GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP _ A presentation on the smart phone app STOPit, that allows users to anonymously report bullying or other issues will be given at the Greater Egg Harbor Township School Board meeting at 7 p.m. tonight at Absegami High School.

Steve Fortis, the Absegami Supervisor of Health and Wellness and Athletic Director will give the presentation. The school implemented the app this year.

The board meeting is the first after an incident at the high school March 8 in which three teens were charged with creating false public alarm after pictures of students and weapons surfaced on social meeting, forcing a school lockdown.

Two juveniles, a girl, 16, and boy 17, and another student, were charged with creating a false alarm. After the lockdown was lifted, Jil Patel, 18, of Galloway Township was also charged with creating a false alarm based on a group text send to students.

According to the clerk at Atlantic County Superior Court, Patel is schedule for a court appearance at 1 p.m. March 29.

The board is also scheduled to vote on a preliminary 2017-18 budget.

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