CARES: Citizenship Code
citizenship

COOPERATION
I have the right to be an active student in the school community, and the responsibility to
do my best work with others.
• I play by the rules.
• I take turns and share.

ASSERTION
I have the right to have my ideas heard and appreciated by others, and the responsibility to
listen to others and deal peacefully in the event of a conflict.
• I listen to others.
• I speak up nicely for what I believe.
• I tell the truth.

RESPONSIBILITY
I have the right to learn and the responsibility to do my best.
• I do what I am expected to do.
• I am accountable for my choices.

EMPATHY
I have the right to be treated with respect, and the responsibility to respect others.
• I try to understand feelings, emotions, and actions of others.
• I am tolerant of differences.

SELF-CONTROL
I have the right to be safe and the responsibility to treat others in a safe manner.
• I solve problems using words.
• I think before I act.

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