Core Values, Nov. 18-25, 2014

It should not be claimed that there is no art or science of training up to virtue. Remember how absurd it would be to believe that even the most trifling employment has its rules and methods, and at the same time, that the highest of all departments of human effort–virtue–can be mastered without instruction and practice! Cicero

Congratulations House Audacia for practicing the following virtues:

  • One member practiced SERVICE when he volunteered to help Mrs. Hartsock while she was cleaning the kitchen.
  • Two members practiced DILIGENCE by attending the Congressional Medal Meeting.
  • One member practiced CHIVARLY by taking out trash for Mrs. Tamara Wilmoth.
  • One member practiced SERVICE by taking old decorations to the dumpster for Mrs. Kuhn.
  • One member practiced SERVICE by vacuuming Mrs. Tamara Wilmoth’s room.
  • One member practiced EXCELLENCE and WISDOM by her willingness to apply the important ideas discussed in Mr. Leland’s class to her own life as a Christian.
  • One member practiced a SERVANT’S HEART by helping others when she saw the need as observed by Mr. Staggers.
  • One member practiced KINDNESS by serving a grammar school teacher in cleaning her classroom.
  • One member practiced COMPASSION by sharing his lunch with a student who had forgotten his lunch.
  • One member practiced a SERVANT’S HEART when she offered to sweep the kitchen for the Bricks 4 Kidz class.

Congratulations House Fides for practicing the following virtues: 

  • One member practiced SERVICE when he volunteered to help Mrs. Hartsock while she was cleaning the kitchen.
  • Three members practiced DILIGENCE by attending the Congressional Medal Meeting.
  • One member practiced SERVICE by taking old decorations to the dumpster for Mrs. Kuhn.
  • One member practiced HELPFULNESS by her willingness to vacuum Mrs. Dearing’s room.
  • One member practiced a SERVANT’S HEART when she offered to sweep the kitchen for the Bricks 4 Kidz class.
  • One member practiced KINDNESS when she offered to take out Mr. Wilmoth’s trash.

Congratulations House Sapientia for practicing the following virtues:

  • One member practiced DILIGENCE by attending the Congressional Medal Meeting.
  • One member practiced DILIGENCE and INITIATIVE by initiating a tutoring time with her teacher, Mrs. Sneed, in Latin II and committing to extra study time.
  • One member practiced COMPASSION with much patience by helping another student with her math assignment in Mrs. Wilmoth’s class.
  • Two members practiced SERVICE and SACRIFICE by staying after history class to help Mrs. Dearing reset the room after a mock trial practice.
  • One member practiced WISDOM by laying aside his own presuppositions in pursuit of truth in Mr. Leland’s class.
  • One member practiced a SERVANT’S HEART by carrying parade supplies for Mrs. Dupont.
  • One member practiced INITIATIVE by coming to Mr. Wilmoth ahead of time to explain why he was unable to complete an assignment rather than wait until class.