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September 27, 2012

Chalk Talk – September 27, 2012

Submitted by Shuronia Lindo

General Myer Elementary School

General Myer School students will learn about the Six Pillars of Character this year. The Pillars of Character associated with colors are: Trustworthiness (Blue), Respect (Gold), Responsibility (Green), Fairness (Orange), Caring (Red) and Citizenship (Purple). To help students remember these core ethical values, the school staff uses the acronym TRRFCC, so students understand that people with great character are terrific.

During this quarter, all 3rd- through 5th- grade students will focus on the first two pillars, Trustworthiness and Respect. They will work with Mrs. Camps, school counselor, on a variety of lessons. Students will be recognized within the classroom and throughout the building for having integrity, being honest and courteous, following the Golden Rule and being tolerant and accepting of others. Then at the quarterly assembly in November, two students from each classroom will be recognized for demonstrating exceptional character and one student for doing well academically.




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