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 disagreements

OCTOBER: Responsibility (Red Ribbon Week)

Do what you are supposed to do • 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 choices • choose worthy goals and set proper priorities; think through the consequences of your actions

NOVEMBER: Citizenship

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

DECEMBER: Compassion & Caring

Be kind • Be compassionate and show you care • Express gratitude • Forgive others • Help people in need 

JANUARY: Self-Discipline & Self-Control

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; choosing abstinence from drugs, alcohol, and other harmful substances and behaviors; and doing your best in all situations.

FEBRUARY: Justice (Fairness)

Treating all people the way that you want to be treated • Promoting fair treatment for ALL •  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

MARCH: Perseverance

Being persistent in the pursuit of worthy objectives in spite of difficulty, opposition, or discouragement; and exhibiting patience and having the fortitude to try again when confronted with delays, mistakes, or failures.


APRIL: 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.

MAY: Creativity

The ability to make something; to think of different ways to solve problems; to be unique and different; to express yourself