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Big news for District 192’s Wee Tigers

April 5, 2013 in The Farmington Independent

Farmington’s Wee Tigers program is apparently doing everything it’s supposed to be doing when it comes to getting preschool children ready to learn. Continue Reading

DMS pool adds two climbing walls

February 12, 2013 in The Farmington Independent

Farmington has one more recreational opportunity available now at the Dodge Middle School Pool. Colm Griffin, aquatics coordinator at the pool, recently announced the addition of an Aquaclimb climbing wall. Continue Reading

Meeting will teach Farmington parents about drugs, signs of abuse

January 31, 2013 in The Farmington Independent

New trends in teen drug use is the topic for a free parenting seminar scheduled for Monday in Lakeville.
The seminar, “Current Trends in Youth Drug Use: What Every Parent Needs to Know” is jointly offered by the community education departments of Farmington and Lakeville. Continue Reading

Farmington Community Expo returns to FHS this weekend

January 23, 2013 in The Farmington Independent

The more things change, the more they stay the same. And sometimes, that’s just fine.
While preparing for this year’s Community Expo, organizer Barbara Pierce came across an old advertisement from the first one, held in 1998 Continue Reading

Aviation and art classes soar

October 11, 2012 in Lake County News-Chronicle

On Friday, Feb. 3, students from Two Harbors High School took turns practicing their piloting skills in the flight simulators at Lake Superior College. Continue Reading

MARILYN HAGERTY: East Grand Forks woman is a certified laughter leader

September 30, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Laugh and the world laughs with you.
Sue Thompson knows that. She is trying to teach it to all sorts of people around here. She has community education classes this fall on both sides of the Red River. Continue Reading

Farmington Community Education: Young music makers

July 28, 2012 in The Farmington Independent

Teacher Tana Christenson’s summer vacation has been anything but quiet so far, but that’s okay. She’s spent the first six weeks teaching summer band to students going into fifth grade, and that will go a long way come September. Continue Reading

Accidental educator: Fiola honored for work in community education

October 28, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON As a college student some 40 years ago, Jerry Fiola never envisioned a future working in the education field. Yet, through a few twists of fate, that’s where he ended up, and two days ago, Fiola was presented with the Community Educator Award from the Minnesota Community Education Association, honoring a career that he “just backed into.”
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Community Ed offers wide range of classes this fall

September 11, 2010 in Park Rapids Enterprise

As autumn leaves begin to fall, Park Rapids Community Education is firing up. Continue Reading

A bumber crop of goodness

July 29, 2010 in Alexandria Echo Press

They’re called “community gardens.” And at two local schools, they’re producing a bumper crop of goodness excited students, a new way of learning, healthy meals for hungry families, new partnerships and more. Continue Reading