Troy Police Officer Brings Cyber Bullying Presentation to Avondale School District

Fifth-graders at Woodland Elementary hear presentation designed to raise awareness Avondale School District fifth-grader Kendall Cabot hasn’t been bullied at school but she knows that “things like that can happen and it’s a good idea to know what to do if it does happen.” Kendall was reflective after Troy Police Officer Gail Jasak visited Woodland Elementary to talk to the students about bullying – cyber bullying in particular. “The best things I learned today are that there are ways … [Read more...]

Burning Bridges

Last week I blew it. It wasn't like a little everyday mishap; it was one that after the smoke cleared, the bridge behind me was ashes and gone. The mistake I made is one that's become too common in social media: engaging in the Facebook argument. If you haven't been victim of one of these implosions, you've surely stalked the progress between others just to watch the drama unfold. A short summary of how this plays out is that first, someone posts something you disagree with. Thinking you … [Read more...]