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Over 1,000 Backpacks Given To Schools

In addition to the school district we've also made backpacks available for our local shelters as we know that there are a lot of youth that are spending time and remaining in shelters at this moment,"

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — After a successful end to their school supply drive, United Way of Cass-Clay is ensuring students who could not make the event are still equipped with all the learning essentials they may need. After four days full of students getting ready to head back to the classroom, United way of Cass clay is ending their school…

United Way reaches 6,000 backpack goal during school supply drive

"They provide students with confidence when they throw them on their shoulders and it gets them excited about going back to school,"

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Essentia Health is helping United Way of Cass-Clay make sure no student is left behind with a big donation. Through generous community support, United Way of Cass-Clay is announcing they have reached their goal in helping students enrolled within Cass-Clay schools. “We met our goal of equipping 6,000 local K-12 students with backpacks. That all came…

Lemonade stand helps kids get school supplies

Proceeds will go towards purchasing school supplies for students in need.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) –Kids at a lemonade stand are giving back to the community with proceeds going towards helping students in need. A community project running on its ninth year has children at Wiggles N’ Giggles Childcare partnering up with United Way of Cass-Clay to serve ice cold lemonade all while learning valuable life lessons. “It’s a wonderful learning opportunity…

Oak Grove Lutheran to begin school year with in-person learning

Unlike Fargo public schools, which are implementing a hybrid learning model

FARGO, N.D. — Oak Grove Lutheran School students and educators will be back in the classroom on Thursday. Unlike Fargo public schools, Oak Grove is planning a full in-person return. For a couple seniors, beginning their final year of high school amid a pandemic is disappointing. Yifan Fan and Ben Phan say, at the very least, they’re happy with their…

Essentia Health offers back-to-school digital COVID-19 toolkit

The toolkit contains materials aimed at helping keep students and teachers healthy.

FARGO, N.D.–Essentia Health is offering a back-to-school digital toolkit for students and teachers returning to school. The toolkit contains materials aimed at helping keep students and teachers healthy. The materials within the toolkit include resources for properly wearing and cleaning a face mask, recommendations for social distancing inside and outside the classroom, additional safety precautions and frequently asked questions. Dr….

UND Reminds Students Of Changes When Coming Back To Campus

University President Andy Armacost is recommending students to get tested before coming back to school.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — The University Of North Dakota is reminding students of the changes they can expect with going back to school in person. University President Andy Armacost is recommending students to get tested before coming back to school. He says the state has multiple testing sites as well some that will be provided by the campus. Armacost says…

As school year nears, parents grapple with challenges to come

One West Fargo parent says she's scared for her family

WEST FARGO, N.D. — As parents across Fargo-Moorhead prepare for the fall semester, some say they’re left with no good options. For one West Fargo mom, sending her daughters back to school wasn’t an easy decision. “They need to go back,” said Ntakirutimana Berita. “There’s nothing I can do.” She says distance learning this past spring simply wasn’t effective. Her…

United Way hands out backpacks, school supplies to families in need

6,040 backpacks filled with school supplies will be distributed to students and families

WEST FARGO, N.D. — United Way of Cass-Clay continues to hand out backpacks and school supplies to families in need. As part of its School Supply Drive, the organization has collected over 6,000 backpacks filled with supplies donated by the community. Seven hundred backpacks were available for pickup at Aurora Elementary in West Fargo Thursday morning. It was the third…