DHS Core Values
De Soto High School staff and students will endeavor to model the following core values in the pursuit of a quality education. It is the strong belief of our staff that these virtues, when applied in the educational setting, lead to success both academically and in real world experiences. The Core Values of Integrity, Perseverance, Inquiry, Communication and Reflection are defined below:
INTEGRITY - Adherence to moral and ethical principles; soundness of moral character; honesty; "Golden Rule".
INQUIRY - Seeking information through posing questions, research and problem solving.
COMMUNICATION - The imparting or interchanging of thoughts, opinions or information by speech, writing or nonverbal representations.
PERSEVERANCE - Steady persistence in a course of action in spite of difficulties, obstacles or disappointment.
REFLECTION - The focus of self-evaluation for the purpose of improvement.