Professionals teach Glenwood students how to stay safe online

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Wrong decisions made on social media can leave teens and young adults in bad situations. 

A open forum was held at Glenwood Junior High School on Monday to talk about how to avoid these situations.

Professionals from COMPASS and local law enforcement sat with 8th graders, teaching them about cyber safety and being responsbile while online.

Some topics included sexting, cyber bullying, sexual harrassment and Ohio law. 

Principal Bart Smith says it is an uphill battle for students. 

“What is appropriate using devices, and social media for that matter, and how to manage the large influx of information coming to them at such an early age,” Smith says.

Another session will be held for 7th graders on Tuesday. Administrators separated the boys and girls so they may feel more comfortable asking questions on tough subjects. 

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