Wednesday, January 16, 2013
In addition to K-12 renovations, the Facilities Forward Steering Committee vision includes consolidation of early childhood programs and moving the district's alternative high school.
Farmington School Board members got their first look Tuesday at a report that recommends sweeping changes to every Farmington Public Schools K-12 building, the closure of buildings that house two early childhood programs, and relocation of the district's alternative high school. The public can learn more about the Facilities Forward Steering Committee's vision for the future on Thursday, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., at the Dunckel Middle School Cafeteria, 32800 W. 12 Mile Road in Farmington Hills. Officials say public comment is critical to development of the vision, which will be formally presented to officials on Jan. 29. In June 2012, the committee started gathering information about "21st century learning environments", committee member …
Monday, April 23, 2012
Power has been restored to an area affecting more than 2,000 residents in Farmington Hills.
Farmington Central High School and Farmington Community School Early Childhood Center were dismissed at noon today, due to a power outage affecting more than 2,000 Farmington Hills residents. Afternoon early childhood sessions were also cancelled. DTE Energy spokesperson John Austerberry said power was restored shortly after 1 p.m. today, and the outage was possibly related to today's gusty winds. The outage, which began late this morning, affected residents east and west of Middlebelt Road, and stretched from Eight Mile to just north of Nine Mile.
Friday, February 17, 2012
Lisa Rose Chottiner's entry could win a library for Farmington Community School.
The Easter Bunny is in big trouble in Lisa Rose Chottiner's new e-book. But his calamity could mean a big boost for Farmington Community School Early Childhood Program. Oh, No! The Easter Bunny is Allergic to Eggs! is an entry in MeeGenius' Author Challenge, a contest with a unique top prize: an e-book library for the school of the author's choice. Chottiner chose the Farmington school, because it has helped her 4-year-old daughter Victoria, who has a visual impairment. Her contest entry "is just a funny take on what the Easter Bunny has to do to deliver the eggs and not disappoint the children," after he breaks out in hives before Easter, she said. Chottiner has always loved writing and pens middle-grade chapter books and picture books…