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ONTARIO CATHOLIC SCHOOL GRADUATE EXPECTATIONS


Adapted Wording for Elementary Students
Developed by Huron-Perth CDSB and St. Clair CDSB

I AM A BELIEVER!
  • I believe that God is an awesome God
  • I believe and have faith in God
  • I believe that God is with us always
  • I believe that we can talk to God anytime and anywhere, through prayer
  • I believe in the stories of the Bible
  • I believe in the stories of Jesus' life, death and resurrection
  • I believe in the Church community, celebrating Mass, and the seven Sacraments
  • I believe in forgiveness
Because I am a believer, I will live my life like Jesus.

I HAVE A VOICE!
  • I speak, write and listen as Jesus would want me to
  • I care about others and speak up for them
  • I am honest
  • I think carefully before I react or speak
  • I respect all people and their languages
  • I listen to the Word of God
Because I have a voice, I will use it lovingly, and I will live my life like Jesus.

I HAVE IDEAS!
  • I have thoughts and opinions that matter
  • I make good choices
  • I have hope for the future
  • I solve problems with knowledge, understanding and prayer
  • I know we are all equal and special
Because I have ideas, I have a purpose, and I will live my life like Jesus.

I AM A LEARNER FOR LIFE!
  • I use my gifts and talents given to me by God
  • I always do my best
  • I build on my strengths and weaknesses
  • I set goals
  • I accept change
  • I am proud of the good things I do
  • I am thankful for the gifts of others
Because I am a learner for life, I can reach for my dreams, by living my life like Jesus.

I AM A TEAM PLAYER!
  • I co-operate with others in all that I do
  • I value everyone's work
  • I respect and listen to others
  • I think of others before myself
  • I follow rules of fair play
  • I work hard in school so that I can build my community and make it a better place
Because I am a team player, I know that 'Together is Better', and we will live our lives like Jesus.

I CARE!
  • I love God, myself and my family
  • I care about and respect my 'family' at school, at Church, in the community, and the world
  • I care about and respect God's creation and everything in it
Because I care, I pray for all my families, and I will live my life like Jesus.

I HAVE RESPONSIBILITIES!
  • I am a peace-maker
  • I am fair
  • I am forgiving
  • I follow rules and do my share
  • I help the poor and care for people in need
  • I stand up for what is right
  • I know that all life is precious
  • I respect and protect the world and all that is in it

Because I accept my responsibilities, I can make a difference, and will live my life like Jesus.​ ​​