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September 29, 2016
Farmington celebrates Homecoming with annual parade
September 29, 2016 - 12:13pm
Nathan Balluff, Akin Elementary School
Student of the Week for Sept. 29: Nathan Balluff
September 29, 2016 - 5:25am
September 28, 2016
Members of the Farmington High School Homecoming court include Matt Yaptinchay, Maxwell Mayleben, Donald Selmer, Kole Hinrichsen, Caleb Poissant, Gunner Jenrich, Guillermo Bonialla, Danniella Balangoy, Jordan Flaherty, Ellie Tuttle, Abby Garorfalo, Ashley Steffes, Shannon McKnight, Kenzie Hesse, Cole Larimer, Lerew Kaas, Emma Kelly, Grace Welter, Drew Cumiskey, and Chloe Zweber. (Kim Ukura | Independent Town Pages)play button
Farmington rolls out the red carpet for Homecoming coronation
September 28, 2016 - 10:36pm
September 26, 2016
Farmington High School students started decorating their floats for the Homecoming parade on Sunday, Sept. 25. The parade begins at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 28 at the Dakota County Fairgrounds. (Photo courtesy of Lynne Halterman)
Farmington High School kicks off Homecoming festivities
September 26, 2016 - 1:26pm
September 14, 2016
Micheal Zziwa, 29, formerly from Uganda, Africa, is taking 14 credits through online courses at Dakota County Technical College. Students like him will benefit from new courses and programs funded by a $3.2 million grant from the Department of Education to serve adult learners.(Deanna Weniger | Independent Town Pages)
DCTC and Inver Hill colleges score $3.2 million grant to help adult learners
September 14, 2016 - 1:31pm
September 13, 2016
In the spring, third through eighth graders and select high school grades were given the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment test (MCA). In math, 65.6 percent of the students tested were at or above proficiency compared to the state’s 59.4 percent. Reading was 63.6 percent compared to the state’s 58.9 percent. Science was lowest at 56 percent, but still higher than the state’s 54.7 percent.
Farmington scores above state average in three different tests
September 13, 2016 - 4:26pm
September 7, 2016
Farmington High School students Benjamin Carvell (left) and Isaac Kuehn (right) attended BestPrep’s Minnesota Business Venture, a week-long business camp, earlier this summer. (Submitted Photo)
Farmington High School students learn the ropes at summer business camp
September 7, 2016 - 12:47pm
June 16, 2016
One year later, teachers officially have a contract
June 16, 2016 - 9:06am
June 11, 2016
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Graduation day for the class of 2016
June 11, 2016 - 12:33pm
June 9, 2016
Gateway Academy is on the move
June 9, 2016 - 4:30pm
June 3, 2016
Students look for help gearing up and getting outside
June 3, 2016 - 5:59am
June 2, 2016
The vest at rest: Longtime band director Jeff Gottwig will retire this year
June 2, 2016 - 5:59am
Teachers, district reach a tentative contract deal
June 2, 2016 - 5:59am
May 27, 2016
Teachers, district reach tentative contract deal
May 27, 2016 - 11:13am
May 19, 2016
For students, an oasis in the desert of addiction
May 19, 2016 - 5:59am