San Joaquin teachers/administration/staff are committed to educating the whole child. Therefore, character education is woven into every part of the school day. Character education also includes anti-gang teacher and student training, and drug/alcohol/substance abuse prevention. Students receive quarterly awards for character traits.
The 10 Character Traits
"I treat others the way I want to be treated."
"I take ownership of my thoughts words & actions. I am dependable. I come to school prepared, complete assignments, and follow directions.
"I work with others for the common good of all. I do my part to ensure that my group meets all goals and expectations for success."
"My positive attitude positively affects those around me. I see the good in others. People feel better when they are around me."
"I am determined to be the best that I can in all areas of my life. I am focused on my goals, and will never give up on meeting them."
"I show care, compassion & concern for others. I help those in need."
"I do the right thing under all circumstances. I treat others fairly. I stand up for what is right."
"I am honest and truthful, even if it means that I will face consequences."
"I am a postiive role model for others. I help others make fair and intelligent decisions. I take an active role in decision making as needed."
"I follow directions on a consistent basis, while at the same time maintaining a positive attitude."