Lewis County schools invite community to anti-bullying presentation

Posted: Feb. 22, 2013 10:14 am Updated: Mar. 22, 2013 11:15 am

EWING, Mo. -- Lewis County C-1 Schools will host an anti-bullying presentation at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Highland High School commons.

Tina Meier, president and executive director of the Megan Meier Foundation, will present an anti-bullying messages to parents, students and community members. The foundation is named for Meier's late daughter, Megan, who committed suicide as a result of online bullying. Meier recently participated in the Presidential Conference on Bullying Prevention at the invitation of The White House and the U.S. Department of Education.

The presentation will provide up-to-date information about the dangers that children face online as well as offline. The information presented will be useful for middle school and high school students, as well as parents. Meier will discuss bullying, bystanders, cyberbullying, sexting, suicide statistics and helpful resources.

Due to the sensitive topics, only children in the sixth grade and above are encouraged to attend. The district advises parents to discuss the seriousness of bullying before and after the presentation.

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