BETH SLETTE

West Fargo Schools $106.9 Million Bond Referendum Passes

WEST FARGO, N.D. – More new schools will be coming to the growing West Fargo Public School District. Voters overwhelmingly approve the district’s nearly $107 million school bond. 71% of the nearly 6,000 votes cast were in favor of the bond. The measure needed 60 percent approval to pass. Under the proposal, about $88 million would be used for new…

West Fargo School District Holds Forum to Discuss Social Media Safety with Parents

Officers from the West Fargo Police Department and students also spoke

WEST FARGO, N.D. — After a teacher in her district pleaded guilty to having inappropriate relationships with students, Beth Slette decided it was time to teach the parents about the dangers kids face on their phones. “We have these students for six–and–half hours a day. I need to ensure that the children are safe in our schools, and I need to…

Record Number of Kindergartners Set to Begin School in West Fargo

The number is a jump from last year's record of more than 960

WEST FARGO, N.D. — With another school year set to begin, more five and six–year–olds are set to begin their journeys at 13 elementary schools across West Fargo. This year, more than 1,000 kindergartners are enrolled, which means the district has to prepare for the new wave of students. “We are hiring three new teachers, two of those teachers will be…

West Fargo Public Schools Officially Welcomes its New Superintendent Beth Slette

Dr. Flowers officially retired on June 30th after a 45 year long career as an educator

WEST FARGO, N.D. — West Fargo Public Schools officially welcomed in its new leader Beth Slette as she begins her new role as the West Fargo Superintendent. “It’s been a busy day already, very busy,” Slette said. It’s day one officially on the job and she is already on the go with a jam packed schedule. “The day, I start…

School For Students With Behavioral Problems Put On Hold

The facility at Agassiz School Was Approved Last Week By Fargo School Board

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo Public Schools Superintendent Jeff Schatz says the plan to add a separate elementary school designed to help students with severe behavioral problems has been put on hold. The partnership with West Fargo Schools to create the facility at Agassiz School was approved by the Fargo school board a week ago. Parents and other advocates challenged the…

Beth Slette Offered West Fargo Superintendent Position

School Board Voted 7-0 To Offer The Job To Slette

WEST FARGO, N.D. — West Fargo Public Schools has a new superintendent. School board members voted unanimously to offer the position to Beth Slette. She is the current West Fargo assistant superintendent of elementary education and has been with the district since 1994. Slette was one of two final candidates in the running for the job. The other was Ben…