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By Drew Lawson
The Record-Times 

Two officers patrol Reardan-Edwall School District

School district employs security officer, contracts with town for resource officer


Last updated 9/8/2022 at 2:52pm

Drew Lawson | The Record-Times

School resource officer Melissa Foust interacts with kindergartners at lunch Wednesday, Sept. 7.

REARDAN-Two types of officers are now patrolling school grounds and interacting with students here. The school district has contracted with the town for a full-time school resource officer in Melissa Foust, along with school security director Brad Eylar.

The enhanced security measures brought with two officers come at a time of heightened concern surrounding school safety, superintendent Eric Sobotta said.

"When I did town halls, school safety was the number one topic brought up," he said. "All of our parents want to make sure kids are safe when they come to school."

Eylar was hired earl...

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