Character Education



Be honest • Do what is right• Be reliable - do what you say you’ll do
• Build a good reputation • Be a good friend


Treat others the way you want to be treated • Be tolerant of differences • Use good manners with everyone,
by saying please and thank you • Be considerate of the feelings of others
• Listen to others: face the person talking to you


 • Do what you are supposed to do •  Keep on trying! • Always do your best
• Take care of yourself, don't tattle on someone to keep yourself out of trouble
• Use your head- think before you act  • Don't make excuses or blame someone else for your actions


• Play by the rules • Give everyone a turn and share • Be open-minded; listen to others
• Don’t take advantage of others • Speak the truth


• Be kind • Be compassionate and show you care • Help people when they need it
•  Think of how your actions will affect those around you  • Do things that will help before being asked
• Express gratitude • Forgive others • Be sensitive to others feelings


• Do your share to make your school and community better • Cooperate  • Be a good neighbor
• Follow the rules • Respect authority • Protect the environment

  These six core ethical values form the foundation of the CHARACTER COUNTS initiative.