Parent Resources

Suicide Awareness and Prevention Resources

 
National:
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255) or visit http://www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org/
Crisis Text Line: TEXT 741-741 or visit http://www.crisistextline.org/
 
Pennsylvania:
 
National and State Organizations
 
National:
American Association of Suicidology (AAS): http://www.suicidology.org/
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP): https://www.afsp.org/
Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC): http://www.sprc.org/
 
Pennsylvania:
Jana Marie Foundation: http://www.janamariefoundation.org/
Services for Teens at Risk (STAR-Center)
 

School-Home Connection

Sapphire Parent Portal- Provides parents access to their child's schedules, attendance, current grades, report cards, discipline and historical achievement. Access to this site requires a log-in PIN assigned by the system and a password chosen by the user. Click here to download the Parent Portal User Manual.
School Communications- Where to find information regarding snow delays, emergency notification and other parent-school communication.
SchoolMessenger Info Center-  Choose how you want to be contacted by your child's school or the School District. Set your communication preferences and/or make updates to your telephone and e-mail contact information by logging on to the SchoolMessenger InfoCenter parent portal. Instructions on how to set up an account are found at this link.
myschoolaccount.com- This site enables parents/guardians to view their child’s balance, purchasing history, and payment history. The site will also allow parents/guardians to establish an account balance notification threshold for each of their children. Once the account balance falls below the established amount, myschoolaccount.com will automatically send the parents/guardians an e-mail notice.
Booster Clubs and community groups interested in using SCA's facility can make the request by clicking on this Facility Use Request link and following the directions listed there.

2018-2019 Student Handbooks

 

Web Resources for Parents

Connected Math Resources (CMP3) for 7th & 8th Grade Middle School Students and Parents  (posted 3/21/16)
Everyday Math Resources (EDM4) for Kdgtn through 5th Grade Students and Parents  (posted 3/30/16)
Stopbullying.gov 
KnowBullying- free app that can help parents and caregivers start a conversation with their children about school, work, relationships, life, and bullying. Cyberbullying Research Center - has many great resources for educators, parents, and teens about how to deal with cyberbullying

Addiction Center Prevention Information- teen substance abuse prevention resources.
Tobacco-Free Life- organization whose mission is to save lives by ending worldwide disease, damage, and death caused by tobacco.
 

Keeping Your Child Safe on the Net

Stop. Think. Connect. - created by the Anti-Phishing Working Group and the National Cyber Security Alliance to spread knowledge and help keep the web a safer place.
Digital Safety: Staying Safe Online - a go-to article that covers several topics for parents on keeping their families safe online. 
Internet Laws - A listing and explanation of laws that congress has created to protect children in regards to the Internet.
The CyberTipLine - This site handles leads for people reporting the sexual exploitation of children online.
Internet Safety Task Force- The ISTTF is a group of internet businesses, non-profit organizations, academics, and technology companies that have joined together to identify effective tools and technologies to create a safer environment on the Internet for youth.
What You Say Online Could Haunt You - A USA Today report on what students are posting on social networking Internet sites.
Keeping Kids Safe Online- published by the FBI - This site explains to parents the complexities of on-line child exploitation.
Wikipedia and explaining Internet Slang - This Wikipedia site illustrates several examples of Internet slang for parents to understand.
PC Tattletale - Parental Control and Monitoring Software for the Internet.