October 20, 2018

    McLish Signs Up for STOPit App

    McLish Middle School has enrolled with STOPit, the leading technology platform for schools that deters and controls harmful or inappropriate conduct.

    STOPit empowers students with an easy app to safely and anonymously report anything of concern to school officials — from cyberbullying to threats of violence or self-harm. STOPit empowers students to stand up for themselves and others while giving our schools the insight we need to keep students safe.

    “The STOPit applications will provide our middle school with a platform to reduce bullying and above all, keep our students safe. We are excited to get this program launched!” said McLish Principal Greg Lovelis.

    With STOPit, students can submit anonymous reports containing text, photos or video. Administrators are then able to manage incidents in a backend management system called DOCUMENTit. DOCUMENTit provides efficient and powerful investigative tools to our staff, including the ability to message with the reporter, which will allow us to address issues instantly.

    STOPit does more than just help schools address incidents and mitigate risk. STOPit will also help us go beyond reacting to bullying and inappropriate behavior and instead start deterring it. As young people continue to engage more with technology every day, we are taking a proactive step to empower our students to become upstanders in our community in the way that they feel most comfortable. We believe our adoption of STOPit is an important step in our continued effort to provide a positive school climate and a safe learning environment for our students.

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