School safety is a top priority for schools across the country, especially after tragedies like the ones at schools in Uvalde, Texas, and Parkland, Florida.
Last year, Santa Rosa District Schools decided to pursue the implementation of a guardian program, based on the state’s Coach Aaron Feis Guardian Program. The program, which is meant to add an extra layer of protection for schools, has not been fully implemented.
Santa Rosa District Schools and the Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office are working together to implement the county’s school guardian program. The program adds Sheriff’s Office-trained individuals to the district’s safety plan for schools in case of a mass shooting or other emergency. Pictured here: Navarre High School
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