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CATS Program

Cheetah_leapingCommunity – Your community can be your neighborhood, family, friends, school, businesses, libraries, parks, etc.  Do your best to make it safe, caring and clean.  It starts with you!
     * Be Caring     * Be Responsible
 
Attitude – You are in charge of your attitude each day. You can choose to react to a situation positively or negatively.  The choice is up to you!
     * Have Fun     * Be Positive
 
Tolerance – The world is made up of all different kinds of people.  Wouldn’t it be a boring place if we were all the same? Strive to respect, accept, and learn from each other!
     * Be Compassionate     * Be Accepting
 
Scholarship – Always do your best and take pride in anything and everything you do. Push yourself above and beyond people’s (and your own) expectations of yourself.  If you always do your best, you will have no regrets.  Autograph everything you do with excellence!
     * Explore Your World     * Learn New Things
 
The CATS Program encompasses a variety of items we already do at Challenger such as using student planners for organization and structure.  Our Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports (PBIS) Committee takes the lead on how to bring our entire community, including students, parents and staff, together.  If you have questions regarding the CATS program or PBIS, please contact our principal, Diane Ryan at 858-586-7001. 

Advisory - This seventeen minute class allows us to take care of school business without impacting instruction time.  PBIS creates character education lessons and ASB sponsors fun school spirit activities during this period.
 
Quote of the Week - You can be a part of our community by reading the quotation posted on our home page.  It is read to and reflected upon by our advisory classes weekly.  The selected quote often corresponds to the character education lesson. 

CATS Tickets - Students are recognized for behavior which follows the CATS philosophy.  PBIS will draw from names periodically to reward those students with prizes.

Harassment Education Program - All students will attend a presentation the early in the school year about the different kinds of harassment and the ways it can be stopped.
 
Grade Point Average Awards Assemblies - Students who have earned a 3.0 GPA or above are recognized each semester for their acheivement.  We will have assemblies in February recognizing students who earned high GPAs for the first semester.  In September, we will hold assemblies recognizing students from the previous second semester.
 
4.0 GPA - Principal's Honor Roll
3.5 - 3.99 GPA - Honor Roll
3.0 - 3.49 - Academic Acheivement