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Lower Merion School District


Personal Safety Program

Our program, with its emphasis on personal safety, is geared toward teaching students how to differentiate between good and bad touch and to assert their rights to protect themselves from unsafe personal situations.

The Safe Touch Rules, as well as the Safety Theme chart and posters below outline the safety content that your child(ren) will learn during classroom lessons in grades 1, 2, 3 and 4. Classroom lessons will be primarily facilitated by your child's school counselor.

You are invited to create an account to explore the vast amount of resources and ways to talk to your child(ren) about these very sensitive but important issues.

Directions for logging on:

  • Please log on to and select “create an account” located on the upper right-hand side of the website.
  • You will be prompted to enter an activation key. Please use the following activation key that correlates to the grade level of interest and click “go”:
    • Kindergarten: CPUK FAMI LYGK
    • First Grade: CPU1 FAMI LYG1
    • Second Grade: CPU2 FAMI LYG2
    • Third Grade: CPU3 FAMI LYG3
    • Fourth Grade: CPU4 FAMI LYG4
    • Fifth Grade: CPU5 FAMI LYG5
  • Then, fill in the required information and click “ok.”
  • Your account is now activated.
  • Then, you will receive an email confirmation allowing you to log in.

As you log in and begin to explore, click on “resources”, and “Families.”

Talking with Kids for Signs of Sexual Abuse
secondSTEP Committee for Children
Signs of Sexual Abuse (PDF)

Safe Touch Rules

Rule #1: It is never okay for grownups or older kids to touch your private body parts – except to keep you healthy and clean.

Rule #2: If an older kid or grownup wants you to touch his/her private body parts or asks to touch your private body parts and tells you to keep it a secret, say NO!, GO and TELL an adult you trust right away. If the first person you talk to does not believe you, tell someone else.

Rule #3: Anytime you feel mixed-up or confused about a touch, tell the person to stop and talk to a grownup you trust about it.

Safety Theme
Never-Never General Safety Rules
Always Ask an Adult First
Ways to Stay Safe: Recognize, Report, Refuse Assertively
Touching Rule
Never Keep Secrets Rule
Private Body Parts Rule

We encourage families to engage their children in conversations around these important topics.

Never-Never Rules

Never Keep Secrets Rule

Ways to Stay Safe

Always Ask First Rule

Touching Rule

Private Body Parts Rule