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JTT Character Day 2016 and a Walk with Terry on Friday, September 23, 2016

posted Sep 20, 2016, 6:19 PM by Suzanne Priestner
Dear Tuck Families,

We are proud to announce our very first JTT Character Day and a Walk with Terry on Friday, September 23, 2016.

At JTT, we are embarking on a very exciting journey ... it's all about CHARACTER!
It boils down to two fundamental questions: 
Who are you?, and 
Who do you want to be in the World?

It is our belief that character can be learned, cultivated, and practiced.
Essentially, you have the power to decide who you want to be in the World.
Our mission is to empower each student to develop the skills required to be successful in the 21st Century.

As a staff, we have identified 9 Character Assets or skills that we believe are essential for each of our students to be successful as they move forward into the World: 
Empathy, Perseverance, Responsibility, Creativity, Collaboration, Curiosity, Initiative, Optimism, and Integrity.

In each classroom, we have been focusing on our first Character Asset, Empathy.

On September 23, 2016, we invite all of our students to participate in Character Day 2016. 
Each class in the school will be celebrating character in various ways throughout the day and it will culminate in a schoolwide walk with Terry. What better way to celebrate the possibility of character than to celebrate one of our greatest Canadian heroes? Terry Fox truly embodies each one of our 9 Character Assets.

We are inviting each of our students and staff to dress in “JTT Red and Gold” or dress as their favourite “Superhero” to celebrate Character Day 2016.

Stay tuned for exciting details …