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A mile in their shoes

June 6, 2013 in Rosemount Town Pages

Diamond Path walk raises awareness about access to water in developing countries Continue Reading

Barriers remain to all-day kindergarten in Farmington, Rosemount

June 6, 2013 in The Farmington Independent

When the Minnesota Legislature agreed to provide funding for districts that want to offer all-day kindergarten, it removed one barrier to the program in local schools. But there are still plenty of questions to answer before classes start in the fall of 2104. Continue Reading

Farmington’s MVES celebrates a decade of learning

May 30, 2013 in The Farmington Independent

eadowview Elementary School celebrates its 10th anniversary this week, and having several inflatables blown up outside the building might just have students jumping for joy.
But to the administrators who have spent part of the last decade with those students, the anniversary is a special moment. Continue Reading

‘Guardian angel’ has made a big difference this year at North Trail Elementary

May 30, 2013 in The Farmington Independent

North Trail Elementary School has had a guardian angel this year, the kind that makes umbrellas and winter coats and student snacks appear as if by magic. Continue Reading

Famrington ISD 192 science students succeed

May 24, 2013 in The Farmington Independent

Building level winners from all five elementary schools in the Farmington district advanced to regional science fair competition where they collected ribbons and awards for their efforts. Continue Reading

Prize will make life easier for Meadowview Elementary teacher

May 12, 2013 in The Farmington Independent

One day, Meadowview Elementary School teacher Sue Williamschen liked a page on Facebook. She even entered a sweepstakes on that page. And now her students are reaping the benefits of that simple action. Continue Reading

Fourth graders are ready to take on the world

May 9, 2013 in Rosemount Town Pages

Diamond Path Destination Imagination team qualified for global finals Continue Reading

Farmington students read their way to the top

May 3, 2013 in The Farmington Independent

One fifth grade class at Akin Road Elementary School is among the top 100 in a nationwide reading competition that included more than 680,000 classrooms. Their good reading habits earned them a free pizza party. Continue Reading

Farmington teacher brings education to the slums

April 18, 2013 in The Farmington Independent

One Farmington teacher loves her profession so much, she’s helping to start a school. Granted, it’s half-way around the world, but when you’ve got a big heart, miles don’t seem to matter. Continue Reading

Farmington schools: Bringing out the author within

March 31, 2013 in The Farmington Independent

Having a good story to tell is one thing. Being able to tell that story on paper, to other people, is something entirely different.
Learning how to tell a story to others was part of the motivation behind last week’s Young Authors Workshop for Farmington middle school students. Continue Reading