FPS News Releases 2014-2015

May 19, 2015

Farmington Public Schools closes on sale of Flanders property


May 18, 2015

East Middle School’s Science Olympiad Team received "2015 Best New Team" at State Science Olympiad tournament

Polly Bachrouche honored with the Oakland Counseling Association’s, Terry Hood Lifetime Achievement Award

North Farmington High School teachers’ video ties as a top place winner in video contest

Teacher, Greg Thompson receives MASB 2015 Education Excellence Award for Longacre Elementary School’s “Rise and Shine” program


May 12, 2015

Farmington Public Schools' resource teacher, Patricia Pomaranski, honored with the Judy White Ora "Teaching with Heart and Soul" Award

Board of Education approves voluntary severance plan for staff that could result in $6.1 million of savings for the District

Farmington Public Schools had 22 students that went to states and one national winner in the PTA Reflections competition


May 11, 2015

Farmington Public Schools’ DECA students excel at the International Career Development Conference

11th Annual "May Day: A call for help"

Harrison High School student, Veena Thamilselvan, places first in State Optimist Oratorical Contest"


May 5, 2015

Farmington Public Schools wins big at State PTA Convention


April 29, 2015

Two Farmington Public Schools’ students named National Merit Scholarship Winners


April 23, 2015

Highmeadow Common Campus is hosting their first annual Maker Faire for students in grades K-4


April 14, 2015

Farmington High School senior, Jasmine Abbasov, awarded the 2015 MCWT Scholarship

March is Reading Month was a huge success at Farmington Community School


April 7, 2015

Farmington Public Schools’ Section 105 Schools of Choice applications accepted for the 2015-2016 school year

Farmington/Farmington Hills Neighborhood House Fundraising Gala and Dick Tupper Community Service Award Winner Presentation


April 1, 2015

Farmington Public Schools announces Career and Technical Education Curriculum for 2015-2016

Farmington Public Schools’ music education program receives national recognition as a "Best Community for Music Education" for the second time


March 26, 2015

Farmington Public Schools announces "Senior Extraordinaire" award winners at annual breakfast


March 18, 2015

Model Classroom Tours to be held March 25, April 18 and April 23

Melissa Bartram chosen for the 2015 Betty Campion Distinguished Support Service Award Winner


March 18, 2015

Farmington Public Schools' Board of Education moves May Board Meetings from May 5 and 19 to May 12 and 26


March 8, 2015

Farmington Public Schools updates sex education program; public hearings set for March 18 and March 23


March 6, 2015

Judy White-Ora “Teaching with Heart and Soul” Award nominations due Wednesday, April 15

"One School, One Book" reading program kicked off on Tuesday, March 3 with a big reveal

Farmington Public Schools' Board of Education approves Schools of Choice options for 2015-2016 school year

Farmington Public Schools will not have school on Tuesday, May 5 except for students in the early childhood programs

Farmington/Farmington Hills Education Foundation awards $22,500 to fund 19 innovation grants


March 5, 2015

Farmington Area PTA Council celebrates achievements at their Annual Founder’s Day


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

Follow Farmington Public Schools and Superintendent George Heitsch on Twitter

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