Portrait of a Graduate

  • Portrait of a Graduate

     


    The Portrait of a Graduate is our vision of the characteristics we want all of our children to exemplify. These critical attributes allow each student to achieve his or her highest potential as a learner and citizen. Our students are equipped to adapt, embrace, and be successful in an ever changing society. The Portrait of a Graduate attributes are:

  • Ethical Ethical

    I understand the difference between right and wrong, act in ways consistent with good values and abstain from intentional harm to others. 

  • Balanced Balanced

    I maintain a healthy, active lifetsyle and make quality decisions based on my personal goals. 

  • Problem Solver and Value Creator Problem Solver and Value Creator

    I generate and recognize original ideas, alternatives, and connections, to develop new solutions to benefit society.

  • Communicator and Collaborator CC

    I cooperatively work with others to accomplish goals and tasks while appeciating individual contributions. 

  • Grit grit

    I sustain interest in and put effort towards long-term goals.

  • Cross Culturally Proficient cross culturally

    I respect the differences in people and the creative expression of their interests, talents, experiences, and culture.

  • Growth Mindset growth mindset

    I work through challenges showing perseverance, resilience, and self-advocacy.

  • Critical Thinker and Inquirer Critical Thinker

    I anticipate, identify, and evaluate, issues and use multiple resources to solve problems in a variety of contexts.

  • Knowledgeable Knowledge

    I am prepared with the knowledge and skills necessary for my life beyond high school.

  • Self-Directed Learner Self-Directed

    I understand, appreciate, and model a life-long love of learning. 

Character Education

  • Character Education is a priority in the Johnston County Public Schools.  Through a variety of means, schools in the district promote character education through rewards, bulletin boards, presentations, and interactive lessons. Each month the Johnston County Board of Education recognizes students who have demonstrated good character. 


    January

    Balanced, Self-Directed Learner

    Maintaining a healthy, active lifestyle and make quality decisions based on my personal goals./Understanding, appreciating, and modeling a life-long love of learning.

    February

    Critical Thinker and Inquirer

    Anticipating, identifying, and evaluating issues and use multiple resources to solve problems in a variety of contexts.

    March

    Ethical

    Understanding the difference between right and wrong, acting in ways consistent with good values, and abstaining from intentional harm to others.

    April

    Grit

    Sustaining interest in and putting effort towards long-term goals.

    May

    Knowledgeable

    Obtaining the knowledge and skills necessary for life beyond high school.

    September

    Cross Culturally Proficient

    Respecting the differences in people and the creative expression of their interests, talents, experiences, and culture.

    October

    Growth Mindset

    Working through challenges showing perseverance, resilience and self-advocacy.

    November

    Problem Solver and Value Creator

    Generating and recognizing original ideas, alternatives, and connections to develop new solutions to benefit society.

    December

    Communicator and Collaborator

    Cooperatively working with others to accomplish goals and tasks while appreciating individual contributions.

     
    *Please note there are no recognitions during the summer months of June, July, and August.