PBS (Positive Behavior System)
Paws-i-tively Good Character
River Valley School reinforces good behavior and character through a school-wide reinforcement system. Below are the details.
Kind of reinforcement: PAWS when displaying good character and behavior
Who receives PAWS: Students
Who gives PAWS: Staff members
When do they get PAWS: Throughout the day in various locations
When do students receive rewards: Once a week on Fridays a raffle will be held to randomly pick PAWS.
What will be reinforced?
The three Rs will be the three character traits to be reinforced throughout the year. The 3 Rs are:
- Be Ready
- Be Respectful
- Be Responsible
Please see River Valley Expectation Chart below for the details under each category. It will be important that you review them with your child(ren).
Although these rules will be expected to be followed throughout the school year, we will be emphasizing the following:
Be Ready: September, December, and March
Be Responsible: October, January, and April
Be Respectful: November, February, and May
Click links below to read more about our PAWS Programing.