• Lifeskills and Lifelong Guidelines


    CARING: To feel and show concern for others

    COMMON SENSE: To use good judgment

    COOPERATION: To work together toward a common goal or purpose

    COURAGE: To act according to one's belief's despite fear of adverse consequences

    CREATIVITY: To generate ideas; To create something original or redesign through imaginative skill

    CURIOSITY: A desire to investigate and seek understanding of one's world

    EFFORT: To do your best

    FLEXIBILITY: To be willing to alter plans when necessary

    FRIENDSHIP: To make and keep a friend through mutual trust and caring

    INITIATIVE: To do something, of one's own free will, because it needs to be done

    INTEGRITY: To act according to a sense of what's right and wrong

    ORGANIZATION: To plan, arrange, and implement in an orderly way; to keep things orderly and ready to use

    PATIENCE: To wait calmly for someone or something

    PERSEVERANCE: To keep at it

    PRIDE: Satisfaction from doing one's personal best

    PROBLEM-SOLVING: To create solutions to difficult situations and everyday problems

    RESOURCEFULNESS: To respond to challenges and opportunities in innovative and creative ways

    RESPONSIBILITY: To respond when appropriate; To be accountable for one's actions

    SENSE OF HUMOR: To laugh and be playful without harming others



    Lifelong Guidelines

    TRUSTWORTHINESS: To act in a manner that makes one worthy of trust and confidence

    TRUTHFULNESS: To be honest about things and feelings with oneself and others

    ACTIVE LISTENING: To listen with the intention of understanding what the speaker intends to communicate

    NO PUT-DOWNS: To never use words, actions and/or body language that degrade, humiliate, or dishonor others

    PERSONAL BEST: To do one's best given the circumstances and available resources