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We pledge to create a supportive, respectful, and kind community. 

Our Core Values 

We, the students, staff and families of the Walter Hays community, strive to live these values every day. We recognize that with consistent effort and practice, along with our best intentions, we support a safe and positive environment for all to learn and grow. 

Respect

We honor others by treating them with kindness, courtesy and fairness. 

Perseverance

We put forward our best effort and work, especially when we are challenged. 

Cooperation

We agreeably work together to solve problems, and we unite to create a supportive environment for everyone. 

Empathy

We accept and support others and acknowledge their feelings. 

Inclusion

We include others in activities and games with a welcoming spirit. 

Integrity

We make positive and responsible choices that come from within ourselves. 

Responsibility

We are accountable for our behavior, we honor our promises, and we care for our earth. 

Initiative

We are leaders and speak up, even when it is unpopular. 

Resilience

We remember that there are always other opportunities, and we hold a hopeful spirit.