Bismarck Public Schools

Bismarck Schools Buying Plane for Aviation Students

The plane will cost between $15,00 and $30,000.

BISMARCK, N.D.–Bismarck Public Schools is believed to be the first district in North Dakota to own an airplane. The School Board has given administrators the go-ahead to buy a Cessna 150, single-engine plane for the student aviation program at the district’s Career Academy. The Bismarck district has offered an aviation program for the past 12 years at the academy where…

Bismarck Student with BB Gun Cited for Terrorizing

School officials notified law enforcement and took the BB gun.

BISMARCK, N.D.–Police say a Bismarck middle school student who threatened others with a BB gun has been cited for terrorizing and for violating concealed weapon laws. Lieutenant Luke Gardiner says the student had the pistol-type weapon during Wednesday morning bus ride to Horizon Middle School. Gardiner says the student made threats of harm and pointed the unloaded BB gun at…

Bismarck School Students, Employees Exposed to Data Breach

The exposed data was isolated to first name, last name, and possibly date of birth and email addresses.

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) _ The FBI is investigating a data breach affecting about 18,500 current and former Bismarck Public Schools students and nearly 1,100 employees. Administrators say the exposed data involves a company that provides a universal screening tool to the district. Pearson Clinical Assessment officials say about 13,000 schools and universities were impacted nationwide by a breach that occurred…