Skip To Main Content

Colt Character...What does that mean at Carroll?

The Six Pillars of Character



Be honest...

   • Don’t deceive, cheat or steal 
   • Be reliable — do what you say you’ll do 
   • Have the courage to do the right thing 
   • Build a good reputation • Be loyal — stand by your family, friends and country


Treat others with respect; follow the Golden Rule...

   • Be tolerant of differences 
   • Use good manners, not bad language 
   • Be considerate of the feelings of others
   • Don’t threaten, hit or hurt anyone 
   • Deal peacefully with anger, insults and disagreements


Do what you are supposed to do...
   • Persevere: keep on trying!
   • Always do your best 
   • Use self-control 
   • Be self-disciplined 
   • Think before you act — consider the consequences 
   • Be accountable for your choices


Play by the rules....
   • Take turns and share 
   • Be open-minded; listen to others 
   • Don’t take advantage of others 
   • Don’t blame others carelessly


Be kind...

   • Be compassionate and show you care 
   • Express gratitude 
   • Forgive others 
   • Help people in need


Do your share to make your school and community better...
   • Cooperate 
   • Get involved in community affairs 
   • Stay informed; vote 
   • Be a good neighbor 
   • Obey laws and rules 
   • Respect authority 
   • Protect the environment