The purpose of this page is to give parents access to articles
and websites that help them give their children the guidance they
need to be successful students and individuals. We plan to include
information about issues that affect students today such as
cyberbullying, drug and alcohol use and the importance of
Cyberbullying takes cruelty from the halls to the online world
Most parents may have grown-up thinking bullying meant someone
taking their child’s lunch money or calling them horrible names.
The cruel names part hasn’t changed, but how they’re delivered has.
Bullying online through Facebook or through other forms of
electronic communication (commonly called “Cyberbullying”) has
become a national problem. According to the National Crime
Prevention Center, more than 40 percent of all teenagers with
Internet access have reported being bullied online during the past
Cyberbullying can involve: sending mean, vulgar, or threatening
messages or images; posting sensitive, private information and/or
lies about another person; or pretending to be someone else in order
to make that person look bad.
Canajoharie High School wants parents to know there are websites
available to learn more about cyberbullying and how to help their
children if they’re faced with it.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ website
StopBullying.gov offers valuable
resources on traditional bullying and cyberbullying.
Here are a few more: