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District committee aims to increase conversations about diversity

Jonathan Korte, Staff Writer

November 29, 2017

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In the United States, the word diversity has been thrown out a lot. At Farmington High School there is a group dedicated to spreading diversity, called the District Diversity Committee (DDC). The DDC has monthly meetings to discuss issu...

FPS moves to standards-based grading system

Addison Walton, Staff Writer

November 28, 2017

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Farmington Public Schools is taking steps this year to implement a standards-based grading system, starting by creating a uniform grading scale and downsizing the categories in the grade book to class work and final exams. ...

Farmington High’s annual “Water Wars” causes pandemonium

Jared Anderson, Staff Writer

June 5, 2017

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At many school districts there is an event called water wars. It features the students from the senior class going up against each other playing an elimination game that involves them trying to get other teams out by attackin...

District continues search to fill principal position

Kayla Mosley, Staff Writer

June 5, 2017

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In the last few weeks of December before winter break, Julie Kaminski, former principal, said her goodbyes to students and teachers as she took another principal position at Kenbrook Elementary. Due to Kaminski’s departure, ...

Some seniors displeased with Water Wars officiating

Arjun Ghimire, Staff Writer

June 5, 2017

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Water wars is a tradition at Farmington High School which takes place as the seniors’ last year comes to an end. Because it is not a school-sanctioned game, the rules are hazy which can cause some controversy.  This yea...

Senior reflections will be moved due to construction

Alexa Rarey, Staff Writer

May 8, 2017

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The senior class Reflection ceremony will be held at Harrison High School due to construction currently taking place in the FHS auditorium. Administration believes the gym is an insufficient location to hold this formal event...

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