Virtue Program

Character, Virtues, & Citizenship—Respect, heroism, self-discipline, gratitude, generosity, courage, justice, compassion, courtesy, and hope (our virtues for the year), and the meaning of citizenship are taught through the use of the Core Virtues program. The Core Virtues program is a literature based method of teaching civic virtues. Teachers set examples for students and teach them through acknowledgment, praise, and role playing. Respect for personal and public property is taught by stressing respect rather than fear of punishment.