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The 2014 Nebraska K-12 Digital Citizenship Symposium will be held on Tuesday, October 14th at three locations throughout the state. The increased use of mobile devices and social media in the last several years has caused a dramatic change in the way people communicate and the way students interact with each other. How can we use this change to affect students and encourage them to become a leader worth following?
Participants at the Digital Citizenship Symposium will consist of district teams comprosed of an administrator, teacher, parent, technology coordinator and two students (maximum of six members) who will attend one of the three sites. The symposium will offer several breakout sessions for each diverse group with a culminating activity bringing district teams together to discuss, share and develop their own district vision statement regarding digital citizenship policies.
National and state speakers will set the stage for group discussions. Lead by facilitators, each group will share perceptions, knowledge, and insights as they consider various legal issues, resources, and responsibilities they have in order to become leaders in the digital world.
Speakers will include Karen Haase, H & S School Law, of Lincoln, Nebraska; Ashley Berry, Teen Anti-Bullying Advocate from Littleton, Colorado; Bill Price, Nebraska State Patrol, Norfolk, Nebraska. Representing Burwell Public Schools will be Principal Dave Owen, Paula Warner, Dana Plugge, Ronda Weber, Damon Svoboda, and Molly Mares.
Fans and patrons of Burwell Public Schools and Lady Longhorn Volleyball can watch the varsity game against Elgin Public/Pope John on Tuesday, October 21st beginning at 7 pm. It is "Dig Pink" night for breast cancer awareness as well as Senior Parent's Night. A new LIVE stream titled "Burwell Lady Longhorns vs. Elgin Pope John/Public Volleyball" has been added to the Burwell Junior Senior High School Girls Volleyball Cube by Ronda Weber, a Media Director at Burwell Junior Senior High School. The broadcast is scheduled to start on 10/21 at 7p CDT.
Watch this event on the High School Cube mobile app or at http://www.highschoolcube.com/event/burwell-lady-longhorns-vs-elgin-pope-john-public-v-375644. And make sure the entire Burwell Junior Senior community knows about the event - share this link with everyone!
Important documents including report cards, MAP Testing scores and school pictures were handed out today (Thursday, October 23rd) during a practice drill. Please see that your students bring these items home.
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