Skip Ribbon Commands
Skip to main content
Navigate Up
Sign In
Stein High > Character Counts! > pages > default

CHARACTER COUNTS

Making Ethical Choices Based on the Six Pillars of Character

TRUSTWORTHINESS

Be honest; Do not 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 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; 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 choices.

FAIRNESS

Play by the rules; Take turns and share; Be open-minded and listen to others; Don’t take advantage of others; Don’t blame others carelessly.

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; Stay informed; Vote; Be a good neighbor; Obey laws and rules; Respect authority; Protect the environment.