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The school must own and control all internet presence including all social media. Individuals or groups may not personally launch anything that can be regarded as owned, sponsored, endorsed, or supported by the parish, school, or any related or affiliated ministry. Individuals or groups may not host any school website on their own domain or with a web hosting service that does not have a contract with the school itself. Those who violate this section will be asked to shut down their site or turn it over to the school. Failure to comply may result in removal of student from school.​​

Social Media and Cyberbullying


The school discourages student use of social media, however, it is understood that this is a parent decision and that parents are also responsible for monitoring their child’s online behavior.  Should a student use social media or any technology to harass other students, compose uncomplimentary posts about other students, or in any way participate in behavior that is detrimental to themselves, other students, or the school, the school will respond appropriately.  Depending on the nature of the behavior, the school may issue a detention, a suspension, or an expulsion.  The school works together with parents to make it clear to students that any online behavior that affects other students or the school will result in disciplinary consequences. 


Social Media and Photo Sharing


Parents do not have permission from the school to post photos of students other than their own child (ren) taken at school events to personal social media or other sites.



 

 

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