Each week the school focuses on one Lifeskill or Lifelong Guideline. Teachers discuss it in class and put it in their newsletters. The school will send home a sheet at the beginning of the school year with these skills printed on it. Please reinforce these skills at home!
- Trustworthiness – To act in a manner that makes one worthy of trust and confidence.
- Truthfulness – To be honest about things and feelings with oneself and others.
- Active Listening – To listen with the intention of understanding what the speaker intends to communicate.
- No Put-Downs – To never use words, actions and/or body language that degrade, humiliate, or dishonor others.
- Personal Best – To do one’s best given the circumstances and available resources.
- Caring – To feel and show concern for others.
- Common Sense – To use good judgment.
- Cooperation – To work together toward a common goal or purpose.
- Courage – To act according to one’s beliefs despite fear of adverse consequences.
- Curiosity – A desire to investigate and seek understanding of one’s world.
- Effort – To do your best.
- Flexibility – To be willing to alter plans when necessary.
- Friendship – To make and keep a friend through mutual trust and caring.
- Initiative – To do something, of one’s own free will, because it needs to be done.
- Integrity – To act according to a sense of what’s right and wrong.
- Organization – To plan, arrange, and implement in an orderly way; to keep things orderly and ready to use.
- Patience – To wait calmly for someone or something.
- Perseverance – To keep at it.
- Pride – Satisfaction from doing one’s personal best.
- Problem solving – To create solutions to difficult situations and everyday problems.
- Resourcefulness – To respond to challenges and opportunities in innovative and creative ways.
- Responsibility – To respond when appropriate; to be accountable for one’s actions.
- Sense of Humor – To laugh and be playful without harming others.