Cheney Middle School

West Fargo Schools Receives Midwest’s First Electric School Bus

They unveiled it at the West Fargo Public Schools Transportation Center

WEST FARGO, N.D. — West Fargo Public Schools unveils North Dakota’s first electric school bus. The district has been trying to get the $317,000 bus for about a year. Officials say the bus costs about nine cents a mile whereas a diesel tank costs about 40 to 44 cents a mile. During the summer, it will be used for parades and…

Cheney Middle School Stands Behind Cass County in 2019 Flood Fight With Sandbag Assistance

the county has a goal of 150,000

CASS COUNTY, N.D. — Cass County lowers its sandbagging goal to 150-thousand, but it doesn’t mean they no longer need help. This year’s flood fight is even one Cass County’s youth can get behind. “It’s good to help out the community because if it’s going to be a bad flood, it’s important to help out,” said Makenna Braun, eighth grader at…

Cheney Middle School Employee Placed On Administrative Leave

School District Enlists The Help of Staff To Discourage Gossip

WEST FARGO, ND — A Cheney Middle School employee has been placed on administrative leave and letters about the investigation underway were sent to parents with kids in the school. The letters say there is speculation on social media and among students and parents about the employee, who has not been officially identified. They have enlisted the help of staff to…

Local Girls Honored With The Prudential Spirit of Community Award

Olivia Allen: Cheney Middle School; Ishika Gupta: Davies High School; Annika Kovar: Perham High School

Two girls who KVRR news has featured for their cultural and fundraising efforts are getting some national attention. Olivia Allen and Ishika Gupta have been recognized as North Dakota’s top youth volunteers of 2019 by the Prudential Spirit of Community Award program. Olivia is a sixth grader at Cheney Middle School. Ishika is a senior at Davies High School. Olivia…

Looking at the Future: Eighth Graders Experience College Life at NDSU

92 students from Cheney Middle School in West Fargo spent time with NDSU education students

FARGO, N.D. — Many middle schoolers dream about going to college, but more than 90 eighth graders from Cheney Middle School found out the college experience is not all about notes and lectures. As part of the Advancement via Individual Determination (AVID) program offered by West Fargo Public Schools, these students get a first–hand glimpse at how a fun college experience…

Cheney Middle School Students Host Annual Blood Drive

United Blood Services partnered with the students to gather a full roster of 18 donors

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Cheney Middle School in West Fargo held its annual blood drive Tuesday afternoon. United Blood Services partnered with the students. Together they gathered a full roster of 18 donors. Mary Anderson, the blood drive coordinator and an 8th grade teacher at Cheney Middle School says each donor will save about three lives by donating. In addition…