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Character Education

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Consistent with the SRVUSD framework of excellence, in recognition of the dignity and worth of all students, and in support of students becoming 21st century learners, Los Cerros Middle School maintains a comprehensive school wide Character Education Program, Panther Pride.

The character education program is focused on the following traits, and is implemented throughout the school with the support of students, parents, and staff. 

Six Pillars of Character

Trait Description  

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 and accepting 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
  • Plan ahead
  • 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 words, actions, and attitudes
  • Set a good example for others
 

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
  • Treat all people fairly
 

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
  • Volunteer