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Gateway Academy set open in Farmington by Jennifer Chick Sun Thisweek Dakota County Tribune   Gateway Academy is excited to open its doors to 78 students in just a few weeks. As the newest school in Farmington, Gateway Academy has seen a flurry of activity this summer as Farmington Area Public Schools prepares to open [...]

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Kathryn Almquist in exclusive company Life is filled with many tests. It’s easy to be overwhelmed. Kathryn Almquist, a senior at Farmington High School this fall, says the key is to relax. She should know. Almquist earned the top composite score of 36 on the ACT test earlier this year. In the 2013 graduating class, [...]

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Members review their first year serving Farmington Schools by Jennifer Chick Sun Thisweek Dakota County Tribune As two Farmington High School students wrap up their first year on the Farmington School Board, they look back at the past year with new understanding and appreciation. Andrew Lupkowski, 17, and Natalie Pellin, 17, joined the School Board [...]

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Principal Jason Berg aims to help teachers realize their vision by Jennifer Chick Sun Thisweek Dakota County Tribune As Jason Berg begins his new position as principal for Farmington High School, he will be bringing his career full circle. Berg began his teaching career in Farmington in the fall of 1993 as a math teacher [...]

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Against a sometimes threatening sky, a large crowd turned out for the Farmington High School Class of 2014 commencement ceremony, June 6. Few raindrops interfered with the event that featured some memorable moments, including Principal Ben Kusch’s “selfie” with senior class president Anna Korbein and faculty speaker Matthew Grove placing his ever-present sandals on the [...]

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North Trail Elementary garden grows the curriculum by Jennifer Chick Sun Thisweek Dakota County Tribune Gardening is the perfect fusion of art and science, so while North Trail Elementary students in Farmington are digging in the soil, they are learning not only about biology, but also about the fundamentals of art. Pam Tycer, art teacher [...]

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