know, the Internet provides many learning opportunities for students, but
unsupervised online access also comes with risks.
need to be informed of what their children see and hear on the Internet, who
they meet and what information they may share with others.
reaching out to you to discuss an important online safety matter currently
trending on social media called the Momo Challenge.
This is a
disturbing online pop-up figure that may appear during snapchats, video clips
or online games, urging children to take part in self-harm.
statements can be made if directions from Momo are not followed by the user.
has encountered students talking about Momo and expressing worries about the
challenge and what it may mean.
response, teachers have been discussing the topic with their students from an
Internet safety point of view.
encourage you to educate yourself about the Momo challenge, talk with your
children, and be on the lookout when your children are online.
together, we can continue to ensure the safety and security of our students.
reassurance, the RCMP maintains an online portal of resources around child
internet safety which can be found at the link below: