Paying it Forward at Lincoln Middle School

     Published on 3/2/16   Tagged under:    Lincoln Middle School   

This month we ran our PBIS event a little differently. No criteria to meet. No incentive to attend. This month we just paid it forward with a building wide service project. We were a little worried at the start. Would our kids step up to the task or would we be left with an underwhelming result? We shouldn't have worried. Our scholars exceeded every goal and expectation we had and absolutely knocked it out of the park.  

Can and Food Drive to benefit the Food Bank of CNY

Scholars and Staff will donate 200 cans/food items during the month of February. 

Outcome: Scholars and Staff donated 685 items! Which equals 566 pounds of food that will help to feed families in our community! 

Scholars who donated to the drive each received a raffle ticket to enter to win a prize. We had 130 scholars donate and chose 3 winners. We also celebrated the student who donated the most cans (34!) The top students from each grade came down and help box up all the cans for pick up.  
What does the Food Bank of CNY do? 
Food Bank of Central New York is a not-for-profit organization working to eliminate hunger through nutritious food distribution, education and advocacy in cooperation with the community.  

Want to help out? You can donate directly to the Food Bank of CNY on their website

Battle of the Black Knights

Last month we began the Battle of the Black Knights, a competition between the grades that takes place at PBIS events. Last month Team Syracuse (6th grade) won the Pep Rally and this month we attached the competition to the can drive. The friendly rivalry helped get scholars involved and boost our donations.

The competition was tight right down to the last day when Team Oswego (7th grade) edged out Team Syracuse for the win. Team Oswego donated 344 items on their own and had 4 out of 5 of the top donors with 4 scholars donating over 20 items to the drive. 

Next Month: Staff v. Students Basketball game 

For more PBIS Event information - including pictures and videos from events, please visit the Lincoln PBIS blog