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Internet safety will be topic at Federal Way school

Post by Steve Maynard / The News Tribune on May 19, 2011 at 2:51 pm with No Comments »
May 19, 2011 2:58 pm

Protecting children against online predators and objectionable online content will be some of the topics covered at the Internet Safety Night Monday night at Lakota Middle School in Federal Way.

A Federal Way police crime prevention officer and a detective specializing in crimes against children will be among the speakers.

The program, sponsored by the school and its PTA, is designed to help parents and is open to the public. The event will take place at 6:30 p.m. Monday in the Lakota commons at 1415 S.W. 314th St., Federal Way.

Topics to be covered include:
— The importance of learning about the sites and applications your child uses.
— What to do if your child is the victim of online bullying.
— Social networking sites and how to help your child use them wisely.
— Objectionable content, how to block it, and what to do if your child views it.
— Online gaming.
— Protecting your child against online predators.

For more information, call 206-226-9848 or email lakotapta@comcast.net.

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