Character Counts

  • We Believe in Building People of Character!

    These six core ethical values form the foundation of our efforts to teach children how to be people of character in their entire life.  Students are taught these values daily.  Monthly assemblies feature children or lessons that emphasize character.

    TRUSTWORTHINESS
    Be honest * Don't deceive, cheat or steal * Be reliable - do what you say or you'll do * Have the couarage to do the right thing * Build a good reputation * Be loyal - stand by your family, friends and country

    RESPECT
    Treat others with respect; follow the Golden Rule * Be tolerant of differences * Use good manners, not bad language * Be considerate of the feelings of others * Don't threaten, hit or hurt anyone * Deal peacefully with anger

    RESPONSIBILITY
    Do what you are supposed to do * Persevere:keep on trying! * Always do your best * Use self-control * Be self-disciplined * Think before your act - consider the consequences * Be accountable for your choices

    FAIRNESS
    Play by the rules * Take turns and share * Be open-minded; listen to others * Don't take advantage of others * Don't blame others carelessly

    CARING
    Be kind * Be compassionate and show you care * Express gratitude * Forgive others * Help people in need

    CITIZENSHIP
    Do your share to make your school and community better * Cooperate * Stay informed; vote * Be a good neighboor * Obey laws and rules * Respect authority * Protect the environment