BBL     BBPIC
    Each month the Bear Creek staff looks for character traits in our students.
    We want to encourage students to show these traits not only at school, but throughout their daily lives.
    Character Traits

    Responsible people are able to make sound, moral decisions and are answerable for their own behaviors.
    They are reliable and can be depended upon and trusted. 
    They are characterized by good judgement, and sound thinking. 
    Responsible men and women always fulfill their obligations.  Pro-Active responsible students exert initiative, accept responsibility for actions, control their emoons, and focus on things the can influence.  The make things happen.
    Begin with the End in Mind
    Students are in the pursuit of meaning ful purposes with clear school wide goals and stratgies.  They have clear personal goals.
    Put First Thing First
     Students are focused on important priorties.  They say NO to frivolous requests. They make time for planning, preparation and prevention.
    Think Win-Win
     Students think win-win, are trustworth.  They balance courage with consideration, and look for ways to benefit the whole. Collaboration and sharing best practices is encouraged.
    Seek First to Understand
     Students diagnose before they prescribe solutions.  They are empathic, nonjudgemental, and feel free to express opinions freely.
     Students seek out others' ideas and value diversity.  They are humble.  There is high teamwork and creativity.  Students feel free to think outside the box.
    Sharpen the Saw
     Students strive for continuous improvement.  They are up-to date. energetic, and enjoy a family feeling.  They keep their spirits high.