Character Education

 

Character Education: Pillars of Character
character
 trust
 
September & October
  • Be honest
  • Don’t deceive, cheat, or steal
  • Be reliable — do what you say you’ll do
  • Have the courage to do the right thing
  • Build a good reputation
  • Be loyal — stand by your family, friends and country
 
 
 
 respect
November & December
 
  • 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, insults and disagreements
 
 
 
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January
  • Do what you are supposed to do
  • Persevere: keep on trying!
  • Always do your best
  • Use self-control
  • Be self-disciplined
  • Think before you act — consider the consequences
  • Be accountable for your choices
 
 
 
 
Februaryfairness
  • 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

 
 March

 

 

 

  • Be kind

     

  • Be compassionate and show you care
  • Express gratitude

     

  • Forgive others
  • Help people in need
 

 

citizen

 
 
April and May
  • Do your share to make your school and community better
    Cooperate
    Get involved in community affairs
    Stay informed; vote
    Be a good neighbor
    Obey laws and rules
    Respect authority
    Protect the environment

 

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 June: Culmination of all six traits

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
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