Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS)

How is this program different from other school behavior programs?

  • The program is focused on acknowledging students for demonstrating positive behavior.
  • Teachers are acknowledged for noticing positive student behavior.
  • Routines and language with respect to appropriate school behavior are consistent throughout the school.

View our PBIS guidelines

The following are our school rules, known as Tuffy's Terrific Three R's

Be Respectful

  • Classroom: Use positive language when responding to others
  • Lunch/Recess: Use kind words and include others in play or conversation.
  • Home: Follow directions the first time without argument
  • Community: Be a kind and helpful neighbor.

Be Responsible

  • Classroom: Do your school work and turn it in.
  • Lunch/Recess: Clear your table in the cafeteria and return all playground equipment.
  • Home: Help with housework.
  • Communty: Keep the neighborhood clean. 

Be Ready to Learn

  • Classroom: Have school supplies needed at the start of each class.
  • Lunch/Recess: Be prepared to listen to a change in directions
  • Home: Get your backpack ready for school the night before.
  • Community: Know safety rules.