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    Character Education Traits for the 2019-20 School Year


    Each month, Bertie County Schools recognizes a student from each school in Bertie County who exemplifies the character trait of the month. The identified students are recognized at the board meeting following the specific month. 


    (Sept 2019) Self-discipline - Demonstrating hard work and commitment to purpose; and being in proper control of your words, actions, impulses and desires.

    (Oct 2019) Respect - Showing high regard for authority, for other people, or self, for property and for country; and understanding that all people have value as human beings

    (Nov 2019) Responsibility - Being dependable in carrying duties; being reliable and consist in words and conduct; being accountable for your own actions; and being committed to community involvement.

    (Dec 2019) Honesty - Having the ability to be truthful.

    (Jan 2020) Citizenship - Do your share to make your school and community better; cooperate with others and get involved in community affairs.

    (Feb 2020) Courage - Having the determination to do the right thing even when others don’t; follow your conscience rather than the crowd; and attempting difficult things that are worthwhile.

    (Mar 2020) Good Judgment - Choosing worthy goals and setting proper priorities; thinking through the consequences before choosing to take action.

    (Apr 2020) Perseverance - continued effort to do or achieve something despite difficulties, failure, opposition or discouragement.