Monthly Character Traits
August & September
Responsibility: Being dependable in carrying out obligations and duties. Showing reliability and consistence in words and conduct. Being accountable for your own actions. Being committed to active involvement in your school and community.
Respect: Showing high regard for other people, for self, for property, and for country. Understanding that all people have value as human beings.
November & December
Kindness: Being considerate, courteous, helpful and understanding of others. Showing care, compassion, friendship, and generosity. Treating others as you would like to be treated.
January & February
Courage: Having the determination to do the right thing even when others don't. Having the strength to follow your conscience rather than the crowd. Attempting difficult things that are worthwhile.
Integrity: Having the inner strength to be truthful, trustworthy and honest in all things. Acting justly and honorably.
Self-Discipline: Demonstrating hard work and commitment to purpose. Regulating yourself for improvement and restraining from inappropriate behaviors. Being in proper control of your words, actions, impulses and desires. Doing your best in all situations.
May & June
Perseverance: Being persistent in the pursuit of worth objectives in spite of difficulty, opposition or discouragement. Exhibiting patience and having the determination and strength to try again when confronted with delays, mistakes and failures.