Keystone Oaks Launches New Safe School Helpline
This year, Keystone Oaks is offering parents, students and members of the community a convenient, confidential way to report information that may affect safety at our schools, including incidents of bullying, drug or alcohol abuse, harassment, and mental health concerns.
The Safe School Helpline allows anyone to make an anonymous report via phone call, text message, a secure website, or through a mobile app. Counseling support, and other responders, are available 24 hours per day through the Safe School Helpline, which is an independent company. For situations that pose an immediate threat, Keystone Oaks encourages students, parents and community members to call 911. In the case of an urgent report made through the system, a number of administrators will receive an immediate phone call.
While the district will receive information about reports that are made through the system, the submitter’s personal information is kept confidential, unless they choose to share their name. Keystone Oaks will respond to the report within three days, giving those who make a report the opportunity to respond to follow-up questions or receive an answer.
To use the system:
“The goal of the Safe School Helpline is to provide for a safe and positive school environment throughout the district,” said William Stropkaj, Ed.D., Superintendent. “We understand that it can often be intimidating to report a situation directly to a staff member, so we felt it was important to provide students, parents and community members with an alternative way to report information confidentially, while also giving the district the opportunity to investigate and respond to situations that are having a negative impact on our schools.”
- Call - 800-418-6423 (800-4-1-VOICE ext. 359)
- TEXT the word TIPS to 66746
- Visit www.safeschoolhelpline.com and fill out an online report
- Download the free app on Google Play or the Apple App Store
Posted: Friday, August 18, 2017