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The Six Pillars of Character 

                                                                                                                           

The six pillars of character model provides the foundation of our character education program. Students participate in a school-wide focus of one pillar each month through visual aids, classroom lessons and campus activities. In addition, our morning announcements include quotes that remind our students about the importance of Good Character. Each of the color-coordinated pillars are used within our character education program to help instill a positive school climate and a culture of kindness, making schools a safe environment for students to learn. We encourage our families to extend the program to discussions and activities at home as well because the more students hear about good character, the more important it will be!

 

September - TRUSTWORTHINESS

         Be honest: “true blue”

         Keep your promises

         Be reliable

 

October - RESPECT

         Treat others how you want to be treated

         Be tolerant and accepting of differences

         Use good manners

 

November/December - RESPONSIBILITY

        Take ownership of your actions

        Plan ahead: think before you act or speak

        Don’t give up, keep trying

 

January/February - FAIRNESS

         Listen and share

         Play by the rules

         Be open-minded   

 

March/April - CARING

         Show kindness and compassion

         Express gratitude

         Help others and forgive them

 

May/June - CITIZENSHIP

         Cooperate with others

         Get involved in community activities

         Obey laws and rules