Virtues celebrated at Frederick Classical

Alike for the nation and the individual, the one indispensable requisite is character—character that does and dares as well as endures, character that is active in the performance of virtue no less than firm in the refusal to do aught that is vicious or degraded.    - Theodore Roosevelt, 1900

Love

The bestowing of unconditional love and having a positive impact on the lives of others, showing a genuine concern for the good of others, with unselfish acts of kindness such as compassion, caring, thoughtfulness, service, and other humanitarian and noble actions.

Humility

The quality or condition of being humble; modest opinion or estimate of one’s own importance, rank, etc.; never bragging or boastful (especially to make others feel poorly of themselves).

Courage

Bravery in the face of fear or uncertainty, doing the right thing even when it is hard or scary, trying new things, and admitting mistakes.

Temperance

The practice of moderation, self-control, and self-discipline in all things.

Constancy

The state of being fixed, unchangeable, steadfast, stable, persevering, faithful; is staying power; not giving up, but keeping on

Diligence

Working hard and doing your absolute best; taking special care by doing things step by step.

Patience

Waiting without complaint, ability to wait for something without getting angry or upset, enduring discomfort without complaint, taking turns without complaint.

Sources:
FCCS Parent and Student Handbook revised August 2017