Internet Safety

Internet Safety is an integral part of Milford Central School's Pre-K-12 education program. Internet Safety education includes, but is not limited [to]:


The Elementary Guidance Counselor meets with Elementary students and covers topics such as cyber bullying, posting personal information and pictures, chat rooms, instant messaging and being safe on the internet.

Fifth Grade:

Webquest:  Playing it Safe!

Topics covered:

  • Internet

  • World Wide Web

  • Browsers

  • Search Engines

  • Types of information on the Internet

  • Safe Surfing 

  • Communication

  • Email

  • Spam

  • Instant messaging

  • Chat rooms

    • Benefits of a chat room

    • Risks of a chat room

  • “Stranger Danger”  - people may lie about who they are

  • Netiquette – basic rules of etiquette or courtesy when communicating on the Internet

    • Cyber-bullying

Emphasis on:

  • Password protection

  • Personal Information protection

    • Posting of personal photos

Seventh Grade:

The seventh grade life skills curriculum includes the ISafe program. Parents are encouraged to visit                                                                                     

Eighth Grade: 

The website is reviewed the first week of class and periodically revisited when new articles are posted

Topics we discuss are:

  • How to Prevent Sexting

  • Cell Phone Safety Tips

  • Tips to Stop Cyberbullying

  • How to Recognize Grooming

  • Social Web Safety Tips for Teens

A quiz is given to reinforce good safety habits for searching the web and being on social networking sites.