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February 3, 2017
Two schools will get kindergarten classrooms this summer
Two more Farmington schools will be getting additional kindergarten rooms this summer. The city's planning commission last week cleared the way for construction at Akin Road and Farmington Elementary schools. Each school will be getting two extra classrooms, paid for by the $45 million...
February 3, 2017 - 5:30am
February 1, 2017
Ringing in the Chinese New Year at North Trail
About 20 students from Katie Mack's second grade class made up the long and twisting body of a red Chinese dragon during the annual Chinese New...
February 1, 2017 - 1:30pm
FHS math teacher earns national board certification
Math teacher Betsy Weis got the email on her birthday. After a year-long effort to get recertified by the National Board for Professional Teaching...
February 1, 2017 - 12:30pm
January 26, 2017
FHS Jazz Band earns 'Best in Site' award
On Saturday, Jan. 21, the Farmington High School Jazz Bands took part in the MSHSL Region 1AA Solo/Ensemble Festival at Lakeville High School....
January 26, 2017 - 12:30pm
January 25, 2017
Two new student school board members sworn in Monday
The Farmington School Board welcomed two new members at its meeting Monday, Jan. 23. Taylor Dubbels and Lerew Kaas were sworn in as student members...
January 25, 2017 - 5:30am
January 20, 2017
Pokémon club provides unexpected mentorship opportunity
Every Monday after school, a group of thirty to forty kids from Gateway Academy, Boeckman Middle School and Dodge Middle School hop on an activity...
January 20, 2017 - 2:44pm
January 19, 2017
FHS Band students working with college faculty in workshops, sessions
Last Tuesday, members of the Farmington High School Band program were treated to a performance and musical clinic by Paul Budde, assistant professor...
January 19, 2017 - 1:30pm
January 12, 2017
School district wraps up final bids for referendum work
The last round of bids have been estimated for work on Farmington school buildings, as directed by the 2015 referendum. Voters approved paying $45,320,000 in bonds to improve safety and security systems at all schools, address deferred maintenance needs (such as roofs, heating and...
January 12, 2017 - 5:30am
January 11, 2017
Three members sworn in on Farmington school board
The Farmington School Board opened 2017 by swearing in three members, making Jake Cordes the new chair and voting to raise their annual salaries...
January 11, 2017 - 12:41pm
Auditors give Farmington schools high marks for budgeting
An external audit by Minneapolis-based BerganKDV accounting firm found Farmington's school budget clean, but its savings account lacking. Matthew Mayer, an auditor from the firm, gave his report at the Monday, Jan. 9 school board meeting. "You still are not at what you yourselves...
January 11, 2017 - 5:30am
December 30, 2016
FHS students make the registration guide more user-friendly
Students accustomed to zipping through information on an iPad would come to a screeching halt when handed the hardcopy registration booklet for...
December 30, 2016 - 5:30am
December 29, 2016
DCTC exploring adding four-year degrees to offerings
A task force at Dakota County Technical College is exploring whether the institution should begin offering a limited selection of four-year degrees...
December 29, 2016 - 1:30pm
December 13, 2016
Farmington school district to raise taxes 2.5 percent
The Farmington Area School District was able to significantly lower its proposed property tax levy from 5.46 percent to 2.5 percent because of a calculating error by the state, because the tax base grew, and because the district refinanced several bonds, said Jane Houska, director...
December 13, 2016 - 5:01pm
December 8, 2016
Heidi Barlage is recognized as Farmington Teacher of the Year
Farmington Area Public Schools has named Farmington Elementary School second-grade teacher Heidi Barlage its 2016-17 Teacher of the Year. Barlage...
December 8, 2016 - 10:45am
December 1, 2016
North Trail Elementary kindergarten students come together
As if teaching kindergarten weren't challenging enough, imagine teaching kindergarten in a building where some of your teammates are not even...
December 1, 2016 - 5:30am