November 24, 2014


SOCIAL MEDIA CONCERN

Although we recognize that no Social Media App is inherently bad, they do have the potential to cause harm to others if not used responsibly.  Over the last couple of days we have experienced some challenges with an App called Yik Yak.  It has created upset among a number of students as hurtful comments have been posted.  This app has been making headlines across North America for being used inappropriately and dangerously by middle and high school students.  For more information about Yik Yak, please see the following link:

http://www.chicagonow.com/tween-us/2014/03/yik-yak-app-parents-need-to-know/

We encourage students to use social media responsibly and want to emphasize that the use of social media during instructional time is unacceptable except where it is pa