Terrific Kids Monthly Characteristics

 
     September
            Respect
            • I honour myself and others through my words and actions. 
            • I support our diversity of beliefs. 
            • I treat our world and everything on it with dignity.  

   October
          Responsibility
            • I am accountable for the decisions I make. 
            • I understand that my choices affect my friends and others around me
            • When I say I'm going to do something, I do it. 

   November
           Cooperation
            • I work with others to make a peaceful community. 
            • I am willing to listen to others’ ideas and suggestions. 
            • I compromise and negotiate to solve problems and differences of opinion. 
             
    December
          Empathy
          • I am compassionate, caring and kind.
          • I am a true friend and will do my best to understand your opinion and point of view.
          • I am slow to judge and quick to forgive others.
               
      January
         Fairness
          • I make decisions based upon all of the information available.
          • I treat people the way that I would like to be treated.
          • I am just and I try to make things equal for everyone.
          
       February
          Integrity & Appreciation 
          • I tell the truth and do what is right even in difficult situations.
          • People who know me, know that they can trust me, and that I will keep my promises.
          • I am grateful for all that I have.
          • I am thankful for the support that others give me.
          • I am always willing to thank people for the work that they do.
 
       March
         Optimism 
          • I believe that challenges are opportunities for learning and growing. 
          • I can’t always control what happens, but I choose to look for the positive in what does happen.
          • I choose to see goodness.

      April
         Perseverance 
          • I will work hard, and I will care enough to finish what I begin. 
          • I will not give up!

       May
          Acceptance
          • I reach out to include others. 
          • I accept others for who they are. 
          • I am gentle with myself and others when mistakes are made.