Core Values, April 24-May 1, 2015

It is chiefly through books that we enjoy intercourse with superior minds….In the best books, great men talk to us, give us their most precious thoughts, and pour their souls into ours.                                                                          William Ellery Channing

Congratulations House Audacia for serving your teachers, classmates, and school by the following actions:

  • One member SERVED Mr. Wilmoth by vacuuming his room.
  • One member demonstrated DILIGENCE and WISDOM in her pursuit of academic excellence.
  • One member demonstrated SERVICE by holding the door for teachers and students after the play on Tuesday morning.
  • One member demonstrated HELPFULNESS and SERVICE when he asked Mrs. Haycox if he could hang the House Banners before the House Meeting.

Congratulations House Fides for serving your teachers, classmates, and school by the following actions:

  • One member demonstrated KINDNESS and LOVE by reaching out to another student.
  • One member demonstrated KINDNESS and SERVICE by bringing his classmate the coat he had left in another class.
  • Two members demonstrated KINDNESS and COMPASSION by making sure all students were included in conversation and activities on the recent field trip to Grandfather Mountain.
  • One member demonstrated SERVICE by taking out Mr. Leland’s trash.

Congratulations House Sapientia for serving your teachers, classmates, and school by the following actions:

  • One member demonstrated SERVICE by volunteering to help Mr. Wilmoth out in class.
  • One member demonstrated DILIGENCE and PERSEVERANCE by pursuing academic excellence in English 8 and overcoming struggles in grammar.
  • One member demonstrated ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE in his work on the senior thesis.
  • One member demonstrated ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE, in particular, her ability to examine both sides of the argument.
  • Three members demonstrated KINDNESS and COMPASSION by making sure all students were included in conversation and activities on the recent field trip to Grandfather Mountain.
  • One member demonstrated HUMILITY and PERSEVERANCE in his willingness to struggle through important ideas.
  • One member demonstrated WISDOM by her obvious excitement to learn.
  • One member demonstrated COMMENDABLE SERVICE by sweeping up the crepe paper from the House Games on Wednesday.