"Intelligence plus character– that is the true goal of education.” -MLK
CHARACTER COUNTS! contains six pillars/traits designed for the purpose of positively impacting the behavior and academic success of each student by creating a caring learning environment that develops successful students and good citizens.
Age-appropriate guidance lessons to cover these traits are taught by the counselor.
Six Pillars of Character
*Follow the Golden Rule!
*Be tolerant of differences.
*No put downs.
*Don’t threaten, hurt /hit anyone.
*Deal peaceful w/anger/insults.
*Don’t deceive, cheat, or steal.
*Build a good reputation.
*Have the courage to do the right thing.
*Do your share to make your school better.
*Be a good neighbor.
*Obey the laws and rules.
*Protect the environment.
*Do what you are supposed to do.
*Think before you act.
*Be accountable for your choices.
*Show you care.
*Help others in need.
*Put others first.
*Play by the rules.
*Listen to others.
*Don’t take advantage of others.
*Don’t blame others carelessly.