CORE VALUE DEFINED EXAMPLE
SEPTEMBER
RESPECT
Showing regards for someone or something. Being polite and courteous. Treating others the way you like to be treated. • Being considerate of others feelings • Taking care of school property • Raise your hand to speak in class • Treat others the way you like to be treated
OCTOBER
RESPONSIBILITY
Thinking before you act. Have courage to act and think on your own. Take ownership of your behavior. • Do your homework • Finish your class work • Bring your school supplies to school • Put lunch tray in the trash
NOVEMBER
CITIZENSHIP
Obeying rules, laws and respecting others. Contributing positively to your school and community • Obeying classroom and school rules • Helping to take care of the environment • Follow cafeteria rules • Get involved in donation campaigns
DECEMBER
FAIRNESS
Treating people equally. Keeping an open mind to ideas different from yours. • Taking turns in a game or activity • Treating people the same • Playing by the rules • Wait your turn in line
JANUARY
PURSUIT OF EXCELLENCE
Doing your best with the talents you have, striving towards a goal and not giving up. • Putting forth your best effort when taking a test • Getting good grades
FEBRUARY
KINDNESS
Being helpful ,agreeable, compassionate and gentle towards people and other living things • Helping to cheer someone up when they are sad • Sharing with someone
MARCH
COOPERATION
Working together with others toward an intended goal. • Working together to learn • Being part of a team
APRIL
HONESTY
Telling the truth, and not cheating or stealing. • Keeping your promises • Doing one’s work when taking a test or working on an assignment
MAY
INTEGRITY
Standing up for your beliefs about what is right and what is wrong. Doing the right thing even when no one is watching. • Dealing with people truthfully • Express yourself in a group