Monthly Character Education Focus

Monthly Character Education Focus

Oakbrook Middle School Eagles SOAR by learning about and following our District’s Monthly Character Focus



September- Responsibility

  • “Being dependable in carrying out obligations and duties; showing reliability and consistency in words and behaviors; being accountable for one’s actions”

October- Respect

  • “Exhibiting regard for authority, other people, self-property, and country; understanding all people have value as human beings”

November- Honesty

  • “Being truthful and trustworthy in all actions; behaving justly and honorably”

December- Compassion

  • “Being considerate, courteous, helpful, and understanding of others; showing care, kindness, friendship, and generosity; treating others as you would like to be treated”

January- Self-Discipline

  • “Demonstrating hard work and commitment to purpose; refraining from inappropriate behaviors; striving to do one’s best”

February- Courage

  • “Having the determination to do the right thing even when others do not; the strength to follow one’s conscience rather than the crowd; attempting difficult things that are worthwhile”

March & April- Perseverance

  • “Being persistent in pursuit of worthy objectives regardless of difficulty, opposition, or discouragement; exhibiting patience and having the strength to try again when confronted with delays, mistakes, or failures”

May- Citizenship

  • “Being committed to and involved in one’s community; displaying civic virtue and service”


Source- Dorchester School District Two Parent/Student Handbook, 2016-2017, page 36

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