Child trafficking is real and is happening here in Columbia where we live. It is important that we raise awareness and be proactive with ensuring the safety of our children at all times. Below are some tips to consider:
1. Talk to your children openly and honesty
a. In an attempt to shield our children from difficult truths, we sometimes leave them unequipped to protect themselves. Take the time to talk to your children about strangers and safety
2. Practice Social Media Safety
a. Child Traffickers thrive on social media. Consider limiting your children’s social media use and help them learn good social media practices
3. Make your home a happy, inviting Environment
a. Many trafficking victims are not “kidnapped” at all, but are lured into trafficking situations by false promises
4. Be aware of both men and women
a. Child traffickers come in all forms. Do not assume
For more resources and strategies, please see visit: erasechildtrafficking.org
Pine Grove Elementary School Administration
Get your Kinsa thermometer!
Two week extension starting today to order your free thermometer. You have until 11:59 pm on December 13th. Check our school story on Class Dojo for details. Follow the following instructions to get further information: First text the word FLUENCY to 555-888. They will then send you a link to click on and download the Kinsa App. Then add your children, select Pine Grove Elementary as the school make sure you select a teacher's name as well. Once you have completed the process they will send you a message stating that your thermometer has been ordered. Hope everyone who was not able to get one last time will take advantage of this extended offer from Kinsa. Thanks for all you do for our students.