The Good Noodle Board is a board in Mrs. Puff's classroom that keeps track of Good Noodle stars. It appears in the episodes "New Student Starfish" and "Teacher's Pests," as well as the video game The Yellow Avenger and the book with the same name as the episode.


It is a black chalkboard and is bordered by wood. On the top of the board, "Good Noodles" is written in white chalk. Below that, the chalkboard is divided up into seven sections. Gold stars are awarded when a student does a good deed. However, when students cause trouble, gold stars are taken away from them.

Role in series

"New Student Starfish"

SpongeBob shows Patrick the board and explains its function before class starts. During class, Mrs. Puff threatens to remove a star from SpongeBob's section several times when he disrupts the class, and eventually removes one after SpongeBob is blamed for the "Big Fat Meanie" incident.

At the end of the episode, SpongeBob and Patrick are each awarded one gold star for saving Roger.

New Student Starfish (book)

It had the some role as the episode.

The Yellow Avenger

It reappears in Mrs. Puff's Boating School. At a certain point in the game, the player is given a task of grabbing some of the stars off the board to prove to Officer Nancy that SpongeBob is a good noodle.

"Teacher's Pests"

Mr. Krabs and Plankton learn about the board from SpongeBob. They have a competition with each other to see who can earn the most stars and continuously give Mrs. Puff fruit. This causes her to eventually snap and declare that none of them, including SpongeBob, will get any stars.


  • SpongeBob has the most stars in his class, with 74 total (73 after the "Big Fat Meanie" incident, but 74 again after saving Roger at the end). However, in "Teacher's Pests," he has zero stars.
  • In “New Student Starfish” The names on the board are SpongeBob, Lloyd, Sheila, Paco, Debbie, Horace, and in a the few frames Patrick says “twenty four,” the name Rich is added for a split second. Later in the episode, the name Patrick appears after SpongeBob adds it.
  • Only 25 stars are present in SpongeBob's column
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