Students in classrooms all over Peoria Unified will participate in the district’s ninth annual Internet Safety Week from Sept. 18-22.
During Internet Safety Week, students in kindergarten through eighth-grade will participate in age-appropriate lessons covering Internet safety. High schools will cover Internet safety in the form of video safety reminders that will air during morning announcements. Topics covered in the lessons and videos will be: Cyberbullying, Copyright Infringement, Appropriate Online Behavior, Digital Footprints and Social Media Interactions.
On the heels of Internet Safety Week is also the kick-off the district’s sixth annual Anti-Bullying Art Contest. This year’s theme is ‘All Different, All Equal.’ Details about this contest can be found on the district website at www.peoriaunified.org/schoolsafety.
The Peoria Unified School District, located in the West Valley, serves more than 37,000 students in 34 elementary schools, seven high schools and one non-traditional high school. With ongoing open enrollment and alternative educational opportunities, the district boasts a 94 percent high school graduation rate. Peoria Unified prides itself on excelling schools, award-winning teachers, high test scores, specialized signature programs and championship sports programs. For more information, visit the district’s website, www.peoriaud.k12.az.us.