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Ribbons Tied Around Trees at West Acres Mall Raise Awareness About Foster Care

The ribbons will remain there until September 28

FARGO, N.D.- The Blue Ribbon Foster Care Awareness event typically takes place in May, but had to be postponed due to COVID-19. Each ribbon represents one of 244 kids and teens that are in foster care in our region. Through this event, the organization hopes to inspire more people in the community to get involved and provide help to families…

West Fargo’s Freedom Elementary Achieves Blue Ribbon Distinction

The school joins Legacy Elementary as West Fargo's two winners since 2017

WEST FARGO, N.D. —┬áSeven years ago, Freedom Elementary opened its doors, forming a family of students and staff from different parts of the district. At the helm since the beginning, Dr. Jeff Johnson says his district has overcome some challenges, but student success was their top priority. “Our boundary lines have changed I believe three different times, with kids coming…

Freedom Elementary School Principal Surprises Students with Blue Ribbon Award

Kids at freedom elementary in West Fargo were expecting a presentation about bullying, but instead they became a part of their own game show...three strikes and you're out!

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Three North Dakota schools have been added to the list of nationally recognized blue ribbon schools. KVRR’s Jessie Cohen joins us live to tell us how one local principal surprised his students with the announcement. Kids at freedom elementary in West Fargo were expecting a presentation about bullying, but instead they became a part of their…