Written by a group of seniors in the Class of 2001, the Community Creed was approved by the Student Council and adopted as a statement of the ideals and virtues that have governed student behavior and attitudes since the inception of the school.
As students of Memphis University School, we share a duty to preserve our tradition of general excellence by upholding the principles that define and unify our community.
Truth and Honor:
An MUS student tells the truth, does his own work, honors his commitments, and respects the property of others and of the school.
An MUS student actively seeks knowledge and understanding, and he encourages that pursuit among his classmates.
An MUS student contributes his time and abilities to the welfare of his school and of the greater community.
An MUS student is courteous and kind and appreciates everyone in his community.
An MUS student may be confident but never arrogant or boastful.
An MUS student develops leadership, cooperation, communication, self-discipline, and friendships in activities outside the classroom.
An MUS student takes responsibility for his actions and accepts their consequences.