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Character Education

 
The 7 Mindsets
 
Mindset #1  Everything is Possible
      Dream big, embrace creativity and expect great results
 
Mindset #2  Passion First
      Pursue your authentic talents and deepest interests
 
Mindset #3  We are Connected
       Explore the synergies in all relationships and learn to
              empower one another
                                   
                                    Mindset #4  100% Accountable
                                          Choose to be responsible for your own happiness and
                                                 success 
                                   
                                     Mindset #5  Attitude of Gratitude
                                          Seek the positives from every experience, and be thankful
                                                for all you have
                                   
                                     Mindset #6  Live to Give
                                          Inspire and serve others while maximizing your potential
                                   
                                    Mindset  #7  The Time is Now
                                          Harness the power of this moment and take purposeful
                                                action 
 
       
 
 
Mustang Where Character Counts

Good character must start at home,
must be taught, must be modeled,
must be a united community
effort and will lead to success.


Enthusiasm - Being eager and excited to face new challenges.
I will:
Display a positive attitude.
Always give my best effort.
Participate in community and school events.
Find the silver lining in a dark cloud.

Responsibility - Knowing and doing what is expected of me.
I will:
Do all my work to the best of my ability.
Make things right when I do wrong
Keep my promises.
Know my duty and do my duty.

Self Discipline - Rejecting wrong desires and doing what is right.
I will:
Set my own limits.
Not act impulsively.
Walk away from things that aren't right.
Not equate desires with rights.

Patriotism/Citizenship - Demonstrating a commitment to community and country through law-abiding behavior and community service.
I will:
Honor the American flag.
Study our country's history.
Help make my community a better place to live.
Look for opportunities to serve others.

Courtesy - Treating others with respect and honor.
I will:
Say "please" and "thank you".
Properly address my parents and teachers.
Not interrupt others who are speaking.
Treat others the way I would like to be treated.

Tolerance - Accepting my own unchangeable traits and the unchangeable traits of others.
I will:
Not expect more of others than I expect of myself.
Respect others' opinions.
Not confuse what is right with what is popular.
Not stand in judgment of others.
Leadership - Demonstrating good character by doing what is right.
I will:
Do what is right and encourage others to do the same.
Learn to stand-alone.
Be part of the solution rather than the problem.
Look for ways to help others.

Respect/Self Respect - Showing high regard for authority, country, others, property, and self.
I will:
Treat others persons as I would want them to treat me.
Be proud of who I am and hold others in high regard.
Abstain from anything that might damage or pollute my mind or body.

Integrity - Having the inner strength to be truthful, trustworthy, and honest in all things.
I will:
Tell the truth and encourage others to be truthful.
Admit when I'm wrong and accept the consequences for my actions.
Keep my promises and fulfill my commitments.
Do the right thing even when no one else is looking.

Caring/Forgiveness - Showing understanding of others by treating them with kindness, compassion
generosity, and a forgiving spirit.
I will:
Help those in need.
Be sensitive towards the feelings of others.
Be happy for another who succeeds.
Be a forgiving person.

Volunteerism - Freely offering service to others.
I will:
Make myself available to others.
Be happy to serve without tangible rewards.
Work to make my community a better place.

Courage - Having the mental and moral strength to overcome temptations and pressures.
I will
Turn down any invitation to do wrong
Report myself when I've done wrong.
Keep my moral standards even though they may not be popular.
Stand up for what is right.