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Parent Information Nights to Focus on Cyberbullying and Internet Usage

Release Date: 2/9/2011 1:51:54 PM

Do you let your children talk to strangers? They are if they are on one of the social networking sites without the proper privacy settings, if they are communicating in chat rooms, or if they are gaming online without private party settings.
Find out how to keep your children safe from bullies and strangers at one of the following Cyberbullying and Internet Usage parent information nights:
Thursday, February 17, 2011 – 7:00 to 8:30 p.m.
Piney Ridge Elementary School (cafeteria)
(Snow date – March 10)
Wednesday, February 23, 2011 – 6:30 to 8:00 p.m.
Westminster Elementary School (cafeteria)
(Snow date – March 1).
School counselors from area elementary schools and Anna Bible, Coordinator of Safe and Drug-Free Schools for Carroll County Public Schools, will present a program that will provide timely and important information on topics including social networking sites such as Facebook. The presentations are open to parents of students from elementary through college.
The Board of Education of Carroll County does not discriminate on the basis of disability in employment or provision of services, programs or activities. Information concerning the Americans with Disabilities Act is available from the Director of Facilities, 410-751-3177. Persons needing auxiliary aids and services for communication should contact the Office of Community and Media Relations at 410-751-3020 or, or write to Carroll County Public Schools, 125 North Court Street, Westminster, Maryland 21157. Persons who are deaf, hard of hearing, or have a speech disability, use Relay or 7-1-1. Please contact the school system at least one (1) week in advance of the date the special accommodation is needed.

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