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January 6, 2012
Phy ed teachers will share thoughts on exercise and achievement
Meadowview Elementary School phy ed teacher Joe McCarthy knows a thing or two about the benefits of students getting regular exercise. North Trail Elementary School phy ed teacher Jack Olwell has done extensive research on how exercise benefits brain function. Together, the two...
January 6, 2012 - 2:07pm
December 30, 2011
Dodge Middle School students get a crash course on the value of math
It's something teachers hear over and over: "What am I ever going to use this for?" Dodge Middle School seventh grade accelerated math teacher...
December 30, 2011 - 2:15pm
December 22, 2011
Farmington High School first trimester honor rolls
Seniors A honor roll Brian Akhaphong, Isis Alexander, Derek Anderson, Jessica Arey, Alexa Arndt, Samantha Atkins, Lina Barengolts, Rachel Beck, Mackenzi Beers, Mikaela Behnke, Megan Bernauer, Nathan Bjerke, Tyler Boelter, Haley Bradshaw, Trevor Breezley, Jack Buss, Tyler Carlson,...
December 22, 2011 - 9:46am
Schools will test a new style of teaching
Dan Pickens is excited about a new style of teaching mathematics in Farmington Schools. Pickens, a science, technology, engineering and mathematics specialist, has been an enthusiastic supporter of the new method, called inverted classes or, more commonly, flipped classes. He's helping...
December 22, 2011 - 9:28am
December 21, 2011
A cow, a kiss and a nice donation for the food shelf
A deal is a deal. When Farmington Elementary School principal Ben Januschka agreed to kiss a cow if his students could collect more items than students at Akin Road Elementary School for the Farmington Food Shelf, he knew he was taking a big chance. It's a chance the kids were more...
December 21, 2011 - 2:11pm
December 20, 2011
Farmington teacher is on state panel to develop new evaluation process
Boeckman Middle School teacher Lynda Ihlan admits she has an interest in some political things - particularly, those that involve teaching. Thanks to that interest, she's going to have a role in planning a statewide teacher evaluation process. During the 2011 legislative special...
December 20, 2011 - 7:54am
December 19, 2011
Farmington elementary schools compete in the spirit of the season
Walk through the doors at either Akin Road Elementary School or Farmington Elementary School, and there's no doubt kids get the whole "giving...
December 19, 2011 - 9:52am
December 16, 2011
School taxes are a mixed bag for property owners
The Farmington School District will collect less in taxes in 2012, but some property owners will still end up paying more. The roughly $19 million property tax levy the Farmington School Board approved Monday is a $622,000 reduction from its 2011 levy.
December 16, 2011 - 1:50pm
December 13, 2011
Put up for elimination, Farmington School District's German program gets support
It appears the Farmington School District's German language program has the support it needs to stick around even as enrollment declines. School board members will not take any action until at least Jan. 23, but all five board members present at Monday's regular meeting spoke in...
December 13, 2011 - 9:53am
December 9, 2011
FHS students plan Toys for Town fundraising events
Farmington High School will kick off its week of fundraising activities for Toys for Town with the annual Dodge Ball Tournament from 2-5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 10. The annual Mr. Farmington competition will be held at 7 p.m., Monday, Dec. 12, in the FHS recital hall. Admission is $4...
December 9, 2011 - 7:08am
December 8, 2011
School district will offer dialogue and dessert
Farmington superintendent Jay Haugen sees school officials as public servants, so he really doesn't see providing homemade pie as that unusual when he talks about the state of School District 192 next week. "It's really part of who I am and how we serve our communities," Haugen said....
December 8, 2011 - 9:41am
December 2, 2011
Farmington High School play is this weekend
The Farmington High School Theatre presents The Savage Dilemma, a mature comedy about friendship and reality. Performances are set for Dec. 2-3 at 7 p.m. and a matinee show on Dec. 4 at 2 p.m. The lively sequel to The Curious Savage, The Savage Dilemma features zany characters involved...
December 2, 2011 - 10:00am
Dodge Middle School releases first quarter honor rolls
Sixth grade 4.0 honor roll Emily Barthel, Devin Beck, Nathaniel Beck, Heather Buchert, Sydney Cartie, Anna Gavin, Zachary Hedquist, Isaac Hill, Erin Hoy, Tanner Hubbard, Gabriella Hudson, Josie Hunt, Cade Huntley, Kaitlyn Jurgenson, Charles Korbein, Nicholas Kruse, Morgan Kunz,...
December 2, 2011 - 9:32am
November 24, 2011
School District 192 food service earns 'Center for Excellence' designation
Farmington School District 192 food service director Peggy Anderberg is pretty pleased with her job these days. Last week, the company she works for, Chartwells, presented her with an award that not every school district gets to receive - the Center for Excellence distinction. The...
November 24, 2011 - 1:07pm
November 23, 2011
Presidential turkeys visit North Trail Elementary
Two Minnesota turkeys will be spared a Thanksgiving dinner fate after they receive pardons from President Barack Obama Wednesday. This week, North Trail Elementary School first and second graders got to meet one of the two Presidential turkeys. Tom the Turkey and friends from the...
November 23, 2011 - 9:44am