George Town Primary School recently held a Positive Behavior Intervention and Support awards night recognizing the efforts of students.

The aim of the framework is to promote strategies that encourage success, not only behaviorally, but socially, emotionally and academically, a press release states. It involves teaching and re-teaching important social skills, and modeling and rewarding good behavior to encourage and promote achievement.

Organizers said they ware particularly pleased with the more than 81 percent parent turnout at the event on Jan. 31.

George the tiger mascot was on hand to lend support.

“Parents were informed of the revised school-wide behavior expectations and behavior tracker, and participated in a question and answer session,” said teacher Dorothy Bodden-Wilson.

A highlight of the night was the presentation of awards for students who demonstrated “Great Responsibility” with regard to homework and “Readiness” with regard to school uniform.

Parents were also given a presentation on character building.