Tiger Insider

March 6, 2020

Positive Student Recognition

February Terrific Tigers

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Announcing our February Terrific Tigers representing CITIZENSHIP! Brianna & Jack (grade 6), Madison & Logan (grade 5), Kelsey & Michael (grade 4), Katerina & Trenton (grade 3), Gabe & Ayden (grade 2), Elizabeth & John (grade 1) and Penelope & Marcus (kindergarten). When you see them, please congratulate them on being such positive influences in our school family!

March PAWS-itive Character Trait is HONESTY

The PAWSITIVE Character Trait for the month of March is HONESTY. To be honest means to stick to the facts and maintaining fairness and straightforwardness of conduct.

2019-2020 PBiS Goal

Did you know that as of March 6, 2020, 86% of our students have one or fewer behavior referrals? 400 out of out 464 students have received one or fewer behavior referrals for discipline thanks to our school-wide support and commitment to PBiS (Positive Behavior Intervention & Supports)! Our students are making great choices and learning quickly to avoid repeating bad ones!

Our overall goal is to have 85% or more of our kids receive one or fewer minor/major behavior referrals this school year. We are on track to meet that ambitious and worthwhile goal!

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Tiger Ticket Weekly Tallying

WOW! Our bucket is full of Tiger Tickets around here!

Here is how Quarter 3 is shaping up:

K - 948

1 - 1539

2 - 1505

3 - 950

4 - 884

5 - 789

6 - 394

For a grand total of 7,009 Tiger Tickets so far this quarter! Keep up the great work, MES!


Speaking of all the great behavior we have been seeing at MES, 388 students have been recognized so far with a PAWS-itive PICK! A student who is going above and beyond the ROAR expectations gets nominated for a PAWS-itive PICK by an MES staff member!

What does a positive office referral look like at MES?

*Sign the VIP wall

*Call home

*Selfie with Mrs. Fonzo

*Ring the bell

*Loud cheering and high fives

*Names read weekly over intercom

Keep up the great work, MES!

ROAR Recognition - Acknowledging Expected Behaviors

Tiger Tickets are given when students are demonstrating expected behaviors by following ROAR Expectations.

Tiger Tickets - Tickets are brought to the cafeteria for Winning Wednesday. Tickets are drawn during lunches and students, whose tickets are drawn spin the prize wheel to earn a classroom incentive, such as extra recess, lunch in the classroom or a classroom snack.

Staff members are also encouraged to recognize classroom behaviors and offer student or classroom incentives.


Tuesday, March 10, 2020 - Arts & Bots Club After School

Tuesday, March 10, 2020 - 5th Grade Robotics Club After School

Friday, March 13, 2020 - NO SCHOOL for Students

Wednesday, March 18, 2020 - Arts & Bots Club After School

Wednesday, March 18, 2020 - 5th Grade Robotics Club After School

Friday, March 20, 2020 - 4th Grade Field Trip to Edinboro University

Wednesday, March 25, 2020 - Kindergarten Information Night at 6:00pm

Thursday, March 26, 2020 - MES Maker Faire at 6:00pm


Our Sponsors

We are so fortunate to have local businesses and organizations support the powerful work that we are doing at MES. Please consider returning the favor by supporting them! Also, if you own a business or know of a business that would like to contribute to our school, please contact Erin Fonzo, Principal of Maplewood Elementary School, by calling (814)337-1659 or emailing efonzo@penncrest.org

Our Students ROAR!

We LOVE having the opportunity to help our students succeed and we're very proud of them for repeatedly making the right choices. We hope you are as excited as we are about the great work that the students have been doing. Our recent SWPBiS evaluation confirms what we already know..... MES is PAWS-itively the best!