Character Counts All The Time!

CHARACTER COUNTS!
I pledge to be a person of Good Character.
I will be worthy of TRUST.
I will be RESPECTFUL and RESPONSIBLE.
Doing what I must.
I will always act with FAIRNESS.
I will show that I CARE.
I will be a good CITIZEN and always do my share.
 

  
Sept.-Respect

Oct.-Responsibility

Nov.-Tolerance

Dec.- Citizenship

Jan.-Perseverance

Feb.- Caring

Mar.-Trustworthiness

Apr.-Courage

May-Fairness

 

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 and accepting 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.  Plan ahead.  Persevere: keep on trying! Always do your best.  Use self-control.  Be self-disciplined.  Think before you act and consider the consequences.  Be accountable for your words, actions, and attitudes.  Set a good example for others.

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.   Treat all people fairly.

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 environment.  Volunteer.

 

Six Pillar Mnemonics

Help young people remember the Pillars by using these creative devices.


COLOR SCHEME

Trustworthiness : blue
Think "true blue"

Respect : yellow/gold
Think The Golden Rule

Responsibility : green
Think being responsible for a garden or finances; or as in being solid and reliable like an oak

Fairness : orange
Think of dividing an orange into equal sections to share fairly with friends

Caring : red
Think of a heart


Citizenship : purple
Think regal purple as representing the state

T R R F C C
Students can use this acronym to help them remember that people with good character are terrific:
T rustworthiness
R espect
R esponsibility
F airness
C aring
C itizenship

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