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June 25, 2015
Survey says school bonds, levy may lack support
The results of a resident survey have the Farmington School Board rethinking the bond and levy requests it was considering bringing to residents in November. In May, the district put together a three-question package that would have raised about $92 million over the next 10 years....
June 25, 2015 - 9:18am
June 5, 2015
For Shirley Archila, an attitude change made all the difference
There was a time, and it wasn’t all that long ago, when Shirley Archila wasn’t a big fan of school. She didn’t take it seriously, and she...
June 5, 2015 - 9:58am
May 15, 2015
Ag learning grows in classroom
There was probably a time when just about every student in a Farmington school could have rattled off the three types of corn. But times change,...
May 15, 2015 - 10:00am
May 14, 2015
Survey will test residents' opinions on possible school levy
The Farmington School District is starting to put some more concrete numbers to the bond and levy requests it has discussed bringing to voters in November. School board members spent most of their meeting Monday agreeing on numbers the district will use in a survey either later this...
May 14, 2015 - 9:59am
April 30, 2015
Farmington celebrates Earth and Arbor days
Farmington had several celebrations of the Earth last week. On Friday morning, students from Riverview Elementary School braved cold temperatures...
April 30, 2015 - 10:17am
April 23, 2015
Stepping Stones preschool program receives national accreditation
It took months of hard work and self-evaluation, but Farmington Community Education’s Stepping Stones preschool program is now one of a small...
April 23, 2015 - 9:24am
FHS presents The Miracle Worker this weekend
A couple of years ago, Beth Breiland set herself a challenge to bring more classic works of American theater to the Farmington High School theater...
April 23, 2015 - 9:16am
April 17, 2015
New policy would do away with memorials at schools
A proposed new policy in the Farmington School District could spell an end to permanent memorials to deceased classmates or staff members. The policy, which board members will review two more times before taking any action, is meant to avoid the possibility that such memorials would...
April 17, 2015 - 9:38am
April 16, 2015
It's OK to dress down for education foundation's gala
When your big fundraising gala takes place in a building at the county fairgrounds, it’s kind of hard to justify going full-on black tie. So,...
April 16, 2015 - 9:38am
March 15, 2015
Student voices: Get ready for the stresses of test time
This week has been the first week of the third trimester. This time of year is when many students are getting excited to wrap up the school year so summer fun can begin. As the excitement is in the air, many other students are also worried about the upcoming tests they will have...
March 15, 2015 - 7:13am
November 17, 2014
FHS presents Urinetown, a play to challenge students
Farmington High School teacher Maria Capecchi likes to challenge her students. She’s carrying that through to her drama students, too, as they...
November 17, 2014 - 12:08pm
November 14, 2014
District 192 settles grievance
The Farmington School District settled a grievance Monday related to years of experience 55 district teachers received credit for when they were hired. The district hired the teachers in recent years but might, for example, have given a teacher with five years of experience credit...
November 14, 2014 - 7:59am
November 6, 2014
Miniature golf provides a major math lesson at MVES
The fourth grade pod at Meadowview Elementary School seemed more like a golf course and less like a classroom space last week, as all 115 or...
November 6, 2014 - 12:29pm
October 31, 2014
Farmington students want to scare hunger
This Halloween marks Farmington's second year of participation in a We Act campaign called We Scare Hunger. Students from Farmington schools will trick-or-treat for items to benefit the Farmington Food Shelf. The We Day Initiative in Farmington began last year by raising money to...
October 31, 2014 - 7:56am
Farmington schools show growth at all levels
Enrollment in Farmington schools is ahead of projections at all levels according to a report given at Monday night’s school board meeting. The district’s enrollment on Oct. 1 was 7,075. That includes early childhood programs. The state of Minnesota uses the Oct. 1 number to determine...
October 31, 2014 - 7:44am