It is important that students develop socially and emotionally as well as academically. Being a linguistic and culturally diverse community, students have many opportunities to develop compassion and empathy, and practice respect and responsibility. Students engage in class lessons, small groups, and individual conferences to exercise their character muscles. Other character values important at our school are: fairness, trustworthiness, citizenship, and caring. Below are links you will find helpful as you talk with your children about building character.