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Only in Print: TMLA Students Click On Social Media Warning | January 18, 2020

At his daughters’ former school, one father used colorful pens as a platform to spread awareness about the hazards of social media. (Photo: Joseph Brostek)

JAMAICA ESTATES — In December, before students at The Mary Louis Academy (TMLA) pressed send on their smartphones or devices, they received a reminder that with one click, what they share on social media can drastically affect their lives down the line.

That’s because students at the all-girls Catholic high school in Jamaica Estates were the beneficiaries of more than 1,000 specially inscribed pens that read “It is always wise to pause and think before speaking, posting or hitting send”…

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