FARGO – Per-student spending at Fargo’s public schools grew twice as fast between the 2003-04 and 2010-11 school years as it did nationally, a trend mirrored by the rest of North Dakota, state and federal records show.
FARGO – In 1970, one of Norm Scott’s buddies read a want ad in The Forum seeking firefighter candidates.RELATED CONTENT
WEST FARGO – A team of Cheney Middle School students has been named one of eight national winners in the Verizon Innovative App Challenge, the firm announced Wednesday.
HUNTER, N.D. – A familiar name in area K-12 education is back in school leadership ranks.RELATED CONTENT
FARGO – The Fargo School District is preparing to issue nearly $28 million in bonds to pay for a new elementary school and several major school renovation projects.
FARGO – The Fargo, West Fargo and Northern Cass school districts are partnering to expand career and technical education offerings for high school students.
FARGO – Tyler Axness, the first-term state senator for District 16, will seek the Democratic-NPL endorsement to run for a two-year seat on the Public Service Commission.RELATED CONTENT
WEST FARGO – The West Fargo School District will upgrade security at its schools this year.
FARGO – It may seem crazy to think about air conditioning when temperatures are in the single digits above zero, but Fargo School District officials are determined not to have another round of school closings this August if a late summer heat wave hits.
FARGO – It’s 7:30 Wednesday morning and small knots of students fill Room E11 at Fargo South High School. The nearly 30 students are a mix of ethnicities: black, brown and white, new Americans and Red River Valley natives born and bred.RELATED CONTENT
Trevor Larson of Moorhead High School was recently honored as a Scholar of Distinction at the Perpich Center for Arts Education in Golden Valley, Minn.RELATED CONTENT
Two Dickinson (N.D.) High School students were crowned North Dakota’s top high school auto technicians on Thursday. Jared Meduna and Austin Tysver won the Ford/AAA Student Auto Skills State Finals in West Fargo.RELATED CONTENT
Moorhead students won gold medals in Class AA of the Minnesota State High School League state tournament recently at Chanhassen High School.RELATED CONTENT
Forty students from Cass and Clay counties will be awarded $1,000 college tuition scholarships Monday at the Fargo City Commission meeting during a presentation ceremony for the “Scholarships for Sandbags” program.RELATED CONTENT
Steve Stark, a Fargo South High School director, has been named the 2011 Director of the Year for the Communication, Speech and Theatre Association of North Dakota.RELATED CONTENT
Moorhead’s Ellen Hopkins Elementary School won a $3,000 grand prize in the Healthy School Makeover Contest of the Fuel Up to Play 60 “Show Your Spirit” Challenge.RELATED CONTENT
Teams from five area high schools in the Lakes Country Service Cooperative Region IV will advance to the Minnesota State Knowledge Bowl meet April 7-8 at Cragun’s Resort in Brainerd.RELATED CONTENT
St. Joseph’s School in Moorhead has been named a “2011 Catholic Schools for Tomorrow National Award” winner. The school received the award for innovative restructuring to add seventh and eighth grades, said Stacia Erdmann, the development and stewardship coordinator.RELATED CONTENT
Jordan Slaughter, a Moorhead High School student, is one of 100 semifinalists in “A Legacy of Leadership: The Ronald Reagan Essay Contest,” sponsored by the Freedom Foundation of Minnesota.RELATED CONTENT
Students at Fargo’s Lincoln Elementary School showed their character recently by holding a series of fundraisers dubbed “Crazy for Isaiah” to help 6-year-old Isaiah Northington and his family.RELATED CONTENT