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8 Keys of Excellence

8 Keys of Excellence ~ Character Building


The Garrison community strives to develop and exhibit excellent character every day.  We believe that by living the 8 Keys of Excellence each day we prepare ourselves and our students for true success in life.

INTEGRITY - Match behavior with values.  Do the right thing even when no one is looking.  Be sincere and real.

FAILURE LEADS TO SUCCESS - Learn from your mistakes.  View failure as feedback that provides you with the information you need to learn, grow, and succeed.

SPEAK WITH GOOD PURPOSE - Speak honestly and kindly.  Think beforel you speak.  Make sure your intention is positive and your words are sincere.

THIS IS IT! - Make the most of every moment.  Focus your attention on the present moment.  Keep a positive attitude.

COMMITMENT - Make your dreams happen.  Take positive action.  Follow your vision with wavering.

OWNERSHIP - Take responsibility for your actions.  Be responsible for your thoughts, feelings, words, and actions. "Own" the choices you make and the results that follow.

FLEXIBILITY - Be willing to do things differently.  Recognize what's not working and be willing to change what you're doing to achieve your goal.

BALANCE - Live your best life.  Be mindful of yourself and others while focusing on what's meaningful and important in your life.  Inner happiness and fulfillment come when your mind, body, and emotions are nurtured by the choices you make.

For more information please visit www.8keys.org or www.QLN.com .