Students report to school on Monday, August 8, in full school unform. Breakfast will be served.
Welcome Parents! The new school year is quickly approaching! We will host Open House before school starts, on Thursday, August 4, 2016 at 5:30 pm. This is an opportunity for you and your child to come meet the teachers and bring school supplies. Please mark your calendars to attend. We look forward to seeing you on August 4th!
HAVE A SENSATIONAL SUMMER!!!
FOR STUDENTS: "Time decides who you meet in life, your heart decides who you want in your life, but your attitude decides who will stay in your life." --Unknown
FOR STAFF: "To the barefoot man, happiness is a pair of shoes. To the man with old shoes, it's a pair of new shoes. To the man with new shoes, it's more stylish shoes. And of course, the fellow with no feet -- he'd be happy to be barefoot. Measure your life by what you have, not by what you don't." --Michael Josephson
Last week, major TV news outlets carried stories that introduced a new word to many viewers. Sextortion is the process of tricking victims into sending compromising photos and then using blackmail methods to get more photos, sexual favors, or money from the victims. The U.S. Department of Justice's April 2016 report to Congress listed sextortion as "by far the most significantly growing threat to children."
That report also noted that the vast majority of the victims were females under the age of 18. The crimes were conducted using social networking sites, instant messaging, and email. The convicted perpetrators--so far, all male--have
Another Justice Department report noted that offenders were specifically seeking out those children they considered easy targets because of their demonstrated willingness to post personal content online and engage in live-streaming video activity, whether the content was sexually explicit or not.”
One news outlet included suggestions for protecting against this developing threat: