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Happy Thanksgiving!
11/22/2017
Thank you to all the students, parents, teachers, staff members, and community members who make our work possible! We're so grateful for all you do! Click "Read More" to find a special video tribute.
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Kim Lester
Healthy Hero: November 2017
11/21/2017
Congratulations to Kim Lester, an Administrative Assistant with Community Education, on being named the Farmington Area Public Schools Healthy Hero for the month of November! Kim was nominated by Community Education Communications Generalist Kris Akin because of the exceptional example she is setting for her co-workers and the community. In the past year Kim has implemented a healthy eating plan which incorporates more fruits, veggies, and protein. She is taking in fewer carbohydrates and no tobacco or alcohol. The end result? She’s lost 20 pounds and those around her are noticing.
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FHS ACDA Honor Choir Students
FHS Students Sing in Honor Choir
11/15/2017
Eight Farmington High School students have been chosen for the 2017-2018 American Choral Directors Association of MN Honor Choir! These students will spend Thursday, February 22, 2018 rehearsing choral music with other 9th and 10th graders from around the state, culminating in a performance at the Minneapolis Convention Center. "We are so proud of them and excited to hear the beautiful music they will make!" said FHS Choir Director Megan Dimich.
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Farmington Marching Band
Fall Band Concerts take the stage at FHS
11/10/2017
On Monday, November 13, the high school's Symphonic Band, Concert Band, and Varsity Band will perform in concert at 7 p.m. the Recital Hall. This concert will feature a variety of classic and contemporary pieces, including the “Washington Post” march by John Philip Sousa and a dramatic programmatic piece by Robert W. Smith entitled “The Inferno.” Admission is free. On Tuesday, November 14, the FHS Wind Ensemble will join forces with the eighth grade bands from both Dodge and Boeckman Middle Schools, a unique "bridging" concert that will include a variety of music both contemporary and classic, such as "The Stars and Stripes Forever" march. The bridging concert is at 7 p.m. in the FHS Recital Hall. Admission is free.
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National Letter of Intent Signing Event
National Letter of Intent Signing - November 2017
11/10/2017
Congratulations to all the Tiger student-athletes who signed a National Letter of Intent this week. These students have committed to continuing their academic and athletic careers post-high school…
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Dodge Middle School, 4200 208th St W, Farmington, MN  55024
Solar Panels at Dodge Middle School Come Online This Week!
11/07/2017
Farmington Area Public Schools, District 192, has made a commitment to Minnesota’s clean energy future by installing a solar electric system at Dodge Middle School. The solar facility was designed and installed by Sundial Solar Energy, a Minneapolis-based solar energy developer. On Thursday, November 9th, at 9 a.m. Xcel Energy will install the Dodge solar production meter and bi-directional main meter. Xcel will perform what is known as a "witness test" in conjunction with the meter installation. Once these meters are installed the new solar system will be powering the building and feeding excess electricity in to the grid.
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We're Hiring!
11/03/2017
It takes a big team to run a school district! We're currently looking to fill substitute positions, part-time positions, and full-time positions. Whether you’re looking to pick up a few hours a week, to jumpstart your career, or to start a new adventure, we’ve got something for you. Have a look at our current job openings and share them with someone who wants to make a differences for students, families, and our whole community.
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District 192 Elementary Schools Participate in Buckets for Hurricane Harvey
10/24/2017
Over the past several weeks, District 192 elementary school students have worked to collect donations for the victims of Hurricane Harvey. On Tuesday, October 24, representatives from each elementary school were able to present a check for $2,669.01 to Pellicci's Hardware to support the Buckets for Hurricane Harvey fundraiser. The student's contribution will purchase more than 100 buckets of cleaning and recovery materials for those affected by the hurricane. Many thanks to all our District 192 elementary schools, their generous families, and the greater community!
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FHS Senior Presents Eagle Scout Project to RVES Multiage
10/20/2017
Sam Wallevand, a senior at Farmington High School, recently presented his Eagle Scout project to the multiage classes at Riverview Elementary School. To earn the rank of Eagle Scout, Sam created I Spy Shadow Boxes for the elementary students to use in play and learning. Each box contains dozens of miniature objects centered on a theme such as sea creatures or a summer picnic. The boxes can be used for developing attention to detail, memory, research skills, creative inspiration and many other things. In addition to the I Spy Shadow Boxes, Sam donated leftover materials to the multiage classrooms for future art projects…
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DMS students with their free books.
DMS Students Start the Year With Free Books!
10/20/2017
Lori Mulhern, a teacher at Dodge Middle School, was very excited to receive free books for all her eighth grade students with her first Scholastic Book Clubs order of the year. “All 80 of my eighth graders received a copy of The Time We Ran Away and Other Short Stories, an original anthology of nine stories created by 11 favorite middle grade authors exclusively for Scholastic Book Club teachers. The anthology actually fit perfectly in our curriculum as we are currently studying short stories. I was particularly excited to begin this year with a free book for everyone. My students were excited too,” said Ms. Mulhern.
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Gateway Academy Still Accepting Students for 2017-18 School Year
03/16/2017
Gateway Academy is still accepting students in grades 5-8 for the 2017-2018 school year. Click "Read More" to see a brand new video about the school and find links to enrollment information.
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