Character education is a big part of the TPA experience. We use all aspects of schooling as opportunities for character development. Keeping this in mind, each month an individual character theme is selected and focused on throughout the school. The principles for each month are listed below:

Month Principle Value Summary
December
Attitude & Humility Attitude Over Aptitude We can control our attitudes and use them as tools for growth. Our aptitude is inborn and can only grow with a good attitude
January
"Brother's Keeper" I am a leader through asking the best of myself and the best of others. I am a leader through asking the best of myself and the best of others.
February
"Leadership"   I am a leader through asking the best of myself and the best of others.
March
"Integrity/Truth" Truthfulness Leads to Trust We help others achieve their best./Truth is our primary guide.
April
"Conscience"   We achieve our best through character and conscience.
May
"Courage"   I learn the most about myself by facing challenges and taking risks.
June
"Curiosity"    
July
     
August
     
September
"Destiny"  I am responsible for my own learning Each of us is gifted with a unique potential.
October
"Destiny" I am responsible for my own learning Each of us is gifted with a unique potential.
November
"Concern" I need a challenging and supportive community in which to develop my character. Students are asked to evaluate how focused they have been on developing their character and assisting others in developing their character. What is concern? How do we show concern? How willing are we to challenge and to be challenged to do our best