Text-A-Tip is a secure source that can be used among all Chaparral High School students to reassure safety and a sense of protection. As student ID's are flipped over, Text-A-Tip is printed out boldly containing a number, website, and QR code. Once the QR code is scanned, it automatically pulls up the App Store. “Instead of you texting it, you just go into the app, and the app takes you through all these questions to help you answer your current situation,” said Dean Craig Bowman. The free app was created this year to guide students from any school to safety. Text-A-Tip is the Chaparral staff's biggest resource to solving any ongoing situation that needs to be taken care of. As soon as the text is sent, it immediately sends to the sheriff's office and is quickly forwarded to Chaparral. “We get texts all throughout the night… and don't hesitate to use them,” said Dean Kyle Mossman. Text-A-Tip is a 24 hour safe haven for all students.
By: Ashley Nesland