A Person of Character...is Trustworthy, treats people with Respect, is Responsible, is Fair, is Caring, and is a Good CitizenThe Six Pillars of CharacterTrustworthiness- 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 and friends.
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, insults, and disagreementsResponsibility- Do what you are supposed to do. Persevere and 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.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. Be a good neighbor. Obey laws and rules. Respect authority. Protect the environment.Doing the Right ThingMaking Ethical Choices Based on the Six Pillars of Character1. Have I thought about the way my choices are likely to help or hurt other?2. Am I living up to the ethical principles of the "Six Pillars of Character", even if I have to give up other things I want?3. If I cannot find a way to live up to one of the Six Pillar principles without violating another, am I making the choice I think will be best in the long run?
The Character Club is integrated into the regular school day throughout the year by working on themed projects and the six pillar of character nominees that are selected throughout the school year. Our focus and goal is to enhance a positive and nurturing school environment that creates a culture of respect, kindness and tolerance.Advisor - Mrs. Nancy Sanders