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Farmington auto repair shop doubles as art gallery
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Editorial: By all indications, we're good and could be better
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September 11, 2017
New role, new work: Miller overseeing district building projects in Farmington
When Farmington School District was looking to hire a new operations director, the career opportunity intrigued Dan Miller. "It very much intrigued...
September 11, 2017 - 8:48am
April 15, 2016
Rotary recognizes students, seniors
The Rotary Club of Farmington had a full schedule of recognition at its April 7 meeting. The club honored three students and four senior citizens...
April 15, 2016 - 5:59am
January 14, 2016
Teacher contract will go to mediation
Frustration over prolonged contract negotiations has started to spill over into the audience at school board meetings. When the Farmington School...
January 14, 2016 - 6:14am
October 30, 2015
Letter: Support for Farmington’s ballot questions
To the editor, Please join me in voting “yes” for Farmington Schools in the upcoming election. On Nov. 3, Farmington residents will be asked to vote on two school funding requests. A “yes” vote on both items will lower class sizes, maintain educational programs, add Kindergarten...
October 30, 2015 - 3:56pm
November 28, 2014
School district's digital learning days earn recognition
On November 12 the Humphrey School of Public Affairs announced the winners of its eighth annual Local Government Innovation Awards. Among them was Farmington Area Public Schools for their flexible learning days. District 192 was one of five winning schools chosen by a panel of judges...
November 28, 2014 - 12:01pm
August 20, 2013
School district decision could lower residents' taxes
A pair of Farmington School Board decisions in coming weeks could lower taxes for district residents while also taking away some control over future tax bills. The changes are possible because of legislation enacted this year in Minnesota that allows school districts to shift the...
August 20, 2013 - 2:53pm
December 21, 2012
iPads roll out at Farmington High School
The Farmington School District took the biggest step yet this week toward what it sees as the future of education. Over the course of three...
December 21, 2012 - 6:27pm
December 12, 2012
Farmington High School will leave Missota for South Suburban in 2014
Farmington High School has been accepted into the South Suburban Conference beginning in the fall of 2014. The principals of the 10 South Suburban Conference schools accepted Farmington's application by a unanimous 10-0 vote Tuesday night. Farmington administrators will make their...
December 12, 2012 - 10:48am
November 6, 2012
Beem, Singewald and Cordes win board seats
Two newcomers and one familiar face won seats on the District 192 School Board Tuesday. Newcomer Laura Beem, who first got involved in district-level politics two years ago as an advocate for smaller class sizes, was the top finisher in the election with 6,387 votes.
November 6, 2012 - 9:00pm
November 2, 2012
Ooey, gooey math lessons
Kindergartners at Riverview Elementary School had a chance to dig right in to their math and science skills last Friday. Literally. Dig right...
November 2, 2012 - 1:09pm
November 1, 2012
FHS to start hiring process for new assistant principal
There's a vacancy on the Farmington High School administrative team. It's one that principal Ben Kusch would like to fill soon, but he's still going to take his time to make sure he finds the right person. The position is that of assistant principal, vacated last week when Kerry...
November 1, 2012 - 11:17am
iPad rollout continues in district schools
The Farmington School District is taking the next step in a process that will eventually put an iPad in the hands of every district student. Last week school board members approved a three-year, $533,751 lease agreement that will provide 1,420 of the Apple tablet computers to students...
November 1, 2012 - 11:14am
July 7, 2012
Farmington High School releases its third trimester honor rolls
The third trimester honor roll has been released by Farmington High School.
July 7, 2012 - 7:49am
April 30, 2012
Supt. Jay Haugen elected MASA president-elect
Farmington superintendent Jay Haugen has been elected the 2012-13 Minnesota Association of School Administrators president-elect in the general election by the MASA members. He will represent MASA on the board of directors for a three year term, as president-elect, president and past...
April 30, 2012 - 7:16am
April 28, 2012
LaPlante earns trip to BPA nationals, but choses to stay in Farmington -- this year
Farmington High School junior Sadie LaPlante could be spending her weekend in Chicago, but instead, she'll be on stage at Boeckman Middle School....
April 28, 2012 - 7:36am