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lead in drinking water

The Division of Drinking Water (DDW), in collaboration with the California Department of Education, has taken the initiative to begin testing for lead in drinking water at all public K-12 schools. In early 2017, DDW and Local Primacy Agencies issued amendments to the domestic water supply permits of approximately 1,200 community water systems so that schools that are served by a public water system could request assistance from their public water system to conduct water sampling for lead and receive technical assistance if an elevated lead sample is found. To further safeguard water quality in California’s K-12 public schools, California Assembly Bill 746 published on October 12, 2017, effective January 1, 2018, requires community water system to test lead levels, by July 1, 2019, in drinking water at all California public, K-12 school sites that were constructed before January 1, 2010.   Source

 

Moraga School District schools were tested by the East Bay Municipal Utility District for lead in drinking water in November 2017.  Results, which include five samples from each site, are located here.  Results were below the 15 PPB threshold and no further action is required at this time.

 

 

Student Safety

Student Safety Resources 

Biking to School – Walking to School – Getting Home from School –

Your Child Home Alone - Cell Phones - Online Safety - Cyberbullying

 

Biking to School

Help Your Child Be a Safe Bicyclist (for parents); From the National Center for Safe Routes to School

Ride Your Bike Safely (for kids); From the National Center for Safe Routes to School

The ABC Quick Check (teaches kids a quick check to perform before every bike ride); From the League of American Bicyclists

 

Walking to School

Tips for Parents and Other Adults for Teaching Pedestrian Safety to Children; From the National Center for Safe Routes to School

Helping Children Learn Pedestrian Safety Skills: Overview for Parents and Caregivers

Tips for Walking Safely to School (for kids); From the National Center for Safe Routes to School

 

Getting Home from School

How Can I Teach Kids to be Smart About Strangers (article for parents); 

Real-World Safety Rules (personal safety agreements for different ages); 

 

Your Child Home Alone

Leaving Your Child Home Alone (article for parents); 

 

Cell Phones

Cell Phone Tips (article for parents about kids’ cell phones)

A Sample Cell Phone Contract for Parents and Tweens

 

Online Safety

Family Contract for Online Safety (contracts for kids, teens, and parents)

Protecting Your Kids Online (tip sheet for parents) 

Tips for Tweens (tips about online safety and cyberbullying for kids)

Tips for Teens (tips about online safety and cyberbullying for teens)

Cybersecurity Made Clear 

Tips to Prevent Sexting for Teens 

Tips to Prevent Sexting (for parents, includes tips for teens)

For more information, please visit the NETSMARTZ website (National Center for Missing and Exploited Children).

 

Cyberbullying

Cyberbullying Unplugged (for parents); 

Tips for Tweens (tips about online safety and cyberbullying for kids); 

Tips for Teens (tips about online safety and cyberbullying for teens); 

For more about online safety, there is a wide variety of resources on the Common Sense Media website.

 

The links, addresses and Internet sites are not sponsored by the MSD.  This information is made available as a courtesy to parents who must assess the value of usefulness of the information for themselves.

suspect child abuse?

1.  If you suspect that a child you know is being abused or neglected, call the 24-hour, seven-day a week Hotline Toll Free at 1 (877) 881-1116.

2. You must make the report immediately by telephone and must prepare and send, fax, or electronically transmit a written report within 36 hours of receving the information regarding the incident.  Click HERE for the written report, also referred to as SS 8572.

3.  Click HERE for additional referral instructions

what is reasonable suspicion?

“Reasonable suspicion” occurs when “it is objectively reasonable for a person to entertain a suspicion, based upon facts that could cause a reasonable person in a like position, drawing, when appropriate, on his or her training and experience, to support child abuse or neglect.” (Penal Code 11166(a)(a))

Child Abuse Reporting Procedures For Parents And Guardians

 The guidelines and procedures can be accessed online HERE.