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Character Counts!

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Las Palmas participates in the Character Counts program. Listed below are the Six Pillars of Character that will be shared with students throughout the school year. Students will be recognized at assemblies for exhibiting these traits.
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

Caring
Be kind * Be compassionate and show you care * Express gratitude * Forgive others * Help people in need
 
Respect
Treat others with respect; follow the Golden Rule * 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

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 * Be loyal - stand by your family, friends, and country
 
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
 
Citizenship
Do your share to make your school and community better * Cooperate * Stay informed; vote * Be a good neighbor * Obey laws and rules * Respect authority * Protect the environment
 
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