MOORHEAD AREA PUBLIC SCHOOLS School Boards hold second joint meeting
School Board members from Moorhead, Fargo and West Fargo received an update on the on-time graduation initiative during the districts second joint board meeting on March 21 at Bluestem Center for the ... Posted on 3/25/11 at 4:10 PM
The West Fargo School Board voted 7-0 on Monday to go ahead with seven construction projects worth $7.6 million, most of which could be completed before the start of school next fall if planning starts soon.
The West Fargo School Board voted 7-0 on Monday to have administrators continue vetting demographics consultants and work toward a contract with one to get a better handle on how many children the growing district will see in coming years.
A bump in pay for West Fargo School Board members this year wasn’t as high as budgeted.
The board members voted 6-1 on Monday to hike their annual salaries by $1,000 – raising their salaries to $4,000 a year.
Depending on one’s perspective, almost any conclusion can be gleaned from Tuesday’s school board elections in West Fargo and Fargo. On one hand, newcomers who were critical of the school boards were elected; on the other hand, incumbents who advocated staying the course were re-elected.
Two new faces are joining two incumbent members on the West Fargo School Board.
Former West Fargo teacher Judy Kvaale and businessman Dave Olson were elected to the seven-member board on Tuesday, joining incumbents Karen Nitzkorski and Angela Korsmo, who were both re-elected by voters.
I have lived in West Fargo for the past 42 years. I have seen the good and bad in this city, and I have seen it change immensely. I truly believe that West Fargo and its school district are at a crossroads.
When 13 candidates are vying for only four openings on a school board, a couple of conclusions can be drawn. One, support for schools is so strong, lots of good people want to serve. Or two, there’s trouble.
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