CHARACTER BUILDING

CHARACTER TRAIT OF THE MONTH

These are the 12 traits we promote daily in our schools and in our communities.

JANUARY

LOYALTY

Staying firm in your friendships, or supporting a person or a cause.

FEBRUARY

JUSTICE

Upholding fair and lawful behavior, and imposing discipline on those who don’t follow the rules.

MARCH

SELF-RELIANCE

Having confidence in your own self worth with the ability to rely on your strengths.

APRIL

SELF-DISCIPLINE

Being able to control yourself, to work hard, and to behave without needing anyone else to tell you what to do.

MAY

TRUSTWORTHINESS

Being honest and following strong ethical values so that people respect and trust you.

JUNE

HONOR

Doing what is right, ethical, moral, and respectful.

JULY

PATRIOTISM

Honoring and supporting the United States of America by our words and actions, and encouraging others to do the same.

AUGUST

RESPECT

Being polite to others in how we speak and act towards them.

SEPTEMBER

HONESTY

Telling the truth, being straightforward, and having actions free from fraud.

 

OCTOBER

RESPONSIBILITY

Doing the things you are expected to do, and accepting the consequences of your actions.

NOVEMBER

COMPASSION

Caring about others, treating them with kindness, and helping people in need.

DECEMBER

PERSEVERANCE

Starting something and continuing to do it until it is complete, despite any obstacles or difficulties along the way.