From the Principal

Dear Parents/Guardians:

Remember what life was like without our smart phones, laptops, ipads and other devices that allow us to go online? That’s how most of us keep in touch with friends and family, take pictures, do our homework, find out the latest news and even shop.

Unfortunately, in addition to all of the positive ways we can use the internet, there are many ways for our students to become distracted, inefficiently use time, and even get into trouble.

To address these concerns and more, we have arranged the following presentation for you to help navigate and understand all of these tools and help your children make good choices. Please note, this presentation is for parents/guardians only and you are strongly encouraged to attend.   

 If you have any questions and/or concerns, please contact me directly.


Anne Chen

Principal, A. MacArthur Barr 5-6 Academy for Excellence

Retired NYPD Detective Thomas Grimes

Monday, March 13, 2017         7:00 PM HS Auditorium

Topics will include:

  • Identify Theft
  • Cyber bullying
  • Repercussions of both short term and long term incriminating/embarrassing text, photos and videos online