Hunter Elementary provides many opportunities for students to engage in Character Education and Service Learning. Hunter Students focus on the following Character Education Traits:
You can click the links below to find out more information on each monthly character trait.
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
Kindness Being considerate, courteous, helpful and understanding of others. Showing care, compassion, friendship, and generosity. Treating others as you would like to be treated.
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.
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.