Here, scholars and staff may nominate someone in the school who has showcased one of the 24 Character Strengths. Strength Spotting through the Mayerson 24 Character Strengths is a component of our Social Emotional Learning at East Middle School.

Social and Emotional Learning (SEL)

Social and emotional learning (SEL) is the process through which children and adults understand and manage emotions, set and achieve positive goals, feel and show empathy for others, establish and maintain positive relationships, and make responsible decisions. 

24 strengths

"Be Respectful, Be Responsible, and Be Safe!"

Here at East Middle school, we focus on the universal expectations of being RESPECTFUL, RESPONSIBLE, AND SAFE. Through PBIS, we work to recognize the students who follow these expectations with recognition and other incentives.

PBIS (Positive Behavior Intervention System)