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What Do You Want To Be?

Life gives you choices, and in order to make the right choices we all need to develop, cultivate and stand firm behind our strong character. Through my experiences, I am confident that having character helps a person make better choices in life, becoming a better citizen in a community and in their family. That’s why Character Counts!

Caring

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  • Peer tutoring
  • Opening and holding a door open for people especially women
  • Asking questions such as “do you need help” or “is there anything I can do”?
  • Volunteering to help tidy up a class when the bell rings or help a person with the groceries etc.
  • Helping a fellow student
  • Being a great team member
  • Sharing materials
  • Treating people the same

Citizenship

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  • 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

Trust

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  • 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

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  • 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

Kindness

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  • Treat all people fairly
  • Be kind
  • Show compassionate
  • Express gratitude
  • Forgive others
  • Help people in need

 

Leadership / Responsibilities

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  • 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 — consider the consequences
  • Be accountable for your words, actions, and attitudes
  • Set a good example for others