Join us for the 1st Farmington Jr. Chef Competition! Students from across the district will come together to cook and compete for prizes, awards, and scholarship opportunities on September 17! Teams of 2-4 students from 4th grade through 12th grade will work on recipes that reflect the unique food culture of the state under the theme “New Mexico Proud.” 👉🏼 Register online: https://tinyurl.com/2zdwwym8 👉🏼 Call (505) 599-8629 or email email@example.com for information.
August 19, 2022: More than fifty high school students applied their knowledge to a real-life scenario during Mock Interviews! Our Work-Based Learning at FMS internship students worked hard during their employability skills boot camp, covering social media, workplace ethics, resume writing, and interview skills. These mock interviews featured local business partners and volunteers from our community, who we greatly appreciate.
FMS In The News: Farmington High soccer teams win titles in Aztec Tiger Shootout. By Steven Bortstein, Farmington Daily Times. The Farmington High School boys and girls soccer teams got their seasons off to successful starts, winning championship titles in their respective divisions of the Aztec Tiger Shootout held over the weekend at the Tiger Sports Complex. Read more: https://www.daily-times.com/story/sports/high-school/2022/08/21/farmington-high-soccer-teams-win-aztec-tiger-shootout-championships/65412610007/
FMS In The News: Panthers roll over Farmington in high school football season opener. By Steven Bortstein, Farmington Daily Times. The Piedra Vista High School offense, led by dual-threat quarterback Logan Howell, overcame an early 6-0 deficit before storming past crosstown rival Farmington 53-31 in front of an enthusiastic crowd Friday night at Hutchison Stadium. Read more: https://www.daily-times.com/story/sports/high-school/football/2022/08/20/piedra-vista-football-rolls-to-opening-night-victory-over-farmington/65412113007/
Looking for volunteer opportunities at Farmington Schools? Or information on local childcare resources? Visit the community section of our website, you’ll also find information on how to distribute e-flyers to parents, public surplus auctions, and how to support our Foundation for Educational Excellence. Visit: https://district.fms.k12.nm.us/page/community
FMS In The News: Watch these storylines during Farmington's opening weekend of 2022 high school football. By Steven Bortstein, Farmington Daily Times. Farmington vs. Piedra Vista, Friday, 7 p.m. at Hutchison Stadium. There's something about a rivalry game that stands out over most other games on a schedule. The crosstown showdown between the Panthers and Scorpions, though no longer a district game between the two schools, is steeped in tradition that dates back to its initial playing in 2000. Read more: https://www.daily-times.com/story/sports/high-school/football/2022/08/16/farmington-nm-high-school-football-2022-what-to-watch-in-week-1/65403210007/
FMS In The News: Farmington High, Piedra Vista volleyball teams ready for action. By Steven Bortstein, Farmington Daily Times. Though it may be a difficult task to topple the La Cueva High School volleyball team from their state championship pedestal, that doesn't mean there won't be an effort from both Farmington and Piedra Vista's squads when the season gets underway later this month. Read more: https://www.daily-times.com/story/sports/high-school/volleyball/2022/08/12/high-school-volleyball-teams-prepare-for-challenging-district-task/65401808007/
FMS In The News: Farmington High, Piedra Vista soccer teams in rebuild mode. By Steven Bortstein, Farmington Daily Times. Read more: https://www.daily-times.com/story/sports/high-school/soccer/2022/08/10/piedra-vista-farmington-high-soccer-teams-look-for-turnaround-seasons/65397814007/
August 11, 2022: Farmington Municipal Schools has made several changes to our inclement weather procedures for the 2022-2023 school year. Click here to read more: https://district.fms.k12.nm.us/article/644710
August 9, 2022: Educators were engaged in Math Teacher Leader and Principal professional development, as preparations for the new academic year continue at Farmington Schools. The training covered Standards for Mathematical Practice and effective teaching practices, monitoring tools, and increasing proficiency through professional learning communities, common assessments, and building collective efficacy. The district’s goals are to achieve 90% proficiency in 3rd grade math by 2026, and 90% proficiency in 3rd-5th grade math by 2028. In the photo: FMS Title One Instructional Coach Frankie Montoya discusses effective teaching practices and monitoring tools during professional development at Central Office.
