Character Education

Rhea County Supports Character Education

September RespectShowing high regard for authority, other people, self, and country.  Treating other as you would want to be treated. Understanding that all people have value as human beings.
October ResponsibilityBeing accountable in word and deed.  Having a sense of duty to fulfill tasks with reliability, dependability, and commitment.
November PerseverancePursuing worthy objectives with determination and patience while exhibiting fortitude when confronted with failure.
December CaringShowing understanding of others by treating them with kindness, compassion, generosity, and a forgiving spirit.
January Self-DisciplineDemonstrating hard work.  Controlling your emotions, words, actions, impulses, and desires.
February CitizenshipBeing law abiding and involved in service to school. community, and country.
March HonestyTelling the truth, admitting wrongdoing.  Being trustworthy and acting with integrity.
April CourageDoing the right thing in the face of difficulty and following you conscience instead of the crowd.
May FairnessPracticing justice, equity, and equality.  Cooperating with one another.  Recognizing the uniqueness and value of each individual within our diverse society.

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