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Erickson Elementary School
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Developing actively involved learners and responsible citizens in partnership with the community.

CHARACTER COUNTS!
at
Erickson Elementary School

The Six Pillars of Character
TRUSTWORTHINESS FAIRNESS

Be honest.
Don't deceive, cheat or steal.
Be reliable.
Have the courage to do the right thing.
Build a good reputation.
Be loyal.

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.
RESPECT CARING
Treat others with respect.
Be tolerant of differences.
Use good manners, not bad language.
Be considerate of other's feelings.
Don't threaten, hit or hurt anyone.
Deal peacefully with anger, insults, and disagreements.

Be kind.
Be compassionate.
Express gratitude.
Forgive others.
Help people in need.

RESPONSIBILITY CITIZENSHIP
Do what you are supposed to do.
Persevere; keep trying.
Always do your best.
Use self-control; be self-disciplined.
Think before you act; consider the consequences.
Be accountable for your choices.

Do your share to make your school better.
Cooperate.
Be a good neighbor.
Obey rules and regulations.
Respect authority.
Protect the environment.