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Ethel Boyes - Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports

Our Vision: Ethel Boyes' community inspires growing minds by embracing challenges, celebrating effort, and believing in success
1875 Brentwood Drive
Idaho Falls, ID 83402
Phone: (208) 525-7630 (208) 525-7630
Fax: (208) 525-7633
PBIS Voicelevels

Ethel Boyes Elementary School implements the PBIS strategies and ideas to develop a culture that embodies four core values:

  • Be Safe
  • Be Responsible
  • Be Respectful
  • Be a Learner

School faculty and staff use a consistent behavior managaement system to help students redirect their behavior when needed. School faculty and staff spend a significant amount of time teaching students expected behavior in each area of the school.

The system uses three colors: Green for "On Target" behaviors; Yellow for "Pause and Think;" and Red for "Stop and Change." An additional color, blue, is used for those behaviors that area above and beyond expectations. Using these color as a guide, students know if their behaviors are meeting school-wide expectations.

To help students maintain appropriate noise levels in the different locations throughout the school, a voice level chart has also been developed. The chart ranges from 1 - 5 and has different indicators for each levels:

  1. No one is talking
  2. Whispering
  3. Table Talk
  4. Instructor Speaking
  5. Outside

To help students remeber these expectations, posters have been developed and are posted throughout the school.