District 192

Farmington district embraces online option for assignments, classwork at home by Jennifer Chick Sun Thisweek Dakota County Tribune This past week’s snowstorm may have kept kids home but it didn’t keep Farmington students from learning. The snow day gave Farmington Area Public Schools a chance to test their flexible learning policy implemented earlier this month. [...]

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Approximately 250 students and their families participated on Feb. 18 in hands-on engineering and science activities during Engineering Encounter at Riverview Elementary School in Farmington. Students and their parents could try their hands at stations called Crazy Cars, Circuit Play, Fizz Rockets, Magnetic Bridges and Wind Turbines. Members from Minnesota Society of Professional Engineers and [...]

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Farmington district will need to hire six to nine kindergarten teachers by Jennifer Chick Sun Thisweek Dakota County Tribune All-day kindergarten should help Farmington Area Public Schools bottom line next year. The 2013 Minnesota Legislature approved new funding to allow free, all-day kindergarten starting in 2014 for public school districts. Any student enrolled in all-day [...]

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Board members still want more financial detail by Jennifer Chick Sun Thisweek Dakota County Tribune Now that the Farmington School Board has approved the district’s new school concept, District 192 administrators will begin hiring teachers and registering students for the project-based school. The board approved Farmington New School at its regular board meeting Monday night. [...]

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To make up school day, Farmington students will be assigned Presidents Day weekend projects by Jennifer Chick Sun Thisweek Dakota County Tribune As the calendar flips to February, Farmington Area School District students have already missed five days of school due to below-zero temperatures. That has made the district look at new ways to keep [...]

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