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Teacher Carolina Ramos, who’s also on the PBIS committee, wheels out the bottles of pop used as prizes in Friday’s basketball shooting fundraiser. (Johnson Publications photo)

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As other youths wait their turns, Cameron Lempke lofts the ball in a halftime shooting fundraiser Friday night. Funds raised will help support the PBIS program at Chase County Schools. (Johnson Publications photo)

CCS starts positive behavior program

    Chase County Schools (CCS) implemented its new positive behavior program earlier this month.
    Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS), rewards CCS students for positive behavior.
    “The goal of PBIS is to teach positive behaviors as you would teach any subject in school,” Elementary Principal Becky Odens said.
    The program’s statement is, “Be Safe, Be Respectful, Be Responsible.”
    When CCS staff sees positive behavior demonstrated, students receive a ticket.
    “All staff can give out tickets,” Odens said. “Teachers, custodians, lunch ladies—anyone.”

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