Franklin High School

St. Mary Parish Schools

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  • Beginning Monday, May 2, 2016, school meals must be paid using cash, personal check, money order, or credit card. A list of students who owe money to the cafeteria will be sent to each school principal, and any outstanding balances are to be paid before the end of the school year.  Click here for more information.

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  • FRANKLIN HIGH SCHOOL

    1401 Cynthia Street

    Franklin, LA 70538

    337-828-0143

    Ty Burdett, Principal

    Terry Duchane, Assistant Principal

SMP CyberSAFE

  • Email Spam: Take Control of Your Inbox

    Posted by Susan Dupre at 4/20/2016 6:00:00 AM

    If you have an email account, you've seen spam.  

    Spam is another term for junk email, including unwanted email advertisements.  The LearnFree.org website suggests that most emails you receive are spam:  It's an easy and inexpensive way to reach thousands of people at the same time.  In addition to being annoying, spam email messages can also contain hidden dangers, including phishing scams (see next week's posting) and malware (software intended to harm your computer).  While there are anti-spam laws, they are difficult to enforce because the spammers can easily remain anonymous. 

    It's important, therefore, that we learn to manage our Inbox spam:

    • St. Mary Parish email accounts through Office 365 (Outlook or Mail) have some built-in spam blocker protection, as do Gmail and Yahoo! accounts.
      • Office 365's Clutter is a new email feature that keeps track of what emails you read and which ones you ignore, and moves emails you're likely to ignore into a "Clutter" folder.
      • Outlook and Office 365 Mail also allow you to right-click any spam message and select Junk  | Block this sender.  
    • If you are tempted to click a link within an unwanted email to "unsubscribe," think twice.  While this may work with legitimate companies, spammers will not honor your request.  In fact, clicking the "unsubscribe" link actually confirm that your email address works, and you will end up with more spam. 

    • If you are being bombarded with spam email messages, turn off the Preview pane until you get your Inbox under control. The Preview pane automatically opens all of your email messages, confirming that your email address works and resulting in increased spam.

    • Occasionally, check your Junk or Spam folders, as well as your Clutter folder.  Sometimes, legitimate emails are accidentally routed to Junk, and it's important that you make sure you are not missing important messages. 

    Next week:  What's Lurking in Your Inbox?

     

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  • SMP CyberSAFE Archives

    Posted by Susan Dupre at 1/13/2016

    CyberSAFE
    See past postings at the SMP CyberSAFE archives page.

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Character Counts!

  • April 25, 2016 - April 29, 2016

    Posted by Gidget Everitt at 4/25/2016

    FOR STUDENTS:  "Knowing when to walk away is WISDOM.  Being able to is COURAGE.  Walking away, with your head held high is DIGNITY."  --Unknown

     

    FOR STAFF: "Choice...Chance...Change...You must make a CHOICE to take a CHANCE or your life will never CHANGE."  --Unknown

     

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