K-12 Notebook column: Dates set for next school year
Fargo, West Fargo and Moorhead school districts have set their 2004-05 calendars. Classes begin Aug. 26 in Fargo. The last day of school will be May 26 with graduation from Woodrow Wilson Community High School May 27 and Fargo North and Fargo Sou...
Fargo, West Fargo and Moorhead school districts have set their 2004-05 calendars.
Classes begin Aug. 26 in Fargo. The last day of school will be May 26 with graduation from Woodrow Wilson Community High School May 27 and Fargo North and Fargo South May 29. For a more detailed look at it, go to www.fargo.k12.nd.us/cr/2004-05Schoolcalendar.pdf .
In West Fargo, classes will begin Aug. 30. The last day of school will be May 26 with graduation May 29.
The district also has finalized its 2005-06 calendar.
In Moorhead, classes start Sept. 7 and end June 2. Graduation will be June 6. For more information, go to http://www.moorhead.k12.mn .
The Fargo Public School Development Foundation has awarded 39 grants to teachers and schools for innovative learning projects.
Those projects include a bridge building exercise at Discovery Junior High School with local engineers and architects serving as advisers and the development of an Academic Wall of Honor at Fargo North High School.
The foundation awarded 79 grants of $46,000 during the 2003-04 school year. A detailed list can be found at:www.
Fun in the sun
Probstfield Elementary students will engage in some wishful thinking today.
Students will celebrate "I love to read" week with a tropical read-in day and steel drum performance.
Students are encouraged to wear their favorite tropical shirts and bring a beach towel. The Probstfield PTAC group will provide leis.
At 2 p.m. the Minnesota State University Moorhead Steel Drum and Salsa ensemble will perform "Fuego Tropical."
The FM Family YMCA will hold a new summer program for youth between the ages of 10 and 13.
The program will be based on activities and events planned by the youth with the help of qualified staff. The program will run in a two-week session beginning June 1, from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday at the Downtown Y. Space is limited. To register , call Christine Boll at (701) 364-4165.
Moorhead Junior High had a strong showing at the Tri-College Math Contest Monday at Concordia College. Moorhead students took six of the top 10 individual spots while their teams took four of the top five places. Schools within a 200 miles radius participated.
Andrew Chen captured first place with a perfect score, Nick Holshuh second, Sabastian Wai third.
The first-place team consisted of Chen, Holshuh, Wai, Schmidt, Lillehaugen, Suits-Baer, Moriah Thielges and Coleman Wagner.
The second-place team consisted of Mai Bonitto, Kevin Hayes, Caroline Moos Lillehaugen, Adam Fitzgerald, Reed Langerud, Sabrina Sam and Margaret Worman.
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