Update: Downingtown Area School District Superintendent Lawrence Mussoline says the three students have been discplined, though he didn’t get into further details. Downingtown Middle School Principal Nicholas Indeglio stressed to the Daily Local that the school wasn’t aware of the incident until Feb. 18, when a parent who saw the video online and notice one of the teens wearing a sweatshirt from the school called to report the incident.
The school district is remaining mum on a bullying incident in West Bradford involving four young teens. Two girls and a boy, all 13, allegedly assaulted a 13-year-old boy on a school bus, and filmed the attack.
The Downingtown Middle School students struck and shoved their classmate while on the bus home from school Jan. 20. Police have charged the three assailants after viewing the tape, while district spokeswoman Patricia McGlone told the West Chester Daily Local she couldn’t comment on whether the district has taken disciplinary action against the students.
If the anti-bullying messages aren’t working, can we at least get some anti-taping of bullying incidents PSAs out there?