"Yet, O Lord, you are our Father.  We are the clay, You are the potter; we are all the work of Your hand."  Isaiah 64:8
 
Character Counts
 
It is the goal and philosophy of Christ The King Lutheran School to assist parents and teachers to combat negative influences in society.  In an effort to accomplish this, CTK has begun to incorporate a program based upon "Character Counts".  The plan is to instill positive character traits into the lives of the entire school community with a Christian approach to the 7 Pillars of Character as listed below.
 
 
Trustworthiness/Integrity
  • Be Honest
  • Have the courage to do the right thing
  • Don't deceive, cheat, or steal
  • Be impartial in your actions and responses
  • Be reliable - do what you say you'll do
  • Build a good reputation
  • Be loyal - stand by your family, friends, and country
 
 
Respect
  • Treat others with respect; follow the Golden Rule
  • Use good manners, not bad language
  • Don't threaten, hit or hurt anyone
  • Honor those in authority over you
  • Be tolerant of differences
  • Be considerate of the feelings of others
  • Deal peacefully with anger, insults, and disagreements
  • Honor others, their ideas and property
Responsibility
  • Do what you are supposed to do
  • Always do your best
  • Be self-disciplined
  • Be accountable for your choices
  • Persevere: Keep on trying!
  • Use self-control
  • Think before you act - consider the consequences
  • Be good stewards of God's gifts
Reverence
  • Build a deep spiritual respect for God and all that is His!
  • Build a personal relationship with God through prayer
  • Worship God regularly
  • Study God's Word
Fairness
  • Play by the rules
  • Be open-minded - listen to others
  • Don't blame others carelessly
  • Take turns and share
  • Don't take advantage of others
Caring/Compassion
  • Be kind in thoughts, words, and actions
  • Express gratitude
  • Help those in need
  • Show you care
  • Forgive others
  • Empathize - put yourself in the other person's shoes
Citizenship
  • Do your share to make your school community better
  • Cooperate
  • Stay informed
  • Obey laws and rules
  • Protect the environment
  • Get involved in community affairs
  • Be a good neighbor
  • Respect authority
 
 
 
 
 
If you would like more information about the "Character Counts" program upon which our emphasis is based, please click HERE to go to their website.

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