Sibley, Iowa — Using a smartphone app to anonymously bully Sibley-Ocheyedan college students led the district superintendent to suggest that the varsity board ban digital units from faculty.
We spoke to the superintendent of Sibley-Ocheyedan, James Craig, and he instructed us that it was not one thing they wished to do, however he felt the necessity to.
Craig says he thinks the app went out of enterprise, however was introduced again to life final summer time.
Because the matter is beneath investigation, Mr Craig declined to inform us the precise content material of the messages or who they have been directed to, however mentioned they have been cyberbullying.
He says they’re additionally getting assist from the Osceola County Sheriff’s Workplace.
Mr. Craig tells us that the proposal shouldn’t be but in drive, however he recommends that the varsity board approve it.
He says he realizes some folks will query the coverage.
The Sibley-Ocheyedan Faculty Board will contemplate the proposal at their assembly on Monday, April 11 at 5:30 p.m. within the secondary faculty library. In a letter to folks, Craig writes, “Feedback are welcome in the course of the public discussion board portion of the assembly.” He says if the board approves the coverage, it will likely be in impact for the rest of this faculty 12 months and will probably be reviewed when the board approves the handbook for the following faculty 12 months.