FAIRFIELD — Stephen Feudner, whose success in securing a temporary restraining order against a 9-year-old he said bullied Feudner’s son at Rolling Hills Elementary School brought national media attention, wants a permanent court order to keep the child away from his son.
Feudner will be in Solano County Superior Court again Monday for a hearing on his request.
He said the Solano County Sheriff’s Office informed him that Fairfield-Suisun School District officials advised the law enforcement agency, after a deputy’s sheriff’s attempts to serve the fourth-grader with the restraining order, that the 9-year-old no longer attends Rolling Hills.
Feudner said that confirms accounts he’s heard about the child’s status.
A Sheriff’s Office spokesman could not be reached Friday about the matter.
Kelly Morgan, assistant superintendent for the school district, said confidentiality laws do not allow the school district to comment about the child’s status.
Morgan said the school district conducted a recent 2½-hour workshop on bullying.
“We do everything we can in our power to prevent bullying,” she said.
Feudner, whose two sons attend Rolling Hills, said a permanent restraining order represents justice for his older son, who is in the fourth grade. The order also sets a precedent for other parents who are dealing with bullies harassing their children, he said.
Moreover, the 9-year-old named in the court order lives near a Fairfield park where Feudner’s son plays and a permanent court order would protect his son from problems at the park, Feudner said. The order is also needed if the Fairfield-Suisun School District allows the 9-year-old to return to Rolling Hills Elementary, he said.
“I don’t trust the district,” Feudner said. “I want to cover all the bases.”
The temporary order now in place requires the 9-year-old boy to keep at least 2 yards away from Feudner’s son.
Feudner wants a permanent restraining order of three or five years.
“However long the judge and the court will grant it,” he said.
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