Students report to school on Monday, August 8, in full school unform. Breakfast will be served.
Mark your calendar. We are planning a "Pack the Bus" school supplies drive at Walmart in Franklin on August 1st-3rd.
Our list will be available in the store. Tell your friends and neighbors so they will remember to participate!
Registration for Pre-K is still OPEN!
Help us spread the word!
The child needs to be 4 by September 30th.
Thanks for supporting Raintree Pre-K!
Raintree Elementary School
The Raintree family will raise expectations for all learners!
501 Raintree Drive · Baldwin, LA 70514 ·
Phone (337) 923-0494
Fax (337) 923-6859
Principal: Donald Sanders, III
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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: