Digital Citizenship and Responsibility in Online Posting
RGMS encourages development of positive digital citizenship. PPS acceptable use guidelines for technology states: Do not look at, send, copy or create material that is rude, inappropriate or meant to hurt someone's feelings. No school consequences are given for violation of this guideline. Students and parents need to be aware that comments published on social media can be detrimental to the image of the school and to that of the writer. Questions about the school and comments about an incident or staff should not be published on social media and may not be done from RGMS computers. These issues, questions or comments should be discussed with the teacher and administration, not on social media. RGMS will not engage in online dialogue on social media. If staff or students are called out in posts, the people called out may choose to have a conversation with the writer. The school may ask Google and the writer to take the posts down. Parents may be notified of the content of the posts and their help may be requested in getting the posts taken down. Various communications mediums require a variety of etiquette. Certain mediums demand more appropriate behavior and language than others. This is one of those mediums.
PPS Acceptable Use Policy:
Do not look at, send, copy or create material that is rude, inappropriate or meant to hurt someone's feelings.