Character Counts!
6 Pillars of Character

Trustworthiness - think "True Blue"
    -Be Honest
    -Don't deceive, cheat, or steal
    -Be reliable ~ Do what you'll 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 - The Golden Rule
    - 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

Responsibility - think about caring for a garden
    - Do what you are supposed to do
    - Presevere: Keep on trying!
    - Always do your best
    - Use self-control
    - Be self-disciplined
    - Think before you act-consider the
    - Be accountable for your choices

Fairness - think about dividing and sharing an orange
    - 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 - think of a heart
    - Be kind
    - Be compassionate and show you care
    - Express gratitude
    - Forgive others
    - Help people in need

Citizenship - think of regal purple
    - Do your share to make your school and
       community better
    - Cooperate
    - Stay informed, vote
    - Obey laws and rules
    - Respect authority
    - Protect the environment