The 5 habits that will bring success – at MCS and in LIFE!
A SELF-CONFIDENT MCS SCHOLAR IS/HAS:
Academic Integrity - organized - responsible - timely - takes pride in work - never cheats self or others - never shortcuts learning - high quality - always gives best effort - has high grit; willing to keep tackling a concept/skill until mastered
Social Integrity - takes care of him/herself - takes care of others - has sympathy for others - shows empathy for others’ situations - cares about others and takes interest in them, even if they are different - contributes to positive class & school environment - encourages others; - works well with others; valuable team member - plays well with others; team player - uses good teamwork strategies
Effective Communicator - speaks & writes clearly - succinct; speaks to the point - open-minded approach - excellent & discerning listener - gives respectful & thoughtful responses - responds intelligently - explains, compares, contrasts - analyzes, synthesizes - evaluates, critiques, questions - persuades
A Problem-Solver - finds solutions to conflicts & obstacles - approaches difficulty with ideas, positive attitude - always gives strong effort - has high perseverance & grit over long periods of time - never quits - sees failure as opportunity - faces fears; doesn’t let fear stop them
Creative/Intuitive - original - resourceful - imaginative - perceptive - insightful - sensitive - discerning - thinks outside of the “box”