March 16-18, 2023: Here are some pictures of this weekend’s baseball action at Ricketts Park, which featured teams from the Four Corners, as well as Utah and Colorado. The Piedra Vista High School Varsity Baseball Team won the Scorpion Invitational beating Uintah (Utah) 6-2. The PVHS C-Team won the Bloomfield Invitational by beating the Bloomfield Bobcats 6-3. In the photos: PVHS Varsity during the championship game and PVHS C-Team during their game against Aztec HS.
Join us in welcoming Mr. Milo McMinn, our new Assistant Director of College & Career Readiness! Mr. McMinn grew up in Grants, NM, and graduated from Grants High School. He studied secondary education at New Mexico State University - Las Cruces. Mr. McMinn taught for eight years at the high school level before moving into administration for the past seven and a half years. He holds a master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction from New Mexico State University and a postgraduate certificate in Educational Leadership from Western New Mexico University. Mr. McMinn comes to us from the Aztec Municipal School District (AMSD), where he served as the Director of Career and Technical Education. He is also the founding Principal of Bond Wilson Technical Center (BWTC) which is a New Mexico Public Education Department-designated early college high school academy. More to come from Mr. McMinn and FMS College & Career Readiness.
We celebrate National School Social Work week from March 5-11, 2023. Thank you for supporting our students, families, and school communities! #RisingToExcellenceInEveryPursuit #WeAreFMS
FMS, our featured “Fresh Picks” in March is Brussel Sprouts! We will feature them on our menu during the month. Take a look at what we are serving students this month. Find our menus at https://www.farmingtonschools.us
FMS, we celebrate National School Breakfast Week from March 6 – 10. Our Student Nutrition Department will have yummy new hot breakfast options for students all week. Don't worry if your student's school is not offering a hot breakfast item, they are still getting a delicious and nutritious grab-and-go breakfast to enjoy in their classroom! Looking for our menus? Find them at https://www.farmingtonschools.us.
FMS, due to bad weather conditions, THERE IS A 2-HOUR DELAY TODAY, March 2, 2023. Thank you. Stay safe. Familias de Farmington, debido al mal clima de hoy, tendremos un RETRASO DE DOS HORAS en todas las clases. Tengan cuidado. Gracias. Tł'óó'óh óhoot'éhígíí biniinaa, naaki ahéé'ílkidgo íinda, ólta hahodoolzhizh. Ahéhee'. Ádaa áhólyą́.
FMS families of students in middle and high school, you are invited to a couple of presentations for the Social Studies Secondary Materials. The presentations will give you an opportunity to see the resources and your feedback will help us determine what we will adopt next year. Join us on 👉 February 16, from 4:30 - 5:30 PM, on 👉 February 22, from 1:30 to 3:30, and again from 4:30 to 5:30, and on 👉 March 6, from 4:30 - 5:30 PM. The presentations from McGraw Hill (02/16), Cengage (02/22), and Savva (03/06) will take place at the FMS Board Room (3401 E. 30th Street). See you there!
The FMS 2023 College Fair is coming! Save the date for Tuesday, March 7, from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. at Farmington High School. For more information, you can contact Patricia Fine at firstname.lastname@example.org. See you there!
FMS In The News: Former PV standout making an impact on Fort Lewis team. By Barbara Boxleitner, Navajo Times. Freshman Lanae Billy has been a standout for the Fort Lewis College women’s basketball team. Read more: https://navajotimes.com/rezsports/basketball/offensive-threat-former-pv-standout-making-an-impact-on-fort-lewis-team/
FMS would like to help families with meals during Thanksgiving Break. To pick up a 7-day meal box you MUST REGISTER your students at https://farmingtonschools.info/7-day-meal-boxes. 👉 Registration closes on November 16 @ 5:00 p.m. 👉 Meal boxes will be available for pickup on Friday, November 18, from 3:00 to 5:30 p.m., at Central Kitchen (305 N. Court Ave. Farmington 87401). Please follow the instructions in the email you will be sent before pickup.
From our Student Nutrition Department – FMS, we are celebrating Native American Month in November and we’ll have many delicious options for students during breakfast and lunch, including Blue Corn Mush during the week of November 14. Food will include Pinto beans (November 1), sweet potatoes (November 11 and 18), Navajo tacos (November 16), and Three Sister veggie soup (November 18). Our November “Fresh Pick” is pears, which will be a feature on our menu all month long. One more thing, on November 17, every campus across the district will be serving a Thanksgiving Feast, including a tasty, mini pumpkin pie!
FMS, let's continue to highlight and celebrate the diverse and rich culture of Native American people.
Farmington Municipal Schools has partnered with Parchment to provide alumni transcripts and/or process all graduation verification requests. Currently enrolled students, will need to contact their school counselor to request a transcript. For more information, please visit: https://district.fms.k12.nm.us/page/transcripts
FMS In The News: Electric food carts help make meals more accessible to students. By Scarlett Lisjak, KOB. We’ve all heard of electric cars, but school food carts? They’re popping up in New Mexico as a way to try to get food easier to students during breakfast and lunchtime. Recently, both Farmington and Piedra Vista High Schools got electrical food carts. Read more: https://www.kob.com/new-mexico/electric-food-carts-help-make-meals-more-accessible-to-students/
We are celebrating National School Lunch Week from October 10-14, 2022. This week, our preschools will serve fresh cantaloupes, peaches, pears and strawberries for students during lunch. Our elementaries will serve vegetarian chef salad, delicious roasted creole potatoes, corn on the cob, and tuna salad sandwiches while the middle schools will serve chicken noodle soup, mixed vegetables, and tasty Mexican street corn. Our high schools, for their part, will serve beef stew, cilantro lime brown rice, tomato soup, and fresh broccoli. And those are only a few of the wonderful choices our students will enjoy this week, FMS. This "Peace, Love & School Lunch" is a celebration with more vegetables with every lunch, fresh fruit daily, and entrées that include whole grains & lean protein. National School Lunch Week promotes the importance of a healthy school lunch in a child’s life and the impact it has inside and outside of the classroom. Want to see all of this month’s items? Visit https://fms.nutrislice.com/
FMS In The News: Farmington students will square off in junior chef competition this weekend. By Mike Easterling, Farmington Daily Times. A total of 32 students on 16 teams ranging from one to four students each will compete in the inaugural Junior Chef Competition from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, at Farmington High School, 2200 N. Sunset Ave. in Farmington. Read more: https://www.daily-times.com/story/news/local/2022/09/14/junior-chef-competition-aims-inspire-love-of-cooking-in-students/69494821007/
Students that attend a school not listed can still qualify for both breakfast & lunch meals at no cost by filling out and submitting a meal application at https://family.titank12.com/application/new?lang=English.
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
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
Farmington Municipal Schools is proud to share the school supplies that will be provided to all FMS students in grades Kindergarten through 12th grade this upcoming year. Each school will distribute the supplies at the beginning of classes. Read more: https://district.fms.k12.nm.us/page/district-provided-school-supplies