Horseheads Community/District-Wide
Character Education Traits

(Modeled from the Six Pillars of Character)



  • Show integrity; be honest
  • Be reliable; do what you say you'll do
  • Have the courage to do the right thing
  • Build a good reputation
  • Be loyal; stand by your family & friends



  • Treat others the way you want to be treated
  • Be tolerant of differences
  • Use good manners and positive language
  • Be considerate of the feelings of others
  • Deal peacefully in times of conflict



  • Do what you are expected to do
  • Persevere; keep on trying
  • Always try to do your best
  • Use self-control; be self-disciplined
  • Think before you act; consider the consequences
  • Be accountable for your choices/actions



  • Play by the rules
  • Take turns and share
  • Be open-minded; listen to others
  • Treat all people equally
  • Consider all opinions



  • Be kind
  • Be compassionate and show you care
  • Express gratitude
  • Forgive others
  • Help people in need



  • Do your share to make your school, community and environment better
  • Cooperate
  • Stay informed; vote
  • Be a good neighbor
  • Respect authority; obey laws and rules



Horseheads Intermediate School

952 Sing Sing Road
Horseheads, NY 14845
Phone:  607-739-6366
Fax:       607-795-2495
Grades:  5-6
Hours:    8:25am - 2:25pm

Michael Bostwick, Principal

Robin Doubrava, Assistant Principal

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