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Making Ethical Choices Based on the Six Pillars of Character


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.



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.



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.



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.



Be kind; Be compassionate and show you care; Express gratitude; Forgive others; Help people in need.



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.