Volume 4 Issue 17
➡️ Principal's Update ⬅️
⭐️ Students of the Week ⭐️
8th grade Student of the Week: Sophia Gavoli
🔷 Counselor’s Corner 🔷
Keeping Kids Safe on the Internet
In the coming weeks, our middle school students will be learning about dangers that are associated with overuse of technology and the negative impact of social media. So you can also be aware of these dangers, we are sharing information that will be included in their lessons.
According to the Journal of American Academy of Pediatrics, the use of social media is growing and the average age of use is dropping. While there are positive impacts of the internet and social media, there are also many risks and dangers for young people who do not have the cognitive maturity to make sound decisions about the amount of time on the internet, content and sharing of information, cyberbullying, and comparisons with others. Below are risks associated for our youth with using social media. You can read the full journal entry here