Each month Mill Pond School celebrates Keys to Success! This program is essential in addressing key concepts in character development. It spotlights monthly values fundamental in building strong, positive character.

Monthly Key Value

March's Key Value = Resilience

Not giving up with whatever one has set out to do; persisting; bouncing back when you experience challenges.

April's Key Value -Responsibility

Being accountable for your words and actions, exercising self-control, and having a sense of duty to complete tasks.

May's Key Value = Courage

Being brave in trying tasks that are new or difficult, and choosing to do what is right, fair or just.

June's Key Value = Gratitude

Being thankful and showing appreciation; being ready to return kindness.

September's Key Value = Respect 

Treating yourself, others, materials and the environment in a considerate, valued manner.  This is the application of the Golden Rule: “Treat others the way you want to be treated.”

October's Key Value = Empathy

Trying to understand and be sensitive to another’s feelings or ideas; trying to see things from another’s perspective.

November's Key Value = Kindness

Observing and recognizing the needs of others and acting in a way to meet those needs; treating others the way you want to be treated.

December's Key Value = Generosity

Giving or sharing in abundance without expecting anything in return.

January's Key Value = Acceptance

Recognizing the uniqueness and value of each individual and embracing differences in our diverse society.

February's Key Value = Integrity

Being honest with oneself and others at all times.  Doing the right thing even when no one is watching.