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Character Counts!sm  Washington County, MD

Be honest. Do not deceive, cheat, or steal. Be reliable and do what you say you will do. Be loyal and stand by your family, friends, and country.

Learn more about Trustworthiness

Follow the Golden Rule. Be tolerant of differences. Use good manners, not bad language. Be considerate of the feelings of others. Do not threaten, hit or hurt anyone. Deal peacefully with anger, insults, and disagreements.

Learn more about Respect

Do what you are supposed to do. Always do your best. Use self-control. Be self-disciplined. Think before you act, and consider your actions. Be accountable for your choices.

Learn more about Responsibility

Be a person of Character


Play by the rules. Take turns and share. Be open-minded and listen to others. Do not take advantage of others. Do not blame others carelessly.

Learn more about Fairness

Be kind. Be compassionate. Express gratitude. Forgive others. Help people in need.

Learn more about Caring


Do your share to make your school and community better. Stay informed and vote. Be a good neighbor. Obey laws and rules. Respect authority. Protect the environment.

Learn more about Citizenship

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