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The Negative Effects of Snapchat

Snapchat is ranked as the second worst social media platform for teen mental health. In this video, learn the negative effects of Snapchat for teens and tweens. Learn more here.


Teen Snapchat statistics

  • People under the age of 25 use Snapchat for 40 minutes on average every day, more than Instagram’s latest stat for the same demographic

  • Snapchat ranks as the most popular social media site among teenagers

  • Users 25 and younger visit Snapchat over 20 times per day

Source: 123

Teen social media statistics

  • 91% of 16-24 year olds use the internet for social networking

  • Social media use is linked with increased rates of anxiety, depression and poor sleep

  • Social media has been described as more addictive than cigarettes and alcohol

Source: 12

Attachments: The Negative Effects of Snapchat - videoThe Negative Effects of Snapchat - blog


VUSD is excited to announce our first Cyber Awareness Parent Night!  The event will be held on Thursday, April 26th, 6-7:30pm at Vista High School. Please plan to attend to learn more.

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Homework Help

Please reach out to teachers regarding help with homework outside of regular class time.  

Many teachers are available before or after school, and at lunchtime for additional assistance.

Food Distribution

Vista Community Clinic and Feeding San Diego invites you to a FOOD DISTRIBUTION every second and fourth Tuesday of the month from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

at 305 W California Ave, Vista, CA 92084

Clients may start lining up at 9:00 am Registration for the distribution begins at 9:30 am. Please bring your own reusable totes or baskets for your groceries. There will be no totes or boxes given put on the day of the distribution.


For more information: 760-631-5000, ext 2131


Food pantry available with limited supplies free of charge for students and families in need.

Speak to your counselor or Rancho Minerva's Parent Liaison for details.

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