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An audience of about 60-70 parents attended a school safety public discussion held at Farmington High School Monday. Parents were able to to ask questions of School District 192 principals, counselors and police officers. The school district will use Monday's input in reviewing and updating its school safety policies.

Community talks safety in Farmington schools


Parents of Farmington elementary students have one echoing concern when it comes to safety in the schools: unidentified adults in the hallways at their childrens' schools.

That was one of the most voiced concerns during a public discussion on school safety held Monday at Farmington High School. Presented by the Farmington School District, the forum was designed to answer questions from parents, and to gather input on issues relating to school safety.

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Michelle Leonard
Michelle Leonard started covering the Farmington community in June, 1994. Michelle earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Mass Communications: News-Editorial from Mankato State University in 1991. She is an active member of the Farmington American Legion Auxiliary Unit 189, and acts as the volunteer coordinator for the Minnesota Newspaper Museum which is open annually during the Minnesota State Fair. She has earned Minnesota Newspaper Association awards in Investigative Reporting, Local News Coverage, Feature Photography and Column Writing. 
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