As a Lakeside learner I will develop the following qualities:
Leadership: I have a vision that I want to share. I will take the initiative and create ways for people to contribute in order to make extraordinary things happen.
Perseverance: I can, I want to, and I will continue. I will make mistakes and learn from them. I am resilient. I will not give up.
Confidence: I am secure, self assured and self-reliant. I am courageous. I am eager to experience new challenges. I continually reflect on my growth as a person.
Social Consciousness: I am a citizen of the world. I will take responsibility and be accountable for my actions. I will be compassionate. I will collaborate. I will advocate. I will make a difference.
Critical Thinking: I question evidence, arguments and assumptions for validity. I am aware of my own bias and beliefs. I clarify goals and formulate solutions to problems. I observe the world around me using logic and research to develop a deeper understanding.
Creativity: I will express myself freely. I will explore. I will turn new and imaginative ideas into reality. I will think and produce and innovate. I will be passionate and committed. I will remove the limits that others set for me. I will be true to myself and continually nurture a childlike wonder.
Independence: I will follow my own path. I will formulate my own opinions based on evidence and reason. I will question my own assumptions as well as the assumptions of others. I will be free to change my mind.
Problem Solving: I will approach problems with resolve and purpose. I will collaborate with others. I will create and test a variety of solutions. I will be open-minded.
Communicative: I express myself confidently in a variety of ways. I will be proficient in more than one language. I will listen to others.
I will be all of these things, and much more. I am an individual. I love to learn.