FPS News Releases 2015-2016



June 30, 2016

Board of Education selects James Stark to fill vacancy

District hosts Board Candidate Coffee Hour for those interested in running for the Board of Education in the November 2016 election

 

June 28, 2016

Farmington Public Schools' students become computer whizzes at Microsoft Academy

North Farmington High School students put their careers in drive with the CTE program

 

June 22, 2016

Farmington High School’s chapter of Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) have a great showing at states

 

June 20, 2016

Farmington Public Schools sets new school hours for the 2016-2017 school year for elementary and secondary schools

 

June 17, 2016

Pam Green to lead Kenbrook Elementary School and Rob Kauffman to lead Hillside Elementary School starting with the 2016-2017 school year

Second Annual Golden Apple Awards recognize some of Farmington Public Schools' finest

 

June 16, 2016

Board of Education to interview five candidates for one open Board seat

North Farmington High School's Automotive Program receives accreditation from NATEF

Four Harrison High School students selected to present TED Talks at TEDx Oxford High School

 

June 15, 2016

Hackbots recognized in FIRST World Championship

Farmington Area PTA Council grants four C. Robert Maxfield Scholarships

North Farmington High School student, Elizabeth Sullivan, named semifinalist in U.S. Presidential Scholars Program

Forest Elementary Students Build Healthy Communities

Farmington Public Schools launches Pinterest, Instagram accounts

 

June 14, 2016

North Farmington High School Student Named National Merit Scholar

 

June 9, 2016

Jonathan Manela, fourth grader, receives perfect score in the WordMasters Challenge

 

June 7, 2016

Farmington Public Schools' Board of Education to interview five candidates for one open Board seat

 

May 26, 2016

Farmington Public Schools and the City of Farmington work together on the sale of the former Maxfield Training Center in downtown Farmington

 

May 25, 2016

Board of Education seeks applications through Tuesday, May 31 for school board member vacancy

 

May 24, 2016

Farmington Empowered brings anti-bullying message to elementary students

Farmington High School students participate in Business Professionals of America National Leadership Conference

 

May 20, 2016

Farmington/Farmington Hills Optimist Club recognizes Essay Contest Winners

 

May 17, 2016

Board of Education seeks applications through Tuesday, May 31 for school board member vacancy

 

May 13, 2016

Victorious! North Farmington High School's Forensics Team wins big at this year's CSI: Crime Scene Competition

 

May 6, 2016

Kathy Koperski receives 2015 Lloyd Reuss Award for Teaching Excellence

Fourteen Farmington Public Schools’ students were named National Merit Scholarship finalists

Farmington Public Schools’ Visions Unlimited teacher, Dennis McElhone, receives the Golden Dove Award from Arc of Oakland County

Farmington/Farmington Hills Optimist Club recognizes student leaders at annual breakfast

 

May 4, 2016

Farmington Public Schools' teacher, Julie Folkert, selected to receive the Judy White-Ora "Teaching with Heart and Soul" Award

 

April 29, 2016

Two Farmington Public Schools' teams will represent Michigan at Destination Imagination Global Finals

 

April 27, 2016

Farmington Public Schools’ students had a strong showing at the Farmington Musicale Awards for Musical Excellence Competition

Students shine in Farmington/Farmington Hills Breakfast Optimist Club Oratorical Speech Contest

 

April 26, 2016

Highmeadow Common Campus Principal Dyanne Sanders selected as the Michigan PTA Outstanding Administrator of the Year

 

April 20, 2016

Harrison High School student, Edwin Marples, selected as a 2016 Bank of America Student Leader

Farmington Central High School holds Open House on Wednesday, May 4, 2016

 

April 11, 2016

Farmington Public Schools’ Section 105 School of Choice registration begins April 11

 

April 1, 2016

Kenbrook Elementary School students, families and staff members generously donate books to be added to the School’s library

 

March 30, 2016

Susan Groenenboom chosen as Farmington Public Schools' Support Person of the Year for 2015-2016

Oakland County Elementary School Teacher of the Year Announced Farmington Teacher to Receive $2,000 from Oakland Schools Education Foundation

East Middle School student, Walter Alexander, selected for the Honors Junior Choir in New York

Two Harrison High School students selected as MHSAA Scholar Athlete Finalists

North Farmington High School Automotive students excel

Four Farmington Public Schools’ teachers surprised with grants for classroom makeovers

 

March 9, 2016

Eight elementary schools participate in “One School, One Book” Reading Program to celebrate National Reading Month

Farmington Public Schools’ students achieve recognition at the Michigan PTA Reflections competition

 

March 7, 2016

Judy White-Ora “Teaching with Heart and Soul” Award nominations due Friday, April 1

Highmeadow Common Campus application deadline extended through Thursday, March 10 for the 2016-2017 school year

North Farmington High School presents "Anything Goes"

 

March 4, 2016

Farmington Public Schools holds Preschool Open Houses on Saturday, March 12

Farmington Public Schools’ Kindergarten Registration runs through March 11, 2016 for the 2016 – 2017 school year

