Character Counts at Schertz Elementary

  • At Schertz Elementary we look for outstanding character everyday!  We emphasize the character traits of Respect, Responsibility, Trustworthiness, Fairness, Caring and Citizenship consistently and reinforce those concepts within the school community.

     

    Character Pillars

    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 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; 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 • Get involved in community affairs • Stay informed; vote • Be a good neighbor • Obey laws and rules • Respect authority • Protect the environment