School-wide Positive Behavior Support is a systems approach to
establishing the social culture and behavioral supports needed for
all children in a school to achieve both social and academic
success. SWPBS is not a packaged curriculum, but an approach that
defines core elements that can be achieved through a variety of
At Harriman Middle School, students can earn Blue Bucks, which
they can then turn in for a drawing done once per week with
rotating prizes to be given out. These Blue Bucks also add up
to earn students admission to our end of year SWBPS Bash.
Students can earn Blue Bucks by exhibiting good behaviors and
being cooperative with adults and other students.
Currently, one of our "prizes" is admission to the "Blue Devil
Café" on Wednesdays. Weather permitting, Wednesday
winners are allowed to choose one friend to join them in eating
lunch outside at the picnic tables.