DISCOVERYACADEMY

Life Skills

To maintain a healthy and thriving environment at Discovery Academy, the following Life Skills are encouraged of all Voyagers:

Integrity

To act according to a sense of what's right & wrong

Initiative

To do something of one's own free will, because it needs to be done

Flexibility

To be willing to alter plans when necessary

Perseverance

To keep at it

Organization

To plan, arrange, and implement in an orderly way, to keep things orderly and ready to use

Sense of Humor

To laugh and be playful without harming others

Effort

To do your best

Common Sense

To use good judgment

Problem-Solving

To create solutions in difficult situations and everyday problems

Responsibility

To respond when appropriate, to be accountable for your actions

Patience

To wait calmly for someone or something

Cooperation

To work together toward a common goal or purpose

Caring

To feel and show concern for others

Courage

To act according to one's beliefs

Pride

Satisfaction from doing your personal best

Curiosity

A desire to investigate and seek understanding of one's world

Friendship

To make and keep a friend through mutual trust and caring

Resourcefulness

To respond to challenges and opportunities in an innovative and creative way

Creativity

To think beyond the obvious

These Life Skills can be accomplished by following five Lifelong Guidelines:

- Truthfulness     - Trustworthiness     - Active Listening     - No Put-Downs     - Personal Best

By all of us working together, the voyage through middle school can be enjoyable and successful.