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October 30, 2015
Guest column: Be informed on school vote
In less than a week, Farmington Area School District residents will be asked to vote on two school funding requests. One would support lower class sizes and maintain educational programs; the other would improve safety and security at all schools, address aging buildings through deferred...
October 30, 2015 - 3:59pm
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
October 29, 2015
School enrollment is up slightly, with steady growth ahead
The years of booming growth appear to be in the past for now, but Farmington superintendent Jay Haugen still expects school enrollment to grow steadily for the foreseeable future. The district’s enrollment was 7,019 as of Oct. 1. That is the number the state of Minnesota uses to...
October 29, 2015 - 6:14am
School funding is on the ballot next week
Over the past month or so, Farmington superintendent Jay Haugen has talked about school finances in gymnasiums and lecture halls, at Rotary meetings and even in someone’s house. Basically, anywhere people were interested in hearing about the levy and bond questions the district...
October 29, 2015 - 6:14am
October 15, 2015
Schools could get solar panels on their roofs
Huge gardens of shiny black solar panels could start sprouting up as early as next spring on the roofs of Farmington School District buildings, and district officials believe they could bring big savings down the road. The district is working with Edina-based Sundial Solar Energy...
October 15, 2015 - 9:23am
School board pushes for more local control
The Farmington School Board gave its support to three proposed Minnesota School Boards Association resolutions Monday night and considered one other. If there was a theme to the votes, it might have been, “Hey, state. Hands off!” Three of the four resolutions focused on giving...
October 15, 2015 - 9:19am
September 3, 2015
Link Crew builds connections for Farmington freshmen
On Tuesday morning, 550-some freshmen will walk into Farmington High School for the first time as students. They’ll face new schedules, classes...
September 3, 2015 - 6:14am
August 28, 2015
Eagle Scout brings a new game to Gateway Academy
When Christian Gifford started looking around for an Eagle Scout project, he didn’t want to just make one up; he wanted to do something that...
August 28, 2015 - 10:17am
Seventh-grade enrollment closed at DMS
Seventh grade is full at Dodge Middle School. Enrollment is still below the 270-student capacity the district set when it redrew school boundaries a couple of years ago, but Farmington School Board members voted Monday to reduce that capacity at the suggestion of superintendent Jay...
August 28, 2015 - 6:58am
August 20, 2015
195th Street work will disrupt school schedules
Tom Severson hasn’t been getting much sleep lately. As general manager at Marschall Line bus company, which provides busing service for Farmington...
August 20, 2015 - 9:52am
August 17, 2015
Tiger Fun Run returns Sept. 19
The Farmington Area Education Foundation will hold its second annual Tiger Fun Run to kick off the homecoming festivities this fall. The 2015 Tiger Fun Run is scheduled for 8 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 19 at Boeckman Middle School. The cost for the fun run will be $15 for students and...
August 17, 2015 - 6:14am
August 13, 2015
Farmington students spend summer on The Edge
If it wasn’t for The Edge, Joey Jacobson would probably be sitting at home during the summer playing video games all day. But since joining...
August 13, 2015 - 6:48am
July 30, 2015
District prepares to inform on levy, bond
The Farmington School Board knows what it will ask from voters on election day in November. Now the district needs to make sure voters know why they are asking. Plans are still forming, but between now and November, the district will get information to residents in a number of ways....
July 30, 2015 - 8:59am
July 16, 2015
Longtime middle school principal Donald Meyers dies
Donald Meyers had a reputation as a good leader, a supportive boss and the kind of principal who made the teachers and other staff members working...
July 16, 2015 - 9:25am
July 2, 2015
Gateway Academy is ready for year 2
Last year at this time, the Farmington School District’s new Gateway Academy was still more idea than reality. District administrators knew...
July 2, 2015 - 10:23am