The George West Independent School District wants staff, students, and parents to know that it is okay to “Say something if you see something”. That means that we want to encourage all our stakeholders to anonymously report tips or information about potential safety threats through the District’s “Say Something” link located on our website. This is another way the District is engaging the community in keeping our District safe. “Say something” is an anonymous way to report safety concerns.
When students are victimized or have knowledge of safety issues, fear or confusion may discourage them from telling school personnel or a police officer. GWISD will be teaching students about our “Say Something” link. In general, we will be teaching our students how safety and security is everyone’s responsibility. That means the District wants our students to “Say Something if they See Something” wherever they are on district facilities.
Tips may include bullying, weapons, suicide or self-harm, illicit drug use, inappropriate relationships, violence, and other concerns for safety and well-being. In addition to submitting anonymous and secure tips, users can upload video and photo evidence. All tips are thoroughly investigated by campus personnel, police and/or a crisis management team.