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GISD uses Core Essentials Core Values Curriculum for our school wide guidance program. Below is a list of the monthly topics covered through our daily announcements and classroom guidance activities. I provided the link here to learn more about the curriculum.

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    2017 – 2018 CoreValues: Animal, Color Definition


    August 2017: Respect: Elephant, Gray Showing others they are important by what you say and do.

    September 2017: Friendship - Dolphin, Purple Using your words and actions to show others you care. 

    October 2017: Creativity: Bowerbird, Tie Dye Using your imagination to do something unique.

    November 2017: Gratitude: Rabbit, Yellow Letting others know you see how they’ve helped you.

    December 2017: Generosity: Earthworm, Green Making someone’s day by giving something away. 

    January 2018: Commitment: Meerkat, Copper Making a plan and putting it into practice.

    February 2018: Kindness: Walrus, Pink Showing others they are valuable by how you treat them. 

    March 2018: Patience: Sea Turtle, Ivory Waiting until later for what you want now.

    April 2018: Peace: Deer, Aqua Proving you care more about each other than winning an argument. 

    May 2018: Honesty: Chipmunk, Brown Choosing to be truthful in whatever you say and do.

Last Modified on July 9, 2017