• Character Counts

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    Shinrai the Camel

    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



    Austus the Lion

    Treat others with respect; follow the Golden Rule • Be tolerant and accepting 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



    Ansvar the Elephant

    Do what you are supposed to do • Plan ahead • 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 words, actions, and attitudes • Set a good example for others



    Guisto the Giraffe 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 • Treat all people fairly  



    Karina the Kangaroo Be kind • Be compassionate and show you care • Express gratitude • Forgive others • Help people in need  



    Kupa the Bear 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 • Volunteer