 

February 29, 2016

Thirty-six Harrison DECA students qualify for the State conference

Special speakers inspire Gill Elementary School’s third and fourth graders

 

February 19, 2016

Farmington Public Schools announces Teachers of the Year for the 2015-2016 school year

Highmeadow Common Campus now accepting lottery applications for the 2016-2017 school year

 

February 9, 2016

Farmington Public Schools holds annual School of Choice Public Hearing on Tuesday, February 9

 

February 8, 2016

Farmington Public Schools’ District PTA Reflections winners move on to the State level competition

 

February 4, 2016

Two Farmington Public Schools’ CTE automotive program teams place in the top four at the Automotive Tech Trek Competition

 

February 2, 2016

Farmington Public Schools’ Kindergarten Registration – February 29 – March 11, 2016 for the 2016 – 2017 school year

New date added for Farmington Public Schools’ community coffees with the Superintendent

 

January 27, 2016

Board of Education authorizes District to seek bids for transportation, grounds, and custodial services

 

January 25, 2016

Six Farmington Public Schools’ music students selected to perform in the All State Band or Orchestra

 

January 21, 2016

Farmington/Farmington Hills Breakfast Optimist Club to host Oratorical Speech Contest for students

 

January 15, 2016

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

Farmington High School Business Professionals of America excel at the Regional competition

 

January 8, 2016

District changes Tuesday, March 8 into a non-student day due to the Presidential Primary Election

 

January 6, 2016

Farmington Central High School holds Open House on Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Harrison High School presents the Addams Family, a new musical comedy

All are welcome to the 24th Annual "Day for Strings" on Saturday, January 9

 

November 20, 2015

Farmington Public Schools' Board of Education holds special meeting on November 30 to hear feedback on grade configuration recommendation

Farmington Public Schools launches new site housing the District's curriculum called Atlas Rubicon

 

November 16, 2015

Farmington Public Schools invites everyone to the Annual Battle of the Middles XI - Friday, December 4 - seeking sponsors

Farmington Public Schools earns Meritorious Budget Award

 

October 28, 2015

Community and Parent Information Meetings on the District's move to Google Applications: Farmington Public Schools is "going Google" - come learn why!

 

October 15, 2015

Farmington Public Schools holds Canned Food Drive November 2 - 24 for Farmington Area Goodfellows

Michigan District Leadership Specialty Endorsement granted to Aaron Johnson, Assistant Superintendent of Instructional Services

 

October 8, 2015

Farmington Public Schools to hosts two Millage Renewal Presentations for the community - October 15 and 21

 

October 5, 2015

THINK PINK Club Plans Breast Cancer Awareness Week, October 5-9

District honors Senior Adult Extraordinaire winners at annual breakfast

 

September 29, 2015

Farmington Public Schools releases Request for Proposal for the marketing and sale of the 12.5 acre Fairview property

 

September 25, 2015

Board of Education selects Terri Weems and David Turner to fill two open Board seats

 

September 25, 2015

Board of Education selects Terri Weems and David Turner to fill two open Board seats

 

September 19, 2015

Highmeadow Common Campus and Highmeadow PTA recognized nationally as a School of Excellence

 

September 18, 2015

Farmington/Farmington Hills Education Foundation Hosts "A Toast to Education" October 23

 

September 17, 2015

Farmington Public Schools selects new Special Education Director and Special Education Supervisor

Fourteen Farmington Public Schools’ students named National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists

 

September 16, 2015

Kenbrook Elementary School selected as one of the sites for "Do Unto Otters" author presentation during the 2015 Michigan Reads! Program

 

August 31, 2015

District seeks feedback regarding recommendations related to school closures/repurposing

 

August 28, 2015

Senior adults are invited to Farmington Public Schools’ 20th Annual Senior Adult Breakfast on Wednesday, September 30

Board of Education to interview 22 candidates for two open Board seats

 

August 26, 2015

All invited to say farewell to Karen Bolsen and George Gurrola as they step down from the Farmington Public Schools' Board of Education

 

August 18, 2015

Rhonda Henry selected as the new principal for Longacre Elementary School

Melissa Wiercinski selected as the new principal for Kenbrook Elementary School

 

August 13, 2015

Jennifer Hiller selected as the new assistant principal for Warner Upper Elementary School

 

August 12, 2015

Allyson Robinson selected as the new principal for Power Upper Elementary School

 

August 11, 2015

Board of Education seeks applications through Wednesday, August 26 for school board member vacancies

 

July 31, 2015

Farmington Public Schools’ student is awarded a College-Sponsored National Merit Scholarship

 

July 21, 2015

Farmington Public Schools announces administrative changes for the 2015-2016 school year

 

July 14, 2015

Kirsten Jules selected to serve as Farmington Public Schools' Supervisor of Early Childhood Education

 

July 7, 2015

East Middle School student Logan Miller named state merit winner in Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge