P.R.I.D.E. at YMS
POSITIVE ATTITUDE To be optimistic and make the best of any situation.
Ways to show a Positive Attitude: Try, show school spirit, inspire excellence of others.
RESPECT To treat the school, self and others with dignity and value.
Ways to show Respect: Be safe, show others consideration, appreciation, and acceptance, demonstrate appropriate language and behavior.
INTEGRITY To be your best and do the right thing, even when no one is watching.
Ways to show Integrity: Be honest, be responsible, take ownership of your actions, identify and report inappropriate behaviors, bullying, and/or harassment.
DETERMINATION To hold a course of action despite obstacles.
Ways to show Determination: Set goals, give consistent effort, learn from mistakes, exceed minimum expectations.
EMPATHY To show acceptance of others by being considerate and sensitive of diverse experiences and values.
Ways to show empathy: Walk a mile in someone else's shoes, practice tolerance, problem solve together (be proactive and productive).