Education

Seventh-grade students learn about beekeeping by Kelly Roche Special to Sun Thisweek Dakota County Tribune Beez Kneez, a Minnesota education group advocating on behalf of bees during the current critical bee population crash, came to St. Joseph Church’s parish school in Rosemount to educate seventh-graders on the care of bees, and their importance to Minnesota [...]

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Things were buzzing Saturday after the Rosemount High School marching band won the 2014 Class AAA Youth in Music championship in Farmington. The group’s 2014 program – “The Queen,” built on music from Stravinsky’s “The Rite of Spring,” Imogen Heap’s “Aha!,” “The Flight of the Bumblebee” and “God Save the Queen” – topped a field [...]

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Building, tech questions would be on the ballot School District 191 officials are setting the stage for a two-part referendum on Feb. 24, 2015. In one question, they plan to ask voters to finance $55 to $70 million in building projects, the largest being an expansion of Burnsville High School to accommodate ninth-graders. The other [...]

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School Board sets budget retreat for January When students step into the halls of one of Farmington’s middle schools next fall, their schedule might look different. Using information from a parent survey in 2013 and the district’s strategic plan, a middle school redesign committee consisting of 12 parents, 12 staff members and five administrators formed [...]

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Lynn Bauman won’t be back as head varsity coach Lynn Bauman made her case to the Farmington School Board on Monday that she would like her old job back, but the board stood by its initial decision. For the first time in eight years, someone new will be the head coach of the varsity gymnastics [...]

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Four vying for three spots The Farmington School Board candidates spoke of why they’re running for office during a forum on Oct. 8 at Farmington City Hall. The School Board race features three incumbents and one challenger vying for three four-year terms. Incumbents running for re-election include Chairwoman Tera Lee along Melissa Sauser and Brian [...]

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