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February 8, 2016
A choir program from beginning to end
The present and the future of the Farmington High School choir program will be on display Feb. 8. That’s when the school will hold its annual Choirpalooza, a wide-reaching performance that will feature students from sixth grade through senior year. That’s a big group, with about...
February 8, 2016 - 9:35am
January 29, 2016
Successful book drive will stock African shelves
Kyra Lucke’s car was full of books this week. Her mom’s was, too. It turns out, transporting 1,300 books requires a lot of space. Lucke,...
January 29, 2016 - 6:14am
January 28, 2016
Making their garden grow
When students at North Trail Elementary School planted the first seeds in the school’s new garden last year, the project was part agriculture...
January 28, 2016 - 5:36pm
A cozy project
Students at Riverview Elementary School put their fingers to work Monday morning to make 44 blankets to donate to local Farmington families....
January 28, 2016 - 9:14am
School construction takes shape
For Farmington schools, it’s not a question of whether there will be construction work done this year. It’s just a matter of how much and exactly when it will happen. As the district continues to develop its plan for using the bond money voters approved in November, 2016 is starting...
January 28, 2016 - 9:07am
January 23, 2016
Students help untangle registration
Before last week, the online tools available to help Farmington High School students register for classes were a little, well, primitive. Basically,...
January 23, 2016 - 6:14am
January 22, 2016
FHS play wins SpotLight recognition
For the second year in a row, the Farmington High School Theater department has some awards to show off. Farmington’s fall production of Godspell received awards in several categories as part of the Hennepin Theater Trust’s SpotLight Musical Theater program. The awards mean students...
January 22, 2016 - 4:35pm
Student competition brings poetry to life
You don’t usually think about poetry as scary. You think of odes and sonnets and, “Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day.” But as Sarah...
January 22, 2016 - 9:36am
December 30, 2015
District fine-tunes new facility-rental fees
The Farmington School District is making progress on a plan to revamp the fees it charges to groups that want to rent district facilities. Superintendent Jay Haugen presented three options to school board members Dec. 14. All three would streamline the fee structure and do away with...
December 30, 2015 - 12:53pm
December 24, 2015
Alumni chapel brings Christian Life grads together
Visits from alumni used to be a lot more chaotic this time of year at Christian Life Academy. Students back on break after their first semester...
December 24, 2015 - 10:31am
December 23, 2015
Longtime principal Ben Januschka will retire this week
A Farmington Elementary School student stopped Ben Januschka in the hallway one day earlier this month. “I know why you’re retiring,” the...
December 23, 2015 - 10:09am
December 18, 2015
North Trail student project offers warmth
Knot by knot, the nimble-fingered students at North Trail Elementary made the winter at least a little bit warmer this month for homeless people...
December 18, 2015 - 6:14am
December 11, 2015
New maker space gives students a place to explore creativity
Aside from the sign written in dry-erase marker on a large whiteboard, there’s not yet much to distinguish the new maker space in the Boeckman...
December 11, 2015 - 6:14am
November 27, 2015
Boeckman Middle School teacher has his sights set on space
For four days last month, Todd Kohorst got to play at being an astronaut. A couple of years from now, he might get to put on a space suit for...
November 27, 2015 - 9:37am
November 25, 2015
Plans take shape for school construction
A schedule is starting to come together for the Farmington School District’s long list of construction projects, and it looks like the summer of 2016 is going to be busy. The Farmington School Board got a first look Monday at a schedule for projects funded by the bond voters approved...
November 25, 2015 - 10:05am