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New fundraiser hopes to raise money for the Farmington Area Education Foundation Ball gowns and black ties can stay in the closet for the new Farmington Area Education Foundation event. The foundation is sponsoring the first-ever Blue Jean Ball from 6-11 p.m. May 16 in the Exhibit Hall South (Buildi...Read More
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Joe McCarthy testifies at Capitol for Minnesota to strive toward national benchmarks by Hank Long Session Daily Joe McCarthy doesn’t like it when his elementary students sit still. The 14-year physical education teacher has been a leader in state and nationally-based physical education movements d...Read More
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Middle school sports realigned, class size average to rise During a special session on Wednesday evening, the Farmington School Board approved its much discussed budget priorities for the 2015-16 school year. With the district anticipating a $700,000 deficit, School Board members, administrators and...Read More
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School Board hears from community, administration on budget cuts The Farmington School Board heard hours of proposals on how to fix a $700,000 projected budget deficit from citizens during three community roundtables and from several administrators during Monday’s board meeting. Cutting elementary...Read More
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Former Fridley High School coach Adam Fischer takes the job For the first time in 15 years, the Farmington varsity football team will have someone other than Mark Froehling as head coach this fall. Adam Fischer was named earlier this week the varsity football coach for the 2015-16 school year, and h...Read More
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Eliminating elementary band, middle school athletics, increasing class size on the table The Farmington School District is looking at a number of budget cuts in the future due to a projected shortfall in the coming years. The district has a deficit of approximately $700,000 in the 2015-16 budget, so...Read More
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Schedule includes longer periods, more electives The Farmington School District approved a redesigned schedule for both Dodge and Boeckman middle schools for the 2015-2016 school year. With these schedules, district officials hope to have fewer transitions and more flexibility. The schools will be m...Read More
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The 2014-15 Farmington and Lakeville Parenting Series continues on Feb. 9 with a workshop by Jenny Hanlon, who is a mom, educator, consultant and author of “Your Family Compass.” The course will give participants real tools for dealing with the challenges that come with raising children toddler-...Read More
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Outgoing member wishes he could continue reforms he supported Outgoing Farmington School Board member Brian Treakle admits we was a little sad when he lost his seat during the November election. Although his last meeting was in early December, he said it was something he wished he could continue. He...Read More
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