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November 16, 2014
Power outage closes MVES
Ice and wind knocked out power for about 4,500 residents in the Farmington area Monday morning and gave students at Meadowview Elementary School a little extra time at home. The Farmington School District canceled classes at the school as well as Kid Connection, Stepping Stones and...
November 16, 2014 - 7:01am
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 16, 2014
Community ed class will teach math tricks
Math skills don’t always come easily for kids. Some students truly struggle to learn even the basic concepts. But Farmington Community Education has a special class coming up next week to help students with their math skills. Called Math Facts the Easy Way, the two-night session...
October 16, 2014 - 2:01pm
Open house scheduled for Farmington's 195th Street project
Getting around the mid-section of Farmington will be a little tricky next summer, thanks to a major road reconstruction project scheduled for...
October 16, 2014 - 12:23pm
October 3, 2014
Coats for Kids drive starts Monday
Kids grow fast. Really fast. And now that cooler weather is right around the corner, some parents may be wondering what to do with those jackets their kids have outgrown. North Trail Elementary School family support worker Char Anderson has a solution: donate those coats to the Salvation...
October 3, 2014 - 7:00am
October 2, 2014
Farmington library, Gateway Academy team up
The Dakota County Library in Farmington gets to be pretty busy on Thursday mornings these days. Every Thursday morning, the students from Farmington’s...
October 2, 2014 - 12:45pm
September 20, 2014
Meadowview Elementary students PAWS for good behavior
Meadowview Elementary School has kicked off a new character development program, and it’s one staff hope will have a PAWS-ative effect on students. The PAWS program stands for Positive attitude, Act responsibly, Work and play safely, and Show respect. Those attributes are the fundamentals...
September 20, 2014 - 7:59am
September 12, 2014
A classroom becomes a community at RVES
RVES knocks out third grade walls to try new Michelle Leonard Staff writer It was Monday. It was just after noon. Kids were sprawled on the...
September 12, 2014 - 3:07pm
September 4, 2014
Farmington's new Gateway Academy welcomes its first students
The Farmington School District officially opened the doors of its new Gateway Academy Tuesday, about nine months after the idea was first raised...
September 4, 2014 - 12:40pm
August 7, 2014
Community ed class teaches more than girl power
A new program offered through Farmington Community Education is teaching there’s a little more to being a girl than just a pretty pink color. Designed...
August 7, 2014 - 3:33pm
June 29, 2014
New Farmington school gets a new name
Farmington’s new school is no longer just Farmington’s New School. Now, it’s Gateway Academy. The name was chosen from among four finalists in a poll of district residents and employees. School board members approved it as part of their consent agenda Monday. The other finalists...
June 29, 2014 - 7:37am
June 28, 2014
Locker replacement project planned for Akin Road Elementary School
The entryway at Akin Road Elementary School will be more open when students return next fall, and the hallways will be at least a little quieter. The Farmington School Board voted Monday to remove banks of lockers inside the school’s front doors and replace them with laminated...
June 28, 2014 - 7:35am
June 15, 2014
Residents can choose new Farmington school’s name
The Farmington School Board has put responsibility for naming the district’s new school of choice into the hands of district residents. Presented two weeks ago with a list of four finalists for the school’s name, board members decided Monday that a school that serves the community...
June 15, 2014 - 7:21am
June 14, 2014
Free library springs up at RVES in Farmington
Summer reading just got a little easier for readers around Farmington. Just before the end of the school year, a new Little Free Library was...
June 14, 2014 - 7:17am
May 31, 2014
Garden blooms in brilliant color at Farmington school
North Trail Elementary School kids had to put off planting their Rainbow Garden Tuesday, thanks to the heavy showers most of the day. But that was OK, because by Wednesday, the ground was nice and soft, and there were plenty of plants to be planted. Students in every grade were...
May 31, 2014 - 7:30am