PR & Student Photo Information

Communications Program Mission and Vision:

Clyde-Savannah is a community steeped in history, tradition, and most of all, pride. Clyde-Savannah hopes that implementing a robust communications program will engage, inform, and inspire those who depend on us for important information about our schools. Through use of a variety of communications tools spanning news coverage, web content, photography, email, text messaging, mobile apps, and print publications, we will provide the community with information that is reliable, transparent, and accurate.

Student Photography Frequently Asked Questions

We take several photographs at school events and choose a handful which best illustrate the spirit of school events for publication. Locations most often include the Clyde-Savannah website, as well as social media pages such as Facebook and Instagram. We occasionally submit photos of community interest to local newspapers.

Will my child’s name be attached to the picture?
Not always. If the District publishes a photo of a student on a social media page or on the District website, their name and photo will not appear together unless they are the subject of the story. In small group photo situations, it is the practice to caption students in alphabetical order instead of left to right as an added layer of privacy.

What about Honor Roll, Awards Recipients, and Graduation?
Each building frequently recognizes students for their academic and social development. These stories are published in local newspapers and make great keepsakes for students and their families. In these situations, all names will be published.

What about large group photos?
As we do not caption staged or candid large group photos, the opt-out process does not apply to situations where students are gathered in large groups such as on the bleachers, in the auditorium, or at graduation ceremonies.

What about media produced by private individuals at public events?
With the widespread use of mobile digital and electronic media, Clyde-Savannah cannot control the actions of private individuals or organizations that are not part of or connected to Clyde-Savannah at school-related activities open to the public (i.e. athletic events, music concerts, school plays, graduations, awards ceremonies, art openings, and others). Student participants and spectators may be recorded, filmed, photographed, audiotaped, or videotaped.

I frequently take photos at school events. May I send them to you?
Absolutely! We welcome all media submissions for our archives and always provide photo credit when we use pictures by community members. Please email stephanie.williams@clydesavannah.org for more information.

PLEASE CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE 2016-17 PHOTO OPT-OUT FORM.


INFORMATION REGARDING SCHOOL-SANCTIONED SOCIAL MEDIA PAGES

Clyde-Savannah is thrilled to have the opportunity to connect with the community through exciting advances in media and technology. Communications aims to share all of the positive events happening throughout our District, as well as address school-related concerns with factual information as they arise.

We hope you will take a moment to learn more about the several tools Clyde-Savannah Central School District uses to relay important information to parents, students, faculty, staff, and the community. If you have any questions regarding the communications program in Clyde-Savannah, please contact Public Information Coordinator Stephanie Williams at stephanie.williams@clydesavannah.org.

SOCIAL MEDIA PAGE PRIVACY & DISCLAIMER

The purpose of Clyde-Savannah Central School District-branded Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, and Snapchat pages (hereinafter referred to as “Social Media pages”) is to further the District’s mission and vision, support student learning and staff professional development, and enhance communication between students, parents/guardians, staff, and community members.

Clyde-Savannah Central School District Social Media Pages are produced and maintained by the District in partnership with support from Wayne-Finger Lakes BOCES. Links to other internet sites should not be construed as an endorsement of the views contained therein.

Clyde-Savannah Central School District:

  • Does not control or guarantee the accuracy, relevance, timeliness or completeness of information contained on a linked website.

  • Does not endorse the organizations sponsoring linked websites, nor does the District endorse or recommend the products/services they offer. Views and comments expressed on the site are those of the users and do not necessarily reflect the views of the District.

  • Cannot and does not authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked websites.

  • Users must request such authorization from the sponsor of the linked website.

  • Cannot be responsible for damage caused by viruses spread through the Social Media pages including loss of data, identity theft, or damage to computer systems. Users are responsible for maintaining appropriate virus protection and following safe computing practices.

  • Users are hereby notified that Clyde-Savannah CSD is not responsible for the content of external online platforms. The user is responsible for all copyright and intellectual property laws associated with this content.

GUIDELINES FOR PUBLIC COMMENT & INTERACTION WITH DISTRICT-OWNED SOCIAL MEDIA

All Clyde-Savannah School District Social Media sites are monitored on a continuous basis to ensure a positive, productive, and safe discourse. Clyde-Savannah Central School District reserves the right to remove comments deemed inappropriate.

An inappropriate comment or post is defined as:

  • Obscene, vulgar, offensive, threatening, discriminatory, or harassing language

  • Promoting or advertising of a business or commercial transaction

  • Promoting illegal activity

  • Promoting violation of any District policy

  • Promoting or opposing any person or party. This includes any person campaigning for election to political office, as well as promotion or opposition of any ballot proposition

  • Are not related to the stated purpose of the site.

We expect that participants will treat each other with respect. Posted comments that contain vulgar or abusive language; pornography; personal attacks of any kind; offensive terms that target specific ethnic or racial groups or incite violence, or violate Board Policies may result in disciplinary action even if these offenses did not occur on school grounds or during school hours.

All posts are subject to the Terms of Service of the host site. For more information, consult the host website’s Terms of Service.