R.C. Waters Elementary in Oak Harbor participates in a school-wide initiative called Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS). PBIS is a process for creating safer and more effective schools by allowing a safe and productive learning environment where teachers can teach and all students can learn.
R.C. Waters has adopted a unified set of expectations for behavior in our school. The unified classroom expectations, found in every classroom and non-classroom settings in the school, are as follows: Be Respectful, Be Responsible, and Be Ready.
Student behavior is documented using a tool called ClassDojo. ClassDojo is a free behavior tracking system that reinforces positive behaviors and quickly engages students in becoming accountable for their own choices. One of the main benefits is the easy opportunity to communicate with parents. On a scheduled rotation, students are able to “shop” from the Dojo reward cart using the points they have earned for meeting the behavior expectations.
R.C. Waters highlights top Class Dojo winners for the month of November are:
Kindergarten: (back left to right) Danica Miller, Laine McGuire, Natalie Reif, and Ari Joy; (front left to right) Ben Miller and Blakely DeVito (not pictured: Alhana Britt)
First Grade: (back left to right) Zoey Reid, Jacob Rohrer, and Elsie Perkins; (front left to right) Kelsey LaBounty and Cara Rollheiser
Second Grade: (back left to right) Cody Rickus, Ava Porath, Beckett Sweet, Bailee Miller, and Carter Lindsay (front left to right) Adalynn Mitchell, Braxton Bauer, Kelsey Zetzer, Katie Sabo, and Hank Hartman
Third Grade (back left to right) Kara Baker, Claire Magoto, Kinsley Moore, Kennedy Martikan, and Willow Denman; (front left to right) Jackson Smith, Bo Guerin, Joshua Miller, Jaxon Eilrich, and Kielie Whitcum