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January 30, 2014
Schools cope with lost days
When he was superintendent in the rural Sleepy Eye School District, there was one winter Jay Haugen canceled classes for all or part of 24 days....
January 30, 2014 - 1:24pm
January 26, 2014
Farmington schools will be closed again Tuesday
The Farmington School District will add one more day to its growing list of cold-related school closures. The district announced on its web page Monday afternoon that it would close schools Tuesday, Jan. 28 due to "extreme cold weather conditions." Farmington Community Education...
January 26, 2014 - 3:15pm
January 9, 2014
Plan for new school in Farmington makes its debut
The Farmington School District gave some more structure to its plans for a new school of choice this week, but after the first of two community meetings it appears there are still more questions than definite answers. The school Laura Pierce, the district’s director of innovative...
January 9, 2014 - 2:13pm
December 24, 2013
Farmington students help others
Students at several Farmington schools took on projects recently to help others during the holiday season. Riverview When students at Riverview Elementary take on a project, they are looking to make a difference. Third grade students wrapped up gifts on Friday, December 6 that...
December 24, 2013 - 8:38am
Ideas for new school take shape in Farmington
Five days of planning have produced a plan for the Farmington School District’s proposed new school of choice, but district administrators aren’t quite ready to share it yet. Residents who want to know what the plan looks like can see it unveiled at one of a pair of community...
December 24, 2013 - 8:16am
Construction winds down at Farmington Elementary
A new lunchroom might not seem particularly exciting, but to everyone around Farmington Elementary School, it is just that — a big, bright...
December 24, 2013 - 8:14am
December 16, 2013
ISD 192 boundary change options remain the same
The Farmington School District’s three options for attendance boundary changes remain the only options on the table. The district’s attendance boundary committee had scheduled a Dec. 3 meeting in case they wanted to make any adjustment to their options following three public...
December 16, 2013 - 10:01am
December 11, 2013
Farmington, Rosemount school districts set levies
Tax bills will go in different directions next year for residents of the Farmington and Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan school districts. Farmington residents will pay less. Rosemount residents will pay more. Thanks largely to changes made this year by the Minnesota legislature, the...
December 11, 2013 - 2:06pm
December 5, 2013
Strategic plan is at core of proposed Farmington school
The finer details of the Farmington School District’s proposed new 100-student school of choice are still up for debate, but the beliefs at is core are well established. They’re part of the district’s strategic plan, a document the district created to guide its development. It...
December 5, 2013 - 1:15pm
November 26, 2013
Digital Learning Event showcases iPads in Farmington classrooms
This takes “Show and Tell” to a whole different level. On Wednesday, Dec. 4, the Farmington School District will hold its first Digital Learning Event. Teachers and principals from around the state will come to Farmington to learn how students are learning with iPads. Farmington...
November 26, 2013 - 3:16pm
Enrollment up this year in Farmington schools
The Farmington School District is bringing in more students from outside its borders this year, but also seeing more students choose to enroll elsewhere. The district’s overall enrollment was 6,967 on Oct. 1, the date school districts use to report official enrollment to the...
November 26, 2013 - 2:42pm
Proposed ‘school of choice’ is coming quickly in Farmington
You can do a lot with a text message. You can say hi to a friend, set a meeting, even create a whole new school. On Monday, Farmington superintendent Jay Haugen presented a vision for what he called a school of choice to be housed in the district’s instructional services center....
November 26, 2013 - 1:34pm
November 21, 2013
Farmington boundary proposals cause concern
Concerns about divided neighborhoods, service levels, even the abilities of schools to raise money came up last week when the Farmington School District brought its plan for new attendance boundaries to the public. The district is looking at three plans to adjust its boundaries...
November 21, 2013 - 12:46pm
October 31, 2013
Farmington school board reviews boundary options
The Farmington School District is looking at three options that could affect as many as 269 students as it makes plans to adjust its attendance boundaries for the 2014-15 school year. The options, labeled Orange, Black and White, were devised over the past several months by a...
October 31, 2013 - 12:57pm
October 24, 2013
Farmington students get a seat at the table
There’s no election this year in the Farmington School District, but the school board will still have two new members at its first meeting in November. After conducting interviews earlier this month, the board is set to appoint Farmington High School juniors Natalie Pellin and...
October 24, 2013 - 1:21pm