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Tioga High School goes digital to curb bullying

 

Posted 2/21/17 (Tue)

Tioga High School goes digital to curb bullying

By Brad Nygaard

Free software designed to allow students to anonymously report bullying and inappropriate behaviors was introduced to Tioga high schoolers last week.

StopIt is an interactive application that lets students instantly communicate with  administrators from their smartphones or other electronic devices.

Guidance counselor Thomas Larson said since students are so well versed in electronic communications, it makes perfect sense for the school district to get involved too.

“Having the StopIt app is a good opportunity for them to anonymously get involved without being worried about getting in the middle of everything,” he said.

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