FPS News Releases 2014-2015



February 26, 2015

Farmington Public Schools announces Teachers of the Year for the 2014-2015 school year

 

February 24, 2015

Farmington Public Schools’ Kindergarten Registration Week– March 2 - 6, 2015 for the 2015 - 2016 school year

Senior adults are invited to Farmington Public Schools’ 19th Annual Senior Adult Breakfast on Thursday, March 26

 

February 23, 2015

First Annual Eighth Grade TechGirls Robotics Competition engages students in robotics

Farmington Public Schools’ Superintendent hosts coffee hours to hear from parents and community

Farmington Public Schools’ female students grades 7-12 are invited to get Fit & Fabulous on Sunday March 15!

 

February 18, 2015

Farmington Area PTA Council will host “An Insider’s Guide to Farmington Public Schools’ Scheduling for Grades 7-12” on Monday, February 23

Four Farmington Public Schools’ teachers win $300 each for classroom makeovers from Meemic

 

February 12, 2015

All are invited to community presentations to hear about Farmington Public Schools' Bond Proposal slated for Tuesday, May 5, 2015

 

February 10, 2015

Farmington Public Schools holds Early Childhood/ Preschool Open Houses on Saturday, February 28

 

February 9, 2015

Neighborhood House Fundraising Gala

Farmington Public Schools’ District Reflection Winners move on to the State level

 

January 26, 2015

Harrison High School DECA team takes 19 State medals

 

January 21, 2015

Farmington Public Schools issues survey to gather feedback from parents and community members

 

January 20, 2015

The Board of Education unanimously approves ballot language for a May 5 bond election

New graduation requirements recommended to Board of Education as part of move to new high school semester schedule for 2015-16

 

January 12, 2015

Sweet Dreamzzz serves preschoolers in Farmington Community School Head Start

Four Farmington Public Schools’ elementary lunch programs take advantage of Let’s Move Salad Bars to Schools

Farmington Public Schools receives $16,300 from the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan

 

January 7, 2015

Highmeadow Common Campus accepting applications online from January 16-23 for 2015-2016 school year

Harrison High School presents the ‘80s rock & roll musical comedy, XANADU, January 29 - 31 at 7:30 p.m. and Feb. 1 at 2 p.m.

Farmington Public Schools invites all to attend the 23rd Annual "Day for Strings" on January 10

 

December 19, 2014

Innovative eighth grade girls invited to register for the TechGirls Robotics Competition on January 16

 

December 11, 2014

Farmington/Farmington Hills Education Foundation awards $32,000 to fund 34 innovation grants

Farmington Public Schools’ Homeless Education Program receives grant funding for emergency shelter and food for families in need

 

December 2, 2014

Tri-County Alliance unveils mini-documentary highlighting how Longacre Elementary is helping every child be a leader

 

November 25, 2014

Farmington Public Schools’ principal receives advanced certification endorsement

 

November 21, 2014

Gregory Smith selected as new Assistant Principal at Power Upper Elementary School

 

November 19, 2014

All invited to a Farewell Reception in honor of retiring Board Member, Frank Reid, on December 3

 

November 7, 2014

Wood Creek Elementary School teacher Rachelle Torres named Elementary Social Studies Teacher of the Year

 

November 5, 2014

Jessica Cummings and Terry Johnson elected to Farmington Public Schools’ Board of Education

 

November 3, 2014

Michigan Chronicle honors 40 Under 40 African American Leaders

Farmington Public Schools holds Canned Food Drive November 10 - 25 for Farmington Area Goodfellows

 

October 29, 2014

Operation Common Good, Hats for Hunger expands Districtwide

District to move from trimesters to a six-period semester high school schedule for the 2015-2016 school year

 

October 24, 2014

North Farmington High School presents the comedy “Months on End” November 6 - 8

College Application Week helps more seniors complete college applications

Farmington Public Schools invites everyone to the Annual Battle of the Middles X - Friday, December 5 - seeking sponsors

 

October 7, 2014

Legislative changes to curriculum and graduation requirements do not affect Farmington Public Schools

Nine Farmington Public Schools’ students named semifinalists in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program

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Farmington Public Schools’ students named semifinalists in the 2015 annual National Achievement Scholarship Program

 

September 23, 2014

District seeks members for Building and Site Utilization Committee - deadline to apply is October 5

 

September 19, 2014

School Board President Sheilah Clay to receive the Eleanor Josaitis Unsung Hero Award

Lanigan Elementary School and Lanigan PTA recognized nationally as a School of Excellence

 

August 20, 2014

Power Upper Elementary School to start the school year with an Interim Assistant Principal

Erin Hill selected to serve as Farmington Public Schools' Supervisor of Transportation

 

August 15, 2014

Farmington Public Schools holds Early Childhood/Preschool Open Houses on Tuesday, August 19

Two Farmington Public Schools’ students were named National Merit Scholarship winners

Timothy Carruthers selected as new assistant principal of North Farmington High School

 

July 28, 2014

Aaron Johnson selected to fill the position of Assistant Superintendent of Instructional Services for Farmington Public Schools

 

July 25, 2014

Farmington Public Schools’ Board of Education elects officers for the 2014-2015 school year

Farmington Public Schools raises high school pay to participate athletic fees as part of its Budget Reduction Plan for the 2014-2015 school year

 

July 14, 2014

Farmington Public Schools sees gains in Michigan Merit Exam(MME) and ACT scores

Longacre Elementary School is awarded Leader in Me Lighthouse School status

 

July 1, 2014

Changes made to Farmington Public Schools' 2014-2015 school calendar to align with new Oakland County school calendar