• Six Pillars of Character



    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


    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 disagreements

    Responsibility
    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

    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 *Get involved in community affairs * Stay informed; vote * Be a good neighbor * Obey laws and rules * Respect authority * Protect the enviornment

  • Color Scheme
    Each of the Six Pillars is associated with a certain color.


    *Trustworthiness: Blue - like "True Blue"
    *Respect: Yellow or Gold - like the golden rule
    *Responsibility: Green - as in being responsible for a garden or finances; or as in being solid and reliable like an oak
    *Fairness: Orange - like dividing an orange into equal sections to share fairly with friends
    *Caring: Red - like a heart
    *Citizenship: Purple - as in the regal purple representing the state