Hammond students focus on good character _lowres

Photo provided by Linda Faller Joiner -- Hammond Eastside Magnet School students receiving recognition Oct. 23 for good character, from left, are Brooklyn Carter, Guy Rocker, Landon Allen, Victoria Lindsey and Christopher Thomas.

Hammond Eastside Magnet School students are being taught positive character traits through its program, “At Hammond Eastside, I show integrity, confidence and curiosity in learning. Change begins with me.”

Teachers and students focus on a different attribute from the Learner Profile each week, with “good character” as the attribute for the week of Oct. 19-23, a news release said.

At the end of the week, teachers give a “shout-out” to students and colleagues who have demonstrated excellence with the attribute.