A Community Conversation is being held in Bethel later this month on Cyberbullying and Internet Safety. The school district is partnering with the Police Department on the event for parents.
School officials say the emotional and physical safety of children is a top priority, but in recent years incidences of cyberbullying has increased exponentially. It also starts earlier as younger children have smartphones.
The Community Conversation will include a discussion of how the schools and police are addressing issues, strategies for parents and ideas on other ways to combat the problem. The discussion is May 20th at 6pm in the Bethel Middle School Media Center. The panel will include the Superintendent, principals of BMS and Johnson School, the school resource officer and other members of the Police Department.