With the increased use of electronic devices by your students such as Chromebooks, PC’s, Internet capable Cell Phones, iPads, Playstations, Xbox, and Nintendo Switch there is also the risk to your student’s privacy and security. The School District utilizes an Internet content filter called Seculy and another program called Aristotle to monitor and block student access to inappropriate Internet content. Your role as a parent with your student’s technology use is very important in guiding them to a be a good digital citizen.
Research shows that 91% of 13 to 17 year olds go online from a mobile device at least occasionally and 76% of teens (81% of older teens) use a social network (Source: Pew Research; Kaiser Family Foundation; Common Sense Media). Below we have compiled a few links to some helpful documents like a Family Internet Safety Contract and Internet Safety FAQ’s. The remaining links are to sites that provide information to parents about Internet safety, social media, privacy, and information on some well used apps like Fortnite and snapchat.