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Epps Island Elementary Recognized as 2023 State School of Character

Epps Island Elementary Recognized as 2023 State School of Character

KLEIN, Texas – Epps Island Elementary has recently become one of only six elementary schools in Texas to be named a 2023 State School of Character by

Schools are recognized for their execution of initiatives and processes that instill the importance of excellent character education in their students. Epps Island uses its core values as its guiding principles. The school’s core values (TIGERS: Teamwork, Innovative, Golden Rule, Engage, Resilient, Self-reflective) are embedded in their daily lessons. Being named a State School of Character is a prestigious honor that Epps Island Elementary is incredibly proud to receive. 

“To be recognized as a Texas School of Character is a huge accomplishment! Our Epps Island team considers it a privilege to work alongside the best individuals that focus on the whole development of our children,” Epps Island Principal Trena Grice said. “Our goal is to empower every student to be resilient learners, compassionate individuals, and strong self-advocates who contribute positively to their families and community. This accomplishment is a testament to the collaborative spirit of Epps Island Elementary.”

Congratulations, Epps Island Tigers! You have made your Klein Family so proud with your dedication to solid character building. 


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