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Summer concert series begins in Farmington
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Farmington High School bands stage spring concert
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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 23, 2016
Grocery bags spread kindness far and wide
Harried shoppers running into the Lakeville North Cub Foods to pick up last-minute items for their holiday spreads have found themselves bombarded...
December 23, 2016 - 5:30am
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
November 29, 2016
Cost estimates for summer projects on schools under budget so far
Estimates for projects planned for both middle schools and all five elementary schools in Farmington this summer are $333,071 under budget so far, said Jane Houska, director of finance. That could all change when the bids come in, she added. The Farmington Area School District has...
November 29, 2016 - 3:58pm
November 21, 2016
School district prepares for another spate of projects this summer
The Farmington School District has been working its way through the $45.3 million in building bonds approved by voters in 2015. This past summer, Tiger Stadium was fixed for $1.3 million, Farmington Elementary and Boeckman Middle schools got new boilers for $1.5 million, and North...
November 21, 2016 - 5:30am
November 18, 2016
Another school district faces racially charged incident
SOUTH ST. PAUL, Minn. — South St. Paul is the latest school district to deal with hurtful comments made by students in the wake of the Nov. 8 presidential election. A video of a student making racist comments and telling racist jokes to classmates was posted to Facebook and...
November 18, 2016 - 10:00am
November 17, 2016
Superintendent gets three more years and a salary bump
The Farmington school board voted Monday to renew Superintendent Jay Haugen's contract for another three years. "I'm thrilled," Haugen said of the decision. "This is my sixth year. Wow, does time go." The renewal includes a two percent salary increase, raising his annual pay to $198,607....
November 17, 2016 - 1:30pm
November 16, 2016
Follow the yellow brick road to Boeckman Middle School for 'The Wiz'
Community members are invited to follow the yellow brick road this weekend as they join students from Farmington High School and Farmington elementary...
November 16, 2016 - 5:30am
November 14, 2016
Farmington students spread goodwill in school community
There are plenty of ways to earn recognition as Farmington Rotary's Service Above Self Student of the Month. The club's two November honorees...
November 14, 2016 - 2:05pm
Fall Band Concerts take the stage at FHS
The Farmington High School Bands are in the midst of a busy fall concert series, as was demonstrated by the nearly 2,000 people who attended...
November 14, 2016 - 5:30am