RESPONSIBILITY: Thinking before you act and being accountable for your actions, paying attention to others, and responding to their needs. Responsibility emphasizes our positive obligations to care for each other.
CITIZENSHIP: Helping create a society based upon democratic values including rules of law, equality of opportunity, due process, reasoned argument, representative government, checks and balances, rights and responsibilities and democratic decision-making.
FAIRNESS: Treating people impartially not playing favorites, being open-minded, and maintaining an objective attitude towards those whose actions and ideas are different from our own.
PURSUIT of EXCELLENCE Doing your best with the talents you have, striving toward a goal and not giving up.
KINDNESS: Being sympathetic, helpful, compassionate, benevolent, agreeable and gentle toward people and other living things.
COOPERATION: Working together toward goals as basic as human survival in an increasingly interdependent world.
HONESTY: Dealing truthfully with people, being sincere, not deceiving them or stealing from them, not cheating or lying.
INTEGRITY: Standing up for your beliefs about what is right and what is wrong and resisting social pressure to do wrong.