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April 11, 2018
Léa Payette and Jacia Christiansen help some of the young girls in their class with an activity on the computers at Shannon Park Elementary School. Pictured are, from left, Payette, caroline Shoemaker, Haniyah Rizwan and Christiansen. Michelle Wirth / RiverTown Multimedia
Coding for Girls: RHS seniors start educational classes for youth
April 11, 2018 - 6:00am
April 10, 2018
Minn students still above average, but tests continue to show racial disparities
April 10, 2018 - 1:25am
April 9, 2018
Dr. Steven Geis, principal at North Trail in Farmington, has concluded his term as president of the National Association of Elementary School Principals. He recently returned from Washington, D.C., to share educators' feedback on how to improve school safety. Kara Hildreth / contributor
Tackling education's challenges: Principal led national organization
April 9, 2018 - 7:49am
March 28, 2018
Farmington High School seniors Auston Moeller, Simon Romero, Mateo Davila and Alex Durrence became friends through their love of rock music. This year they wrote and created a self-paced, independent study class called “The History of Rock Music.” Kara Hildreth / Contributor
Rock on with life
March 28, 2018 - 11:43am
March 21, 2018
Farmington High School student Ellie Colson said she wished to honor all the lives lost Feb. 14, 2018, in the Floriad school shooting but especially that of a Parkland student who played the trombone. She plays flue and tenor saxophone. “I felt it was good to remember him and show solidarity between the band programs,” Colson said at the March 14 walkout. Kara Hildreth / Contributor
Students stand against violence
March 21, 2018 - 3:01pm
March 16, 2018
Ted Dau is a former Farmington school resource officer. He said those experiences and his current role as instructor for National Association of School Resource Officers have helped to define his view of school safety. In 2015, Dau was named the national instructor of the year with NARSO. “I have been very blessed,” he said. Kara Hildreth / Contributor
Retired police officer now instructs others nationwide
March 16, 2018 - 7:06pm
March 15, 2018
17 minutes, 17 lives: Local students protest against gun violence on school grounds
March 15, 2018 - 5:04pm
March 14, 2018
Farmington High School student Ellie Colson said she wished to honor all the lives lost Feb. 14, 2018, in the Floriad school shooting but especially that of a Parkland student who played the trombone. She plays flue and tenor saxophone. “I felt it was good to remember him and show solidarity between the band programs,” Colson said at the March 14 walkout. Kara Hildreth / Contributor
Updated: Farmington students stand against violence
March 14, 2018 - 11:27am
March 7, 2018
For three years, Farmington School Board member Julie Singewald has traveled to Guatemala. She sits with Glenda, the young girl she sponsors, and her two older sisters, Florinda and Lesbia who sit on their front porch in Antigua. Submitted photo
Global labor of love: Farmington School Board member travels to Guatemala with Allina Health
March 7, 2018 - 11:48am
February 21, 2018
President Eric Kaler of the University of Minnesota says on Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, that construction projects he wants on his campuses involve repairs, not new facilities. Don Davis / Forum News Service
'No new bright, shiny objects' in U of M bonding request
February 21, 2018 - 3:31pm
February 6, 2018
Minn. third-grader pulls trigger of cop’s gun, fires shot
February 6, 2018 - 8:26am
February 3, 2018
Akin Road third-grade teacher Becca Gangl believes yoga benefits students and teaches them how to relax and de-stress in school. “I just notice the importance of the breathing and how it immediately calms them down." Kara Hildreth / Contributor
Reading, writing and yoga
February 3, 2018 - 8:57am
January 21, 2018
Updated at 6 a.m.: Schools closed Monday, Jan. 22
January 21, 2018 - 8:08pm
January 2, 2018
Jay Haugen of Farmington said tiny house residents are people who can enhance a city. “These are folks you want to have in your community who volunteer, shop local and have community gardens and are part of life,” he said. Kara Hildreth / contributor
Living larger life in 'tiny house': Superintendent advocates for Farmington to lead Tiny Home movement
January 2, 2018 - 7:47am
December 31, 2017
For the first time, all Farmington High School bands presented a concert — “All is Calm, All is Bright – A Holiday Concert” — on Dec. 20, in front of a packed recital hall. Kara Hildreth / contributor
Farmington High school entertains at concert with three ensemble bands
December 31, 2017 - 10:15am
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