Cyberbullying incident at Paso Robles elementary school

By KAREN VELIE

The school resource officer at Winifred Pifer Elementary School in Paso Robles reported a cyberbullying incident that occurred last week.

On Dec. 13, a concerned citizen notified Winifred Pifer Elementary School of a SnapChat cyberbullying issue. In addition, a picture of a possible weapon was posted online.

Officer Alex Ellis, the school’s resource officer, open an investigation. He determined the weapon pictured was a BB gun and that no threat was made to the school or any person.

The Paso Robles Joint Unified School District and Ellis are collaborating on
a joint effort to educate students and parents of the dangers of social media use and
cyberbullying.