The Bulls' Creed is the standard for Howard Pride. Howard Bulls serve school and community, value truth, and celebrate diversity. Howard Bulls choose to do the right things for the right reasons at the right times.
Responsibility -- Howard Bulls meet their obligations by being reliable, accountable, and dependable to self and others.
Citizenship -- Howard Bulls know, understand, and display high regard for rules, laws, government, heritage, and for those who serve the community. Bulls know that compromising on the little rules weakens the fabric of the Howard community.
Kindness -- Howard Bulls are helpful, thoughtful, caring, compassionate, and considerate. Bulls exercise kindness in dealing with others, creating a sense of peace and community, rather than engendering hostility and antagonism.
Respect -- Howard Bulls show consideration, understanding, and regard for people, places, and things.
Honesty -- Howard Bulls are truthful, trustworthy, and sincere. Bulls are faithful to promises, no matter how big or small the promises may be. Bulls understand the importance of upholding convictions at all times, especially when no one is watching.
Self-Control -- Howard Bulls exercise self-control. Bulls exercise discipline over their behavior and actions.
Tolerance -- Howard Bulls recognize and respect differences, values, and beliefs of others. Bulls celebrate the diverse community at Howard Middle School.
Cooperation -- Howard Bulls work with others to accomplish common goals. Bulls maintain positive attitudes and cheerful demeanors. Bulls inspire others.