book "Inch and Miles: The Journey to Success" by Coach John Wooden to guide their  character education lessons.  Each chapter of the book explores a different character trait.  In turn, these traits are used to build the "Pyramid of Success". 


At the Primary School, the guidance counselor and teachers give age-appropriate lessons to all students using these character traits found in the book.  Each month has a different character trait focus, with students being honored for excellence in each area.


  • Hard WorkThe Pyramid of Success
  • Friendship
  • Loyalty
  • Cooperation
  • Enthusiasm
  • Self-Control
  • Alertness
  • Action
  • Determination
  • Fitness
  • Skill
  • Team Spirit
  • Poise
  • Confidence
  • Personal Best