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Social Media Terms of Use

The purpose of the Buford City Schools social media pages is first to communicate to the stakeholders of BCSS and allow for stakeholders to communicate about appropriate subjects on relevant sites. 

BCSS reserves the right to remove comments and or block individual social media profiles that in the judgment of the page administrators violate these Terms of Use. 

Employees or students posting comments that violate the policies of BCSS, including the Code of Conduct for students or the Code of Ethics for Educators, may be subject to appropriate disciplinary action in addition to consequences under these Terms of Use. Comments may not:  

  • Contain profanity, obscene language
  • Threaten any person, any school, any school function, or any other entity
  • Defame any individual, including, but not limited to school officials
  • Engage in a discussion that relates specifically to an employee, parent, or student grievance or complaint as there are other appropriate vehicles for such complaints
  • Post material that belongs to another person or entity without appropriate legal attribution
  • Promotes or endorses illegal activity or any activity that violates a policy of the Board of Education or a provision of a school handbook
  • Impersonate another individual
  • Promote or advertise commercial services
  • Include comments that do not pertain to the education of students 
  • Be reasonably likely to disrupt the educational environment