District 192
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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New school opens its doors in 2014 It’s not every year a district opens a new school, especially one like Gateway Academy. The Farmington School District added the new elementary school in fall 2014 with a focus on customizing its project-based learning strategies — a trend the district has been...Read More
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Students share thoughts during board meeting School board meetings are often filled with adults talking about boring things like policies and budgets. On Nov. 11 for about a half hour, the Farmington School Board heard a report from four precocious elementary students on how their new school is work...Read More
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Smaller list of candidates than in recent years Besides voting for Minnesota governor and a U.S. senator, Farmington residents will vote for City Council and School Board members on the Nov. 4 ballot. Compared to previous years, the list of candidates is relatively short for the two governing entiti...Read More
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Several area descendents will be honored Farmington’s annual Patriotic Day program on Nov. 6 will honor the sesquicentennial of the Civil War, which ended nearly 150 years ago. Like all wars, there were many lessons historians hope future generations will take to heart. “We need to learn from th...Read More
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Four Farmington School Board candidates are running for three open seats. Three of those seats, are held by incumbents Tera Lee, Melissa Sauser and Brian Treakle who are running for re-election as challenger Steve Corraro has entered the race. Steve Corraro Age: 46 Address: 18775 Essence trail, Farm...Read More
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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 B...Read More
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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...Read More
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