St. joseph school honor system
The teachers and staff of St. Joseph School collaboratively designed
our PBIS-like approach to school-wide behavior management. PBIS stands for Positive Behavior
Interventions and Supports. It is a
proactive approach to establishing the behavioral supports and social culture
needed for all students in our school to achieve social, emotional, and
Using our existing St. Joseph School Honor Pledge, we developed
a behavior matrix highlighting various environments around our school that
focuses on teaching and promoting desired behaviors. Students in grades K-8 learn about and
practice these behaviors daily. If a
student demonstrates an undesired behavior
(please see minor/major infraction chart), he or she will receive positive
encouragement, re-teaching, and/or a consequence. If a student is following expectations and
demonstrates exemplary behavior, they
are awarded an Honor Slip! Students can
then save up Honor slips and “cash them in” for various rewards throughout the
St. joseph school honor pledge
I pledge to be humble by putting others
before myself and by not bragging or being boastful.
O is for Obedience
I pledge to be obedient by following
God’s commandments and by being a good example to others.
I pledge to be a good neighbor through my
willingness to help others and by sharing what I have with those who have less.
I pledge to recognize every opportunity to
show my faith through my thoughts, words and actions.
I pledge to respect all life forms and our
planet earth and to be a good steward with all the gifts and talents God has