PORTRAIT OF A COUNTRY DAY
WORLD SCHOOL GRADUATE
The curriculum and environment at CDWS is designed to guide students to become lifelong learners who are motivated from within by a natural curiosity and a love for knowledge. We value intellectual growth equally with social and emotional development, aiming to empower every student with the traits that will help them be high-achieving, well-rounded individuals long after they graduate: Character, Cognition, Practices, Citizenship, and Wellbeing.
Endeavor to contribute to the welfare of our environment and society at large.
Demonstrate ethical awareness, honesty and fairness.
Approach ideas and others with an open mind, adaptability and persistence.
Exhibit empathy, kindness, and patience toward others.
Celebrate and value all perspectives, experiences and diversity.
Comprehend and articulate meaning of ideas and information.
Actualize knowledge in problem-solving new ideas.
Process information to form new connections between ideas.
Work together to share ideas, problem-solve, and work toward common goals.
Approach learning with
an intrinsic desire to learn and grow.
Take initiative to enthusiastically aspire to reach new heights academically.
Seek new and improved methods of learning and doing through curiosity, invention, and exploration.
Recognize and respect diversity and a variance of perspectives.
Engage in responsible, appropriate actions to implement change and seek solutions for the betterment of society.
Engage in focused, non-judgmental attention to the present moment and develop self-awareness skills.
Engage in selfless service, compassion, forgiveness, and empathy to cultivate strong value systems related to collective development and self-awareness.
Cultivate emotional intelligence, self-awareness, and self-understanding.
Contentment & Balance:
Adopt the perspective that all emotions are an important part of the