FCPS Core Character Traits

Respect - Acceptance of one another's differences, appreciation of and consideration for self and others (all people of all ages), honoring the rights of others

Integrity - Commitment to living by the core character traits of respect, citizenship, honesty, empathy, caring and responsibility

Citizenship - Loyalty to democratic ideals; community mindedness and volunteerism; respect for authority, laws and rules; concern for the common good

Honesty - Consistent trustworthiness and truthfulness

Empathy - Understanding the feelings of others

Caring - Concern for others, fairness, kindness, courtesy, generosity of spirit

Responsibility - Accountability; reliability; understanding and accepting that there are consequences for decisions and actions; work ethic; commitment; dependability