This Wednesday, March 8, Farmington Area Public Schools Superintendent Jay Haugen released a statement to ISD 192 families informing them that racist and derogatory notes were found in a student locker at Riverview Elementary School. Haugen’s statement said school administrators are investigating the source of the notes and will take disciplinary action according to district policies.
ISD 192 voters were asked on Tuesday to elect three members to four-year terms on the Farmington School Board. Preliminary results show incumbent Julie Singewald, a hospital lab director who has been a school board member since 2008, coming out on top with 6,595 votes (19.85 percent) with all 14 precincts reporting. Singewald said she hopes to bring both experience and new energy to the position. Newcomer Jacilyn Doyle performed strongly as well, receiving 5,860 votes (17.64 percent).