is a private social networking platform and microblogging service that enables registered users to read and send text-based messages of up to 140 characters called "tweets." Twitter is extremely popular with teenagers because messages can be sent quickly and easily from a computer or mobile device.
New Tech High @ Zion-Benton East maintains a Twitter feed at the address http://www.twitter.com/NewTechZB
. On this page, visitors can quickly see some of the daily life that occurs at NT@ZB. Messages about student life, events that happen at the school, and links to other websites or organizations that NT@ZB interacts with, such as colleges, service organizations, or public figures may be posted.
Like all social media platforms, students should be careful how much information is divulged on Twitter. Twitter feeds are open to being viewed by the public. NT@ZB's Twitter feed is monitored by the school. Inappropriate content or links are removed as soon as the school becomes aware of it, and students who forward or attempt to post such content may face disciplinary consequences in accordance with District 126 and school disciplinary policies.
New Tech enjoys having a responsible relationship with our community members, and looks forward to the connections that Twitter and other social media platforms may provide.