Are your devices protected from viruses and other malwear threats? Whether it is a desktop, laptop, or even phones, there is a continuously growing list of dangers to our information and devices. To keep them safe and lasting longer, make sure to install some form of anti-virus. There are a number of such products available. At St. Pius V Catholic School, the devices are protected by Avast! This software has a free home version for both Apple and Windows devices. For more information, please visit: www.avast.com/students.
Computer Lab Times
The computer lab will be open from 7:00am-7:45am Monday-Friday for students to come work on assignments or supplemental programs. The students must be working on school related topics. If you have any questions, please contact Constance Graves at firstname.lastname@example.org.
A video overview of safe online searching for parents.
Common Sense media
Reviews and recommendations for games, devices, and uses of technology as well as tips and lessons on internet safety.
Faith and Safety
Advice and reviews on technology through the eyes of the Church. This website is put together by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) and the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America. It has articles on parenting in the technological age, reviews of websites, and good practices for keeping your family safe on the internet.
Provides age-appropriate resources to help teach children and parents how to be safer on- and offline.
Fair Use and Copyright
Explanations for how and when online material may be copied and used.
Tips for how to find the information you need from trustworthy sources.
Tips for families on how to avoid and stop cyberbullying.
Modern devices are useful tools, but they can be distracting as well. Here are some tips on how to balance good use with too much use.
Here are some parent tips for keeping information safe online.