Communications

Farmington Area Public Schools communicates information to a several different audiences through a variety of media. Please refer to the chart below for an overview of our communication media.

Communication Medium

Purpose

Main Audience

Publication Schedule

Infinite Campus

Shows grades, student information, and schedules.

Parents & Students

Ongoing

Schoology

Shows assignments and class projects.

Parents & Students

Ongoing

School Messenger

Emergency alerts, school newsletters, and school and district announcements are sent through this system.

Parents

As needed

Websites

Provide general information on the district and individual schools.

Parents & Community

Ongoing

District Calendar

Provides updated information on district news, policies, and events.

Parents & Community

Annually, distributed in Sun ThisWeek News, free to all residents.

School Reporter

Provides updated information on district news, policies, and events.

Parents & Community

Three times per year, distributed in Sun ThisWeek News, free to all residents.

Facebook

Regularly engage with the community; share news and announcements.

Parents & Community

Ongoing

Twitter

Regularly engage with the community; share news and announcements.

Parents & Community

Ongoing

YouTube

Make School Board meetings, FHS Tiger News, and other school productions available to the public.

Parents & Community

Ongoing

Instagram Regularly engage with the community; share news and announcements.  Parents & Community  Ongoing

Sun ThisWeek

News stories about school and district happenings.

Community

Ongoing

Cable Channel 188 in Farmington & Channel 12 in Lakeville.

Shows School Board meetings, FHS Tiger News, special events, and National Education Association news.

Community

Ongoing

Community Education Catalog

Provide information about life long learning experiences for all ages.

Parents, Students, Community Members age Infant -Senior Citizens and Staff

Three times per year

 Staff News 

Keep staff informed about happenings throughout the district, including School Board meetings, professional development opportunities, special events and more.   

Staff 

Two times per month during the school year

Staff Resources

Group frequently used tools, such as email and forms, for staff members.

Staff

Ongoing