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Character Counts

By Adriana Whitwell

cc-banner.gif                         CHARACTER COUNTS!

East Side Intermediate participates in the CHARACTER COUNTS! program. We strive to instill in each child the six pillars of character.  Check out East Side's Kids of Character.

Trustworthiness
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
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

Responsibility
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

Fairness
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

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

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

 

National CHARACTER COUNTS!

CHARACTER COUNTS! and the Six Pillars of Character 
are service marks of the
CHARACTER COUNTS! Coalition,  
projects of the Josephson Institute of Ethics.  All rights reserved.

 

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