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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
November 10, 2016
FHS grad spends summer at National Institutes of Health
A Farmington High School graduate spent her summer vacation working at the National Institutes of Health where she had the chance to conduct...
November 10, 2016 - 3:03pm
November 3, 2016
First female Minnesota National Guard general to keynote Patriotic Day celebration
Although women have been serving alongside men in uniform for nearly as long as men have gone to war, it wasn't until this year that United States...
November 3, 2016 - 5:30am
October 31, 2016
Farmington district enrollment growing at slow, steady pace
After a few years of rapid growth, which spiked in 2012, the Farmington Area School District is starting to see its enrollment numbers slip back to a slower, steadier pace. "On average, we're gaining about 100 students a year," said Superintendent Jay Haugen while delivering his enrollment...
October 31, 2016 - 5:36am
October 24, 2016
School district implements Run-Hide-Fight method for active shooter scenarios
The Farmington Area School District has been updating its emergency response protocols over the past year, with students learning the Run-Hide-Fight method and elementary entrances getting a security update. Parents have been invited to attend a security meeting at 6 p.m. on Thursday,...
October 24, 2016 - 4:16pm
October 13, 2016
Student of the Week for Oct. 13: Julia St. Mary
Meadowview Elementary School has named Julia St. Mary as the Student of the Week for Oct. 13, 2016. Julia is a second grade student at MVES....
October 13, 2016 - 9:35am
October 12, 2016
Rotary recognizes Morgan Baumbach and Elle Snesrud as Students of the Month
The Rotary Club of Farmington recognized Farmington High School senior Morgan Baumbach and Boeckman Middle School eighth grader Elle Snesrud...
October 12, 2016 - 4:14pm
October 10, 2016
Farmington Marching Band takes fourth in Class A competition
The Farmington High School Marching Band took fourth place in Class A competition at the 12th annual Annual Youth in Music State Marching Band...
October 10, 2016 - 3:49pm
October 7, 2016
Learning Buddies brings seniors back to the classroom at area elementary schools
When third-graders at North Trail Elementary School return to school each fall, they're joined in the classroom by 83-year-old Farmington resident...
October 7, 2016 - 1:53pm
October 4, 2016
Instagram post from "friendly clown" prompts response from Farmington police chief
The Farmington Police Department found nothing humorous about a creepy clown threatening to visit Farmington area middle schools this week. An Instagram post by "Bobo the Friendly Clown" concerned parents who began calling the police around 8:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 3 to let them...
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October 4, 2016 - 3:43pm
October 3, 2016
Dodge Middle pool to get new dehumidifier
Swimmers and spectators will be able to breathe easier now that the Farmington Area School Board has approved replacing the pool's 19-year-old dehumidification unit. "When it's not working, well, it's just stale and humid air," said Colm Griffin, aquatics coordinator. His office is...
October 3, 2016 - 11:05am
Seminar on stress relief for kids offered Oct. 4
"Speaking of Kids" is a series of seminars being offered by the Farmington and Lakeville School Districts. The seminars will empower parents, educators and caregivers by providing information and ideas to enhance their relationships with children and to help them succeed. The first...
October 3, 2016 - 11:04am