FMS In The News: Piedra Vista football ready for new-look district alignment. By Steven Bortstein, Farmington Daily Times. There will be some significant changes for Piedra Vista's upcoming football season, including a new district home and a challenging midseason schedule featuring 4 road games in a row. Read more: https://www.daily-times.com/story/sports/high-school/football/2022/08/05/piedra-vista-faces-new-district-challengers-as-football-season-opens/65392152007/
July 13, 2022: FMS drivers and transportation staff attended this week’s NM Transportation Academy. Held at San Juan College after a two-year absence, the academy provides all the training necessary for the Fall semester, including four-hour courses on emergency response, basic sign language, illegal narcotics recognition, security awareness, and more. Thirty-five schools and more than three hundred drivers attended the academy, which is sponsored by Aztec Municipal Schools, Bloomfield School District, Central Consolidated Schools, and Farmington Municipal Schools.
July 12, 2022: Dribbling, running, defending, and learning the game while having fun at this week’s Bring The Sting Basketball Camp. This camp is hosted by players and coaches from FHS Boys and Girls teams. #TeamFMS
July 11, 2022: FMS welcomed more than 100 educators to its 1st FMS High Reliability Schools Summit today. This exciting 3-day summit is bringing presenters from Marzano Resources that will share a wealth of knowledge with our educators on improving student engagement and hearing student voices to goal setting and the work being done at our schools. Shout-outs to Farmington High School staff and students for such a great welcome! This year’s summit expands on the Marzano Resources’ national High-Reliability Schools framework which values culture, community, best teaching practices, collaboration, and equity as viewed through the goals/pillars of success that follow. For more information, visit https://district.fms.k12.nm.us/page/district-strategic-plan
FMS In The News: Farmington High School graduate revels in role on AMC series 'Dark Winds.' By Mike Easterling, Farmington Daily Times. Farmington High School graduate Deanna Allison says she is grateful to be a part of the AMC drama series "Dark Winds," which is an adaptation of a popular series of novels by New Mexico author Tony Hillerman. She said she enjoys being able to support her family and the increased opportunities that are likely to come her way from being a part of a successful TV program. But the most rewarding part of the experience, she said, is getting to portray an intelligent, determined, self-confident woman who is part of a larger collective of characters that conveys the best of her Diné culture. Read more: https://www.daily-times.com/story/news/local/farmington/2022/07/10/amcs-dark-winds-cast-includes-farmington-high-school-graduate-deanna-allison/65369975007/
Shout-out to Animas Elementary School and the Preschool Academies on achieving Level 2 certification in Marzano High Reliability Schools! The high reliability school program was created by Marzano Resources to help transform schools into organizations that take proactive steps to ensure student success. Using a research-based five-level hierarchy, along with indicators, educators learn to assess, monitor, and confirm the effectiveness of their schools.
Congratulations to Esperanza Elementary School on achieving Level 2 certification in Marzano High Reliability Schools! Level 2 certification means Esperanza Elementary School has established “Effective Teaching in Every Classroom,” which focuses on the responsibility of both school leaders and teachers in ensuring high-quality instruction.
June 21, 2022: Today, facilitators from our Curriculum & Instruction Department provided essential professional development for K-5 teachers in the form of a Writing Institute. The training focused on Structured Literacy aligned practices with the goal of improving writing outcomes for students. Three more sessions will follow on June 22, July 6, and July 7.
How do we address the needs of all students? How do we work strategically around barriers? Those were a couple of the questions that the FMS’ Native American Youth Advisors (NAYA) discussed this week during a productive and packed two-day workshop. Our thanks to Crystal Green-Braswell from Marzano for moderating the workshop and helping our staff to develop stronger systems of support, using data to determine the needs of students, and developing a plan for communication opportunities within a school. NAYA plans to meet monthly during the next academic year. More to come.
Let us introduce you to the FMS Equity Council. Our goal is to study information related to student SUCCESS and support HOW to better serve students. Learn more about us here: https://district.fms.k12.nm.us/page/fms-equity-council