St. John’s Praises Model Students as Part of “CHARACTER COUNTS” Program


Guam – St. John’s School praised lower school students for their exemplary behavior throughout the month of September by awarding “CHARACTER COUNTS” certificates and acknowledging them in front of their peers, teachers, and parents.

CHARACTER COUNTS is a character education program at St. John’s School that teaches students trustworthiness, respect, responsibility, fairness, caring, and citizenship.  Each month, teachers identify students who were exemplary in modeling good behavior, observing and enforcing classroom and school rules, and encouraging fellow students to behave properly.

The following students from Kindergarten through Second Grade were awarded:

Andrew Masterenko
Isabella Smith
Mariana Jesusa Cabrera Castro
Indraya Limtiaco
Maria Calvo
Levi Berg
Nina Taitano
Ana Lourdes Cook
Alexa Espaldon
Reina Marchal 

One of the ways in which St. John’s School supplements its core curriculum and school-wide learning outcomes is with character education programs.

[L-R: – 2ed Grade Reina Marchal (2nd); Ana Lourdes Cook 1st;  Nina Taitano (1st); Maria Calvo (K);  Levi Berg (K); Mariana Castro (Pre‐K4); Isabella Smith (Pre-K4); Indraya Limtiaco (1(Pre‐K3) and Alexa Espaldon (2nd). Not pictured: Andrew Masterenko (Pre‐K3). (Back row): Margaret Sablan, School Counselor and Fr. Isaias Ginson, Chaplain]

The following students from Third Grade through Fifth Grade were awarded:

Marielle Legaspi
Dylan Perez
Kyrav Sachdej
Ryan Lee
Damien Bryant
Sebastian Castro  


[L-R:  Dylan prez (3rd), Kyrav Sachdej (4th); Marielle Legaspi (3rd); Ryan Lee (4th); Damien Bryant (5th) and Sebastian Castro (5th)]