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Richview Middle School Students awarded FBI’s National Safe Online Surfing Award

 

FBIClarksville, TN – The FBI Memphis Field Office Nashville Resident Agency recognized students at Richview Middle School in Clarksville, Tennessee, today, Tuesday, January 7th, 2020 for winning the National FBI Safe Online Surfing award.

Congratulations to the 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students in Heather Stanley’s computer literacy classes for scoring 89.72 percent to win the November 2019 award in the Sharks category.

For the month of November 2019, a total of 142,915 students at 2,156 schools in 54 states and U.S. territories participated in the FBI-SOS Program.

Richview Middle School's Heather Stanley receives the FBI's National Safe Online Surfing Award.

Richview Middle School’s Heather Stanley receives the FBI’s National Safe Online Surfing Award.

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FBI to recognize Richview Middle School Students in Clarksville with National Safe Online Surfing Award

 

FBIMemphis, TN – On Tuesday, January 7th, 2020, the FBI Memphis Field Office will recognize students at Richview Middle School in Clarksville, Tennessee, for winning the National FBI Safe Online Surfing (FBI-SOS) award at 7:45am.

Students in Heather Stanley’s computer literacy classes scored a composite score of 89.72 percent to win the November 2019 award in the Sharks category (100+ participants).

For the month of November 2019, a total of 142,915 students at 2,156 schools in 54 states and U.S. territories participated in the FBI-SOS Program.

National FBI Safe Online Surfing

National FBI Safe Online Surfing

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First Lady Melania Trump’s visit ‘made their day’

 

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – First Lady Melania Trump traveled to Wyoming last week as part of her signature Be Best initiative, which focuses on childhood well-being and the crucial fights against cyberbullying and drug abuse. While there, she encouraged children to spend more time outdoors and learn more about America’s beautiful National Parks.

Arriving in the town of Jackson, Mrs. Trump joined some of the Jackson District Boy Scouts under the town’s iconic elk antler arches, where they told her about their ongoing conservation efforts.

First Lady Melania Trump and 4th grade students participate in a river raft tour of the Snake River in Wyoming. (Official White House Photo by Andrea Hanks)

First Lady Melania Trump and 4th grade students participate in a river raft tour of the Snake River in Wyoming. (Official White House Photo by Andrea Hanks)

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Austin Peay State University to host 7th annual Joint Conference on Juvenile Justice, April 8th

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – On Saturday, April 8th, 2017, the Montgomery County Disproportionate Minority Contact (DMC) Task Force, the Tennessee Commission on Children and Youth, the MerryInGOD Foundation and Austin Peay State University will present the 7th Annual Joint Conference on Juvenile Justice.

Austin Peay State University's Morgan University Center. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University’s Morgan University Center. (APSU)

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Internet Safety Class for Parents at Fort Campbell

 

Fort Campbell's Morale, Welfare and Recreation - MWRFort Campbell, KY – Cyberbullying, exposure to inappropriate material, online predators, and revealing too much information – these are all online dangers that your children might encounter. The internet has drastically changed the way young people interact with the world.

Learning to recognize the warning signs of these risks will allow you to intervene and help make the internet a safer place for your Family. «Read the rest of this article»

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What You Can Do About Bullying in School

 

StopBullying.govWashington, D.C. – Bullying can threaten students’ physical and emotional safety at school and can negatively impact their ability to learn. The best way to address bullying is to stop it before it starts. There are a number of things school staff can do to make schools safer and prevent bullying.

Assess school prevention and intervention efforts around student behavior, including substance use and violence. You may be able to build upon them or integrate bullying prevention strategies. Many programs help address the same protective and risk factors that bullying programs do.

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What Can Parents, Educators and the Community Do about Bullying?

 

Rodger Dinwiddie is a national speaker  on Best Courses of Action in Bullying Prevention. Chief Executive Officer of STARS and a Certified Lead Trainer for the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program, Dinwiddie said that even the word “bullying” has been politicized.

He asserted that four areas of emphasis must be involved in order to create an effective plan to prevent bullying: school, classroom, individuals, and the community (including parents and guardians). «Read the rest of this article»

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Learn How to Protect Your Child from Cyber Dangers at Fort Campbell’s Family Resource Center

 

Morale, Welfare and RecreationFort Campbell, KY – Cyber bullying and cyber predators have been on the news a lot lately, and as parents, we are all concerned that our child will become a victim. Along with favorite bands and best friends, kids are blogging phone numbers, class schedules and other personal information that makes them vulnerable to anyone who wants to track them down.

Other people are using technology to harass, threaten, embarrass or target our children – this is cyber bullying. Bullying has been around forever but today’s bullies take it to an entirely new level. «Read the rest of this article»

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APSU to hold 2nd annual Joint Juvenile Justice Conference on Saturday

 

Austin Peay State University

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University will hold its second annual Joint Juvenile Justice Conference on Saturday, April 21st in the Morgan University Center.

The conference will take place from 8:30am-4:30pm on the third floor of the MUC.

The purpose of the conference is to increase the awareness of issues, programs and resources available to youth, parents, teachers, college students, advocates, officers of the court and the public to help prevent juvenile delinquency. «Read the rest of this article»

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Teens still share Alarming Amounts of Personal Information with Strangers Online

 

‘Secret Life of Teens’ Survey Reveals that Half of Online Teens Have Shared Personal Information with Strangers

Santa Clara, CA — McAfee, Inc. (NYSE:MFE) , the world’s largest dedicated security company, commissioned and today released “The Secret Life of Teens,” a survey conducted online by Harris Interactive from May 4th-May 17th, 2010. The study surveyed 955 U.S. 13-17 year olds (including 593 teens ages 13-15 and 362 teens aged 16-17) and reveals the online behavior of American teens and areas of concern for parents. Results were weighted as needed for age, gender, race/ethnicity, and other key variables.

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