Each week, students at Mendon Elementary will be learning and using a new "word of the week". They will see the word, learn the definition, and incorporate the word within their classrooms and their daily assignments.
Week 29: Enthusiasm- Strong excitement about something, a strong feeling of active interest in something that you like or enjoy
Week 1: Patient- Being able to remain calm and not become annoyed when waiting for a long time
Week 2: Accountability- Being responsible for your decisions and actions; dependable
Week 3: Stewardship- The activity or job of protecting and being responsible for something
Week 4: Grateful- Feeling or showing thanks
Week 5: Acceptance- Recognition of the diversity of others, their opinions, practices, and culture
Week 6: Forgiveness- Benefiting yourself and others by ceasing to feel resentment towards others.
Week 7: Loyalty- A sense of commitment and duty
Week 8: Caring- Things that are done to keep someone healthy, safe.
Week 9: Valor- Courage or bravery
Week 10: Healthy- Showing good health
Week 11: Neighborly- Helpful & friendly
Week 12: Honor- A sense of what is right, just, and true; privilege
Week 13: Trustworthiness: Worthy of confidence; reliable; dependable
Week 14: Self-Reliant: Confident in your own abilities and able to do things for yourself
Week 15: Reliable- Able to be trusted to do or provide what is needed
Week 16: Mannerly- Behaving politely while with other people, showing good manners
Week 17: Courtesy- Polite behavior that shows respect for other people
Week 18: Obedient- Willing to do what someone tells you to do or to follow a rule
Week 19: Reverent- Showing a lot of respect, very respectful
Week 20: Thankful- Expressing thanks
Week 21: Virtuous: Morally good having or showing virtue
Week 22: Wise- Having or showing wisdom or knowledge usually from learning or experiencing many things
Week 23: Collaboration- To work with another person or group in order to achieve or do something.
Week 24: Empathy- The ability to share someone else's feelings
Week 25: Humble- Not thinking of yourself as better than other people
Week 26: Character- The set of qualities that make a person different from other people
Week 27: Prepared- Ready for something, willing to do something
Week 28: Determination- A quality that makes you continue trying to do or achieve something that is difficult