Success in life depends on both academics and character. We help students foster character strengths that are essential for their own success and well-being — and we empower them to express their voice to improve the world around them.
7 KEY CHARACTER STRENGTHS
Students are active in their learning and show an eagerness to explore new things and ask questions that help them deepen their understanding.
Students recognize what others did for them and express appreciation by saying thank you or do something nice for someone else as a way of thanking them.
Students finish what they start, completing tasks despite obstacles. They show a combination of persistence and resilience. They focus and try hard even after experiencing failure.
Students expect the best in the future and work to achieve it. They get over frustrations and setbacks quickly and believe that effort will improve their future.
Students regulate what they feel and do and are self-disciplined. They come to class prepared, pay attention and resist distractions and procrastination.
Students are aware of the motives and feelings of themselves and others. They find solutions to conflicts and demonstrate respect and inclusiveness in interpersonal and group situations.
Students approach life and their classwork with excitement and energy. They feel alive and activated. They actively participate, show enthusiasm, and invigorate others.