Russell Dougherty Elementary

School Creed

We are proud Russell Dougherty Eagles!

We are responsible for our own behavior.

We will learn from our mistakes.

We will apply the life principles each day.

We will respect ourselves and others.

We believe the choices we make today

will affect what we have,

what we are, and what we will become.

We will make today the very best day of all!

Great Expectations Life Principals:

•We will value one another as unique and special individuals.
•We will not laugh at or make fun of a person’s mistakes nor use sarcasm or put downs.
•We will use good manners, saying “please,” “thank you,” and “excuse me” and allow others to go first.
•We will cheer each other to success.
•We will help one another whenever possible.
•We will recognize every effort and applaud it.
•We will encourage each other to do our best.
•We will practice virtuous living, using the Life Principles.