Parents of Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake students are
invited to attend a district-wide information meeting on Cyber
Safety on Wednesday, March 27th, from 7:00 to 9:00 pm in the
O'Rourke Middle School cafetorium at 173 Lakehill Road.
Sponsored by the Middle School Family & Consumer Sciences Department, the event will cover topics of concern to every 21st century parent.
Trooper Schmidt of the New York State Police-Troop G will explain basic techniques in understanding and navigating current online trends including texting, social-networking, and media sharing sites.
The presentation will provide strategies for monitoring your child’s safety on the internet and distinguishing cyber bullying behavior. Strategies to recognize and address risky or illegal online conduct, as well as related legal consequences, will also be discussed.
Students are welcome to attend at their parents' discretion.