As stated in our school’s mission and philosophy, St. Francis de Sales is committed to developing a framework for moral reasoning and ethical decision-making. The following life skills provide another opportunity to continue the work of building a school community of faith where Gospel values are nurtured and sustained with ….
TOLERANCE: To recognize and respect the opinions, practices, or behavior of others.
INTEGRITY: To be honest, sincere and of sound moral principle.
RESPECT: To willingly show consideration or appreciation for others.
COURAGE: To do what is right, rather than what is easy.
COOPERATION: To work together toward a common goal.
RESPONSIBILITY: To be accountable for your actions.
EFFORT: To try your hardest.
CARING: To be concerned for other’s feelings and well-being.
CURIOSITY: To have a desire to learn or know about a wide range of things.
PATIENCE: To wait calmly for someone or something.
COMMON SENSE: To use good judgment.
SENSE OF HUMOR: To laugh and be playful without hurting others.
PERSEVERANCE: To continue in spite of difficulties.
PROBLEM SOLVING: To seek solutions in difficult situations.
INITIATIVE: To do something because it needs to be done.
FRIENDSHIP: To make and keep friends through mutual trust and caring.
PRAYER: To talk and listen to God.