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.

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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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