School of Character

  • Character Counts!

    We have adopted the "Six Pillars of Character" as outlined by the Character Counts! Institute: 

    Caring:  be compassionate and empathetic; be kind, loving and considerate, be thankful and express gratitude for what people do for you; be charitable and altruistic

    Citizenship:  be a good citizen and neighbor; volunteer; protect the environment; participate in making things better; play by the rules; obey parents, teachers, coaches and others who have been given authority

    Fairness:  be fair and just, treat people equally, be open-minded

    Respect:  treat others the way you want to be treated; respect the dignity, privacy and freedom of all individuals; be tolerant; resolve disagreements; use good manners

    Responsibility:  know and do your duty; accept responsibility for the consequences of your choices, think long-term, persevere, be prepared, set realistic goals, keep a positive outlook

    Trustworthiness:  stand up for your beliefs, follow your conscience, be honorable and upright, live by your principles no matter what others say, have courage to do what is right and to try new things even when it is hard, tell the truth, keep your promises

     

    Pillars