Officials to discuss dangers of social media

The benefits and dangers of social media will be the topic of discussion at Manchester Essex Regional High School on Wednesday. School officials are encouraging parent and student attendance at Social Media Night, featuring Elizabeth Englander, professor of psychology and director of the Massachusetts Aggression Reduction Center at Bridgewater State University, which is noted for its focus on social media use and cyber-bullying. The presentation takes place in the high school/middle school auditorium at 6:30 p.m. For more information, contact vice principal Paul Murphy at 978-526-2041 or by e-mail at