Community Creed

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.

Community Creed

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
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An MUS student tells the truth, does his own work, honors his commitments, and respects the property of others and of the school.

Scholarship
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An MUS student actively seeks knowledge and understanding, and he encourages that pursuit among his classmates.

Service
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An MUS student contributes his time and abilities to the welfare of his school and of the greater community.

Respect
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An MUS student is courteous and kind and appreciates everyone in his community.

Humility
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An MUS student may be confident but never arrogant or boastful.

Involvement
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An MUS student develops leadership, cooperation, communication, self-discipline, and friendships in activities outside the classroom.

Accountability
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An MUS student takes responsibility for his actions and accepts their consequences.
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