Character Counts
  • Trustworthiness

    • 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


    • 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


    • 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
  • 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


    • Be kind
    • Be compassionate and show you care
    • Express gratitude  
    • Forgive others
    • Help people in need


    • 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