To Fight Bullying, Westmoreland County Public Schools Launches Anonymous Alerts®

Press Release updated: Oct 24, 2017 07:00 EDT

Westmoreland County Public Schools has announced a partnership with Anonymous Alerts®, the patented anti-bullying and safety reporting system app. The anonymous 2-way communications™ system empowers students to quickly and anonymously report bullying, cyberbullying, peer pressure, drug/alcohol usage, family issues, or any other student safety concerns to school officials. Through the implementation of Anonymous Alerts®, Westmorland County Public Schools is enhancing their bullying prevention tools and continuing to enforce a safe school climate. The system kicks off on Oct. 23, 2017.

“Our top priority is to promote a positive school climate for students and we feel that Anonymous Alerts helps enhance our bullying prevention initiatives by providing students an outlet to speak up about bullying, self-harm, and other safety concerns to school administration,” said Dr. Michael D. Perry, Superintendent of Westmoreland County Public Schools.

Students, parents, and staff will be able to download the Anonymous Alerts® app, which is available in English and Spanish, for free and gain access with an activation code to place reports to school officials. Students can also access the Anonymous Alerts® online system from the Westmoreland County Public Schools website to send a report. In addition, helpful links and resources regarding bullying, harassment, and mental health are available for students on the app. 

Our top priority is to promote a positive school climate for students and we feel that Anonymous Alerts helps enhance our bullying prevention initiatives by providing students an outlet to speak up about bullying, self-harm, and other safety concerns to school administration.

Dr. Michael D. Perry, Superintendent of Westmoreland County Public Schools

“We are excited to help encourage Westmoreland CPS’ students to report bullying; students can change their world by taking a stand against bullying, and taking a stand to help others,” said T. Gregory Bender, President & CEO of Anonymous Alerts, LLC.

The Anonymous Alerts® mobile reporting applications were developed to encourage students to quickly report bullying and other safety concerns on school and college campuses. Bullying, cyberbullying, drug use/dealing, depression, safety threats, and more can all be reported directly to authorized personnel through easy-to-use mobile apps and a hosted website. The mobile apps and systems are completely customizable for each client. Anonymous Alerts® is Patented (U.S. Patent No. 9,071,579) with additional patents pending. Anonymous Alerts, LLC is based in White Plains, New York and is rapidly growing throughout the United States and abroad. For more information, please visit www.anonymousalerts.com or call us at 914-220-8326.

Source: Anonymous Alerts

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