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school district 192
August 16, 2014
Enrollment tops projections in ISD 192
With less than a month to go before students start showing up in classrooms, it appears Farmington Schools will fuller than expected. Enrollment numbers presented at a Monday school board workshop show enrollment higher than projected at the elementary and high school levels and...
August 16, 2014 - 7:08am
July 29, 2014
FHS, community ed present ‘The Crucible’
Farmington High School theater director Maria Capecchi is always willing to challenge her student actors. This summer’s rendition of Arthur...
Life/arts and entertainment
July 29, 2014 - 10:22am
July 4, 2014
FHS releases third trimester A and B honor rolls
The third trimester honor roll has been released from Farmington High School. Students on the list include: 12th grade A honor roll Katherine Aaron, Michael Bakke, Amanda Balke, Heather Barnes, Gabrielle Baumann, Robert Bergstad, Carissa Bigbee, Zachary Boelter, Amanda Burrell,...
July 4, 2014 - 7:00am
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 11, 2014
So long, FHS Class of 2014
More than 400 students participated in the 131st Commencement exercises at Farmington High School on June 6. The FHS Class of 2014 was the first...
June 11, 2014 - 10:51am
June 6, 2014
Farmington parents boost special ed council
It was pure chance that put Angela Field and Michelle Albeck in the same session of a group called Partners in Policymaking. But the two Farmington...
June 6, 2014 - 3:08pm
May 29, 2014
New names proposed for Farmington's new school
With details of the district’s new school continuing to fall into place, members of the Farmington School Board find themselves in a position familiar to any new parent: They need a name. Preferably something catchier than, “the district’s new school.” Board members got four...
May 29, 2014 - 10:25am
May 25, 2014
Campaigning under way for Farmington school board
All three of the Farmington School Board members whose terms expire at the end of the year have announced plans to seek a return to the board. Board chair Tera Lee and board members Melissa Sauser and Brian Treakle all announced their reelection plans Monday. All three have all served...
May 25, 2014 - 7:42am
Farmington Area Education Foundation names grant winners
The Farmington Area Education Foundation has selected four projects to receive more than $5,000 in grants for the 2014-15 school year. Riverview Elementary has been awarded $340 to go toward the purchase of hands-on manipulatives to aid in the teaching of math, science and engineering...
May 25, 2014 - 7:35am
May 15, 2014
Survey: Residents happy with Farmington schools
Farmington residents have a better opinion of their school district today than they did two years ago. According to a survey the district conducted in April, 63 percent of district residents said the quality of education in Farmington schools was good and another 25 percent said...
May 15, 2014 - 7:56am
‘Wimpy’ author visits Farmington's Akin Road Elementary
Every desk was filled in Sara Drazkowski’s fifth grade class at Akin Road Elementary on May 7. After all, her students were expecting a very...
May 15, 2014 - 7:02am
May 4, 2014
District 192 Board OKs facility work
The Farmington School District will spend $203,000 on a pair of improvement projects following a school board vote Monday. The district will spend $103,000 to install a sprinkler system on the east fields at Farmington High School and $100,000 on maintenance issues at Farmington...
May 4, 2014 - 7:36am
May 1, 2014
Farmington student art on display at Fairview Ridges
Kids’ artwork is bright. It’s cheerful. A lot of the time, staying inside the lines isn’t even a consideration. It’s almost guaranteed...
May 1, 2014 - 2:32pm