BETH SLETTE

West Fargo Public Schools Board Approves District Activities Director

West Fargo school district Activities Directors and Coaches want to know what this means for them.

WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR)- West Fargo Public School Board decides the future of their athletics structure, which will now include a district Activities Director to monitor all three high schools. This could potentially mean a demotion and pay cut for current activity directors, Corey Hermann just completed his first year as AD at Sheyenne a and the athletic program flourished…

UPDATE: Two juveniles taken into custody for threats against Cheney Middle School

Police chief criticizes Google for not complying with info requests

UPDATE – Police tell KVRR News two juveniles, one from West Fargo and the other from Fargo, were taken into custody late this afternoon for making threats against the school on social media. Police say two locations were searched and the investigation indicated the individuals acted independently of each other. There are no other suspects. The Cass County State’s Attorney…

Superintendents ready to face challenges of new school year

Despite all of the challenges the school districts are facing, they feel ready to meet the needs of their students.

FARGO, N.D. – Over the next two weeks, 30,000 students will head back to school in-person for the first time since the pandemic began. The school districts of Fargo, West Fargo, and Moorhead, have spent the summer carefully preparing for all of the challenges that lie ahead of them, especially COVID-19. “Every generation has had a challenge, and this is…

West Fargo public schools prepare to teach students from home

Governor Doug Burgum closed North Dakota schools indefinitely

WEST FARGO, N.D. — West Fargo public schools is hard at work planning for what to do in the wake of indefinite school closures caused by coronavirus. After Gov. Burgum made it clear that school districts were going to need to come up with a plan by next Friday, March 27th, West Fargo focused on what resources were going to…

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…