• Elementary School Counselor

     

    Melissa Hacker Melissa Hacker, M.A. PPS.; APCC
    Alta Murrieta Elementary School Counselor
    951-696-1403 ext 2004
    mhacker@murrieta.k12.ca.us
     
     
     
     
    • Re-engaging students
    • Advocating for students and parents
    • Intervening with teachers and administrators
    • Nurturing all
     

    Character Counts! 

    Character counts pillars

     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     


    Trustworthiness
    Be honest • Don’t deceive, cheat, or steal • 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, and country 

    Respect
    Treat others with respect; follow the Golden Rule • Be tolerant and accepting of differences • Use good manners, not bad language • Be considerate of the feelings of others • Don’t threaten, hit or hurt anyone • Deal peacefully with anger, insults, and disagreements 

    Responsibility
    Do what you are supposed to do • Plan ahead • Persevere: keep on trying! • Always do your best • Use self-control • Be self-disciplined • Think before you act — consider the consequences • Be accountable for your words, actions, and attitudes • Set a good example for others

    Fairness
    Play by the rules • Take turns and share • Be open-minded; listen to others • Don’t take advantage of others • Don’t blame others carelessly • Treat all people fairly

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

    Citizenship
    Do your share to make your school and community better • Cooperate • Get involved in community affairs • Stay informed; vote • Be a good neighbor • Obey laws and rules • Respect authority • Protect the environment • Volunteer