Raider STRONG

Each month East Burke will recognize students that exhibit the character traits listed below.  EBMS grade levels will nominate students the first week of the month and the staff will vote.  Chosen students will receive a certificate of achievement and a pizza lunch.   


INTEGRITY: Being consistently honest and trustworthy.
In School Communities, evidence of this value includes:
~Demonstrating honesty, moral vocabulary, and responding appropriately in all situations.
In School, evidence of this value includes:
~Consistently making the right decision regardless of outside influences.
~Leading positively with actions.

EXCELLENCE: Striving for the highest personal achievement in all aspects.
In School Communities, evidence of this value includes:
~Giving recognition to peers achieving high standards.
~Frequently encouraging and acknowledging individual improvement.
~Celebrating school community achievements.
In Classrooms, evidence of this value includes:
~Reaching personal best performance.
~Maintaining high learning expectations for one’s self and peers.
~Sets and meets high standards.
~Persistent through challenges and difficulties in learning.

COOPERATION: Working together to achieve common goals, providing support to others, and engaging in peaceful resolution to conflict.
In School Communities, evidence of this value includes:
~Addressing issues through collaboration.
~Initiating change by involving representation of all.
In Classrooms, evidence of this value includes:
~Accepting class protocols for group work and working with others.
~Working well with others outside immediate friendships.
~Initiating problem solving.
~Identifying issues and possible solutions to help resolve conflict.

PARTICIPATION: Being a proactive and productive individual and group member, having pride in and contributing to the welfare of the school community.
In School Communities, evidence of this value includes:
~Communicating openly within and between all groups.
~Encouraging and considering new ideas.
In Classrooms, evidence of this value includes:
~Contributing to class discussion.
~Encouraging creative and critical thinking about issues and problems.
~Accepting roles in group activities.



CARE: Concern for the wellbeing of yourself and others, demonstrating empathy and acting with compassion.
In School Communities, evidence of this value includes:
~Providing early notice of others experiencing difficulties.
~Volunteering to assist in school activities.
In Classrooms, evidence of this value includes:
~Maintaining friendly relationships.
~Making constructive and encouraging comments about other people’s work.
~Listening to others.
~Modeling skills for positive and caring relationships.

RESPECT: Having regard for yourself and others.
In School Communities, evidence of this value includes:
~Acknowledging and responding appropriately to the opinion of all others.
In Classrooms, evidence of this value includes:
~Accepting the right of others to hold different views.
~Listening to others without interrupting.
~Obeying school rules.
~Affirming cultural diversity within the school community.

RESPONSIBILITY: Being accountable for your individual and communities actions towards yourself and others.
In School Communities, evidence of this value includes:
~Supporting the decision of the school.
~Accepting responsibility for the school’s involvement in community activities. In Classrooms, evidence of this value includes:
~Self-discipline.
~Modeling expected behaviors.
~Involvement in strategies to encourage compliance with school rules.

FAIRNESS: Being committed to equality.
In School Communities, evidence of this value includes:
~Addressing bullying and harassment through effective communication with adults.
~Challenging cultural stereotypes.
In Classrooms, evidence of this value includes:
~Maintaining high expectations of everyone.
~Encouraging and participating in open discussion about fairness and justice.
~Planning to ensure that teaching and learning is meaningful and relevant to everyone.




Raider Strong
We believe in…
Care - Concern for the wellbeing of yourself and others, demonstrating empathy, and acting with compassion.
Cooperation - Working together to achieve common goals, providing support to others, and engaging in peaceful resolution to conflict.
Excellence - Striving for the highest personal achievement in all aspects.
Fairness - Being committed to equality.
Integrity - Being consistently honest and trustworthy.
Participation - Being a proactive and productive individual and group member, having pride in and contributing to the welfare of the school community.
Respect - Having regard for yourself and others.
Responsibility - Being accountable for your individual and communities actions towards yourself and others.
Website by SchoolMessenger Presence. © 2021 Intrado Corporation. All rights reserved.