FPS News Releases 2013-2014



April 15, 2014

Farmington Public Schools’ Section 105 School of choice applications will be accepted April 14 - 29

Nine Farmington Public Schools’ students take top honors in the Farmington Musicale Competition

Farmington High School celebrates 125 Years of Excellence on Saturday, May 17

 

April 8, 2014

Harrison High School to hold Annual Charity Week April 14 - 17 to support Operation Common Good

 

April 4, 2014

Farmington Public Schools’ Visions Unlimited receives grant from the Farmington/Farmington Hills Foundation for Youth and Families

 

April 1, 2014

District holds Forum to present budget reduction considerations to the Board and the community on Thursday, April 3

Board of Education moves forward in Superintendent Search process by creating a suggested profile of the new superintendent

 

March 26, 2014

Tracey Connolly chosen for the 2014 Betty Campion Distinguished Support Service Award Winner

 

March 25, 2014

Farmington Public Schools' Intra-District and PA 227 school of choice applications due Wednesday, March 26.

 

March 12, 2014

Former Wooddale Elementary School site to be placed on the market for sale on Wednesday, March 12

 

March 11, 2014

Board of Education members unanimously select Trisha Balazovic to fill open Board seat

 

March 6, 2014

Farmington Public Schools’ Board of Education seeks feedback on the selection of a new superintendent

 

March 5, 2014

Two Farmington Public Schools’ students selected as candidates for the United States Presidential Scholars Program

Farmington Public Schools begins school of choice offerings with Intra-District and PA 227

Farmington Public Schools announces Teacher of the Year recipients for 2013-2014

 

March 4, 2014

Forums to be held March 10, 11, 12 and 13 - High School Structure Committee to host 10 community forums to get feedback from teachers, parents, students, and community members

"One School, One Book" reading program kicks off on Tuesday, March 4 with a big reveal

 

March 3, 2014

Judy White-Ora "Teaching with Heart and Soul" Award nominations due Thursday, March 27

Congratulations 2013-2014 District PTA Reflections Winners

 

February 28, 2014

Farmington Public Schools Kindergarten Registration Week– March 3–7, 2014 for 2014–2015 school year

 

February 21, 2014

District to host Budget Focus Group Forums to continue to gather feedback from all stakeholders - February 25 and 26

Board of Education to interview 10 candidates for open board seat

Farmington Public Schools holds Early Childhood/Preschool Open Houses on Saturday, March 1

 

February 11, 2014

Eighth graders and their parents invited to Pledge for Success event on Thursday, February 27

 

February 10, 2014

Interviews of Superintendent Search firms changed from Monday, February 10 to Friday, February 14

 

February 5, 2014

Values and Ideas Survey is first step in Farmington Public Schools' 2014-2015 budget development process

 

January 30, 2014

All invited to hands-on substance abuse eduction program - March 11

All parents invited to attend parent/student forum "Pathways to Prosperity: Are you college ready or career ready?"

 

January 22, 2014

Farmington Public Schools offers a wide variety of Career and Technical Education programs

 

January 17, 2014

Board of Education announces process and timeline for Superintendent Search to replace Susan H. Zurvalec who is retiring June 30, 2014

 

January 15, 2014

Board of Education seeks applications through Monday, February 10 for school board member vacancy

 

January 14, 2014

Retired principal Margaret McKinley to assume role of interim principal at Wood Creek Elementary School

 

January 13, 2014

Harrison High School presents the family favorite Peter Pan the Musical, January 24 - 26

Farmington Public Schools invites you to the 22nd Annual “Day for Strings” - Saturday, January 11

 

January 7, 2014

The High School Structuring Committee January 8 Community Forums have been rescheduled due to school not being in session

 

December 13, 2013

The Farmington Public Schools’ High School Restructure Committee is asking for community input through an online survey

Farmington Public Schools’ Board of Education approved renaming the Ten Mile Building to C. Robert Maxfield Education Center

 

December 12, 2013

Farmington Public Schools’ Board Member Priscilla Brouillette to step down from the Board at the end of February 2014

 

December 9, 2013

Highmeadow Common Campus accepting applications online from January 13-17 for 2014-2015 school year

 

December 3, 2013

Farmington Public Schools' Superintendent Susan H. Zurvalec announces retirement effective July 1, 2014

 

November 20, 2013

Power Upper Elementary School Principal Jim Anderson accepts the challenge by the Pizza Hut BOOK It! Program

 

November 14, 2013

Wood Creek Principal Kathy Smith selected to fill the role of executive director of human resources and employee relations

 

November 13, 2013

Farmington Public Schools invites everyone to the Ninth Annual Battle of the Middles - December 13

Farmington Public Schools’ Board President Howard I. Wallach named Managing Partner at Foley & Mansfield Law Firm

Retired NBA players join Warner students for "Dads Eat and Run" event

Farmington Public Schools’ student named a semifinalist in the 50th annual National Achievement Scholarship Program

 

November 6, 2013

Farmington Public Schools' Bond proposals defeated at the polls on Tuesday, November 5

 

October 30, 2013

Farmington Public Schools holds Canned Food Drive November 6 - 26 for Farmington Area Goodfellows

 

October 18, 2013

Department of State dismisses frivolous accusations made against Farmington Public Schools and School Board President Howard Wallach

 

October 10, 2013

District seeks members for High School Structure Committee

 

October 9, 2013

Farmington Public Schools' superintendent Sue Zurvalec disputes mistruths in postcard sent by group opposed to bond proposals

FREE CPR training offered to high school students

Anti-Defamation League honors past chairs and directors, including Howard Wallach, at their Centennial Gala

 

October 8, 2013

Farmington Public Schools' representatives share information on bond proposals with city council

 

October 2, 2013

Eight Farmington Public Schools’ students named semifinalists in the 2014 National Merit Scholarship Program

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

 

October 1, 2013

Farmington Public Schools’ Bond Presentations to the Community start Wednesday, October 2

 

September 16, 2013

Farmington/Farmington Hills Education Foundation Grant Application Available

 

September 13, 2013

Senior adults are invited to Farmington Public Schools' 18th Annual Senior Adult Breakfast on Monday, September 30

 

September 5, 2013

Farmington/Farmington Hills Education Foundation Hosts "A Toast to Education" Friday, October 25

 

August 26, 2013

Bus route information will be available on MiStar ParentPortal on Monday, August 26

Mayor’s Youth Council is a great opportunity for high school students to get involved in the community

 

August 15, 2013

District opens survey for input on the August 6, 2013 bond proposal

 

August 7, 2013

Two Farmington Public Schools’ staff members recognized for their outstanding services to homeless students

 

July 1, 2013

Farmington Public Schools releases calendars with a reduced number of half days for the next three school years

 

June 28, 2013

Farmington Public Schools releases calendars with a reduced number of half days for the next three school years