the Kennedy-Longfellow, our focus is developing the whole child,
academically and socially. Our students participate in community
building and other activities intended to drive that social development.
One of the activities students participate in is our character
Each month, we focus on a specific character
trait. The trait is introduced by the principal at a whole school
assembly. Following that, the classroom teachers explicitly teach the
trait. Throughout the month, the trait is the focus of much of what we
do. At the end of the month, students are recognized for their
demonstrated understanding and use of the character trait.
A list of the monthly character trait focus is provided below: